The Dow hit a record high on Monday after Moderna became the second US company in a week to report positive results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial, raising hopes of a quicker economic recovery from a pandemic-led recession. Photograph:  Angela Weiss/Getty Images

European shares ended at a more-than-eight-month high on Monday as positive data from Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine boosted investor confidence in a fast(...)

Ryanair: the star performer in Dublin. Photograph: AFP via Getty

European shares fell for a fourth straight day on Thursday, though they trimmed losses after UK chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak unveiled billi(...)

The company, which operates in 81 countries around the world and employed around 43,000 according to its last annual statement, also said all of its Chinese employees had now been able to return to work

The coronavirus lockdowns have hit Rentokil’s services for hotels, restaurants, schools and the airline industry, forcing it to cut spending and suspe(...)

Keywords provides a raft of services to the video games industry. Photograph: iStock

Dublin-based Keywords studios has appointed a new chief financial officer after the incumbent announced his decision to leave the role for personal re(...)

Trade was mixed on Thursday as markets prepared for the long Easter weekend. Photograph: Reuters

Trade was mixed on Thursday as markets prepared to shut down for the long Easter weekend. DUBLIN Insulation specialist Kingspan rose 1.85 per cent t(...)

Brian Cowen. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Brian Cowen Former taoiseach Brian Cowen retired from politics in February 2011, having served as leader since May 2008. The Co Offaly politician, (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange  on Friday. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European travel stocks fell sharply on Friday after the van attack in tourist hotspot Barcelona. Investors were also increasingly concerned about the (...)

 Nearly 3,000 workers are facing redundancies over the holidays after one of Britain’s biggest parcel delivery groups went into administration on Christmas Eve.

British courier and parcel firm City Link has gone into administration and many of its 2,727 employees will be made redundant in the coming days, its (...)