FBD closed 7.6 per cent up at €6.90 after falling by a similar margin in the previous session

European stocks slipped yesterday to record their worst week in more than a month, in the wake of China’s currency devaluation. The euro zone’s blue-c(...)

Underlying net income at German utility Eon decreased to €1.17 billion from €1.48 billion a year earlier, the Dusseldorf- based company said in a statement on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters.

Eon, Germany’s largest utility, said first-half profit fell 21 per cent on lower wholesale power prices. Underlying net income decreased to €1.17 bil(...)

The airport, originally planned to open in 2012, has been under construction since 2006 and is jointly owned by the city of Berlin, the state of Brandenburg and Germany’s federal government

Berlin’s new international airport could face further delays following the insolvency of Dutch engineering group Royal Imtech’s German division which(...)

Sigmar Gabriel, Germany’s economy and energy minister: “We’re sending an international signal to show we are achieving the switch to renewables in a highly industrialised country and are setting European and international standards.” Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

After months of squabbling, Berlin’s ruling coalition has struck a compromise it says will square the circle on how to abandon nuclear energy without(...)

Novusmodus said the decision to sale its stake in the company marked the first realisation of the €200 million fund since its inception in 2009

The ESB’s clean technology investment fund, Novusmodus, has sold its stake in the UK specialist agritech energy services provider Lumicity to the comp(...)

Dublin index heavyweight CRH added 1.17 per cent to close at €19.83

European markets rose as oil company gains helped to counterbalance a sharp fall in Swiss equities sparked by the country’s national bank decision to(...)

Dalata, the hotel company run by former Jurys chief executive Pat McCann (above), rose 1.61 per cent to €3.15. It was among six potential bidders named by ‘The Irish Times’ yesterday as being in the running for the €400 million Moran’s hotel group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Iseq nudged ahead by a modest 0.2 per cent yesterday, as European stocks held their ground after swinging between gains and losses throughout the(...)

Mikhail Fridman: as part of the DEA deal, the Russian tycoon  and his co-investors will get stakes in about 190 oil and gas licences or concessions in Europe, the Middle East and north Africa. Photograph: Konstantin Zavrazhin/Getty Images

Germany’s economy ministry approved the sale of utility RWE’s oil and gas unit DEA to a Russian investor despite tensions between Russia and the West (...)

In Europe, stocks rose to their highest levels in a week, although Ireland lagged slightly behind the trend

A global gauge of stock markets rose as investors were cautiously optimistic about a possible de-escalation of the conflict in the Russia-Ukraine b(...)

Miners are helped by rescue workers and friends from the coal mine  in Soma. The disaster in western Turkey is likely to be the country’s deadliest and is also the worst in a series of incidents in a sector that has seen 30,000 die since 1970. Photograph: Ozgu Ozdemir/Getty Images

A coal mine explosion and fire which have killed more than 200 people in Turkey coincides with increased pressure on utilities to drastically improve (...)