Aer Lingus shed some of the gains it made on Thursday on the back of reports the Government was close to agreeing to sell the State’s stake to  IAG. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks slid on Friday as concern over the impact of Greek debt was exacerbated by declines in the US and Asia. A two-hour blackout at news a(...)

Ingredients and convenience food group Kerry climbed 1.67 per cent to close at €67.50

European stocks declined yesterday, breaking a five-day advance, as banks slid. DUBLIN Permanent TSB’s announcement that it is planning to seek a pri(...)

Tesco fell 1.4 per cent after a British newspaper reported that it will announce a £3bn impairment charge on April 22nd. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times)

European shares dipped in early trading on Monday, halting their recent sharp rally, following poor economic figures from China. Shares in Norwegian (...)

Andy Lee and Peter Quillin exchange punches during the Premier Boxing Champions Middleweight bout at Barclays Center on April 11th, 2015 in Brooklyn, New York City. Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images

One of the oldest adages in American sport is that a tie is like kissing your sister. That might explain why so many of the 12,000 strong crowd at (...)

Mark Pincus, the founder of Zynga is returning as chief executive.

In an abrupt changing of the guard, Zynga has announced that chief executive Don Mattrick will step down and founder Mark Pincus will return to lead t(...)

The data also show the five banks set aside a little less than £10billion to deal with fines, conduct and other litigation costs last year

The UK’s five largest banks cut bonus pools by more than £1billion last year and most also reduced pay and staff numbers, according to Financial Times(...)

Bank of Ireland rose nearly 1 per cent to close at 35 cent, buoyed by a sector-wide surge in stocks

Banks led European stocks higher after equities completed the biggest quarterly advance since 2009. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent to (...)

The latest Entrepreneurs Index highlights that the proportion of high-growth companies in the North increased by 5.5 per cent in the 12 months to March 2014.

Northern Ireland was the only region bar Scotland in the UK to show evidence of a rise in high-growth business, with revenues between £2.5 million and(...)

Analysts have expected Opec’s biggest producer to eventually curb its output, but Saudi Arabia said over the weekend the kingdom would not unilaterally cut its output to defend prices. Photographer: Eric Taylor/Bloomberg

Oil prices dropped over a percentage point on Monday after Saudi Arabia said over the weekend that the market defined prices and the kingdom would not(...)

The 2015 inflation basket owes more than a little to the influence of the hipster – in come craft beer, ecigarettes, headphones and music subscription services such as Spotify.

Hipsters may have been declared passé by the trend-spotters but their influence is going mainstream thanks to the team of government number crunche(...)