The employers’ representative group is to begin a three part series of debates in which Ireland’s European election candidates will be put through their paces on the issues. Photograph: Ibec

MONDAY Results: Trinity Biotech, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Liberty Global, Hertz Global, Pappa John’s. Indicators: Euro zone retail sales (Mar), (...)

 Applegreen  CEO Bob Etchingham. The company is due to report results on Tuesday. Photograph:   Cyril Byrne

Monday Indicators: US housing market index (Mar). Tuesday Results: Applegreen, Mincon, FedEx. Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Jan), lab(...)

Ireland’s main share index outperformed most of its European peers on Friday with a 1.08 per cent rise led by positive moves in CRH and Ryanair. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish shares outperformed European peers on a day when global equities rose with strong economic data coming from the US. Meanwhile, Britain’s Ftse c(...)

Italy’s deputy prime minister Luigi Di Maio gestures during a press conference on Friday. The Italian government and the European Commission are on a collision course. Photograph: Getty

European shares weakened on Friday on fears of rising US interest rates and a budget row between Brussels and Italy. DUBLIN Cardboard box maker Smur(...)

US president Donald Trump listens to remarks by US trade representative Robert Lighthizer before signing a memorandum on intellectual property tariffs on high-tech goods from China, at the White House on Thursday. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Concerns about trade sent European shares tumbling on Thursday as the US prepared to announce hefty tariffs on Chinese imports, with banks, basic reso(...)

The property sector continues to be attractive for investors

Monday Indicators: Euro zone construction output (Dec). Tuesday Results: Green REIT, Kerry Group, Heidelberg Cement, Dominos Pizza, Home Depot, (...)

 CRH dipped 0.8%  to €27.43 despite European peers such as Heidelberg Cement and Buzzi gaining ground on Wednesday

European markets see-sawed following stronger-than-expected inflation data from the US, which first sent shares plunging in early afternoon before ral(...)

Danish telecoms company TDC saw shares end up 13.39% . Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

Ireland’s Iseq overall index reversed some losses after a tough week last week and closed up 1.31 per cent with strong performances from Bank of Irela(...)

Boeing shares hit an all-time high at $281.83 on Monday, gaining 3.9%. Photograph: Getty Images

US tax cuts approved over the weekend boosted equities on both sides of the Atlantic, benefitting Irish building materials giant CRH amongst others. (...)

Traders  on the floor of the NYSE, November 8th, 2017. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Poorly performing banks and concerns about US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plans dragged European markets down on Wednesday. DUBLIN Ingredien(...)

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