Deutsche upgrades CRH from hold to buy despite caution in the markets on the chances of company hitting medium-term targets. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

CRH is only expected to achieve a third of the target it has set to expand earnings margins by 2021, leaving room for a large positive surprise if del(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold in the Roadstone Cement Quarry in Dublin. The company’s share price has been battered in recent months. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A day after Ireland’s largest plc published its latest quarterly update, Mary Rhinehart, who only joined the board last month, stumped up $27,340 for (...)

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Markets dipped on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of the US mid-term elections. In Ireland, the Iseq Overall Index closed down 0.9 per cent a(...)