Premier Oil reported a net loss of $375.2 million for the first half compared with a profit of $172.7 million a year earlier.

Premier Oil will cut spending on exploration and development next year by more than 50 per cent in preparation for sustained weakness in commodity pri(...)

Intel: results on Thursday
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TODAY Results: Alcoa. Indicators: Irish trade balance (Nov); US labour market conditions index (Dec). Other: Taylor Wimpey trading update. (...)

Want to know how someone goes from selling falafels at festivals to running their own rave-reviewed hipster eaterie? Then pop along to Trinity’s Scien(...)

Aer Lingus had its busiest trading day in five years as its share price closed out the session up 4.8% to €1.37. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Global stocks fell and treasuries extended gains as escalating tensions in Ukraine outweighed optimism on ECB stimulus. The crisis in Ukraine deepene(...)

Out Thursday: figures for Irish goods exports and imports
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TODAYResults: American Airlines; Suedzucker.Indicators: Ulster Bank construction PMI (Dec); Japanese bank lending (Dec).Other: US monthly budget state(...)

 Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays declined at least 1.5 per cent each. Photograph: PA Wire

Stock markets paused for breath yesterday, with stocks led down by weakness in the banking sector as detail emerged of stress tests to be led by the E(...)

A logo is seen on a window outside of the Nasdaq MarketSite building in New York’s Times Square yesterday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Global equity markets gained and bond prices fell yesterday after business surveys from around the world revealed a global economy in expansion, helpi(...)

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TODAYIrish Stock Exchange closed for trading.Results: Circle Oil; Microelectronics.Indicators: European Markit manufacturing PMI (May); Chinese HSBC m(...)

TO DAYResults:Lonmin; Smart Technologies. Meetings: eHea(...)