Warren Buffett (85)  Charlie Munger (92) fielded five hours of questions on such matters as Coca-Cola’s sugary drinks, lower shipping volumes on the BNSF railroad, risks from derivatives, and who might succeed Buffett as chief executive.

Warren Buffett said on Saturday that Berkshire Hathaway Inc is poised to do well no matter who wins the White House in November, and the billionaire i(...)

Iput chief executive Niall Gaffney said the fund was aware it would need to be ‘disciplined and prudent’ in its approach to managing and deploying shareholders capital in order to maintain its growth levels. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish property fund Iput has secured a €150 million revolving credit facility from US lender Wells Fargo to help finance its various development proje(...)

 Bank of America  building in Chicago: The “living will” plans   are intended to prevent more taxpayer bailouts of big institutions and the kind of chaos sparked by the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers. Photograph: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg

Five big US banks including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America have been warned by regulators to reform or face harsh sanctions after their plans to (...)

Tesco: its results are out on Wednesday.  Photograph: EPA/WILL OLIVER
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TODAY Results: Alcoa. Meetings: Innovation in Medtech conference (Shelbourne Dublin; Telecommunications Graduate Initiative forum (Gibson Hotel, Dubli(...)

German factory orders fell unexpectedly by 1.2 per cent month-on-month in February, a sign that a global slowdown is weighing on the economy. Photograph: iStockPhoto

European stocks fell on Tuesday to their lowest level in over a month as weaker-than-expected German economic data ignited investor concerns about th(...)

European stock markets rose on Tuesday, as stronger insurance shares offset weaker commodity-linked stocks, which fell in tandem with lower metals and oil prices

European stock markets rose on Tuesday, as stronger insurance shares offset weaker commodity-linked stocks, which fell in tandem with lower metals and(...)

A survey has found that just over half of investors expect Michael Pearson to return as Valeant chief executive after taking a leave of absence for medical reasons late last year.  Photograph: Bloomberg

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc slumped about 18 per cent on Monday, the second consecutive day of steep declines, wiping out more(...)

 The biggest faller in London was Standard Chartered, which dropped 5.3 per cent after Investec cut its rating to hold from buy, recommending investors take profits after a 17 per cent surge in two days. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

The Iseq slipped about 0.5 per cent yesterday as European stocks generally struggled to maintain momentum, due to renewed concerns about global growt(...)

A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans.

A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Money managers(...)

Revenue from PepsiCo’s North American beverages business, which the company started breaking out from the third quarter, rose 2 per cent

PepsiCo reported better-than-expected quarterly net revenue as higher sales of snacks and beverages in North America helped reduce the impact of a str(...)