Wilbur Ross is best known in Ireland for leading a group of five investors that acquired a 35 per cent stake in Bank of Ireland in 2011 for €1.1 billion, saving the group from nationalisation

US billionaire Wilbur Ross, who made €500 million leading a rescue investment on Bank of Ireland at the height of the financial crisis, has emerged as(...)

Sine O’Neill, Dylan Duffy, Conor Read and Emma Kavanagh from Blessington Community College, at the launch of the Futurewize project. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

A new programme aiming to encourage second-level students to look at careers in science, technology, engineering or maths (Stem) is being rolled out t(...)

BlackRock:  user of “speculative” financial derivatives such as contracts for difference. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

The Central Bank is wont, on occasion, to warn on the risks to small investors of getting into “speculative” financial derivatives such as contracts f(...)

Fidelity signed two leases earlier this year to rent more than 6,000sq m in George’s Quay House in Dublin 2.

Fidelity International, the giant fund management group, is expected to tell UK staff on Friday that a significant number of jobs at its current opera(...)

Building 5 at Parkmore Business Park West in Galway city

A Galway industrial building let to a global leader in medical technology is new to the investment market this week. Savills is quoting €3.75 million(...)

Lyft, the largest US ride-hailing company behind Uber, said it raised $1 billion in January

Venture capitalists made fewer bets in the US last quarter, while putting a larger proportion of their money into the most mature private compan(...)

Square chief executive Jack Dorsey

Shares of Square, the mobile payments company co-founded and still run by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, soared as much as 64 per cent in their (...)

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, July 10, 2015. Photo: Reuters

China’s key stock index continued its rebound for a second consecutive day on Friday on the back of a raft of government support measures, although co(...)

Denis O’Brien: old hand at the debt game. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

As Ireland struggled to recover from the crash, bond guru Michael Hasenstab of Franklin Templeton snapped up billions of euro worth of the State’s bon(...)

Michael Hasenstab, bond trader with Franklin Templeton

Michael Hasenstab, the star bond trader with Franklin Templeton who made billions of euros in a huge crisis-era bet on an Irish turnaround, has emerge(...)

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