Ireland’s services sector grew at its fastest rate in nine years in June driven by increases in new business and prices charged. Investec’s latest Pur(...)

Irish manufacturing expanded at its slowest rate in 16 months in June, according to the Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish manufacturing expanded at its slowest rate in 16 months in June with growth easing in both new orders and employment, a survey showed on Wednesd(...)

Analysts say Irish bond yields have held up well on what has been a turbulent day on the markets

Irish bond yields have so far avoided the contagion engulfing Southern Europe stemming from the latest developments in Greece. Italian, Spanish and P(...)

Ryanair had another electric day, closing up 0.6 per cent at a new record high of €12.34. The airline has been enjoying a strong week on the back of positive sentiment around its future earnings

European stocks extended a sell-off as the region’s leaders differed on how Greek talks were progressing. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index lost 0.2 per c(...)

The budget deficit fell to £10.1 billion from £12.4 billion a year earlier, a smaller gap than economists had forecast.

Strong income tax receipts pushed British government borrowing to its lowest May reading since 2007, adding to signs that revenue growth could play a (...)

A surge in pharma exports saw the value of Ireland’s export trade climb an all-time high in April. Provisional figures from the Central Satistics Offi(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: officials in his department have been diverted into dealing with the row over IBRC. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The planned sale of AIB shares on the stock market is unlikely to take place before the general election, according to the Sunday Times. The newspaper(...)

EY Entrepreneur of the Year emerging catergory finalist: Alan Coleman, founder of Brite:Bill 1:04

Alan Coleman is the founder and chief executive of billing software company Brite:Bill. A graduate of University College Dublin and the Michael Smurfi(...)

According to Investec’s latest Purchasing Managers’ Index growth in the Irish manufacturing sector increased to 57.1 in May from April’s 55.8 reading, in a sequence of expansion that now runs to two years.( Photograph: Peter Kollanyi/Bloomberg)

Activity in Ireland’s manufacturing sector expanded to a three-month high in May, with the speed of growth of output quickening to a nine month high.(...)

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(...)