Kingspan was one of the day’s better performers, climbing 1.25 per cent to €23.01

Car makers, miners and luxury goods manufacturers led a near across-the-board fall in European shares triggered by China’s decision to devalue its cur(...)

14-16 Lord Edward Street: tenants include the Irish Film Board, Henegan & Peng Architects, Stay City and the Swatch Group.

Agent Hooke & MacDonald is guiding over €6 million for a fully let landmark office block a stone’s throw from Dublin Castle. The period building, (...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus stock was up slightly but Ryanair fell by 1.8% as speculation about an IAG bid returns. Photograph: Eric Luke

The dollar bounced back from four-month lows, while Greek bond yields jumped on worries the country would not be able to make its debt payments.Wall (...)

 Apple watch: news journalists not on the technology beat confess to glazing over when big snazzy product launches like those for the Apple Watch are reported.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

My thoughts on the Apple Watch are not sophisticated. Mostly, the way the circular app icons cluster on the interface reminds me of those dottily chee(...)

Bank of Ireland gained 1.35 per cent to close the day at 37.5 cents. Its chief executive, Richie Boucher, said the bank would in future look to grow in the UK through bolt-on acquisitions, though he indicated there were no immediate plans. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

European stocks rose yesterday, trimming their worst weekly loss of the year, as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent. The market in Dubli(...)

Huawei Watch: connects to your phone to give you notifications.

The smartwatch is no longer considered a novelty item, at least not as far as mobile- phone makers are concerned. It seems everyone is jumping on the (...)

An Apple Watch is shown off at  Apple’s  Spring Forward event in San Francisco, California,  on Monday, March 9th, 2015.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 2:39

It has been almost six months since we first saw the Apple Watch. Six months during which rivals, already trying to convince consumers that smartwatch(...)

Dublin index heavyweight CRH added 1.17 per cent to close at €19.83

European markets rose as oil company gains helped to counterbalance a sharp fall in Swiss equities sparked by the country’s national bank decision to(...)

Investors took the ditching of the franc’s cap against the euro as a sign the Swiss National Bank was anticipating the imminent launch of a significant European Central Bank bond purchase programme

Shockwaves from Switzerland’s move to ditch its currency cap were still being felt on Friday, as investors made a fresh grab for top-rated government (...)

A man looks at a board showing currency exchange rates in Bern

The Swiss franc soared against the euro Thursday after the nation’s central bank stunned markets by abandoning a ceiling it put in place more than (...)