Viridian’s initial public offering (IPO) is expected to be launched before the end of the year with the listing likely to be in London. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Bahrain bank Arcapita has hired JP Morgan to lead a share listing for Irish energy firm Viridian Group, in a deal that could give the firm a value, in(...)

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(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny presenting the Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Award to Eoin Casey and Wayne Byrne of Oxymem, with Thomas Hunter McGowan (left), CEO InterTradeIreland, and Liam Kavanagh (right), managing director of The Irish Times, earlier this year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Two UCD academics have won a European innovation award for breakthrough technology which they say will revolutionise the wastewater treatment busines(...)

Out Wednesday: Germany’s unemployment rate. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Circle Oil; Genesco; Naturex. Indicators: German Gfk consumer confidence survey (June). TOMORROW Meetings: Small Firms Association conf(...)

Wayne Byrne and Eoin Casey of OxyMem, overall winners in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

The historic baroque architecture of Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin played host to 3D presentations and a host of high-tech new innovation(...)

(From left) Wayne Byrne, Dr Eoin Syron and Prof Eoin Casey

It may come as a surprise to learn that almost 3 per cent of all electricity generated in the world is consumed by wastewater treatment plants.Some 60(...)

Aer Lingus: climbed 1.89 per cent to €1.35. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The success of Ireland’s first post-bailout bond sale and solid jobs news from Germany boosted stocks across the region yesterday.This country’s heavi(...)

 Angela Ahrendts, chief executive officer of Burberry Group, and one of only four women chief executives on the FTSE, is on her way to Apple.   Photograph: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

The number of women running Britain’s blue chip companies has surged 33 per cent. But before we hang out the bunting and declare the glass ceiling sha(...)

Royalty Pharma has offered to buy Elan for $6.7
billion, a bid Elan’s board rejected earlier in the week

European shares finished firmer yesterday, supported by signs of merger and acquisition activity in the region and by weak US economic data backing th(...)

The Elan plant in Athlone. Its shares gained 5.6 per cent to close at almost €10

European shares ended sharply higher yesterday, reversing early losses, after US jobs data showed the economy was growing modestly but not enough to p(...)