European shares lower again after yesterday's steep falls

    European stocks suffer more losses as euro gains

    15.15 A drop in bank shares have kept European shares under pressure today, after steep losses in Asian markets and on Wall Street overnight sent investors scurrying for safe havens.

    Yields on Japan's 10 year bonds fell to 0.005% today

    Japan 10-year bond yield goes negative

    09.01 The yield on Japan's 10-year government bond dropped below zero today, in a first for a G7 country as panicked investors flee a bloodbath on equity markets.

    Denis O'Brien claims the Dáil speeches effectively determined his legal action against RTÉ

    O'Brien case adjourned over discovery application

    16.32 Denis O'Brien's legal action against the State has been adjourned for two weeks after his lawyers told the court a discovery application aimed at giving him access to minutes of a Dáil Committee meeting could be struck out.

    Terror attacks in Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia and Paris have made tourists wary of those previously popular destinations

    TUI Group says bookings for Turkey slump 40%

    08.17 TUI Group, the world's largest tour operator, said bookings to Turkey this summer were down around 40% due to security concerns, as it reported a narrower first-quarter loss.

    German industrial output fell by 1.2% on the month, the strongest decline since August 2014

    German industrial output plunges in December

    08.36 German industrial output plunged unexpectedly in December and exports and imports also fell, data showed today, in a sign that Europe's largest economy ended 2015 on a weak footing.

    LinkedIn reported its slowest growth in quarterly online ad revenue in more than two years.

    LinkedIn forecasts weak quarterly profits

    05 Feb LinkedIn forecast first-quarter revenue and profit below Wall Street estimates as growth slows in its ads business and its hiring services face pressure outside North America.