A replica of an old oil pump outside the headquarters of Petrobras in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The state-run company is facing a growing scandal over its $1.2 billion purchase of a refinery in Texas. Photograph: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

No company has embodied Brazil’s rise like the oil giant Petrobras. Bolstered by some of this century’s largest oil discoveries, Petrobras soar(...)

Robert Kapito, BlackRock’s president, told investors: “We intend to put a lot of effort into putting together more retirement products to capitalise on this  market.” Photograph: Bloomberg

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is set to mount an aggressive challenge to UK life insurers after concluding that the government’s pe(...)

When it comes to original period features, Brookvale has them all. This is an elegant detached house on three floors with bay timber frame wind(...)

American support for Israel

Sir, – In his response to Eamonn McCann’s column on US support of Israel, Dermot Meleady (April 12th) asserts that the term “occupied territori(...)

Newtownpark Avenue is one of those roads where the property price register gives little guidance as to comparative prices – the Blackrock road is l(...)

New look: what Frascati Centre could look like

The planned revamp of the 30-year-old Frascati Centre in Blackrock, Dublin, will cost around €50 million. Lodged three weeks ago with Dú(...)

Green last week announced it intended to raise a total of €399.8 million and €384.5 million net of costs through a share placing and an open offer to take advantage of investment opportunities in the Republic’s property market.

Green REIT’s management will not take part in its planned €385 million fundraising, according to formal documents published by(...)

Two men carrying a firearm and drugs were arrested yesterday at Blackrock DART station.

Gardaí have arrested two men who were carrying a handgun, a small quantity of drugs and other drugs paraphernalia on the DART yesterday. (...)

Gardaí have arrested  eight people as part of operation to combat burglaries in Dún Laoghaire, Blackrock, Dundrum and Cabinteely.

Gardaí are questioning eight people after recovering stolen jewellery, clothing, computers, electronic equipment and a car. It is believ(...)

In a normal year clearing the pathway for Clongowes Wood to equal Blackrock in the modern role of honour woul(...)

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