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A cameraman films a stock market indicator board in Tokyo, Japan Japan Exchange Group  announced it stopped tradings for the entire day due to a system failure. Photograph: Franck Robichon/EPA

The Tokyo Stock Exchange suspended share trading for the full day on Thursday as glitch in its electronic trading system caused the worst outage ever (...)

The market has turned substantially bearish on sterling. Photograph: iStock

Sterling fell over 1 per cent to a more than five-month low on Thursday as UK and the EU prepared for emergency talks on a future trade deal. Sterlin(...)

Revolut this week announced plans to double its Irish headcount

The Irish fintech sector continues to blossom of late, boosted by a number of companies who have established operations here primarily as a hedge agai(...)

There are around 400 fintech startups in Ireland, according to IDA Ireland

Technology company Plaid has begun offering its services in Ireland, connecting developers in fintech to the world’s financial network. The company,(...)

Monex chief executive and founder Frank Murphy

Directors at Co Kerry-headquartered financial payments company Monex shared a €6.3 million payout last year as revenues reached a record high. The co(...)

Stephen Vernon of Green Property has snapped up a penthouse at Lansdowne Place for €3.5 million

Plans for Lansdowne Place, the eagerly awaited luxury apartment development in Ballsbridge, are moving apace. Just this month Chartered Land, led by d(...)

Monex chief executive and founder Frank Murphy: “Our strategy works, the figures speak for themselves”

Monex, a Co Kerry-based financial payments company that processes more than 190 million card transactions across 48 countries each year, saw turnover (...)

Monex chief executive Frank Murphy.

Monex, the Co Kerry-based financial payments company that processes over 190 million card transactions across 46 countries each year, recorded a 16 p(...)

Frank Murphy: ‘The biggest challenge was people saying why didn’t someone think of this before? Where’s the catch?’

Sometimes good ideas can immediately catapult a company into the big leagues. More often, they will need some time to come to fruition. As a college(...)

A clerk counts Chinese 100 yuan banknotes at a branch of China Construction Bank in Hai’an, Jiangsu province

The yuan suffered its biggest fall in more than two decades on Tuesday, hitting a three-year low after the Chinese central bank surprised markets by (...)