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Mickey Mouse and chief executive and chairman of the Walt Disney Company Bob Iger. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

21st Century Fox accepted a sweetened, $71.3 billion (€61.54bn) bid from Walt Disney for its entertainment assets, outbidding Comcast in a battle for (...)

The combined value of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Alphabet – the FAAMGs, as they are sometimes known – is just shy of $4 trillion. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images

High-flying technology stocks continue to defy the doubters. Although 2018 has been a testing year for most investors – the MSCI World Index has been(...)

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

European stocks jumped more than 1 per cent on Thursday, while the euro slumped against the dollar, after the European Central Bank indicated it would(...)

The Murdoch family had spurned a takeover offer from Comcast in favour of a less valuable all-stock bid by Disney last December, calculating that a deal with the owner of Pixar and Marvel Studios would face less regulatory risk and create a limited tax liability for Fox shareholders.

Comcast has launched a $65 billion (€55 billion) takeover bid for some of the marquee assets of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, gatecrashing the me(...)

Irish Continental Group, the owner of Irish Ferries, suffered a second day of falls

Trading in European shares was hesitant on Wednesday as investors awaited guidance from the US Federal Reserve on future interest rate rises. Trading (...)

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Traffic moves past the Time Warner Center, June 12, 2018 in New York City. A federal judge today said that AT&T can move forward with its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, which the U.S. Justice Department had sought to block. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

A US federal judge on Tuesday approved the blockbuster merger between AT&T and Time Warner, rebuffing the US government’s effort to stop the $85.4(...)

Fox’s bid of £10.75 a share values Sky — which was founded by Mr Murdoch — at about £18.5 billion (€21.1 billion).

The UK government has cleared two bids for Sky from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and Comcast, setting up a bidding war for the pan-European media(...)

AIB was flat at €4.85 despite reports from brokers that someone had placed an order for 1.5 million of the bank’s shares. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Bloomberg

Continued nervousness about politics in Spain and Italy left shares trailing on Tuesday. DUBLIN The Irish market played catch-up with peers followin(...)

Uncertain times: the loss-making Sky News. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

As the Dublin Castle courtyard filled up with the faces of relieved, overwhelmed and deliriously exhausted campaigners, it can have escaped no one wat(...)

Netflix shares have added more than 70 per cent so far this year. Photograph: Reuters

Netflix’s market capitalisation briefly surpassed that of the Walt Disney Company on Thursday, making the streaming service the most valuable media co(...)

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