Ryanair put in another strong performance, on back of steady volumes, closing the day 29 cent or 3.3 per cent up at €9.96 following a sector-wide trend. Photograph: Robin Townsend/EPA

Stock markets around the world clung to modest gains on Thursday, with European equities retreating from seven-year highs, after Germany rejected a(...)

Centrica acquired Bord Gáis Energy for €1.1 billon last year

Bord Gáis Energy owner Centrica has cut its 2015-2016 exploration and investment budget by £400 million after weak energy prices drove down full-year (...)

Gas Networks Ireland’s communications manager Louise Browne: “We don’t want the name change to compromise safety in any way”

A rebrand “isn’t something that any organisation does lightly”, says Gas Networks Ireland’s communications manager Louise Browne. But the organisation(...)

Centrica,  owner of Bord Gáis Energy and British Gas, fell 1.6 per cent in brisk volume after it cut its full-year earnings outlook on the back of a steep drop in energy demand. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Mining stocks led a fall across Europe after manufacturing data missed economists’ estimates for the region and China. A purchasing managers index for(...)

Flying high: Aer Lingus finished up 3.14 per cent at €1.48, while Ryanair surged 7.66 per cent to €8.18. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

US stocks fluctuated, after a monthly advance pushed benchmark indexes to records, as growth in manufacturing reinforced strength in the American eco(...)

Eircom took a ¤29m exceptional charge to cover payments under a management-incentive plan introduced last year.

Eircom’s senior management shared €39.1 million in pay, bonuses and benefits last year as the company lines itself up for a possible initial public of(...)

M&A activity in Ireland is at its strongest since 2008 with 42 deals announced during the first half of the year, according to new figures compile(...)

A Carlsberg flag flies outside the brewing group’s headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday. Carlsberg, Russia’s biggest brewer, cut its full-year forecasts for revenue and earnings even as quarterly profit beat estimates, causing the shares to slump 3.6 percent. Photograph: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

Trading was relatively flat across most of Europe following two consecutive days of gains. In the US, stocks rose to within five points of an all-t(...)

Viridian’s initial public offering (IPO) is expected to be launched before the end of the year with the listing likely to be in London. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Bahrain bank Arcapita has hired JP Morgan to lead a share listing for Irish energy firm Viridian Group, in a deal that could give the firm a value, in(...)

Wholesale gas prices, as reported by the utility Vayu, are 39 per cent down since the beginning of the year and 38 per cent lower than at the same point last year. Photograph: Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg

Wholesale gas prices hit a four-year low this month, according to a new energy report by the utility Vayu. But it warned that tensions with Russia (...)