Fruit importer Fyffes added 3.41 per cent to end the day at €1.396

European shares fell on Tuesday as oil dropped again and investors weighed earnings from a number of companies, including BP and UBS. Dealers noted(...)

UBS reported a surprise outflow of funds from its flagship wealth management business on Tuesday, threatening to overshadow its best annual results since 2010 and a higher than expected dividend payout. (Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)

Stocks fell as disappointing earnings from European companies deepened investor concern that global growth is slowing. Oil extended this week’s slump(...)

The Danske Bank headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photograph: John McConnico/Bloomberg News

Denmark’s largest financial institution, Danske Bank, plans to make its biggest ever payout to investors via a dividend and share buy-back, it said on(...)

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny TD during An Taoiseach’s address at the Fine Gael 78th Ard Fheis, at Citywest Hotel, Dublin. Kenny has yet to call the date for the election but it could be the most important  flash-point of the year for the economy. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times)

With a general election on the way as early as next month, if elections in other countries once at the heart of the European debt crisis are anything(...)

The ECB  has kept its main refinancing rate static at 0.05 per cent since September 2014. Irish deposit rates, however, have slumped in the interim.  Photograph: Arne Dedert/EPA

Europe’s monetary authority may be keeping its dovish tone on the outlook for inflation in the euro zone, as per yesterday’s pronouncement, but no cha(...)

The building in Dublin’s docklands is particularly well located, overlooking George’s dock and close to Connolly railway station. Space is currently fully let, producing €2,456,000 rental income annually.

The first office investment to be offered for sale this year in Dublin’s fast-changing IFSC, 3 Harbourmaster Place, goes on the market today with a g(...)

Fine Gael TD John Perry  canvassing in Sligo. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Scuttling around Sligo town in his pinstripes and polished brown shoes and speaking in his distinctive voice that sounds like an agitated bee captured(...)

UK prime minister, David Cameron  and  Taoiseach Enda Kenny as they prepared to discuss Brexit late last year Photograph: PA Wire

The forthcoming Brexit referendum in the UK has the “potential to drag down investment levels” in the North and is one of the “biggest risks” facing t(...)

Ryanair was one of the best performers on the Iseq, finishing up almost 2 per cent. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

Equity markets retreated after Thursday’s gains, and investors focused again on the underlying weaknesses in the global economy. Investors showed re(...)

Danske Bank has said crude could hit $25 before declines in output  push prices back up

Oil rose 3 per cent yesterday as short-covering and technical support halted its slide to 11-year lows, but traders said the market remained fundamen(...)