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Cameron Blair (20) died after being stabbed at a house party in Cork on January 16th. Photograph: Denis Boyle

The teenager who admitted the murder of 20-year-old student, Cameron Blair when he stabbed him at a house party in Cork has lodged an appeal against t(...)

“The markets are in a state of panic, with the perfect storm of a lot of bad news over the weekend in relation to the coronavirus in Europe and the US as well as developments in the oil markets.”

Was the stock market slump on the last week of trading in February – which saw European shares and the Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average slum(...)

The world’s five most valuable companies - Apple, Google’s parent Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook –  each gaining between 37%  and 56%  in 2017 to leave them with a combined market capitalisation of €2.8 trillion. Photograph: Getty Images

Allegations of Russian interference in US elections. A rocky first year for the new incumbent in the White House. A rogue nation testing weapons of m(...)

Mari Smith, “the queen of Facebook”, is among the speakers for the Social Media Summit which begins on Tuesday at Croke Park

Monday Results: Daiwa, Fuji Indicators: Irish residential property prices (Feb); US labour market conditions (Mar) Meetings: Travel Insights Work(...)

A display on the NYSE trading floor shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the 20,000 mark shortly after the opening of the trading session on Wednesday. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

The Dow Jones Industrial Average stock market index breached 20,000 points on Wall Street for the first time on Wednesday, prompting US president Don(...)

Darker outlook: Hillary Clinton’s standing in the pools has fallen since the FBI reopened an investigation into her emails. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

As chaos reigned across global markets in August last year amid signs that China’s economy, the world’s growth engine, was slowing, Donald Trump took (...)

“GlaxoSmithKline, Vodafone and Diageo have all done well since Brexit,” said Joe Gill of Goodbody Stockbrokers. “The collapse of sterling . . . has made sterling assets look more interesting for Irish investors.”

Irish corporate dividends are likely to withstand a slowdown in Irish profit growth on the back of the Brexit vote, according to analysts. A weakenin(...)

The headquarters of Monte Dei Paschi di Siena  in  Tuscany. Italy’s number-three bank has taken a hammering on the stock market recently. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

As Irish shares threaten to enter a bear market for the first time since 2011, the outlook may depend on two events: how the UK “bails out” of the EU (...)

The yield on Ireland’s 10-year bonds, which rose sharply on Thursday amid heightened concern about the UK’s membership of the EU, eased back by 0.06 percentage points to 0.86 per cent. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Irish shares rebounded from four-month lows on Friday in line with equities globally, amid speculation UK Labour MP Jo Cox’s murder on Thursday may r(...)

Looking up: a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US markets have regained losses from the financial crisis and reached record highs, while the Irish Stock Exchange is nowhere near its pre-crisis high. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Consider this. If you had invested in the US market pre-crash, held tight and decided against crystallising your losses when the market plummet(...)