An overdose rescue kit featuring nasal spray and injectable Naloxone at a demonstration in New York. File photograph: Getty Images

Six Irish businessmen will share a $635 million (€542m) payday after selling a company that developed a drug used in the frontline as the United State(...)

 AIB at Serpentine Avenue:  first bailed-out bank to unveil a dividend since 2008. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It was the test AIB probably wished it had failed. Two and a half years ago, the bank comfortably passed a European banking stress test of lenders’ (...)

The markets were caught off guard by Trump’s election in November  but investors have decided to focus on the positive – for the moment at least

For financial market rollercoaster junkies fearing it will be hard next year to top volatility inspired by Brexit and Donald Trump, Angela Merkel, Mar(...)

The New York Stock Exchange: markets have erased earlier losses sparked by Donald Trump’s win

Investors prepared for more volatility on global financial markets in the months ahead as news of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidenti(...)

While most European markets, including Dublin, ended the session little changed or lower, the FTSE 100 index surged 1.2 per cent to close at its highest level since May of last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Sterling slid to a three-year low against the euro on Monday after British prime minister Teresa May pledged over the weekend to trigger the start of (...)

Traders  on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the night of EU referendum. In the run-up to the referendum, global stocks and currencies swung between gains and losses. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Chicken chow mein, pizzas and energy drinks were the favoured investments of currency traders last night as they pulled an all-nighter in case of ano(...)

An investor looks on as a screen displays the circuit breaker mechanism in China: the fear is that China’s economy, the world’s second-largest after the US’s, is slowing down and affecting growth in other countries.  Photograph: Reuters/China Daily

Some €2.4 billion was wiped off the value of shares listed on the Iseq in Dublin on Thursday on a day when global stock markets wobbled amid concerns(...)