Co-founder of TouchTech Payments Shekinah Adewumi: he says his product helps improve the online shopping experience for consumers

Shekinah Adewumi (20) and Joseph Kuye (19) are the co-founders of fintech start-up TouchTech Payments. Their product is a new online authentication so(...)

Going to college has always been expensive, and the advent of free fees hasn’t really changed this. Indeed the rising cost of accommodation, plus a he(...)

Growth of Irish consumer spending quickened again in July

Consumer spending rose to 6.1 per cent in the year to July, up from 5.6 per cent in June and the strongest expansion since last September, according t(...)

The fact that Visa has chosen to invest in Stripe, not in PayPal, is seen to have huge significance

Stripe, the online payment processing company established by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, is now valued at $5 billion after raising new f(...)

UnionPay: its days of domination may be under threat after a complaint in 2012 by the United States to the World Trade Organisation

The Chinese payment system UnionPay, operated by the People’s Bank of China and owned by the about 85 domestic banks, which dominates the credit card (...)

The money spent by Irish people overseas in 2014 using Visa’s credit, debit and pre-paid cards increased by 17 per cent to €1.26 billion last year, according to figures released by the company.

The money spent by Irish people overseas in 2014 using Visa’s credit, debit and pre-paid cards increased by 17 per cent to €1.26 billion last year, ac(...)

The preliminary draw for  the World Cup qualifiers will take place in St Petersburg on Saturday. Photograph: EPA.

Spare a thought for Zimbabwe as you tune into Saturday afternoon’s draw for the next World Cup’s qualifying stages: thrown out of a Fifa tournament(...)

Volkswagen slid 2.7 per cent, pacing losses among carmakers, after ‘Manager Magazin’ said a drop in its Chinese deliveries could hurt earnings by more than €1 billion. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European stocks fell with miners and auto-related shares leading the plunge, extending their first weekly drop in three, as data around the world s(...)

Source: comsumerhelp.ie

Of all the changes wrought by the financial crisis and the subsequent advent of austerity, the introduction of a broad range of banking charges may(...)

Some 42% of companies reported increased employment levels in the past three months. Just 9% of firms reported a drop in headcount.   All but one industry sector surveyed reported a stronger positive jobs balance than three months earlier. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Business sentiment declined slightly in the second quarter as output growth eased and there were concerns over economic and political developments in(...)