With the latest increase, the iPhone’s price in roubles has risen 69 per cent in less than a month

Apple has raised iPhone prices in Russia by 35 per cent, its second increase in less than a month to account for the rouble’s plunge agai(...)

A Cartier plantinum ring set with “an intense yellow brilliant-cut diamond weighing 7.06 carats” at Adam’s (€200,000-€400,000)

Three major jewellery auctions in Dublin next week may help to solve some Christmas shopping conundrums for men – always a fraught business. The Te(...)

Detail from  ‘Preparing for the Dance’ by Joseph Carraud

Tuesday, November 11th Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. The Ib Jorgensen Art sale. With 80 per cent of lots sold. Girl With Sunflower by Colin Midd(...)

The two famous pieces of Cartier tiger jewellery are now being sold by soprano Sarah Brightman.

Two pieces of tiger jewellery by Cartier, which were formerly owned by the Duchess of Windsor, will go under the hammer at Christie’s in Geneva on Tue(...)

Jonathan Irwin, founder and chief executive of the Jack & Jill foundation. Photograph: Frank Miller

The trouble with living a packed life is that at least some of the things that happen along the way will be unpleasant. It’s something Jonathan Irwin (...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen during her monthly news conference yesterday in Washington, DC. US stocks advanced yesterday, sending the S&P 500 Index above a record closing level, after the Fed pledged to keep borrowing costs low for a “considerable time” after its asset-purchase programme ends. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Hopes that the world’s central bankers will continue to support economic recovery gave European markets their first lift in nine days yesterday. (...)

Irish silver marrow scoop, made in 1767 by Michael Keating, Dublin (€150-€250) at John Weldon Auctioneers.

Auction results Wednesday, September 3rd O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms, Francis St, Dublin 8. Art Deco platinum, ruby and diamond bracelet €17,500 (€17,00(...)

Art Deco lots at O’Reilly’s  include a platinum ruby and diamond bracelet (€17,000-€18,000)

Aficionados of the decorative styles of the 1920s and 1930s may be interested in Wednesday’s sale at O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms in Francis Street, Dubli(...)

1930s Cartier cigarette box, black enamel inlaid with diamonds, €8,000- €12,000 at O’Reilly’s

Forthcoming auctions Monday, April 28thGoresbridge Antiques (Michael Do(...)

There may be lingering fears of economic slowdown in Hong Kong, but these anxieties are not being felt at the auction houses. Sotheby’s H(...)