Nine of the 11 major S&P indexes ended the day higher, led by the information technology and financial sectors

Two of Spain’s biggest banks are considering moving their headquarters out of Catalonia following recent unrest, while the three main US indexes climb(...)

The Irish arm of global food group Nestlé turned an operating profit of €950,000 in 2016. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/EPA Photo

The Irish arm of global food group Nestlé turned an operating profit of €950,000 in 2016 as turnover fell by over 6.6 per cent, according to recently (...)

Ryanair, which was under pressure in the previous session, added 0.4 per cent and closed at €16.42. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

European shares steadied on Tuesday, helped by gains in some big oil stocks and Nestlé after the food giant surprised investors positively by setting (...)

British prime minister Theresa May  delivers a speech in Florence on Friday aimed at unlocking Brexit talks. Sterling fell following her comments while Irish stocks exposed to the UK also suffered. Photograph: Maurizio Degl’Innocenti/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland’s Iseq index stood out as a weak spot across European markets on Friday, as Brexit-sensitive stocks such as Bank of Ireland, C&C and Origi(...)

Could L’Oreal be facing into an ownership change?

The death of heiress Liliane Bettencourt should force L’Oreal and its major shareholders to agree on the best ownership structure for the French cosme(...)

Premium coffee brand Nespresso is scoping out locations outside of Dublin for an expansion of its brand here. Speaking to The Irish Times, Francisco(...)

Denise van Outen, Lucy Kennedy, Jason Byrne and Michelle Visage from ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’, TV3’s big hope for Saturday nights. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

It has been a fortnight of television season launches, with a blitz of celebrity and executive smiles from the grass at Montrose (RTÉ) and the steps o(...)

Led by the high profile businessman Martin Sorrell, WPP said it had been hit in June and July as the likes of Unilever, Nestle and others cut their spending, while demand in the United States deteriorated further, in line with peers.  Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

WPP, the world’s largest advertising group, cut its full-year sales target on Wednesday after consumer goods giants slashed their spending, forcing i(...)

Waiter, there’s a Taoiseach in my scoop

If you are one of those people who like to type “why is this news?” beneath stories that aren’t about earthquakes or civil wars, then let yourself go.(...)

Poundland was initially  forced to delay the launch of its Twin Peaks bar, which has two humps rather than the single peaks of Toblerone

Poundland, the owner of the Dealz franchise in Ireland, has claimed Toblerone’s shape is no longer distinctive enough to be a valid trademark, in lega(...)