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Remote working in the pandemic drove WeWork’s losses sharply higher. File photograph: Reuters/Kate Munsch

WeWork’s losses almost quadrupled to $2.1 billion (€1.7 billion) in the first quarter of this year, as the co-working company haemorrhaged more than a(...)

Global stocks hit a record high on Friday and oil climbed after strong US and Chinese economic data bolstered expectations of a solid global recovery (...)

As part of the deal WeWork will receive $800 million from investors including Starwood Capital, Fidelity and BlackRock.

WeWork has agreed to merge with a blank-cheque company in a deal that values the office provider at $9 billion (€7.6 billion), paving the way for a fl(...)

John Collison, president and co-founder of Stripe and Patrick Collison, chief executive officer and co-founder of Stripe. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Online payments company Stripe, which was founded by Irish brothers Patrick and John Collison, is now valued at $95 billion after securing an addition(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland has fined stockbroker Davy €4.13m for breaching market rules in relation to a transaction involving the broker’s own staff. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/

When the Central Bank of Ireland told the partners of Bloxham heading into the final weekend of May in 2012 that the game was up for the country’s the(...)

Megan Nolan: ‘This is another thing that drinking does, this thinning of veils, spirits and souls, consciousness and unconsciousness: I don’t love you, I love you.’ Photograph: iStock

From the very beginning, whenever there was a crush, there was also a drink in my hand. In his novel High Fidelity, Nick Hornby’s narrator Rob, an unh(...)

IFS Associate Apprentices 2018/2020 class Generation Apprenticeship 2020 winners

Established by Ibec industry association Financial Services Ireland (FSI) in 2017, the International Financial Services (IFS) apprenticeship programme(...)

Larry Fink, founder and chief executive of the investment firm BlackRock, said that a ‘tectonic shift’ in the investment landscape was happening faster than he expected. Photograph: Damon Winter/The New York Times

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, will push companies to commit to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and raised the prospect of dumping(...)

2020 was a year to forget for the UK stock market. Photograph: iStock

2020 was a year to forget for the UK stock market, with the FTSE 100 badly underperforming both European and global markets after suffering a double-d(...)

“Both technical and soft skills are necessary to successfully perform and advance,” says Sharon Walsh of Fidelity Investments. Photograph: iStock

The different strands of the Irish education and training system have their own particular roles to play in preparing students for the world of work.(...)

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