German inflation slowed to its weakest pace in nearly five years and the Spanish consumer price index fell, in another signal that the euro area economy continues to struggle.
France and Italy will escape immediate punishment over their 2015 draft budgets when the European Commission announces the results of its assessments tomorrow, a European Union official said.
The euro zone recovery remains “weak, fragile and uneven” according to the European Central Bank’s latest Financial Stability review.
Lawmakers added to Google’s regulatory woes in the European Union after they voted for the EU to consider splitting up search engines.
European shares edged up, adding to their recent sharp rally on the back of hopes of further ECB stimulus measures.
Economic sentiment in the euro area unexpectedly increased in November, a sign the ECB’s bid to boost growth and inflation is starting to hit home with companies and consumers.
The man behind today’s European Parliament vote on whether to rein in search engines said he is not out to bash Google.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel signalled she’s ready for a long confrontation with Russia over Ukraine as her foreign minister said the two countries’ relations must be “remapped”.
US antitrust regulators approved two major deals in the medical field, including Medtronic's purchase of Covidien, which will allow it to take advantage of tax breaks in Ireland.
Half of Irish companies are badly prepared for dealing with cyber threats, lacking the budget and skills to combat rising cybercrime, a new report says.
Oil slid to a four-year low amid concern OPEC won’t agree to cut output at a meeting in Vienna later today.
As a Londoner, Hannah Lyons won’t be having turkey today but that doesn’t mean she’s not preparing for that other Thanksgiving ritual: looking for deep discounts at the mall tomorrow.
Mortgage cap delay as house prices soar, unemployment rate at lowest since 2009 and Kenny rules out election next year.
What's happening in the business world in the days ahead.
There has been an 8.8 per cent increase in overseas visits to Ireland during the first 10 months of 2014, according to the latest official data from the CSO.
Residential property prices rose by 16.3 per cent in the year to October, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.
The number of unemployed people fell by more than 37,000 over the last nine months, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.
Economic growth in Britain slowed to 0.7 per cent in the third quarter, confirming previous estimates, the Office of National Statistics said today.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has outlined a new public-private €315 billion investment plan designed to bring Europe out of its economic slump.
Hewlett-Packard posted fourth-quarter declines in its printing, services and enterprise divisions.
Address fraud costs Irish business thousands every year in stolen goods, according to experts at Data Ireland.
A roundup of the main stories in today's papers
Aviva, Britain’s second-largest insurer, has said it plans to exit hedge-fund businesses as it scales back its operations in the United States.
Google will be told to apply the “right to be forgotten” to its websites beyond the European Union under rules being drafted by privacy regulators, according to two people familiar with the plan.
There has been a “dramatic increase” in the economic vulnerability of children in Ireland since the recession began, according to the most recent Growing Up In Ireland study which is conducted by the ESRI.
The main business events for the days ahead
Startup Weekend, a global event, took place across 250 cities, including Limerick, Cork and Galway, over the last two weekends. Colette Sexton went along to find out what was going on.
European stocks extended a two-month high as German equities posted their biggest nine-day jump since May 2013.
A moderate improvement in global growth is expected over the next two years, but with increasing divergence across major economies, the OECD warned today.
Average weekly earnings were €671.70 in the third quarter of the year, down 0.8 per cent from €677.13 a year earlier, preliminary estimates from the Central Statistics Office have shown.
Home improvement retailer Kingfisher has reported an 11.8 per cent decline in its third quarter profit after being hit by a weak French market and foreign currency movements.
Germany relied on domestic consumers for economic growth last quarter as investment fell, putting the strength of the nation’s recovery at risk.
Telecoms giant BT is in talks with Spanish firm Telefonica to potentially buy the O2 mobile network.
Irish social news company Storyful has announced that it will create 30 additional jobs at its Dublin headquarters.
Greencore has reported group revenue of £1.27 billion for the year to the end of September, a 6.4 per cent increase on the previous year’s revenue.
Access to working capital is the key concern for 35 per cent of chief executives from leading Irish businesses, according to a survey conducted by Enterprise Ireland and Deloitte.
The main stories in Tuesday's newspapers
Sony’s computer network was hacked in what may be a blackmail attempt, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Budget 2015 reflects a missed opportunity to move public finances more decisively into a zone of safety, the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has said.
The main business events in the days ahead.
Ardagh Group has reported a 16 per cent rise in third quarter revenue to €1.3 billion and said it continued to make good progress in the current year.
Five Irish novels are among the 142 titles nominated by libraries around the world for the 2015 IMPAC literary award.
The number of active users of online banking rose by 9.8 per cent to 2.4 million at the end of June with a 7.7 per cent rise in the number of people using mobile banking services.
The new national postcode system is set to deal with the number of similar addresses which is the highest in the world.
The €15 million office of the former Newbridge credit union is going to be turned into a “one-stop shop” for unemployed people.
Aviva, Britain’s second-biggest insurer by market value, fell the most since July in London trading after saying it is in talks to buy Friends Life for about £5.4 billion in stock.
European shares extended a two-month high as lenders rallied on speculation the European Central Bank will step up stimulus to help the faltering euro zone economy.