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Insurer Aviva reported a 4 per cent increase in first- half profit that topped analysts’ estimates. Photo: Bloomberg

Insurer Aviva reported a 4 per cent increase in first- half profit that topped analysts’ estimates. Operating profit in the six months through June cl(...)

Personal pension sales at Standard Life increased by 59 per cent in the six months to June 30th, boosting the life assurer’s assets under management.

Funds under management at Standard Life Ireland grew by 8.8 per cent to €7.4 billion in the six months to June 30th, as the Scottish life assurer bene(...)

Michael O’Leary: under his stewardship Ryanair has offered an attractive dividend yield. Photograph: Dave Meehan

For income-hungry investors, plummeting bond yields and deposit rates over the past few years have meant they have had to look for returns elsewher(...)

Pension funds have reported continuing strong growth in the first half of the year, with the average managed fund delivering an investment gain of 6.1(...)

Canadian engineering and construction company SNC Lavalin has it would acquire Kentz Corp. Photograph: Christinne Muschi/Reuters

The Malaysian investors who stepped in 20 years ago to rescue engineering group Kentz from examinership are poised to make about €184 million if th(...)

 The ‘Gherkin’ and Canary Wharf: central London office markets is still outperforming the rest of the UK.  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

More than a handful of Irish property investors were burnt by investments in UK property in the last few years but that hasn’t put them off from looki(...)

Tesco dropped 1 per cent to 300.6 pence. The company may report its worst UK sales in more than 10 years this week as discounters gain market share, Morgan Stanley predicted. Photograph; PA

European shares started the month positively yesterday, buoyed by upbeat economic data from China that helped to allay concerns about growth rates the(...)

Insurer Standard Life has reported a strong start to the year in Ireland with first quarter sales up 40 per cent to €318 million.The company, which ma(...)

 Hugh “Skip” McGee: one of Barclay’s highest paid employees last year.

The lavish pay and bonus bill that Barclays shareholders complained about so bitterly at last week’s annual meeting will be a little lighter fr(...)

Property: its gains must be seen in the context of its recent fails

Who has the fairest fund of them all? If you’re looking for an investment with an element of risk, a fund is always an option for diversifying (...)

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