Aidan Heavey:   said Tullow’s plan was to sell off stakes in some of its biggest projects over time, such as those in Kenya and Ghana. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Aidan Heavey, chief executive of exploration company Tullow Oil, has suggested it may sell some of its prize assets in the future to generate returns (...)

Smurfit Kappa, if it joins the club, is Irish through and through. It is run by a scion of the famous business family whose name hangs over the door. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Last spring, one of the handful of Irish companies in the FTSE 100, Tullow Oil, fell out of the index after its share price collapsed along with the r(...)

Fruit importer Fyffes added 3.41 per cent to end the day at €1.396

European shares fell on Tuesday as oil dropped again and investors weighed earnings from a number of companies, including BP and UBS. Dealers noted(...)

Alastair McCaig:  year of major volatility

The Irish branch of IG, the spread betting and financial trading firm, brought over Alastair McCaig, its top market analyst and media boffin, to Dubli(...)

Wall Street rebounded sharply driven by a set of strong corporate results and recovering crude oil prices, ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting and Apple’s results.

PAMELA NEWENHAM Global markets pulled out of their nosedive after oil prices rebounded on hopes of a cut in production. Heavy falls overnight in Asi(...)

Mario Draghi in Davos: the European Central Bank president’s remarks helped to buoy markets on Thursday and the trend continued to the end of the business week. Photograph: Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Stocks continued their rebound on growing investor confidence triggered by indications from EU banking chief Mario Draghi that more support for the m(...)

 Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of  Petroceltic, is leading a strategic review  at the company. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The fat lady isn’t singing yet for the backers of Dublin-based oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, but she’s backstage and clearing her th(...)

Kingspan fell 5.7 per cent, despite announcing a new partnership with KoolDuct.

Turmoil returned to global financial markets yesterday as oil plunged past $27 a barrel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 565 points a(...)

Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt

Global equity markets dropped to their lowest levels since 2013 on Wednesday to put them on track for one of their worst monthly performances on recor(...)

Paddy Power climbed 1.6% to €119.90, still riding high on last Friday’s news that its proposed merger with Betfair had received clearance from Irish Competition Authorities

European shares fell yesterday, following Asia lower and led by banks after the European Central Bank said it would quiz euro zone lenders about high (...)