Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), pauses during a news conference to announce the bank’s interest rate decision in Frankfurt, Germany last month. Markets don’t expect Mr Draghi to decrease rates on Thursday. ( Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg)

The European Central Bank slashed its forecasts for growth and inflation over the next two years, saying the outlook had deteriorated since its last s(...)

The London Stock Exchange Group said today it would raise £938 million to part fund the acquisition of US indexes group Frank Russell. LSE will offer(...)

Healthcare services group UDG Healthcare said revenues and operating profits for the three months to the end of June were ahead of the same period las(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Worldview Capital Management, which has a 17% stake in the exploration group, says the recent placing contained a number of corporate governance failings

Dublin-based oil and gas exploration group Petroceltic, which has been in dispute with its single biggest shareholder Worldview over a $100 million sh(...)

European stocks rose, with the region’s benchmark index capping its longest streak of weekly gains since November, as data showed a drop in German bu(...)

Drug distributor UDG Healthcare saw revenues rise 2.3 per cent to €1.04 billion in the six months to the end of March, while operating profit was up 4(...)

Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield (r) speaks to Lawrie Procter, MD of Mediaforce, at a conference on the local press in DCU last year.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Johnston Press, the publisher of more than 30 regional newspaper titles in Ireland, has confirmed it is “advanced” talks to sell its 14 titles in the (...)

The UK government seems to have been taken by surprise at the popularity of the Royal Mail offering, which is heavily oversubscribed and is expected to list at the top of its £3 to £3.30 a share band. Photograph: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

London is in the throes of a 1980s revival. In Westminster, Tory politicians loudly extol the economic and moral virtues of privatisation, while City (...)