Craig Farrell, who has been appointed managing director of ZenithOptimedia. (Photograph: Conor McCabe)

Core Media, the largest media-buying agency in Ireland, has appointed Craig Farrell as the managing director of the Dublin-based ZenithOptimedia. Mr (...)

Nestle: Swiss company’s shares rose 3.5 per cent to 74.70 Swiss francs. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini/EPA

Nestle, the world’s biggest packaged food company, posted better than expected first-half sales growth and stuck to its 2015 forecast, despite a recal(...)

Reckitt will combine operations in Russia and the former Soviet countries with its Europe and North America business, and combine Latin America and Asia with the Middle East and Africa

British consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser announced a cost-cutting plan yesterday to adapt to markets that have become more competitive in the fa(...)

Rolls Royce: results out on Friday.  Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Hasbro. Indicators: Euro zone Sentix investor confidence (Feb); US labour market conditions index (Jan); German trade balance (Dec) and(...)

Irish TV viewing figures in 2014 were unchanged on 2013

The nation’s fondness for watching television continued unabated in 2014, with figures compiled by Nielsen for industry ratings body Tam Ireland sugge(...)

Stock trading. Reckitt was fined for breaches of listing, disclosure and transparency rules

Britain’s financial regulator has fined Reckitt Benckiser for not informing the market properly about share trading by two senior executives in the la(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange wait for the Federal Reserve’s decision in relation to its economic stimulus programme.  Photograph: David Karp

Markets on this side of the Atlantic were again held back by concerns over what the US Federal Reserve would choose to do in relation to its economic (...)

Bank of Ireland shares closed at €0.265, a rise of 2.32 per cent

It was a day that proved bad numbers can still be good for stock markets as disappointing economic data from the US convinced investors that the Feder(...)

UK supermarkets were buoyed, with Sainsbury’s rising 7.5p to 382.8p, Morrisons 2.5p ahead at 283p and Waitrose’s sales surging 16.8 per cent. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

European stocks posted their biggest weekly gain in two months amid optimism that central banks from the US to Japan will continue their stimulus meas(...)

It might be small comfort to the struggling Irish television sector, but viewers remain glued to the small screen. Irish adults aged 15-plus watched t(...)