The oil and gas sector extended its gains, rising 2.8 per cent overall as shares in Royal Dutch Shell and BP rallied, helped by a rise in oil prices.

European shares rose as a surge in oil helped offset sliding banks, while investors speculated on the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. The Is(...)

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TODAY Results: Aramark; Audi; Avis Budget; Estee Lauder; Inmarsat; Ryanair; PostNL; Visa. Indicators: Irish Investec manufacturing PMI; Irish consumer(...)

For the year ending March 2016, Tate & Lyle expects adjusted profit before tax in line with 2015, assuming it completes the exit of its European bulk ingredients business. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Britain’s Tate & Lyle reported lower full-year profit in line with its forecast and signalled this year would be just as tough as it overhauls its(...)

British food ingredients maker Tate & Lyle announced a major restructuring on Tuesday, saying it would exit most of its European bulk ingredients business and make changes to its struggling Splenda sucralose unit.

British food ingredients maker Tate & Lyle announced a major restructuring on Tuesday, saying it would exit most of its European bulk ingredients busi(...)

Out tomorrow: euro zone CPI. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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TODAY Indicators: US personal spending (February) and pending home sales (February); UK mortgage approvals (February) and net lending to individuals ((...)

Sachets of Tate & Lyle’s Splenda sweetner. Photographer: Hannah Songer/Bloomberg

Tate&Lyle shares tumbled to a three-year low after it cut its full-year profit forecast, blaming fierce competition for its Splenda sweetener and (...)

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Out Wednesday: Germany’s unemployment rate. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

TODAY Results: Circle Oil; Genesco; Naturex. Indicators: German Gfk consumer confidence survey (June). TOMORROW Meetings: Small Firms Association conf(...)

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Promoting Fairtrade Fortnight are Alfredo Ortega (right) vice-chairman of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association and Alex Flores of the Aprainores Cashew Nut Co-op, El Salvador. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Irish supermarkets lag far behind their European counterparts when it comes to supporting Fairtrade products, the charity’s director, Peter G(...)