Alexis Tsipras is expected to call elections for  September 20th Photograph: Bloomberg

Greek bonds declined as a government official said prime minister Alexis Tsipras was set to propose snap elections. Italian bonds also fell. Mr Tsipra(...)

The Dublin officers of Dutch lender Rabobank. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Dutch lender Rabobank booked 41 per cent higher net profit in the first half of 2015, lifted by a rebounding Dutch economy and a steep fall in provisi(...)

The headquarters of Imtech. The Dutch engineering services company filed for protection from its creditors on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Bockwoldt

Royal Imtech, the Dutch engineering services company, filed for protection from its creditors yesterday, overwhelmed by accounting fraud in Germany th(...)

George’s Dock 2 in Dublin’s IFSC: the building comes with 40 car parking spaces as well as a third-generation fit-out including raised access floors, suspended ceiling and recessed lighting

Irish Life will have the option to upgrade George’s Dock 2 (GD2), a high-profile office building at the entrance to Dublin’s International Financial S(...)

Despite the relative calm, the cost of hedging against sharp swings in the euro against the dollar over the next week, which covers the period of Greece’s referendum, jumped to its highest in over five years

The euro proved broadly resilient on Monday to Greece’s moving one step closer to an exit from the single currency, helped by intervention by the Swis(...)

ACC Bank announced plans to withdraw from providing standard banking products, such as deposit accounts and current accounts and to focus solely on recovering its loans and advances in October 2013

The former ACC Bank, which now trades as ACC Loan Management, has said after-tax losses fell by 43 per cent to €166 million in 2014 as against €290 mi(...)

Ryan Pandya (left) and Perumal Gandhi of US-based company Muufri which has discovered a way to produce animal-free milk

Amid all the post-milk quota hoopla, there is one firm whose production ambition would barely stretch to a bowl of cornflakes.US start-up Muufri may b(...)

 Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)   in New York City. Photograph:   Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Irish, German, Spanish and Italian borrowing costs hit 2015 highs on Wednesday as a global sell-off in government bonds, sparked in part by easing def(...)

A computer-generated image of the redeveloped former Jurys and Berkeley Court hotel sites

Ireland’s most expensive development site, one of the centrepieces of the property crash, is finally to be offered for sale on the international marke(...)

While milk prices have steadied in the first quarter of 2015, they are still some way off their peak.  Photograph: Nigel Marple/Reuters

Last year marked the end of a six-year, China-driven boom in milk prices. Beijing’s stockpiling of milk powder, Russia’s trade response to western sa(...)