Building materials giant CRH, which has extensive US interests, was up 1.5% to €31.01.

Global stock markets advanced on Wednesday on signs of a lessening in US-China trade tensions and the prospects of a fresh stimulus package from the E(...)

In the United States a rise in technology stocks lifted Wall Street.  Photograph: EPA

Irish stocks outperformed European peers yesterday as markets globally rallied on hopes of a resolution to a trade dispute between the US and China. (...)

The Irish Ferries vessel Ulysses leaves Dublin port .Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Revenue at Irish Continental Group rose 6 per cent in the first six months of its financial year, but the ferry group took a hit as scheduling changes(...)

By Tuesday afternoon, equity indexes on Wall Street had given up earlier gains amid uncertainty over the prospects for a US-China trade deal.

European shares rose comfortably on Tuesday, led by Italian stocks on hopes of an arrangement to form a new coalition government in Rome, while Beijin(...)

Freight trucks at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford: Industry groups  warn delays at English ports could hit the transport of fresh food and time-sensitive produce. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Pressure is building on the Government to advance plans for alternative shipping routes bypassing Britain to avoid severe delays at English Channel po(...)

Top three earners: CRH’s Albert Manifold (€8.23m), Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary (€3.373m) and Smurfit Kappa’s Tony Smurfit (€3.372m)

The bosses of Ireland’s top 20 companies earned 41 times more than their employees, widening the gap on the previous year as they secured a collective(...)

Oil prices jumped about 2 per cent following the suspected tanker attack. Photograph: ISNA/AFP/Getty

Gains for metal and mining companies helped European stocks to end slightly higher on Thursday, after concerns over an attack on tankers in the Gulf o(...)

The benchmark S&P 500 index is now just about 2 per cent away from its early May record high. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Hopes of monetary stimulus lifted investor sentiment globally on Tuesday with anticipation of an interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve. In the U(...)

In Dublin Ryanair hit highs of €11 before closing 1.41 per cent up at €10.805. File photograph: The Irish Times

Global trade jitters stoked worries concerning the ongoing US-China trade row hit European shares on Friday, ending a three-day rally. Dublin Ryanai(...)

The WB Yeats delivered in December 2018 commenced sailings on January 22nd.

Brexit worries continue to hit Irish-UK tourist traffic despite the two countries’ pledge to preserve free travel, according to Eamonn Rothwell, chief(...)

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