Neymar and Kylian Mbappé are not only the most talented forwards in the world but also the most expensive. Photograph: Getty Images

On the banks of the Seine in Paris, five minutes from the Louvre, stands the Samaritaine department store. The building was last renovated at a cost o(...)

Traders at work at the stock exchange in Frankfurt am Main. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP

European stocks closed higher on Wednesday as fresh signs of weakness in Asian economies were offset by hopes for more stimulus, while investors shook(...)

European stocks edged closer to record highs on Wednesday as fresh signs of weakness in Asian economies were offset by hopes for more stimulus, while (...)

Denis O’Brien experienced a rise in his net worth, according to Forbes.

It has been a good year for Irish billionaires with a new ranking showing that most of them saw a rise in their fortunes. Forbes’ Billionaires List, (...)

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison: their payments company is now valued at $95 billion. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison are worth $11.5 billion (€9.65 billion) each following their company’s latest fundraise, according to Bloomb(...)

LVMH, controlled by Europe’s richest man Bernard Arnault, agreed a $16 billion deal to buy Tiffany & Co last November, but got cold feet as Covid-19 walloped markets

The cancellation of the planned wedding between luxury goods brands LVMH and Tiffany has descended into the type of suit and countersuit that normally(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European stocks recorded their worst weekly decline since mid-June on Friday, although the Iseq outperformed, as investors feared that a second wave o(...)

Tiffany responded by launching legal action against LVMH, claiming the French luxury conglomerate deliberately stalled the process of securing antitrust approvals and used other delaying tactics to force it to renegotiate the deal. Photograph: iStock

LVMH’s planned $16.6 billion (€14 billion) takeover of US jeweller Tiffany was thrown into jeopardy on Wednesday after the French conglomerate said th(...)

Facebook chief executive and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg: his wealth has crossed $100bn. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Billionaires are small town; for elite bragging rights “centibillionaire” is the new threshold. The word had little cause to be used before 2018, when(...)

Ryanair Holdings climbed 2.29% to €10.96 despite news that Germany would bail out the Irish airline group’s rival, Deutsche Lufthansa. File photograph: Getty

Shares rose yesterday as investors’ hopes that countries would begin easing Covid-19 restrictions grew. However, London was closed for the spring ban(...)

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