Philip Lane: hinted at provision of emergency liquidity for banks. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Another week has trundled by and still the corridors of Government buildings remain eerily quiet – but some cracks in the ice of the current impasse s(...)

Apple shares were down for the 10th session in the last 11 and closed the week down 11.3 per cent, the largest such decline since January 2013. Illustration: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

European stocks fell to a two-week low as a stronger euro and mixed earnings reports prompted investors to assess the biggest monthly advance since N(...)

CRG chief executive Albert Manifold at the agm on Thursday: he said that as head of a FTSE 100 company, his remuneration was in line with industry standards and based on onerous performance targets.  Photograph: Gary O’Neill

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold has defended his remuneration after 40 per cent of shareholders voted against a new plan that could earn him an a(...)

Statoil jumped 6.1 per cent after Norway’s biggest oil company unexpectedly posted a profit

Energy companies pushed European equities up for a second day running, amid better-than-estimated earnings reports and news of oil reaching $45 a barr(...)

Sainsbury’s advanced 1.3 per cent in London yesterday while Rio Tinto and Glencore lost more than 2.9 per cent. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

European shares fell further below last week’s three-month high yesterday, as a slump in French utility EDF and weaker banking stocks, as well as wor(...)

KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy: “Continued economic growth has provided opportunities for Irish-based businesses to expand their operations.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fee income among Ireland’s top four accountancy firms rose by 16 per cent last year, new figures compiled by The Irish Times’ business database Top10(...)

Britain’s top share index closed at a fresh year high after a rally in the price of oil spurred gains in commodity-related stocks

European shares rose in late trading on Wednesday, hitting another three-month high, as a rebound in oil buoyed energy stocks. However, the Irish mar(...)

Gary McGann: he took over as chairman of the €10bn  betting group when it was formed through a merger of Paddy Power and Betfair in February

Paddy Power Betfair will pay chairman Gary McGann €450,000 this year, making him one of the best-paid non-executives at an Irish plc. Mr McGann too(...)

The Iseq’s bigger companies had mixed fortunes with Ryanair shares down 0.5 per cent.  Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Most European and US markets were ahead yesterday, with the S&P 500 Index at a four-month high, as investors shook off oil’s losses on failed out(...)

Laya is moving deeper into its new rival’s core life insurance market, the ‘Sunday Times’ reported

Laya versus Irish Life Insurer Laya Healthcare is preparing a pre-emptive strike against Irish Life’s entry into health insurance by moving deeper int(...)