Associated British Foods  says strong profit performances from its Primark (Penneys) fashion chain, grocery, agriculture and ingredients businesses will  offset a weak outcome from its sugar operation

Associated British Foods maintained its full year guidance, saying strong profit performances from its Primark (Penneys) fashion chain, grocery, agric(...)

The Republic’s housing crisis will be one topic discussed at the upcoming Dublin Economics Workshop. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Monday Results: Associated British Foods, Air-France KLM, Manchester United Indicators: Irish vehicles licensed for the first time (Aug); UK GDP fig(...)

Penneys owner Associated British Foods slid 3 per cent to 2,286p sterling after fire engulfed its Belfast store. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

European shares surged to a two-week high on the back of news of a US-Mexico trade deal on Tuesday. DUBLIN Index heavyweight, CRH, a cement and buil(...)

Customers at the opening of Primark’s store in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania in 2016. “H&M and Forever 21 should be terrified,” said Business Insider

Primark’s three-year-old assault on the US retail market hasn’t always been straightforward. But it is starting to win the recognition – and fear – of(...)

Children from Thnout Khpous Primary School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are involved in the Primark-funded education programme

Primark has agreed a three-year partnership with child-focused humanitarian organisation Unicef that will see it contribute to Unicef’s work in educat(...)

German carmakers received a boost on Thursday following a softening of rhetoric surrounding tariffs on trade. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

Signs of an easing in the trade dispute between the US and the European Union helped push European stocks higher on Thursday with gains in the car sec(...)

FIPhotograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Associated British Foods on Thursday warned again on the outlook for its sugar business, though it maintained its overall guidance for the full 2017-1(...)

Resilient performance by Primark was held back by previously flagged poor sugar prices. Photograph: Jacobia Dahm/Bloomberg

Penneys owner Associated British Foods on Tuesday reported a 1 per cent fall in first-half profit, with a resilient performance at its Primark fashion(...)

The ODCE is to bring its  anticipated application to have inspectors appointed to INM over concerns about the proposed purchase of Newstalk radio and an alleged data breach. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Monday Results: Bank of America, Netflix. Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Mar), balance of trade (Feb), exports and imports (Feb); US retails s(...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. Photograph:  Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European shares rose on Monday, with gains across bourses and industry sectors, as the focus gradually shifts from the earnings season to monetary pol(...)

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