Goodbody said it was dealing increasingly in non-Irish stocks with international institutions, and the move, which is subject to regulatory approval, was designed with this in mind. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Goodbody Stockbrokers is planning to open an office in London later this year to support its expanding capital markets business. The brokerage said i(...)

 Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. Positive jobs reports sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average sharply higher. Photograph: Getty Images

European shares posted this year’s biggest advance, buoyed by a surprise election win for the British Conservative party and improving US jobs data.In(...)

The FTSE 100 Index surged by as much as 2 per cent on Friday after a better-than-expected election performance for the Conservatives cheered the City. Sterling jumped the most since 2009 against the euro, and climbed at least 0.9 per cent versus its 16 major peers. Photograph:  Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

The FTSE 100 Index surged by as much as 2 per cent on Friday after a better-than-expected election performance for the Conservatives cheered the City(...)

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(...)