Warren Buffett (85)  Charlie Munger (92) fielded five hours of questions on such matters as Coca-Cola’s sugary drinks, lower shipping volumes on the BNSF railroad, risks from derivatives, and who might succeed Buffett as chief executive.

Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire i(...)

Epic Ireland  in CHQ, Dublin: Some of the diaspora’s well-known members. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One in every six Irish-born people alive in the world today lives outside Ireland. It’s a staggering statistic, but in 1890 it was even higher: two in(...)

The council wants to increase the fee to €25 this year and €30 next year. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Dublin Bikes subscriptions are set to be increased by 50 per cent, and a new funding strategy that could see advertising panels at the College Green p(...)

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(...)

Net income attributable to Coke’s shareholders fell 4.5 per cent to $1.48 billion, or 34 cents per share

Coca-Cola’s sales fell for the fourth straight quarter as demand for its fizzy drinks declined in Europe and a strong dollar eroded the value of sales(...)

In excess of 4.5 million journeys were taken on city bikes across the State last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

When a city bike scheme was first mooted for Dublin many people assumed the system would never work as the bikes would end up dumped in canals after b(...)

PepsiCo reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company trimmed costs and demand rose in North America for its snacks, including Cheetos and Lay’s chips. (Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters)

PepsiCo reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the company trimmed costs and demand rose in North America for its snacks, including Chee(...)

McDonald’s results ard due out on Friday. Photo: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty
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 Italy’s national soccer player Riccardo Montolivo during a training session at Coverciano Sports Center in Florence, Italy. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’ innocenti/EPA

As soccer fans look forward to the European championship in France this summer, investment strategists have an eye on which listed companies could pro(...)

“If you’re precise in your request for information, you can accomplish almost all the objectives via email and the call may prove unnecessary”

On average, people receive more than 100 work emails per day, but it is now common wisdom that, at some point, you should just pick up the phone. But(...)