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DUBLIN The Iseq index was virtually unchanged from the previous day’s trading. Bank of Ireland jumped 5.4 per cent to €0.19 cent. Glanbia(...)

Stocks in Europe declined from their highest level in almost five years before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke testifies on the outlook for the world’s biggest economy.

Stocks in Europe declined from their highest level in almost five years before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke testifies on the outlook(...)

Brent futures dropped further below $104 per barrel this morning, as data showed a surprise jump in US gasoline stockpiles.

Brent futures dropped further below $104 per barrel this morning, as data showing a surprise jump in US gasoline stockpiles and worries that pe(...)

Brent crude futures steadied near a two-week high this morning, holding around $105 per barrel.

Brent crude futures steadied near a two-week high this morning, holding around $105 per barrel as rising Middle East tensions offset concerns a(...)

Global equity markets rose and the dollar soared against a basket of currencies yesterday, reaching a near three-year peak, as speculation moun(...)

Do we have a major bond and/or stock bubble? On bonds, I’d say definitely not. On stocks, probably not, although I’m not as certain

Bubbles can be bad for your financial health – and bad for the health of the economy, too. The dotcom bubble of the late 1990s left behind many(...)

Demonstrators  against austerity in Paris at the weekend. They also called for the establishment of a  “sixth republic” with a new constitution for France. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

The last couple of weeks have seen an intensification of the so-called austerity debate. President Michael D Higgins, in widely publicised inte(...)

Oil rose above $100 a barrel today as an interest rate cut by the European Central Bank supported riskier assets, although a shaky global oil d(...)

Brent crude steadied under $104  a barrel this morning, holding on to most of its gains. Photo: Bloomberg

Brent crude steadied under $104 (€79) a barrel this morning, holding on to most of its gains from the previous session as investors remained ca(...)

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who have amassed a large bitcoin portfolio, in their office in New York last week. The twin brothers’ decision to go public with their position on the digital currency signals a new stage for what has been an experimental alternative to national currencies. Photograph: Agaton Strom/The New York Times

Bitcoin’s wild ride may not have been the biggest business story of the past few weeks, but it was surely the most entertaining. Over the cours(...)

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