Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. Wall Street’s three main indexes flitted between slight gains and losses on Monday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

European markets moved slightly higher, supported by strong economic growth figures from China. The Chinese data eased investor concerns about a slow(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Irish shares outperformed European peers yesterday but bank stocks in Italy took a hit as concerns about a possible fine on the country exacted a hea(...)

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(...)

An increase in crude oil prices boosted oil stocks on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Oxford/Reuters

Energy stocks, and particularly oil and mining stocks, advanced on Wednesday as crude prices advanced. For the most part investors in Europe and the U(...)

Up to 25,000 new pharma jobs could be created in Ireland if the EU changes the rules on manufacturing of medicines for markets outside the member states

Ryanair said this morning that its profits rose 10 per cent to € 1.45 billion in the 12 months ended March 31st 2018. However, the airline warned that(...)

There are a number of methods used to edit the DNA of any organism, and it is possible to be highly specific and precise when you go in to  make a genetic change

A quiet revolution is under way in laboratories across the developed world, one that has the potential to do nothing short of altering the course of h(...)

Ryanair was up more than 1.1 per cent to €15.85, after announcing April traffic figures up 9 per cent.

European shares rose on Wednesday, boosted by several strong earnings updates and a rising tech sector after results from Apple exceeded expectations.(...)

Twitter performed well on Thursday after reporting its first quarterly net profit. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

World stock markets remained volatile on Thursday, with Europe initially performing well before poor performance in the US dragged stocks down. Major(...)

Profits at PR firms Murray and Teneo rose, according to the companies’ latest accounts. Photograph: Getty

Proof that the PR sector is in rude health comes with newly filed accounts for some of the industry’s biggest players. Murray Consultants, whose clie(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange   in New York . Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

World stock markets climbed on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, wh(...)

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