Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares eased back yesterday, having already recouped nearly all their losses from a bruising 8 per cent drop earlier this week, with markets(...)

Louise Phelan: The opportunity for us is huge. We’re only getting started. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

PayPal has listed on the Nasdaq, bringing to an end its relationship with eBay, which has lasted for more than a decade. Shares rose 5.4 per cent in (...)

A user scans for an available vehicle using the Uber  app. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

At some point in the future, the current generation of 30-somethings will be able to regale their children with tales of times gone by, when trying to(...)

EBay is cutting 2,400 positions, buying back shares and entering into a standstill agreement with activist investor Carl Icahn. Photo: Getty Images

EBay has declined to say whether Irish workers will be affected by its decision to cut 2,400 jobs.The company overnight announced plans to reduce its (...)

Tom Sweet, CFO Dell, pictured at their Dublin Campus. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The privatisation of Dell was described as the biggest and nastiest tech buyout since the beginning of the global financial crisis.It was October 2013(...)

Web pioneer Marc Andreessen said it’s the “right time” for him to step down from the Ebay board. Photograph: David Maung/Bloomberg

Web-browser pioneer Marc Andreessen resigned from the board of EBay ahead of the online marketplace’s breakup, following a verbal battle with activist(...)

Investors will be looking ahead to eBay’s third-quarter earnings this week, which will be reported after market close on Wednesday.Plans to separate t(...)

Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn: “The market misunderstands and dramatically undervalues Apple.” Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn (pictured) has called on Apple to increase its share buyback programme, claiming the world’s largest company is “dram(...)

Ryanair, one of the weightiest stocks on the Iseq, contributed to yesterday’s decline by falling 2.37 per cent to close at €6.82. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Iseq’s bad run continued yesterday. The index fell by 1 per cent on international economic concerns, its worst three-day run since July 2012.Europ(...)

Investor Carl Icahn has written to Apple’s Tim Cook to urge him to develop TV sets  Photo: Reuters

Activist investor Carl Icahn says it’s time for Apple to get into the business of making TVs. In an open letter today to Apple chief executive Tim Coo(...)