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Supermarket Tesco’s £3.7 billion takeover of wholesale group Booker has been given the final all-clear after the competition watchdog said it would no(...)

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney. Photograph: Epa/Armando Babani

There was some good news for Bank of England governor Mark Carney on Tuesday, as the UK’s inflation rate unexpectedly stuck at its five-year peak of 3(...)

Tesco’s move on Booker in January sparked further consolidation in Britain’s £185 billion grocery market as supermarkets seek additional sources of growth. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Supermarket group Tesco won provisional approval for its £3.7 billion of wholesaler Booker from the UK competition regulator on Tuesday, moving Britai(...)

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

Is Jes Staley a kind, caring boss who went the extra mile to protect a colleague from unwarranted smears? Or is he an arrogant ex-Wall Street banker w(...)

Customers leave a Tesco branch in London. Joan Collins said Tesco made an estimated annual profit of €200m-€250m in the State. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Supermarket giant Tesco aims to get rid of 1,200 of the most secure and well-paid jobs in the company in Ireland, it has been claimed. Independents4C(...)

AIB is preparing to sell hundreds of investment properties. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB is planning a purge of its non-performing €1.8 billion loan book, triggering fears among borrowers that their loans may be offloaded to vulture fu(...)

Food group Glanbia closed up 0.7 per cent at €15.64, following an announcement that it is in advanced discussions to invest in a greenfield cheese facility in Michigan in the US.

European equities pulled back on Friday, trimming their fourth weekly gain in five weeks, as lenders and carmakers declined. A fall for Swiss bank U(...)

“We were global from day one”: CurrencyFair chief executive Brett Meyers

Irish fintech company CurrencyFair is expanding its offering to businesses in the UK and has taken on a heavyweight chairman to help it push into over(...)

Musgrave said it was planning to develop a strategic partnership with Booker to collaborate on store formats, digital innovation, buying opportunities, sharing of best practice and to achieve cost savings and efficiencies for the business.

Musgrave Group is selling its loss-making British business, which operates the Budgens and Londis brands, to Booker for €57 million. The move follows (...)