Food group Glanbia was down 1.7%  to €10.27 by the end of the day

Global equity benchmarks slipped from record highs and oil prices dipped on Friday as weaker economic data in Japan and Europe and concerns that newly(...)

Kingspan maintains that it would never have recommended that its products be used on Grenfell when the tower block was refitted

Kingspan shares fell almost 2.8 per cent in Dublin on Friday after a long-time investor confirmed that it had cut its stake in the Irish insulation ma(...)

In 2006 the Bank of England used an analogy which is still true today: Britain is “like a bank or venture capitalist that earns net income by borrowing to invest in projects that earn a higher return than the cost of funding”. (Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)
Do not discount a run on sterling

Is sterling riding for a fall? The UK’s current account deficit is certainly worryingly large. From less than 2 per cent of GDP in 2011, it ballooned(...)