Ryanair closed down 2.5 per cent at €12.01 after cautioning that overcapacity could weigh on average fares. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

European stocks posted their biggest five-day drop this year amid investor concern over China’s economy as shares tumbled in Shanghai and data disapp(...)

Ryanair said yesterday it expected the sale of its €424 million stake to go ahead in September. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

It may have failed in its efforts to acquire Aer Lingus, but having agreed to shed its 29.8 per cent shareholding, Ryanair must now figure out what to(...)

Ryanair said it is to raise its full-year traffic target by 3 million to 103 million.

Ryanair has reported a profit after tax of €245 million for its first quarter, up 15 per cent on the €197 million recorded for the same period a year (...)

Ryanair posts Q1 numbers Monday; Aer Lingus figures land on Wednesday, and Thursday is the IAG offer deadline

It’s a busy week for the airlines. First-quarter results are due from Ryanair today, with Aer Lingus releasing its first-half financial figures on (...)

Volkswagen slid 2.7 per cent, pacing losses among carmakers, after ‘Manager Magazin’ said a drop in its Chinese deliveries could hurt earnings by more than €1 billion. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European stocks fell with miners and auto-related shares leading the plunge, extending their first weekly drop in three, as data around the world s(...)

Niamh Mulvey: “We ask each other: ‘Do you ever think of going home?’ Mostly, we answer vaguely: ‘We don’t know, maybe, depends’.”

There’s not much I like about Ireland. I prefer London’s cosmopolitanism, America’s fiction, Scandinavia’s politics, France’s sex scandals, Spain’s(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York. Photograph: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Disappointing earnings results from corporate bellwethers weighed on equity prices in Europe and on Wall Street yesterday. European equities fell in (...)

Building materials group CRH climbed 1.4 per cent to €26.88, boosted by data that showed a 26 per cent jump in the value of US highway contracts awarded last month

Falls for technology and mining stocks dragged equity markets lower yesterday, with the FTSE in London posting the biggest slide among western Europe(...)

Oban waterfront, Scotland: From Oban you  can take the ferry to the Mull of Kintyre. Photograph: Thinkstock

I’m keen to visit the monastic island of Iona in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland for what essentially would be a penitential visit of a few days. I (...)

Permanent TSB was the star performer on the Dublin market yesterday, closing up 4.8 per cent at €5.31 with 2.5 million shares changing hands.

European stocks were little changed, posting their longest winning streak since January, amid mixed earnings reports from Ericsson and Volvo. The S(...)