Retail sales jumped 11.6 per cent in July, the largest monthly rise in 10 years, as new car sales benefitted from the introduction of 152 number plat(...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

CSO numbers reveal average weekly earnings  rose in most sectors of the economy over the past 12 months.

IT staff are benefitting most from the upturn in the economy while thos e in construction are being paid less than they were a year ago. The latest ea(...)

The State’s jobless rate has dropped to a six-year low of 9.5 per cent, according the latest Quarterly National Household Survey. The survey shows emp(...)

House price inflation in Dublin has slowed to under 10 per cent for the first time in two years as new lending restrictions appear to be cooling the (...)

Dublin-listed oil and gas firm Aminex says it is ready to start gas production from its Kiliwani field in Tanzania. Aminex chief executive Jay Bhatta(...)

A  trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

World stock markets will open on Monday seeking to recover from the worst one-day falls in nearly four years. US and European shares tumbled and com(...)

Irish processors exported only 31 tonnes of beef, worth €194,000, to the US during the first six months of 2015. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

(...) of beef, worth €194,000, to the US during the first six months of 2015.EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY(...)

Wall Street: US crude was at a six-year low, on track for its eighth straight weekly decline.  Photograph:  Peter Morgan/Reuters

US and European shares suffered their worst one-day fall in nearly four years on Friday amid growing concerns over China’s economy hit world markets.(...)

The State’s beef exports to the US were worth just €194,000 for the first six months of 2015. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Irish beef exports to the US were worth just €194,000 for the first six months of 2015, well short of the Government’s €100 million target by the end (...)