Standard Chartered's credit rating has been downgraded by Standard & Poor's for the first time in 20 years because of a downturn in the group's performance and concerns over its rising exposure to credit losses.
Electricity generators Drax Power and Intergen have paid fines for failing to fund energy-saving measures for households in low-income areas.
NEW YORK (AP) - Before some people opened their eyes, Black Friday was already well underway. The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on ...
Plunging world oil prices have prompted leading supermarkets to cut the cost of their fuel. First, Asda announced it was knocking 2p a litre off its petrol and diesel from tomorrow.
Michael Noonan: I've defined what the squeezed middle is in money terms. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times. Patrick Logue.