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The CRH offices on Fitzwilliam Square. Earlier this year, CRH sold its US distribution business, Allied Building Products, for $2.6 billion (€2.24 billion). Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

CRH shares rose on Wednesday after the building materials giant said it had sold its do-it-yourself (DIY) retail business in the Netherlands and Belgi(...)

One51 chief executive Alan Walsh, who plans to list the business next year. Photographer: Dave Meehan

One51, the former Irish investment group that has evolved into an international rigid plastics manufacturer, is considering a listing for its stock in(...)

Goodbody has taken the number one spot in the annual Thomson Reuters Extel survey in three of the past four years. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES) Dara Mac Donaill

Stockbroking firm Goodbody has been voted Ireland’s top broker in the annual Thomson Reuters Extel 2017 Survey. The firm has taken the number one spot(...)

Wall Street recovered earlier losses on Monday as gains in healthcare stocks offset a slide in the energy sector.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks edged higher on Monday after falling the week before, as Swiss chemical company Syngenta gained after US regulators cleared a takeover(...)

CRH’s interim results are scheduled for release on August 25th. The company currently has a €24.3 billion market capitalisation

Shares in CRH soared to a nine-year high on Wednesday, trading on speculation the building materials group is on the cusp of joining Europe’s most inf(...)

Goodbody’s latest hire, Colm Lauder, is currently vice-president of real estate at Morgan Stanley Capital International in London

Dublin-based stockbroker Goodbody has poached Irish man Colm Lauder from MSCI in London to lead its research coverage of the real estate sector. This(...)

Fyffes lost 2.2 per cent in early trading in Dublin on Friday

The Iseq stood out as a bright spot in a weaker overall European equities markets in early Friday trading as the index’s largest member, CRH, raised i(...)

The Iseq declined 3.8 per cent between Tuesday and Friday evening. Photograph: Reuters

Joe Brennan Shares in the Irish companies most exposed to Brexit have been rattled in recent days as polls show mounting UK voter support for the cam(...)

Gene Murtagh, Kingspan chief executive. Photograph: Alan Betson

FIONA REDDAN Kingspan, the building materials and insulation group, has positioned itself for a tilt at the rapidly improving US housing market with t(...)

Grafton, which owns the Woodies DIY and Heiton Buckley chains, yesterday revealed a strong performance in the second half of the year that pushed full-year sales up by 8 per cent to £1.9 billion (€2.3 billion).

Gavin Slark, the chief executive of the builders merchant and DIY retailer Grafton Group, said the Irish market appears to be on a path to “sustained (...)

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