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Modubuild chief executive Kevin Brennan: ‘I can see us growing to the point where we are employing 1,000 people.’

Kilkenny-based Modubuild is seeking to take revenues over the next three years to more than €100 million and may take on outside investment for the fi(...)

If the vaccine roll-out is a success and the pandemic’s impact lessens, then the second half of 2021 will see very rapid economic growth and a very broad church of sectors in hiring mode, says Neil Gibson, chief economist, EY

Over the course of the pandemic in Ireland, close to 5,000 people lost their lives and the lasting impact to businesses and the economy will be felt f(...)

The OlympiA study found that taking Lynparza on top of normal treatment was estimated to reduce the likelihood of a life-threatening recurrence within three years by 42 per cent. Photograph: iStock

AstraZeneca and Merck’s drug, Lynparza, could prove an important new tool in the battle to cure early-stage breast cancer, after data published ahead(...)

Shares in Facebook rose 1.4% ahead of results, which are due after the US markets close on Wednesday. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP via Getty

European stocks ended flat on Wednesday as optimism over a swathe of positive bank earnings was offset by caution setting in before the US Federal Res(...)

An Iraqi investor looks at an electronic board showing shares’ information at the Iraqi stock exchange in Baghdad. Photograph:  EPA/Ahmed Jalil

European shares posted their best day in six weeks on Tuesday, rebounding from a sharp sell-off as optimism around Brexit and US stimulus helped to al(...)

“Big companies are better able to withstand a crisis like Covid-19 and they haven’t been dependent on Government support in the form of wage subsidies and so on,” says PwC’s Feargal O’Rourke.

One of the few genuinely bright spots in an otherwise quite bleak economic picture during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the strong performance of the(...)

Chis Nowers, who has been appointed chief executive of ONK Therapeutics.

Serial life sciences entrepreneur Seamus Mulligan has invested in Galway company ONK Therapeutics for the second time this year alongside American bio(...)

US stocks traded mixed, near all-time highs, as investors evaluated the outlook for global growth and central bank stimulus to counter the pandemic. Photograph: Richard Drew/AP Photo

European shares ended Monday lower, weighed down by weak financial stocks after disappointing German and Italian inflation data, but closed August hig(...)

In New York, Apple’s 1.2 per cent drop weighed heavily on the three main indexes and the shares were on course to end five days of gains. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

European shares fell on Tuesday, hurt by losses in British blue chips, while mixed economic data and continued growth in novel coronavirus cases cut s(...)

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German biotech company BioNTech showed promise, said the companies.

Hopes of a Covid-19 vaccine pulled European stocks from losses earlier on Wednesday after fears of a no-deal Brexit and anxieties relating to the Euro(...)

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