Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

Lloyds Banking Group reaches a milestone in recover. Photograph: Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend in more than six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a (...)

Antonio Horta-Osorio, chief executive officer of Lloyds Banking, speaks during the British Chamber of Commerce’s (BCC) annual conference in London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend for six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a milestone(...)

Ryanair: the low-cost carrier saw its shares fall 7 cent to €9.96, which was roughly in line with other airline stocks. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY Major European share indexes climbed to new multi-year highs, with the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, leading the f(...)

RSA Insurance Group’s Stephen Hester delivered a full-year profit, restored dividends and stepped up cost cuts that will result in more job losses. De(...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown said the results were a “clear signal” that its strategy was working and “evidence of sustained progress across all areas of the bank”.

Ulster Bank made an operating profit of £606 million (€752 million) in 2014. This compared with a loss in the previous year of £1.6 billion and was it(...)

European stocks traded near a seven-year high, while Greek shares fell on skepticism that a debt agreement is within reach. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index(...)

Aer Lingus fell by as much as 10 per cent in Dublin in the afternoon, before coming back to close around 4.4 per cent down to €2.12 when the market closed

A drop in banks led European stocks lower, with concern growing over the political situation in Greece. Greece’s ASE Index lost 4.8 per cent as Natio(...)

Ms McMahon has previously held roles with GE Capital, MasterCard and Lombard Finance  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ulster Bank has appointed Maeve McMahon as its first director of customer experience and products. She will report directly to chief executive Jim Bro(...)

A market source told Reuters on Monday that a benchmark 30-year bond issue would typically be in the range of €1.5 billion to €2 billion

Ireland raised €4 billion at its first 30-year bond sale on Tuesday, drawing bumper demand even at record low interest rates and moving more than hal(...)