Societe Generale

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A merger between UniCredit and SocGen has been considered by the latter on several occasions over the past 15 years. File photograph: Getty Images

Italy’s UniCredit is planning to merge with French rival Société Générale in a bold move that would mean two of Europe’s big banks join forces, leadin(...)

Court artist sketch dated September 26th, 2017, by Elizabeth Cook of Ouissem Medouni (40) and his partner Sabrina Kouider (35) who have been found guilty of murdering their French nanny Sophie Lionnet. Photograph: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

A jury at the Old Bailey in London on Thursday convicted a French couple of murdering their French au pair girl near Wimbledon, motivated by a paranoi(...)

Ryanair added 1.7% to €15.90 on Friday on a day in which Aer Lingus owner IAG announced bumper profits

Healthcare and technology companies led gains in European equities on Friday as the euro slipped amid mounting concern about the region’s economic out(...)

BNP Paribas chief executive officer Jean-Laurent Bonnafe, who’s counting on growth at the corporate and investment bank to meet goals for revenue and profitability, blamed lacklustre client activity in Europe for the debt-trading slump.

BNP Paribas and Société Générale missed out on the trading gains that boosted earnings at some of their US and European rivals in the first quarter, s(...)

NTMA headquarters in the Treasury Building. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ireland’s debt office is planning to raise €3 billion from a bond sale in the near future, market sources suggest. The National Treasury Management (...)

The  H&M store in Barcelona: the Swedish clothing firm published lower-than-expected quarterly sales. File photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters

European shares rose on Thursday, after two days of losses, with equities buoyed by good results from companies including insurance heavyweights Munic(...)

Zara owner Inditex’s proportion of online sales jumped 41 per cent to reach 10 per cent of net sales across the group in 2017. Photograph: iStock

A stronger euro took its toll on Spanish retailer Inditex in its latest quarter, leading to lower profit margins at the owner of clothing chain Zara, (...)

Central Bank  governor Philip Lane, pictured on his first day in office in November 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin economics professor John O’Hagan didn’t think much of it when he hadn’t heard in weeks from the third-year student he’d hired i(...)

Aryzta chairman Gary McGann searches for that elusive turnaround at the baked goods group’s December 2017 agm. Photograph: Alan Betson

In January 2017, Jean-Philippe Bertschy, an analyst at Swiss bank Vontobel, dialled in to a conference call with Owen Killian, the then chief executiv(...)

A man walks past an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo

European markets followed Asian peers lower on the last trading day of the week as nerves about rising borrowing costs and soaring volatility put worl(...)

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