Netflix jumped 3 per cent to $443.15 on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday as Morgan Stanley recommended buying shares in the video-streaming service. Netflix has climbed 20 percent this year after soaring 298 per cent in 2013. From left: Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox, Taylor Schilling, Piper Kerman, Natasha Lyonne and Jenji Kohan of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, in New York.  Photograph: Therese + Joel/The New York Times

European stocks rose yesterday as investors awaited a decision from the US Federal Reserve about scaling back economic stimulus.The Iseq bucked the t(...)

Kentz, which has its origins in Clonmel, Co.Tipperary, has reported profit before tax for 2013 of $118 million, up 12.6 per cent on the previous year, from revenue of $1.66 billion. The company’s shares were up 4 per cent in morning trade.

Kentz achieved a double-digit percentage rise in earnings last year, in line with expectations, bucking the trend of rivals hit by falling prof(...)

 Exxon Mobil’s biggest international exploration opportunity may be imperilled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian foray, as US-based companies could face restrictions on doing business in Russia. Photograph: Reuters/Alexei Druzhinin

The market in Dublin treaded water yesterday as European stocks were little changed generally, after rallying on (...)

The Bank of Ireland building in the International Financial Services Centre: Activity at Bank of Ireland has been increasing since it broke through the 20 cents a share barrier last week. Photograph: Frank MIller

European stocks rose for a fifth day in response to better-than-expected economic data, as well as signals from central bankers that European interest(...)

 CRH climbed 4.38 per cent to €15.86 in Dublin on  reasonable volumes

The closure of the New York exchange to mark the July 4th celebrations meant a very slow start to the day in European exchanges, although business pic(...)