Dublin heavyweight CRH was down 2.3% on the day

Global equities slipped yesterday, hit by weakness in the commodity sector, as concerns over the Chinese economy resurfaced after it allowed the yuan (...)

Ian McCabe and Louise Moloney Ian, account director at Publicis, met Louise, who works in finance at LinkedIn, in 2001 on a bus to Carlow for a colle(...)

European shares fell on Friday as weak commodity prices put pressure on markets before a widely expected rise in US interest rates next week.

European shares fell on Friday as weak commodity prices put pressure on markets before a widely expected rise in US interest rates next week. The pan(...)

Skellig Michael, which features in the imminent “Star Wars: the Force Awakens”. Photograph:  Don MacMonagle

The 1916 Easter Rising commemorations and Star Wars both loom large in the tourism marketing calendar in the months ahead. But which will draw more vi(...)

 Paris after the attacks. Unlike January’s Charlie Hebdo attacks, which mostly targeted the journalists at the satirical newspaper, Friday’s assaults felt entirely random, indiscriminately killing Parisians and visitors at cafes, restaurants and a concert hall. (Photograph: Adrien Morlent/AFP/Getty Images)

Corporate events planned for Paris are going dark as Europe’s worst terror attack in a decade spurs foreign companies to scrap visits because of conc(...)

Some of the reported victims. Top row (L-R) followed by bottom row (L-R): Valentin Ribet; Caroline Prénat; Nick Alexander; Nohemi Gonzalez; Guillaume B. Decherf; Djamila Houd; Mathieu Hoche; Alberto González Garrido; Kheireddine Sahbi; Elif Dogan.

Citizens of at least 15 countries were among the 129 people killed in the attacks in Paris on Friday night. Police said they had identified 103 of t(...)

Maurice Lévy: has been called the Napoleon of advertising for the string of acquisitions – not always friendly – which grew the once small Publicis agency into a giant.

If judged only by numbers, Maurice Lévy would be an impressive figure. He has transformed Publicis, the French firm he joined in 1971, into the world’(...)

WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell

WPP, the world’s biggest advertising company, said it was on track to hit its demanding full-year sales target after solid first-half demand in matur(...)

Maurice Levy, chief executive officer of Publicis. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Publicis, the owner of advertising agencies including Leo Burnett and Saatchi and Saatchi, said second-quarter sales rose 39 per cent, beating analyst(...)

Maurice Levy, chief executive officer of Publicis Groupe SA. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Publicis shares saw their biggest rally in more than a year after the French advertising group, led by Maurice Lévy, reported first-quarter sales that(...)