Germany’s Dax, down 1.9 percent, underperformed the wider market, after a recent sharp rally and as the euro gained against the dollar. Photograph: Reuters/Pawel Kopczynski

European stocks slipped on Thursday due to Greece’s worsening financial predicament, while euro zone government borrowing costs, including Ireland’(...)

Ingredients and convenience food group Kerry climbed 1.67 per cent to close at €67.50

European stocks declined yesterday, breaking a five-day advance, as banks slid. DUBLIN Permanent TSB’s announcement that it is planning to seek a pri(...)

Fyffes shareholders were left with €3.8 million between them to compensate then for the failed merger attempt

Fyffes’ proposed $1 billion merger with its fruit distributor peer, Chiquita Brands International, may have fallen at the final hurdle last year when (...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold will be frustrated by the delay in the merger as the company have committed to buying Holcim and Lafarge’s overlap assets. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was supposed to be a concrete proposal. Now CRH’s shareholders are due to converge on the Clyde Court Hotel in Ballsbridge, Dublin, on Thursday mor(...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

The group said its target ebit for 2015 is in the range of €36 million to €42 million, compared to €40.1 million in 2014

Pretax profits at fruit distributor Fyffes rose by 25.3 per cent to €39millon last year as the group reported its sixth consecutive year of growth.Tot(...)

My widowed mother has given myself and three other children savings to hold for her in case it is needed in emergency. The four of us are each holding(...)

New Jersey -based Gaspari Nutrition, got into financial diffculties during the summer and hired an investment bank to seek a buyer. Photograph: Mauro Fermariello/Science Photo Library

Total Produce, the fruit distributor spun out of Fyffes, has entered the burgeoning US sports supplements market with a more than $10 million deal to (...)

“While the figures are fractionally out from the precision you will get by using the more complicated Revenue formula, the difference is so small that I cannot see the tax authorities getting too picky on the difference.” Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Some time ago, I received free shares from Standard Life. If I sell these, I will pay capital gains tax on the whole proceeds less the personal allowa(...)

David McCann of Fyffes: calculating your capital gain when the shares you hold relate to a different corporate structure to the one in which you investedis not straightforward. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

I have some shares in Fyffes. I don’t understand what part Blackrock and Total Produce play in Fyffes. Can you please explain?If I were to sell my sha(...)