EU Commissioner for research, science and innovation Carlos Moedas: “With public resources limited, it is even more essential to attract private R&D investment.”

The EU is very good at turning money into research discoveries but not so good at turning these discoveries into products and services – and this will(...)

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’(...)

Luxor Investments  are challenging Goldman Sachs and an associate, Beltany Properties’ rights to appoint a receiver over a number of assets, including the Radisson Blu Hotel on Golden Lane in Dublin.

The Commercial Court has reserved judgment in the case between merchant bank Goldman Sachs and companies linked to developer Padraic Rhatigan over the(...)

Equity trading was particularly strong in the quarter Photograph: Reuters

Goldman Sachs posted the highest earnings per share in more than five years as all of its major businesses topped analysts’ estimates and the firm pai(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Former New York City investment banker Jason Lee walks with his wife Alicia into Suffolk County Court. Photograph: AP Photo/Frank Eltman

Saliva was found on the shorts of an American banker accused of raping an Irish J-1 student but his underwear showed no traces of semen, according to (...)

 Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB) during a press conference following the meeting of the Governing Council in Frankfurt . Photograph: Daniel Rolanddaniel

The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, holding them at record lows as its money-printing scheme shows early signs of pe(...)

Jason Lee, 38, a former Goldman Sachs banker, faces a 25-year sentence if convicted of the rape of an Irish J-1 student

An Irish woman has described in court how she summoned up “every ounce of strength” as she tried to resist an American banker accused of raping her in(...)

Strong investment banking results helped boost JPMorgan’s shares to their highest since April 2000

JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest United States bank by assets, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit after a decision by the Swiss cent(...)

Former  investment banker Jason Lee with his wife Alicia  in Riverhead, New York

The trial of an ex-banker accused of raping an Irish student has heard the testimony of her friend, who says she found her in a distressed state after(...)