A Penneys store  in Dublin.  ABF  revealed its Dublin-headquartered Penneys/Primark company was likely to increase sales in the first half of the year by 4%. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

MONDAY Results: Whirlpool. TUESDAY Results: JetBlue Airways, Procter & Gamble, Coca Cola. Indicators: Euro zone budget and debt to GDP ratio(...)

Brexit troubles didn’t  have a consistent impact on Irish shares on Friday. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Brexit uncertainty failed to trouble the Republic’s main share index on Friday while other European indices gained primarily due to signs of progress (...)

Earnings from one of the Iseq’s most significant component companies boosted the index by 0.76 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish stocks were a bright spot among peers on Thursday as global equities declined on the back of an abrupt ending to US president Donald Trump’s mee(...)

Davos: the World Economic Forum opens on Tuesday. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty

Monday Indicators: German consumer confidence (Feb), PPI (Dec); US imports and exports (Nov), construction spending (Nov), factory orders (Nov). Tue(...)

Loxo is developing cancer treatments that target a tumors’ genetic markers regardless of where in the body they’re located

US pharma giant Eli Lilly is to buy Loxo Oncology for about $8 billion (€7 billion) in cash, the second multibillion-dollar cancer deal of the year by(...)

Apple’s first sales warning in over a decade sent European shares sliding, with the tech sector particularly badly bruised as chipmakers that supply the iPhone maker fell sharply. Photograph: Getty Images

A revenue warning from Apple rocked equity markets around the globe yesterday as concerns over a damaging China-US trade battle and its impact on worl(...)

The deal aims to create a pharmaceutical leader in cancer and immunologic disease treatments. Photograph: iStock

Bristol-Myers Squibb, the US drugmaker, has agreed to buy Celgene in a cash and stock deal valuing the rival drugmaker at roughly $90 billion includin(...)

Ryanair results due on Monday.

Monday Results: Ryanair Meetings: CPL Resources AGM. Indicators: Irish wholesale prices (Sep). Ryanair results Increasingly, Ryanair’s results(...)

Nivolumab is already approved for use in cases of melanoma, renal cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma and a form of cancer affecting the head and neck, and has now been approved for lung cancer.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has recommended the use of the potentially life-extending cancer drug nivolumab (sold as Opdivo) for patients with (...)

The Health Service Executive says it has approved six cancer therapies this year and 24 since the start of 2016.

The Government cannot achieve targets set in its cancer strategy if it continues to block approval for a host of new generation drugs, the pharmaceuti(...)

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