Irish banks got another kicking on the day as investors await earnings reports from US heavyweights this week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares rose on Monday, although the Iseq underperformed, as progress on a possible Covid-19 vaccine, some upbeat earnings reports and stimulu(...)

Wall Street rose     after a record-setting increase in monthly US jobs pointed to a rebound in business activity following the easing of coronavirus-led lockdowns. Photograph:   Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Growing coronavirus vaccine hopes and positive jobs news from the US boosted markets on Thursday. DUBLIN Ryanair climbed 2.86 per cent to €10.97 on (...)

The data show that 19 out of 26 companies have either formally withdrawn full-year guidance as a result of the Covid-19 crisis or warned on their outlook. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 70 per cent of the Republic’s top publicly listed companies have withdrawn revenue guidance or warned on the outlook for their business this(...)

Flutter Entertainment  said the transaction would give it the financial flexibility to take advantage of Covid-19 opportunities

Flutter Entertainment, owner of Paddy Power Betfair bookmakers, has raised more than €904 million in a share sale as it seeks to cut its debt burden i(...)

Housebuilder Glenveagh Properties was among the top performers on the Iseq index, advancing 8.6 per cent to 60 cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares closed higher on Thursday as a surprise rise in China’s exports suggested some resilience in global demand, while a batch of mostly st(...)

Flutter Entertainment group chief executive Peter Jackson. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment said it would complete its acquisition of the Stars Group (TSG) early next week, following shareholder approv(...)

Racing at the 2020 Cheltenham Festival last Friday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Earnings at the parent company of bookmaker Paddy Power could fall by up to £110 million (€122 million) should the Covid-19 pandemic continue to mean (...)

The Stars Group plans to merge with Flutter, owner of Paddy Power, to form a global gambling behemoth with more than 10m customers. File photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

A gambling business eyeing a €12 billion merger with Irish betting giant Flutter Entertainment is cutting jobs at a Dublin office. Flutter, owner of (...)

Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters at Fine Gael headquarters on Upper Mount Street, Dublin. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

It would be foolish to suggest that Fine Gael was punished by the electorate for failing to act on climate change. Similarly, the EU fines coming our(...)

Colin Hunt, chief executive of AIB; Prof John FitzGerald, chairman of the National Advisory Council on Climate Change; Karen Coyle of AIB and Shane O’Reilly of CDP.

Several leading Irish companies such as Permanent TSB, Cairn Homes, Flutter Entertainment and Ryanair have been named and shamed for not reporting the(...)

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