Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, has called for more stimulus to strengthen the European economy. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

European shares dropped on Friday, dragged down by commodity producers after European Central Bank president Mario Draghi said the region’s economy i(...)

Traders in the stock exchange in Frankfurt. Zalando and Carrefour led the region’s retailers higher after the German online company raised its profitability forecast and the French grocer reported sales that beat projections. Photograph: Reuters

European stocks erased declines and posted their first back-to-back gains in two weeks amid better-than-estimated earnings. British equities also r(...)

 New York Stock Exchange: power companies  the only group to advance. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares fell on Thursday as underwhelming Chinese trade data knocked down mining stocks. US stocks also fell to three-month lows as the disap(...)

Kenmare Resources managing director Michael Carvill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mining company Kenmare Resources has reported another record level of production at its Moma titanium minerals mine in Mozambique. The firm said tot(...)

DoubleTree by Hilton: Dalata’s announcement that  it was looking at taking over the former Burlington sent shares in the hotel group up by more than 5.4%. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

European equities climbed for a third day, with investor confidence slowly coming back amid the calmest market in more than a year. Dublin’s Iseq ro(...)

Kenmare Resources managing director Michael Carvill said further reductions in operating costs were expected in the second half of the year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Mining company Kenmare Resources saw half-year revenue fall 24 per cent to $56.2 million (€50 million) on the back of lower commodity prices. The f(...)

Michael Carvill, managing director Kenmare Resources. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Kenmare Resources reported record sales volumes for the second quarter of 2016 on the back of strong demand, the Irish mining group said in a trading(...)

Investing in exploration is not for the faint-hearted. Photograph:  Finbarr O’Rourke

As get-rich-quick schemes go, searching for oil or gold could be the most foolish of them all. “Investing in exploration is not for the faint-hearte(...)

Kenmare managing director Michael Carvill and his family will retain a minority stake. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Kenmare Resources has pulled the trigger on the final stage of a tortuous balance sheet restructuring that will r