Dave Lewis, chief executive officer of Tesco, just got an early Christmas present. The Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally cleared th(...)

Britain’s Culture, Media and Sport secretary Karen Bradley after announcing that she is ‘minded’ to refer the proposed takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group to the competition and markets authority regulator for in-depth further investigation. Photograph: AFP Photo/PRU

The UK plans to expand its probe into 21st Century Fox’s bid for pay-TV broadcaster Sky, exposing Rupert Murdoch and his family to further scrutiny ov(...)

Ofcom ruled that Sky would remain fit to hold a broadcasting license under the control of media billionaire Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A key opponent of 21st Century Fox’s bid to acquire Sky has initiated a legal challenge to the deal, calling on UK regulators to revisit their ruling (...)

Origin shares edged 0.7 per cent higher to €6.75 million on Thursday morning in Dublin, valuing the group at €847 million

Origin Enterprises, the Dublin-listed agri-services group, has completed the £14.2 million (€15.8 million) purchase of Bunn Fertiliser in the UK, havi(...)

The Central Bank is set to outline new rules on minimum competency requirements for financial firms dealing with consumers. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Finance industry representatives have warned the Central Bank that it could deter banks coming into the market in the Brexit exodus if it imposes plan(...)

Senior politicians have met Britain’s media regulator in a bid to block Rupert Murdoch’s takeover of Sky. MP and former Labour leader Ed Miliband conf(...)

The IMF said “the challenges stemming from Brexit could undermine financial stability in ways that are difficult to estimate or predict at this juncture.”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Brexit poses a risk to global financial stability at a time when it is already challenged by hea(...)

Mari Smith, “the queen of Facebook”, is among the speakers for the Social Media Summit which begins on Tuesday at Croke Park

Monday Results: Daiwa, Fuji Indicators: Irish residential property prices (Feb); US labour market conditions (Mar) Meetings: Travel Insights Work(...)

In July the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority said the merger could proceed subject to the divestment of 350 to 400 shops. Photograph: Moya Nolan

Irish bookmaker Boylesports claims it bid higher than the price accepted by Ladbrokes and Gala Coral for 359 betting shops. The sale took place un(...)

 A man passes a Lloyds building in the City of London: bank boss Antonio Horta-Osorio’s trysts with a  mistress on a company trip to Singapore hit the headlines. Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Take a guess which story captured more attention in the City on Tuesday – the results of the latest investigation into the banking sector or the splas(...)

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