Ryanair: airline closed down nearly 1 per cent to €13.30 as the stock continued to be affected by lower oil prices. Photograph:  Alan Betson

European stocks fell for the fourth time in six days on Thursday led by declines in banks and carmakers. Already the worst performers among industry (...)

Beaux Lane House, in Dublin 2: bought by German investment fund Realis

Interest in the Irish property market from leading domestic and international investors remains at a high level. In a recent PropertyEU ranking, five (...)

More than 500 banks, their subsidiaries and branches registered almost 15,600 shell companies with Mossack Fonseca

Two global companies were under mounting pressure, and threats were flying. For years, the Swiss banking giant UBS and a Panama law firm named Mossack(...)

Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson:  The Mossack Fonseca documents show Gunnlaugsson’s family - unbeknownst to Icelanders - had a big personal stake in the outcome for bank creditors.  KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

On May 15th, 2014, the prime minister of Iceland stood before parliament answering questions about how aggressively his government would sniff out ta(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panama: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore

Mossack Fonseca & Co. had a problem in Vegas. Legal papers filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas claimed that the Panama-based law firm had(...)

Female job seekers look at maps of a job fair held for fresh graduates in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Yuya Shino  /Reuters

European stock markets bounced back on Wednesday from the concerns over security that have dominated the past 24 hours, helped by a handful of more po(...)

Chief executive Tidjane Thiam  took over at Credit Suisse from British insurer Prudential last July

Credit Suisse Group has announced 800 million Swiss francs ($821 million) in additional cost cuts and plans to shrink its investment bank further as i(...)

The oil and gas sector extended its gains, rising 2.8 per cent overall as shares in Royal Dutch Shell and BP rallied, helped by a rise in oil prices.

European shares rose as a surge in oil helped offset sliding banks, while investors speculated on the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. The Is(...)

Golden Island shopping centre in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Tesco and Penneys are main anchors, and other tenants include Boots, Argos, Lifestyle Sports,  Holland & Barrett, Specsavers and Dealz, plus a six-screen IMC cinema.

Swiss bank Credit Suisse has purchased the Golden Island shopping centre in Athlone for €43.5 million. The investment will be held by one of a numbe(...)

The building materials giant CRH gained 3.1 per cent in Dublin to finish the day at €23.70

China’s latest move to boost its economy helped lift stocks on Wall Street and in Europe, and oil prices rallied after Saudi Arabia said it would wor(...)