Philip Lane: hinted at provision of emergency liquidity for banks. Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Another week has trundled by and still the corridors of Government buildings remain eerily quiet – but some cracks in the ice of the current impasse s(...)

 Japanese stocks tumbled and the yen surged  after the central bank dashed investors’ hopes for more stimulus, leading to declines in most other world benchmarks after the Fed left interest rates unchanged. Photograph: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

The yen surged on Thursday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by declining to boost its stimulus, battering Japanese stocks and briefly weighi(...)

Statoil jumped 6.1 per cent after Norway’s biggest oil company unexpectedly posted a profit

Energy companies pushed European equities up for a second day running, amid better-than-estimated earnings reports and news of oil reaching $45 a barr(...)

Revenues from joint ventures and associates fell 8.3 percent on the year-earlier period

Glanbia said its sale fell in the first quarter sales by 0.8 percent on the year as a strong performance by its performance nutrition business was off(...)

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(...)

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association, Joe Healy, has criticised milk processor Glanbia over the price it is paying to suppliers. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The new president of the Irish Farmers’ Association, Joe Healy, has criticised milk processor Glanbia over the price it is paying to suppliers. Mr He(...)

Glanbia has been accused of “short-changing” suppliers after it cut base milk prices to 22 cent a litre, their lowest level in seven years, amid the (...)

 Conor McGregor: While the tie-up appears to make sense in terms of the product, which is aimed at body-builders, it sits uneasily with Glanbia’s preferred corporate image as a clean purveyor of dairy products such as Avonmore milk and Kilmeaden cheese. Photograph:  Steve Marcus/Getty

Glanbia may live to regret jumping on the Conor McGregor bandwagon in light of recent events, which have once again cast a shadow over his sport, if i(...)

US president Barack Obama says he’s pleased with the new rules  Photograph: Bloomberg

As corporate lawyers in Dublin lament Barack Obama derailing a gravy train of fees from multi-billion-dollar merger deals to move companies from the U(...)

  Michael Carey, managing director of East Coast Bakehouse: if Britain leaves the EU the Irish food industry “would, however, be energised by such a new challenge and would find ways to respond that would enhance rather than restrict its future growth potential”. Photograph: Eric Luke

When it comes to the idea of a British exit from the European Union (Brexit), there seems to be widespread fear among food industry leaders here. A re(...)