Russia’s financial crisis is slowly yet surely spilling into Europe.
Aer Lingus shares have jumped after British Airways owner IAG said the Irish airline had rejected a takeover offer.
German business confidence rose for a second month in a sign that Europe’s largest economy is overcoming the weakness it hit earlier in the year.
The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has announced a major new programme aimed at companies that are on course for a stock market listing within the next five years.
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has completed the early repayment of €9 billion of IMF loans, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said today.
European shares advanced for a third day, led higher by energy-related stocks and financials after the Federal Reserve said it would take a patient approach toward raising interest rates.
The Central Bank has identified a number of weaknesses in how investment firms provide information on costs and charges to consumers.
Europe's top court has ruled that obese people can be considered as disabled, meaning that they can be covered by an EU law barring discrimination at work.
Planning permission was granted for 2,144 dwellings in the third quarter, a 52 per cent increase on the same period in 2013, the CSO said.
Feargal O’Rourke has been appointed managing partner at PWC Ireland.
A High Court judge has rejected an injunction to prevent the government from selling shares in Permanent TSB pending an EU court ruling on the state’s 2011 takeover of the company.
Irish people took 2.5 million domestic trips in the third quarter, down 1.9 per cent on the same period of 2013, but overseas trips rose by 2.1 per cent to 2.2 million, the CSO said.
The National Asset Management Agency has repaid 55 per cent of its outstanding senior debt two years ahead of schedule and plans to redeem 80 per cent of the debt by 2016.
The Swiss National Bank imposed the first negative deposit rate since the 1970s as the Russian financial crisis and the threat of further euro-zone stimulus put pressure on the franc.
Barack Obama and Raul Castro will begin normalising relations between the two nations, a deal brokered by Pope Francis and aided by the generational shift in the Cuban-American community.
Sony Pictures cancelled plans to release “The Interview” on December 25, handing a victory to cyber terrorists who broke into its computers and threatened violence against film fans.
Vladimir Putin has few good options other than pointing the finger at the US and its allies as he seeks to stem the panic sparked by the collapse of the rouble.
Aer Lingus Regional said passenger traffic grew by two per cent in November to 88,973, its 17th consecutive month of growth.
US Federal chair Janet Yellen restored clarity to the central bank’s monetary policy plans, saying it was on course to raise interest rates, although not right away.
Irish tax regime faces fresh scrutiny, Dáil passes Water Services bill and burglary figures rise for sixth week in a row.
It’s estimated that wind farm owners lose up to 10 per cent of their daily revenues through energy losses. NovoGrid wants to fix the problem.
What's happening in the business world over the next few days.
New lending to SMEs stood at €2.1 billion in the year to June, €200 million higher than in the year to December 2013.
European stocks resumed losses today, led by banks after the Stoxx 600 snapped a six-day losing streak yesterday.
Six years on from the banking guarantee, the banking inquiry is finally up and running.
NAMA said today it will redeem another €500 million of senior debt, bringing the total redeemed amount of senior bonds this year to €9.1 billion.
UK unemployment fell in the three months through October and earnings growth outstripped inflation for the first time since March as the labour market continued to recover.
The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry will hold its first public meetings today and will hear from Finnish financial expert Peter Nyberg.
Electricals retailer Dixons Carphone has posted a 30 per cent rise in first-half profit, bolstered by market share gains in the UK, Ireland, Greece and the Nordics.
The rouble extended its biggest slide since 1998 as Russia struggles to contain the fallout from a financial crisis that wiped out almost a quarter of the currency’s value in eight days.
The main stories in Wednesday's newspapers
More than 80 per cent of us believe that our work relationships are an important factor in our quality of life, according to Globoforce’s annual workforce mood tracker for Ireland.
Tesco increased its advertising spend by 111 per cent in the third quarter of this year, according to the latest supermarket ad tracker from Checkout magazine.
The Irish economy is set to grow by about 5 per cent, while unemployment will fall to an annual average of just over 11 per cent in 2014, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute.
The main business events for the days ahead
Global building materials supplier Saint Gobain, which employs more than 700 people in Ireland, has said it will donate €100,000 to the Peter McVerry Trust.
Euro zone business activity picked up slightly in December, but the pace of expansion was still one of the weakest seen this year, a survey has found.
UK inflation fell to its lowest rate in more than a decade in November as tumbling oil prices pushed down transport costs and food prices dropped.
Musgraves has announced it will create 80 new jobs at its Fonthill depot in Dublin as part of an €8.2 million investment.
Google released its annual search highlights list for Ireland and it makes for interesting reading.
The main stories in Tuesday's newspapers
Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell £4.8 billion of Irish property loans to an entity controlled by the US private equity firm Cerberus.
Britain’s Co-operative Bank has failed a Bank of England stress test designed to see how lenders would deal with severe economic pressure.
Global demand for coal over the next five years will continue to grow and is likely to break the nine billion tonne level by 2019, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said.
The main business events for the days ahead
Less than one-quarter of business in OECD member states believe that the ‘BEPS’ action plan on base erosion and profit shifting is likely to be successful, a Grant Thornton survey has found.
A major new milk protein facility has been officially opened by Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) in Virginia, Co Cavan.
The top stories in Monday's newspapers