JP Morgan Chase: one of the top five US banks that are moving ahead of their European rivals in global investment banking. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

US banks are moving ahead of their European rivals in global investment banking, taking advantage of strategic upheavals and concerns over capital to (...)

Tidjane Thiam (52), started work as chief executive of Credit Suisse on Wednesday. File photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Credit Suisse’s new chief executive told staff in a memo on Wednesday the Swiss bank needed a strong balance sheet to help it through rough times and (...)

Guinness owner Diageo is reportedly being eyed up by Brazilian billionaire Jorge Paulo Lemann and his partners in private equity firm 3G Capital. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

European shares fell on Monday, weighed down by a drop in agrochemicals group Syngenta although Deutsche Bank outperformed to surge higher after boar(...)

 Germany’s largest lender Deutsche Bank purged its leadership on June 7th, 2015, appointing Briton John Cryan as chief executive to replace co-CEO Jain just two weeks after Jain was given more power to reorganise the bank. (Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters)

Germany’s largest lender Deutsche Bank has purged its leadership, appointing Briton John Cryan as chief executive to replace Anshu Jain just two weeks(...)

Nobel Prize winner Professor John O’Keefe at University College Cork, where he delivered a lecture at a neuroscience symposium and received an honorary doctorate. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision.

An Irish-American scientist, who earlier this year was awarded the Nobel Prize, has been conferred with an honorary doctorate from University College (...)

Your day has gone horribly wrong. There’s more bad news on the radio and it’s just started to hurl rain. You start to dream about dinner. Not a crisp (...)

Could some probiotic bacteria be helpful in treating stress-related disorders and other mental health conditions? That’s the subject of a new review p(...)