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Wall Street shares were flat as James Comey’s testimony began, then rose modestly as investors digested his performance. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

It was dubbed “Super Thursday” by market-watchers, as the UK general election, a key Senate hearing in Washington and a meeting of the European Centra(...)

Although shares in Santander fell 0.9 per cent in choppy trade and Banco Popular’s were suspended, Santander said it would buy Popular and carry out a capital increase of around €7 billion.  Photograph: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg

Banks and utilities supported European stocks on Wednesday, as there was a sense of relief among investors that Spain’s struggling Banco Popular was b(...)

Passes for Cannes Lions festival can cost as much as €5,215 per person. Photograph: iStock

Organisers of this year’s Cannes Lions advertising festival are introducing new restrictions on super yachts entering the Cote d’Azur port as part of (...)

Millionaire financier Randy Work, who has lost a Court of Appeal fight after complaining that his estranged wife walked away with too much money following the breakdown of their marriage.

A former Lone Star Funds executive, who asked judges to weigh the value of “genius” in a bid to win a bigger share of a £140 million (€165 million) fo(...)

The YouTube advertising controversy heightens the stakes for the company. Image: Reuters

When Google acquired YouTube in 2006 for $1.65 billion (€1.5 billion), it was considered a pricey gamble, one made with the belief that an online serv(...)

Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right French National Front (FN), is lagging behind centrist rival Emmanuel Macron in France’s presidential race. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters

European stocks closed little changed, paring earlier losses as banks rallied and French shares climbed after a poll showed anti-euro, far-right cand(...)

WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell: the group reported that 2016 like-for-like net sales were up 3.1 per cent. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

WPP, the world’s largest advertising group, said it had seen a relatively slow start to 2017 and would plan conservatively for the year ahead after hi(...)

The recent failure of Kraft Heinz’s bid for Unilever demonstrated the quandaries that large corporations could face as national barriers rise

Paul Polman thought it was just going to be an informal catch-up. But it quickly became clear that Alexandre Behring, chairman of Kraft Heinz, had som(...)

Andy Brown, chief executive and chairman of Kantar, which employs more than 50 people in Ireland across offices in Dublin and Belfast.

Kantar Media, the global media measurement company, has acquired Newsaccess, the Dublin-based media monitoring specialists. Andy Brown, chief executi(...)

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney: remuneration of about  €2.5 million last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Just how much should a corporate executive be paid in salary and bonuses? It’s a question that’s been asked for decades, coming more and more into foc(...)

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