In London, supermarket giant Tesco was back under pressure with a decline of nearly 3 per cent or 4.6p to 180.6p. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

European stocks were little changed today as investors signalled they are likely to hold fire until they see stronger signs of a recovery. Values slu(...)

Google shares climbed as much as 3 per cent in extended trading. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Google sales exceeded estimates in the second quarter as the company sold more advertising alongside web-search results. Revenue, excluding sales pass(...)

Stock markets around the world have fallen on reports that a Malaysian passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine. According to a Ukrainian interior mi(...)

The demutualisation of stock exchanges is a trend which has seen other exchanges, including Toronto, Hong Kong and London, restructure in recent decades. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It has been years in discussion, but this morning the Irish Stock Exchange finally announced that it has demutualised, changing its corporate s(...)

Danske confirmed to The Irish Times yesterday that following a “successful tender process” it selected Goodbody to replace the custody services offered to its customers.

Goodbody Stockbrokers has agreed to acquire Danske Bank’s custody accounts services division in Ireland. This fol(...)

Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland, formerly Dolmen stockbrokers, is still on the acquisition trail after missing out on Prescient Asset Management, the former(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said last month he hoped Moody’s would raise the country from junk in early 2014 after Ireland exited the bailout programme in December. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government may be left disappointed by Moody’s Investors Service, as analysts forecast the ratings company will leave the country’s credit ranking(...)

Last year was a nerve-free ride for investors, the S&P not only advancing 30 per cent but never falling below its 200-day moving average. Will vol(...)

Paul McGowan, the former joint managing director of Dolmen Stockbrokers, has become embroiled in a rather interesting High Court case in London – a ta(...)

 Microsoft’s deal to acquire Nokia’s mobile handset business  is likely to go down as a major turning point in the contemporary technology business

Nokia shares soared 40 per cent last week following the sale of its mobile business to Microsoft, and have more than tripled since 2012’s 17-year low,(...)