Permanent TSB’s annual meeting will be held on April 8th with the bank expected to outline its plan to shareholders. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Permanent TSB has received approval for its capital-raising plan from the governing council of the European Central Bank. The Irish Times has learned(...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

Permanent TSB’s capital-raising plan has yet to be finalised by the board and presented to the Minister for Finance for approval. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ciarán Hancock, Finance CorrespondentPermanent TSB is considering raising about €500 million from external investors with a view to then repaying the (...)

Suzanne Lynch, European CorrespondentThe euro group of finance ministers has approved a list of reform measures proposed by the Greek government, pavi(...)

Developer Joe O’Reilly. Numbers 4 and 5 Grand Canal Square, along with a third block, Number 2, were developed by Mr O’Reilly’s Chartered Land

Two substantial office buildings rented by Facebook at Grand Canal Square in the south Dublin docklands are to be sold to Union Investment, the inves(...)

Alexandra House in the Sweepstakes development in Ballsbridge is expected to show a return of up to 7 per cent once it has been refurbished

Irish Life is to pay around €34 million for a substantial office investment in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, which is expected to show a return of up to 7 p(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton will be launching the Career Zoo event which is expected to attract more than 10,000 graduates and young professionals. Photograph: Collins Agency

Looking for a career move into banking? Then make sure to swing by the Career Zoo in Dublin’s Convention Centre on Saturday, as Bank of Ireland has co(...)

Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)

CRH expects the deal to be about 25 per cent accretive to underlying earnings and will generate a ROIC in line with CRH’s weighted average cost of capital in the first full year of ownership.

Dublin-based building materials group CRH has raised €1.6 billion via a placing of just more than 74 million new ordinary shares to help fund its acqu(...)

A worker waits to connect a drill bit on Endeavor Energy Resources LP’s Big Dog Drilling Rig 22 in the Permian basin outside of Midland, Texas. Of all the booming US oil regions set soaring by a drilling renaissance in shale rock, the Permian and Bakken basins are among the most vulnerable to lower oil prices. Photograph: Brittany Sowacke/Bloomberg

Overheard in Austin: “The Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs and gas under two bucks a gallon. Is this the 1990s?”That was weeks ago. Since then the Cowbo(...)