The ISEQ shook off three days of losses today to close the week slightly higher despite unease in global markets over the direction the US Fed will take on its stimulus package.
News Corp set the distribution ratios for the spinoff of its publishing business, which may start buying back stock right away.
European shares fell for a second consecutive session today, led by financials on concern over growth in Asia and the potential scaling back of U.S. monetary stimulus.
Intel today announced details of the second phase of its research investment at Ireland's leading ICT research Institute, the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork.
Iceland must find stability by aiming for the same economic goals as those set for EU states, even though it is sceptical about joining the EU and will keep its own currency, the new prime minister said.
U.S. stocks fell at the open today, putting Wall Street on track for its first weekly decline since mid April, amid concern the U.S. central bank may scale back its support to the economy.
Ireland, and Galway in particular, today sees the signing of an historic agreement between the EU, the US and Canada, all of whom share a North Atlantic coastline.
HSBC's Chairman Douglas Flint called for an acceleration in the speed of reform within the industry as the bank was criticised by shareholders for compliance failings and accusations it aided tax avoidance.
Irish energy prospector, Petroceltic International today said it will abandon an exploration well off the Bulgarian coast that failed to yield enough gas to justify commercial production.
Oil was poised to post its biggest weekly loss in more than a month as Brent fell below $102 per barrel today, pressured by ample supply and a sluggish economic recovery that could dent demand for fuel.