CRH rose in early trading, with analysts at Morgan Stanley giving the stock an “overweight” rating, but it closed down 2.15 per cent at €29.55.

European shares edged lower, having earlier held firm after a mixed selection of corporate earnings. Global trade tensions and Brexit jitters remaine(...)

Hotel Chocolat in Liverpool

Hotel Chocolat is to open its first Dublin city centre store at 1 GPO Buildings on Henry Street. The UK retailer opened its first store in London in(...)

Hotel Chocolat in Liverpool: The boutique chocolatier intends to open its latest shop in Dublin by the end of 2017.

The UK chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is to open a new store in the GPO retail building on Dublin’s Henry Street. A second store will be launched at Dundr(...)

“A festival of faces”: traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle / Bloomberg
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Image of the week: Tough trades The New York Stock Exchange floor is a festival of facial expressions, even if many of them represent the different s(...)