Wall Street was slightly higher in volatile trading on Thursday as a decline in biotech stocks offset gains in energy shares.

Crude oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in three weeks on hopes for a pact among oil producers to cut output, while the dollar slipped on b(...)

The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis is seen at the company’s plant in Hueninge, France

Swiss drugmaker Novartis has appointed a new head of its Alcon eye care division after the company fell short of fourth-quarter earnings expectations(...)

 McDonald’s: results out on Monday. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Amgen; Ferrari; Halliburton; McDonald’s; Wincor Nixdorf. Meetings: Cyber and data security briefing (Clarion Hotel, Cork). Indicators: (...)

Qstream currently employs 25 people in Dublin, with this number expected to double over the next two years according to chief executive Duncan Lennox.

Software company Qstream has opened a new international headquarters in Dublin, with capacity for 50 employees. The company, which was spun out of H(...)

The new research highlights that in Ireland, heart failure remains “the Cinderella of cardiovascular diseases”, receiving proportionally less consideration than the management of acute coronary syndromes and arrhythmia.

The cost of heart failure to Irish society is €660 million a year, according to a report launched today. The incidence of the chronic condition is ex(...)

Given the opprobrium that greeted the news this week of Pfizer and Allergan’s $160 billion merger, you could be forgiven for thinking that Ire(...)

Elm Park: virtually completed when the property market crashed in 2007

A combined offer from Joe O’Reilly’s Chartered Land and the US-based Ares Investment Funds and a rival bid from American investor Starwood have put bo(...)

There has been speculation the Bank of Japan might expand its asset buying campaign at a policy meeting on Friday, though recent reports make it less likely. (Toru Hanai/Reuters)

Asian shares fell on Tuesday after a four-week rally ran out of steam as investors took cover ahead of central bank meetings in the United States and(...)

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The long delayed sale of Elm Park, the vast office and residential development at Merrion Road in Dublin 4, is finally to proceed following a decision(...)

Novartis kicked off a new era in US medicine on Thursday with the launch of the first “biosimilar” copy of a biotechnology drug approved in the United(...)