Britain still ranks as Ireland’s main food export destination and by some way, accounting for nearly 40 per cent of all food exports.   Photograph: Bloomberg

In the space of three weeks last September, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan changed his growth forecast for the economy three times.It was a test(...)

Investec, which posted a 10 per cent gain in annual profit as bad loans fell, expects a further improvement in writedowns as the UK economy strengthen(...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus stock was up slightly but Ryanair fell by 1.8% as speculation about an IAG bid returns. Photograph: Eric Luke

The dollar bounced back from four-month lows, while Greek bond yields jumped on worries the country would not be able to make its debt payments.Wall (...)

Goodbody said it was dealing increasingly in non-Irish stocks with international institutions, and the move, which is subject to regulatory approval, was designed with this in mind. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Goodbody Stockbrokers is planning to open an office in London later this year to support its expanding capital markets business. The brokerage said i(...)

Hans Holbein (right) ridden by Ryan Moore wins The MBNA Chester Vase. Photograph: Martin Rickett

Hans Holbein leapt into the picture for the Investec Derby when giving trainer Aidan O’Brien a welcome turn of fortunes with an all-the-way success in(...)

Activity in the services sector expanded again last month, albeit at a slower rate. Investec’s latest Purchasing Managers’ Index fell slightly to 60.6(...)

Ireland’s manufacturing sector remains in expansion mode with the weak euro continuing to bolster trade.However, Investec’s latest Manufacturing Purch(...)

Michael Carvill , managing director of Kenmare Resources, which reported a loss of €90.7 million for 2014 yesterday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Kenmare Resources has received a watered-down share offer from Australia’s Iluka Resources yesterday, valuing it at about €260 million (£189 million).(...)

PTSB had a €1.1 billion capital buffer above the 7 per cent trigger at the end of December

The first Irish lender to sell Europe’s riskiest type of bank bond is also the nation’s weakest. Permanent TSB, which failed European financial stress(...)

Piero Tintori, CEO and founder of TerminalFour. “The US is by far the biggest opportunity for us. There are 4,000 universities in the US”

Irish technology firm TerminalFour has secured an investment of €1 million to expand its operations in the United States.The investment was made by I(...)