If media reports are to be believed, many companies (and their investors presumably) have already priced in much of the anticipated disruption that is expected form a worst-case Brexit scenario

I have shares in three Irish companies – Bank of Ireland, Kingspan and CRH. While I bought Bank of Ireland shares over a number of years at a low pric(...)

Mike Ashley: “The mainstream high street as we think about it today is already dead. Dead. They can’t survive. Their patient has died.”

Ryanair is challenging an Irish tax law that is forcing it to levy income tax on employees who don’t live here. The law that requires the airline to t(...)

Tim Berners-Lee was speaking at the opening of the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, where 23 conferences are taking place across nine main stages and an estimated 1,200 speakers are expected

There is no wavering in Dublin’s opposition to proposals for an EU Digital Sales Tax, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted ahead of an EU mee(...)

Columnists Fintan O’Toole, Una Mullally and David McWilliams perform “extremely well” among Irish and UK listeners

Irish media start-up Noa has secured a second tranche of seed funding as part of a three-stage process that will ultimately raise €800,000 for the bus(...)

The scale of the so-called gig economy isn’t as significant as some reports suggest, according to a new study by the ESRI.

Revenue officials have been doing their sums ahead of October’s budget and reckon the Government could raise €433 million in Budget 2019 by introducin(...)

Bullish sentiment, as measured by the weekly American Association of Individual Investor polls, has averaged less than 37 per cent since the rally began in 2009. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Market bears insist this ageing bull market, now the second-longest in history after celebrating its ninth birthday this month, is past its sell-by (...)

 A woman picks up a basket at the Aldi store. Aldi is accusing rivals Tesco and SuperValu of working deliberately to obstruct its expansion using planning objections. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

With the battle for consumers hotting up, retailer Aldi is accusing rivals Tesco and SuperValu of working deliberately to obstruct its expansion follo(...)

Boris Johnson: known for humming England’s national anthem during negative Brexit briefings Photograph: AFP

Boris Johnson may, or may not, have stuck his fingers in his ears and hummed England’s national anthem during negative Brexit briefings from civil ser(...)

New York Stock Exchange: Historically low levels of anxiety have confounded those who assumed an upsurge in volatility was a given in 2017. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Donald Trump’s political travails injected some volatility into stock markets recently but 2017 has largely been a very quiet year. Prior to the Trump(...)

 An information board shows the decline of the German DAX to a one-year low at the stock exchange in Frankfurt: Germany’s stock markets, among other international markets, have fallen into bear markets. Photograph:  Christoph Schmidt/EPA

It has been a torrid week for global stock markets. Indices everywhere have been pummelled and volatility has gone through the roof on foot of mountin(...)

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