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Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh. The insulation group said on Monday that the outlook for its markets is ‘relatively stable’.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Shares in insulation specialist Kingspan tumbled on Monday after the company confirmed evidence of a UK slowdown and indicated that full-year profits (...)

Greencore has been downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald and has been moved out of their core portfolio. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald has downgraded its investment outlook on food group Greencore. The downgrade to “underperform” from “outper(...)

Permanent TSB CEO Jeremy Masding: said this week that the ECB is likely to stand in the way of the group hitting its target of returning to paying dividends in early 2019 for the first time in over a decade. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

For followers of Irish banks, an all-too-familiar – and increasingly powerful – bogeyman continues to lurk in the shadows. Permanent TSB’s chief exe(...)

Bank of Ireland’s chief executive Richie Boucher: will step step down at the end of this year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The price of new shares in Bank of Ireland, which are set to start trading on Monday, has been set at €7.38 each, as the lender issues one stock for e(...)

AIB headquarters in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Shares in AIB fell yesterday as unconditional trading in the stock resumed for the first time since its flotation last Friday. The shares dipped 1.5 (...)

Francesca McDonagh: her paternal grandfather comes from Carraroe in Galway and her paternal grandmother is from Dublin. She studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University.  Photograph: Screengrab from an interview with Marketforce Business Media in 2016

Francesca McDonagh, the incoming Bank of Ireland chief executive, is proud to have brought the “onesie” to banking. Executives on the 234-year-old b(...)

Unilever: The consumer good group surged 13 per cent after rejecting a $143bn takeover offer from  Kraft Heinz. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

European stocks ended the session little changed as a jump in Unilever shares offset declines in banks and commodity producers. The pan-European Stox(...)

 Nike trainers in a Foot Locker store  in  California: Nike gained 2.8 per cent, boosted by Foot Locker’s results. Photographer: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

European stocks posted their biggest weekly slide since the run-up to the Brexit referendum on speculation the recent rebound might have been overdon(...)

Bank Of Ireland College Green Dublin: Analysts have  started to cut their forecasts for the bank amid concerns over a UK recession. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bank of Ireland’s planned return to paying a dividend next year for the first time since 2008 is seen as being at risk as Brexit rattles investors in(...)