The Irish Times’ business affairs correspondent Mark Paul: chief executive of Viber? Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

We received a large entry for Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz, which took some time to work through. It threw up a few odd answers with a number of yo(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchang.  Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Market volatility is a little like crime – people always think it’s increasing, even when the evidence suggests otherwise.“If there was one common the(...)

The Indonesian Air Force carry a body during a search and rescue operation on Friday, where underwater devices have stepped up the search for the crashed AirAsia plane. Photograph: Adi Weda/EPA

Ships and aircraft criss-crossed the seas off Borneo on Friday hunting for the wreck of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet, but bad weather again hin(...)

 Indonesian officers wheel in a temporary coffin carrying  a victim of the  AirAsia plane crash. Photograph: Wahyudin/EPA.

Heavy seas held back divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of an AirAsia Indonesia jet off Borneo on Thursday and an aviation official said it (...)

 Indonesian soldiers carry coffins containing victims of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash at the Indonesian Air Force Military Base Operation Airport  in Surabaya. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images.

The first two bodies from the AirAsia plane that crashed off the coast of Borneo have arrived in the Indonesian city of Surabaya, where relatives have(...)

A man looks at a map with the search area, in the Java Sea, for the missing AirAsia plane at Juanda Airport, Indonesia. Photograph: Made Nagi/EPA 1:01

Indonesian search and rescue officers said they had found an Air Asia flight which went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board, and began pulling (...)

An Air Asia crew seen on working on Airbus A320  at Kuala Lumpur airport. Photograph: EPA/Fazry Ismail

Bad luck is said to come in threes. For Malaysia’s aviation industry that superstition looks perilously close to the truth.Flight QZ8501, which disapp(...)

A child looks on at a viewing gallery overlooking AirAsia planes on the tarmac at Changi Airport in Singapore . Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Allianz could be exposed to claims of at least $100 million linked to the AirAsia jet missing off the Indonesian coast with 162 people on board, which(...)

 Indonesian naval officers prepare the operational air navigation map during the investigation of missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 outside the crisis center of Juanda International Airport Surabaya in Surabaya, Indonesia. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images

A missing AirAsia jet carrying 162 people could be at the bottom of the sea after it was presumed to have crashed off the Indonesian coast, an offic(...)

Indonesia AirAsia is 49 percent owned by Malaysia-based AirAsia Bhd, with local investors holding the rest. Photoigraph: Getty Images

AirAsia was built up from two planes in 2001 to an airline industry titan that operates more than 180 jets in just over a decade but now faces its big(...)