Permanent TSB rose 4.94 per cent to €4.25 on the back of an interim management statement in which it said financial performance improved in the third quarter

European shares rose yesterday, supported by a weak euro but against the background of concerns for political stability in Portugal. DUBLIN Perman(...)

London’s Canary Wharf. “There is a need within the industry for serious traders to be rewarded for their trading.” Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

A group of London-based Irish traders have set up what they describe as a “virtual hedge fund” to allow investors to track the best-performing traders(...)

A young man skates at the entrance of the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens. European Union officials have blamed the collapse of Greece’s latest debt talks squarely on Athens

Asian shares extended losses and the euro skidded in Asian trade on Monday, after Greece’s talks with lenders to avert a default ended with no agreeme(...)

Fumbally Square: 2,517sq m (27,093sq ft) of office space to let

CBRE is quoting rents of €430.56 per sq m (€40 per sq ft) for 3,716sq m (40,000sq ft) of space at a new office development in Dublin 8.Fumbally Square(...)

Some investors are betting a floor has formed under the market’s seven-month-long rout

Oil giant BP has said it is to cut capital expenditure by 13 per cent to $20 billion in 2015. Last week, Chevron announced a 13 per cent cut in capita(...)

Joe Kaeser, chief executive of German industrial group Siemens, addresses a news conference ahead of the annual shareholder meeting in Munich on Tuesday. Siemens missed first-quarter profit forecasts and announced management overhauls at its power and gas and healthcare divisions. (Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters)

US equity-index futures fell with European stocks as results by companies from Caterpillar to Microsoft and Siemens disappointed investors. Greek bon(...)

Technicians work to repair an oil pump at an oil field on the outskirts of Karamay in the Xinjiang region of China.Photograph: Gilles Sabrie/The New York Times

Brent oil has fallen to a five-and-a-half-year low under $57 per barrel, as persistent worries about a global supply glut offset concerns about output(...)

Mount Moran in Grand Teton National Park is seen through a window at last year’s Jackson Hole economic symposium. This week central bankers will head to the Kansas event, at which Federal reserve Chair Janet Yellen will deliver a speech entitled “Labor Markets”. Photograph: Price Chambers/Bloomberg

European stocks rebounded strongly and prices of top-rated bonds fell today as investors breathed easier over the crisis in Ukraine, which had appeare(...)

A member from the oil police force stands guard at Zubair oilfield in Basra, southeast of Baghdad. Photograph: Essam Al-Sudani/Reuters

Brent crude held above $114 a barrel today near a nine-month high, supported by concerns about potential supply disruptions due to fighting in Iraq. B(...)

Aer Lingus and Ryanair had contrasting days. While Aer Lingus rose by 0.6 per cent to €1.409, Ryanair closed down 2.3 per cent at €6.60 on profit taking. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks posted a gain in the first full week of 2014, as data showed US and German unemployment fell and that Ireland returned to the bond mar(...)