Dermot Desmond: the businessman has been an investor in Canadian diamond mining for more than two decades. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mountain Province Diamonds, the listed Canadian miner whose major shareholder is Dermot Desmond, has struck a deal with its lenders to ease rules atta(...)

HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, said it’s exploring the sale of its Brazil operation. Photo: PA Wire

HSBC, Europe’s largest bank, said it’s exploring the sale of its Brazil operation among strategic options for the unit as it retreats from unprofitabl(...)

A sleek, white convertible Jaguar is parked outside a 17-bedroom Georgian mansion in deepest south Tipperary. The owner – of both – businessman Den(...)