Bank of Ireland at College Green, Dublin. The bank’s shares  shed 1.44%  to end the day at €6.99

European shares fell on Monday as US and South Korean military manoeuvres left investors nervous about continuing geopolitical tensions. However, deal(...)

Maersk is splitting itself up because the rationale for being a broad-based conglomerate had been shown to be wrong-headed after the financial crisis. Photograph: Focke Strangmann/EPA

AP Moller-Maersk has taken not just its first step but also its biggest stride to breaking itself up. The $7.5 billion sale of Maersk Oil to Total o(...)

Maersk reported a net loss of $269 million in second quarter. Photograph: Reuters

AP Moller-Maersk said a cyber attack that hit the owner of the world’s biggest container shipping company at the end of June will wipe as much as $300(...)

Paul Brody: he says blockchain is perfect for food producers looking to confirm the provenance of their products or to protect against scares

Secure transaction technology blockchain has been hailed as something that will revolutionise financial services, but its biggest impact could be in m(...)

On June 27th, 1967, the world’s first ATM was unveiled at a Barclays branch at Enfield, north of London. Opened with a flurry of publicity, it was one(...)

British advertising giant WPP said it was assessing the situation. Photograph: Benjamin Fathers /AFP/Getty

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian(...)

Maersk’s Triple-E giant container ship ‘Maersk Majestic’, one of the world’s largest container ships, at the Yangshan Deep Water Port,  Shanghai, China. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

AP Moller-Maersk beat first-quarter net profit forecasts on Thursday, boosted by the energy business it plans to spin off, but also reported signs of(...)

Startups can feature strongly on the emerging blockchain landscape because “there are no barriers to entry as long as you understand the technology and see the whole new wave of possibilities”. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Most people, if they have heard of blockchain technology, still associate it with just one of its many possible uses: the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The(...)

Commerzbank did not provide guidance for 2017 earnings, but says  it aims to keep its cost base stable

Commerzbank beat quarterly profit forecasts on Thursday, lifting its shares in pre-market trade, but the German lender said it needed to do more to ge(...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange:  Wall Street stocks extended losses in early afternoon trading on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 headed for its seventh day of losses as a tightening race for the White House rattled investors. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares fell for an eighth consecutive day, following a global sell-off amid growing investor anxiety as polls indicated that the race betwee(...)