The typical contribution rate was traditionally 5 per cent; the IAPF survey found 86 per cent of schemes paid more than this.

Irish employers are becoming more generous when it comes to contributing to employee pensions schemes, a new survey has found. According to the Irish(...)

The main corporate news came courtesy of French construction group Vinci, which agreed to acquire control of Gatwick Airport for £2.9 billion (€3.2 billion), seizing its chance to add a major London hub to its aviation portfolio

The Euro Stoxx 50 index sank 1.2 per cent on Thursday, entering a bear market, as European equities failed to sustain optimism from the Wednesday rall(...)

Wall Street stocks were mixed in a volatile session. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

European shares ended lower after a choppy session, failing to benefit from a positive open to trading on Wall Street. Equity values buckled under th(...)

Deutsche Bank shares were down 4.8 per cent after a big drop in third-quarter profit. Photograph: Reuters

European shares fell on Wednesday for the sixth straight session as disappointing results from Deutsche Bank and chipmaker STMicro offered little excu(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Victor J Blue/Bloomberg

European stocks ended a choppy trading session broadly flat on Friday but managed to eke out a weekly gain despite mixed third-quarter earnings and as(...)

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. US stocks fell on Monday due to Saudi tensions and worries over borrowing costs and tariffs. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares hit their lowest level since December 2016 in early trading as trade wars, rising US yields, Brexit and the Italy/EU budget row contin(...)

US stock indexes dived about 1% on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

On Wednesday European shares had their worst day since June as concerns around rising debt yields gripped equity markets worldwide, while tech stocks (...)

Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, soared on news that it has received a takeover approach.

European shares dipped on Tuesday amid reignited concern about the US trade war with China, though Helsinki-based Amer Sports, which owns the Wilson t(...)

Shares in Abercrombie & Fitch slumped on Thursday after it failed to take full advantage of an unusually long summer in Europe

European shares fell back on Thursday as weakness in Chinese markets and worries over a trade dispute between the United States and China eclipsed opt(...)

Thursday was on track to mark the longest bull market rally in US history, stretching back to March 2009.  Photograph: Getty

Irish shares and the broader European market struggled on Wednesday even as investors on Wall Street were preoccupied with the key S&P 500 index (...)

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