RSA Insurance Group said operating profit rose 43 per cent last year after record underwriting profits. Photo: Bloomberg

RSA Insurance Group, the subject of an abandoned takeover bid by Zurich Insurance Group, said operating profit rose 43 per cent last year after record(...)

Zurich shares plunged more than 9 per cent to their lowest since November 2012 after Zurich warned of an estimated $100 million (€92 million ) fourth-quarter business operating loss for GI, largely due to claims from storms and floods in Britain and Ireland.

Zurich Insurance issued a profit warning for its general insurance (GI) business on Wednesday, its second in four months, threatening its dividend and(...)

The Arc is described as “an aesthetically pleasing building with some superb architectural features”

A partially-built office building on the outskirts of Wexford town is to be offered for sale on the instructions of receivers Duff & Phelps. Joi(...)

The GAA pitch beside Coláiste Ghobnait on Inis Oírr. Photograph: Cormac Coyne

Windguru and Magic Seaweed are not websites most school principals would consult first thing every morning, but then Mairéad Ní Fhátharta’s daily rou(...)

Martin Senn, CEO , Zurich Group in Dublin in 2013. Mr Senn announced his rsignation on Tuesday after Switzerland’s largest insurer reported a loss at its general insurance unit and abandoned a takeover bid for Britain’s RSA Insurance Group. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

Zurich Insurance Group chief executive Martin Senn resigned after Switzerland’s largest insurer reported a loss at its general insurance unit and aba(...)

The survey, which was conducted among 200 companies, found that that 90 per cent of respondents don’t see cybercrime as something they need to protect their business against

It might make plenty of headlines but Irish firms aren’t overly concerned about cybercrime, according to a new survey. The 2015 SME Risk S(...)

The President of the Circuit Court has asked gardaí to investigate a road traffic injury claim after being told Zurich Insurance had pleaded fraud in a full defence. Photograph: Adrian Moser/Bloomberg.

The President of the Circuit Court has asked gardaí to investigate a road traffic injury claim after being told Zurich Insurance believed the proceedi(...)

Zurich Insurance plans to cut 440 jobs at its UK general-insurance unit as part of a cost- cutting program announced in May. (Photograph:  Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters)

Zurich Insurance plans to cut 440 jobs at its UK general-insurance unit as part of a cost- cutting program announced in May. Switzerland’s bigg(...)

Audi: results out today.   Photograph: Akio Kon/Bloomberg
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RSA boss Stephen Hester was  widely tipped as a potential new boss for Barclays before the reversal. Photograph: Bloomberg

In abruptly ending its courtship of the British insurer RSA, suitor Zurich Insurance opted for the corporate equivalent of the traditional break-up cl(...)