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(...)

The Sainsbury’s-Argos combination will have some 25 million customers, operating a chain of about 2,000 stores. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Supermarket group Sainsbury’s and Argos-owner Home Retail have agreed a £1.3 billion (€1.7bn) deal that will create the UK’s largest non-food retailer(...)

Lufthansa has already tried its hand at budget flying with the short-haul Germanwings service, which is now being merged into the new Eurowings business. (

Ryanair is set to fly more passengers than Lufthansa for the first time this year, heaping pressure on the German carrier to make a success of Eurowin(...)

Wall Street was slightly higher in volatile trading on Thursday as a decline in biotech stocks offset gains in energy shares.

Crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in three weeks on hopes for a pact among oil producers to cut output, while the dollar slipped on b(...)

Wall Street rebounded sharply driven by a set of strong corporate results and recovering crude oil prices, ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting and Apple’s results.

PAMELA NEWENHAM Global markets pulled out of their nosedive after oil prices rebounded on hopes of a cut in production. Heavy falls overnight in Asi(...)

British low-cost airline easyJet said on January 26, 2016 demand for travel was dampened by security fears in the final weeks of 2015 but a recovery in bookings and ticket prices put it on track to meet annual forecasts. (Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/REUTERS)

British low-cost airline easyJet said demand for travel was dampened by security fears in the final weeks of 2015 but a recovery in bookings and tick(...)

Five airline chief executives, Michael O’Leary (above) of Ryanair, Willie Walsh of IAG, Alexandre de Juniac of Air France-KLM, Carolyn McCall of Easyjet and Carsten Spohr of Lufthansa, jointly launched the new group. Photograph: Bloomberg

Airline chiefs such as Michael O’Leary and Willie Walsh are putting aside their rivalries to campaign for cuts in airport and air traffic control cha(...)

Domhnal Slattery, chief executive of Avolon: did not refer to specific acquisition targets, but he acknowledged that the company would have to buy other lessors if it is to double in size. Photograph: Eric Luke

Aircraft leasing specialist Avolon is set to get $1.25 billion (€1.14bn) in funding from its new parent to kickstart an expansion that could see it b(...)

Norwegian Air chief executive Bjoern Kjos

Norwegian Air, which is seeking to establish a low-cost long-haul business in the Republic, is interested in partnering with other European low-cost c(...)

It is understood Stobart Air’s owners have been contemplating a sale for some time.

The main backers of the airline that operates Aer Lingus’s regional services are considering a sale to an investment fund in the new year. Stobart (...)