Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange:  Wall Street edged up early on Thursday as FedEx and GE shares lifted the industrials sector. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European equities ended lower yesterday, dragged down by exporters as the euro strengthened against the dollar after the US Federal Reserve flagged fe(...)

French compant Alstom supplies the Luas trams and maintains the network in Dublin. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Alstom, the French company that supplies the Luas trams and maintains the network in Dublin, confirmed its full-year revenue and profit target after p(...)

Du Pont chairwoman Ellen Kullman has defended the company’s conglomerate structure.

Activist investor Trian Fund Management made an opening bid to gain four board seats at DuPont, setting the stage for a potential break up of the top (...)

If a patent application filed by Airbus takes off, future passengers could disembark from today’s sleek cylinders and fasten their seat belts in cabins shaped like giant doughnuts.

It may be the final step in taking the romance out of air travel. If a patent application filed by Airbus takes off, future passengers could disemb(...)

GE’s third-quarter net income rose to $3.54 billion, or 35 cents per share, from $3.19 billion, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier

General Electric (GE)reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, as cost cuts that helped boost margins across its industrial(...)

Milestone Aviation Group, founded in 2010,  has headquarters in Dublin and US offices in New Jersey and Ohio.

GE’s Irish-headquartered aircraft finance subsidiary has agreed to buy helicopter leasing specialist Milestone Aviation for €1.4 billion.GE Capital A(...)

Jeff Brown: ‘We’ve barely scratched the surface of the opportunities here.’

Dublin-based Accuris Networks is to double its staff to 60 following a $15 million investment from the Ulster Bank Diageo Venture Fund and the China (...)

Electrolux said it expected annual cost savings about $300 million after one-off charges and spending of about $350-$370 million.

Electrolux is buying General Electric’s appliance business for $3.3 billion as the Swedish company looks to bulk up in the US.The Swedish group’s larg(...)

Rosheen McGuckian: “I’m not secretly driven, I know that for a fact.” photograph: brenda fitzsimons

As NTR chief executive Rosheen McGuckian (Rosh for short) tells it, she’s something of an accidental CEO. Her journey to the top of the corporate ladd(...)

Rally Fighter: Local Motors first car, it  was built and funded by a co-creation community of enthusiasts, hobbyists, innovators and professionals.

John “Jay” Rogers jnr leans against a wall in a corridor in the bowels of the Lincoln centre in New York. He has just delivered a speech to a room ful(...)