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Profits at Sony Ireland tripled last year

3 hours 16 min ago
Music sales by top Irish acts The Script and Kodaline last year contributed to the pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of music giants, Sony increasing more than three fold to €1.379m.

'We want to listen' - Lagarde kicks off ECB roadshow

8 hours 3 min ago
The European Central Bank said today it was launching a roadshow to collect feedback from citizens across the euro zone.

Euro hit as coronavirus spreads, investors buy dollars

8 hours 48 min ago
The euro dropped back towards $1.08 today and the Australian dollar tumbled to a new 11-year low as the rapid spread of the coronavirus outside China drove fears of a pandemic and sent investors to the safety of the US dollar.

EU clears Romanian state aid to Wizz Air

8 hours 57 min ago
The European Commission has cleared public support granted by Romania to Timisoara Airport, the country's third largest, and to Wizz Air.

German business morale inches up despite virus fears

10 hours 38 min ago
Confidence among German business leaders nudged slightly higher in February, a closely watched survey said today, as bosses appeared to shrug off fears about the novel coronavirus outbreak.

European Budget Battles

11 hours 4 min ago
Brexit has left an estimated €75 billion hole in the EU's budget.

Mastercard to create 1,500 jobs in Dublin

11 hours 28 min ago
Mastercard is to create 1,500 jobs in Ireland over the next three to five years.

Kingspan, AIB and Kerry top carbon disclosure list

11 hours 37 min ago
The number of Irish headquartered companies reporting on their carbon emissions rose 11% last year to 31, new figures from CDP Ireland's Climate Change Report for 2019 show.

Virus pandemic fears knock European markets

11 hours 59 min ago
A jump in number of coronavirus cases outside China hit European shares this morning, as investors feared the outbreak will take a bigger toll on global growth than anticipated.

Hotel sector reports mixed performance for 2019

12 hours 24 min ago
The hotel and guesthouse sector here experienced a mixed performance for 2019, against the backdrop of a significant fall in overseas visitor growth.

AIB cuts three and five year fixed mortgage rates

12 hours 47 min ago
AIB has announced a reduction in its fixed mortgage rates - its second reduction in less than a year.

Primark owner warns coronavirus threatens supplies

13 hours 41 sec ago
The owner of Primark, which trades as Penneys here, has warned there was a risk of supply shortages on some lines later in the year if delays in factory production in China are prolonged due to coronavirus.

Bank of Ireland's underlying profits for 2019 down 19%

13 hours 37 min ago
Bank of Ireland has reported an underlying profit before tax of €758m for 2019, down 19% on the €935m reported the previous year.

UK rule changes puts immigration under the spotlight

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 07:00
There has been a lot of attention this week on post-Brexit changes to UK immigration rules and the impact on companies in Northern Ireland has come under the spotlight, writes Economics Editor Robert Shortt.

O'Leary criticised over comments on Muslims

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 02:54
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has faced criticism after saying terrorists "will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion".

O'Leary criticised over comments on Muslims

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 02:54
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has faced criticism after saying terrorists "will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion".

Terrorists generally Muslim men - Michael O'Leary

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 02:54
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has said terrorists "will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion".

19 NAMA staff members share €1m in redundancy payments

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 17:19
Nineteen members of staff made redundant by the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) last year shared €1.01 million in redundancy payments.

Pound pushes higher on reassuring UK factory data

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:57
Sterling rose against both the dollar and euro after UK factories reported the fastest rise in output for 10 months in February.

Coronavirus to drag oil below $60 this year

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 16:51
The coronavirus outbreak may curb demand for oil in China and other Asian countries, further depressing oil prices to as low as $57 a barrel, the Institute of International Finance has said.

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