Drugs to tackle Covid-19 directly are only just heading into the last stage of trials, with Merck and Pfizer launching the studies last week. Photograph: iStock

Scientists are using artificial intelligence to design antiviral pills that could treat Covid-19 and stop potential pandemics in their tracks, a drive(...)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7bn (€4.8bn) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter. File photograph: Getty

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway placed a $5.7 billion (€4.8 billion) bet on four US pharmaceutical stocks in the third quarter, as the billionaire(...)

Tullow Oil finished ahead by 7.5 per cent to 19 cents per share, as explorers rose on the back of a surge in oil prices.

European and US shares rose on Monday, as positive updates on president Donald Trump’s health, a US stimulus package and a spate of dealmaking activit(...)

AIB was the standout faller on the Dublin stock market on Thursday. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Global equity markets slipped and bond yields fell on Thursday as investors awaited an agreement on a US aid package to mitigate the fallout from the (...)

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European stocks slid on earnings, while US futures were steady before jobs data and word on the latest American stimulus package. Mining giant Glenc(...)

Gilead Sciences is headquarters in  California, US. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Shares of Gilead Sciences rose as much as 3 per cent on Monday after a report said the US drugmaker had been approached by Britain’s AstraZeneca for (...)

Figures in the Central Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin show that during the first nine months of 2019, pharmaceuticals accounted for 62 per cent of the goods sold abroad by the Republic. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sales of high-end drugs such as Bristol-Myers Squibb’s cancer treatment Opdivo are boosting Irish exports, underscoring the importance of multinationa(...)

Halo Business Angel Network in Powerscourt, Co Wicklow

Monday, February 3rd Results: Ryanair, Alphabet, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Viacom. Indicators: Euro zone manufacturing PMI (Jan); UK manufacturing PMI(...)

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Four of the five biggest US technology giants boosted their lobbying spending last year as they battled charges of unfair competition, sought to shap(...)

Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb near Agen, France. Photograph: REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo

The approval by the HSE of a life-extending cancer immunotherapy treatment drug, Opvido, contributed to revenues at a Bristol-Myers Squibb company her(...)

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