Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wall Street was sharply lower in afternoon trading on Tuesday, with all 10 major S&P sectors in the red, after weak economic data out of China and Europe rekindled fears of a slowing global economy.

Stock markets worldwide fell on Tuesday after weak Chinese factory data and a surprise rate cut by Australia’s central bank unnerved investors, sendin(...)

Mushrooms  at the Highline farm, Canada’s largest mushroom grower, in Leamington, Ontario, Canada. Phtograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters

Umami. Sounds like an awkward yoga position. But shareholders who turned up to Fyffes’ annual general meeting know better. The tropical fruit importe(...)

Fyffes raised its earnings forecast as a result of its recent purchase of Canadian mushroom company Highline Produce.  Photo: Bloomberg

Fyffes chairman David McCann has said the company has flexiblity to do up to €100million of further acqusitions over the next few years after buying C(...)

Sainsbury’s advanced 1.3 per cent in London yesterday while Rio Tinto and Glencore lost more than 2.9 per cent. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

European shares fell further below last week’s three-month high yesterday, as a slump in French utility EDF and weaker banking stocks, as well as wor(...)

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 (...)

Fyffes climbed 7.9% to €1.50  on Friday as the fruit distributor announced it had moved into the North American mushroom market with the acquisition of Highline Produce.   Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

European equities began the second quarter of 2016 with a slump, as weak oil prices weighed on the shares of major energy companies. This sent stocks(...)

Fyffes has acquired Canadian mushroom producer Highline Produce for CAD$145 million (€97.7 million).

Fyffes has moved into the North American mushroom market, acquiring Canadian producer Highline Produce for CAD$145 million (€97.7 million). Highline i(...)

Fyffes executive chairman David McCann: paid a performance bonus of €527,000 and €21,000 in other benefits in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fyffes left executive chairman David McCann’s pay unchanged last year at €1.25 million. The fruit importer’s annual report shows that last year Mr Mc(...)

The euro zone’s blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index weakened by 0.3 per cent. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slid 0.5 percent, falling for the first time in six days. Germany’s DAX and the Cac 40 in France were both slightly lower

A five-day winning streak in European stocks ran out of steam, with Whitbread and Evonik among the biggest decliners after earnings. DUBLIN The Du(...)

The group said revenue rose 10.4 per cent to €3.45 billion from €3.12 billion for the preceding year

Total Produce, the food distributor spun out of Fyffes, has reported pretax profits of €46.8 million for 2015, up 5.6 per cent on the €44.3 million re(...)