Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 per cent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost(...)

Neil Sorahan, chief financial officer of Ryanair Holdings, during a Bloomberg Television interview in London, yesterday. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The Shanghai stock market saw the second-biggest fall in its history yesterday , posing a dilemma for the Chinese authorities which have taken unprece(...)

A man walks past an electronic board showing the benchmark Shanghai and Shenzhen stock indices, on a pedestrian overpass inin Shanghai, China. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

China’s biggest state-owned banks have lent a combined Rmb1.3 trillion ( €19 2bn) to the country’s margin finance agency in recent weeks to staunch a (...)

An investor looks at a computer screen showing stock information at a brokerage house in Kunming, Yunnan province, China. Photogrpah: Wong Campion/Reuters

China’s tumbling stock market showed signs of seizing up on Wednesday, as companies scrambled to escape the rout by having their shares suspended and (...)

Has the Chinese equity bubble burst? The question is worth asking, given the extent of recent falls. Last week, China’s tech-heavy ChiNext index fell (...)

Construction is expected to commence in November with final delivery due by November 2017

Construction and engineering group BAM has as expected won a State contract to build a number of courthouses in the State and refurbish several others(...)

Construction and engineering group BAM is in pole position to win a State contract to build a number of courthouses in the State and refurbish others(...)

Ireland’s first solar farms could be operational by the end of 2016

Ireland’s first solar farms could be operational by the end of 2016, according to solar energy firm Amarenco chief executive John Mullins. The compan(...)

 Ann Nolan  of the Department  of Finance:  raised issues of proper governance around the sale of Apthorp, a condominium on Manhattan’s upper west side, in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Department of Finance raised concerns with executives of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in 2012 about the sale of a multimillion-dollar loan li(...)

Nicholas Moore, chief executive officer and managing director of Macquarie. Macquarie is planning a rights issue to raise $500 million to help pay for the deal, which will rank the business close to the globe’s top 10 aircraft lessors.

Irish aviation financier, Awas, is set to sell 90 aircraft to Australian bank, Macquarie, for $4 billion (€3.6 billion).Awas and Macquarie have been i(...)