Richie Boucher, chairman designate of CRH, pictured at his home in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Irish building materials giant CRH has appointed former Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher as chairman designate to succeed Nicky Hartery (...)

Richie Boucher has joined the board of building materials group CRH as a non-executive director. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher has been appointed to the board of building materials group CRH as a non-executive director. (...)

Permanent TSB rose 4.94 per cent to €4.25 on the back of an interim management statement in which it said financial performance improved in the third quarter

European shares rose yesterday, supported by a weak euro but against the background of concerns for political stability in Portugal. DUBLIN Perman(...)

More than 550,000 equities in building materials giant CRH changed hands in Dublin

Retailers and miners helped European stocks post their best three-day advance since January. Analysts believe both sides will find a way to hold off (...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

European stocks traded near a seven-year high, while Greek shares fell on skepticism that a debt agreement is within reach. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index(...)

The upward Iseq movement was helped by a 2.55% climb for one of its biggest stocks, Ryanair. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Concern about the outcome of a Greek election is likely to translate into weeks of nervous equity markets across the euro zone, analysts forecast.Eur(...)

The Greek benchmark gauge plunged 8.4 per cent and as much as 11 per cent, the most among 18 western-European markets.Photograph: Yuya Shino/Reuters

European shares and periphery euro zone bonds tumbled after the Greek parliament rejected the government’s presidential candidate, setting the stage f(...)

Sales of asset-backed securities will jump next year by the most since 2007, to €115 billion, Credit Suisse said in a separate note this month

Euro zone banks may have 1.28 trillion in loans eligible to be packaged and sold to investors, freeing up money to lend, according to Credit Suisse Gr(...)