Flutter described approval by the UK mergers regulator as a ‘significant milestone’ in the deal’s progress. File photograph: PA

Regulators in the Republic have yet to clear Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment’s €12 billion merger with The Stars Group while the UK’s competit(...)

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Irish IT services firm Version 1 is to buy digital consulting company Singlepoint in what will be its eleventh acquisition. No financial details of (...)

Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Jason Reed/AFP/Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia asked the country’s regulators to push the break-up or effective separation of Google’s digital advertising busin(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland: The bank has been broken up and put back together again over the years.  It is hard to see another divorce achieving much. Photograph: Alan Betson

When scandals or controversies come to light in this country, there are three reflex responses. The first is a call for an investigation, inquiry or e(...)

A decision by the competition watchdog to take no action against major breweries over tap contracts in pubs and clubs has been criticised by the craft brewing industry.

A decision by the competition watchdog to take no action against major breweries over tap contracts in pubs and clubs has been criticised by the craft(...)

Traders tried to arrange for banks to make high or low submissions to the ABS in relation to the ringgit. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Two of Australia’s biggest banks have agreed to pay a combined fine of 15 million Australian dollars (€10.5 million) after admitting to attempted car(...)

Bank of Ireland’s Archie G Kane: Bank of Ireland shares fell by 1.2 per cent to 23.9 cent while PTSB finished 4.9 per cent lower at €2.458. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Shares in Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB both fell in Dublin yesterday as the markets digested measures for the banking sector included in the new (...)

Bank of Ireland declined 1.2 per cent to 23.9 cents in early trading

Permanent TSB led banking shares lower in early trading in Dublin as investors digested the draft programme for government, which includes provisions (...)

The outgoing government had planned to sell 25 per cent of AIB onto the market later this year, and this can still go ahead, though no commitment is given in the document to proceed.

The State will not sell off any more than 25 per cent of AIB before 2019, according to the draft programme for government. The plan also commits to a(...)