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The number of UK-based workers planning to emigrate to the EU has returned to the highs seen in the days after the Brexit referendum.
Choice Hotel Group, which manages properties including Galway's five-star G Hotel, has been sizing up potential acquisitions in the UK and is also close to finalising the purchase of leases and properties in Ireland, according to CEO Andy O'Neill.
Will Heffernan, an analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald, said he was not surprised by Facebook's soaring profits in the face of recent challenges for the social network.
US software company New Relic is to add up to 200 new positions at its European headquarters in Dublin over the coming years.
Nintendo said today that its annual net profit soared 36.1%, thanks to the immense popularity of its Switch console, and announced it was appointing a new president.
Record output and high oil prices helped French oil and gas major Total report a consensus-beating rise in net adjusted profit during the first three months of the year.
Royal Dutch Shell has today reported a 42% rise in first-quarter profit, its highest in over three years, boosted by higher oil prices and production.
Deutsche Bank today announced cutbacks to its bond and equities trading in a major overhaul of its troubled investment bank, after posting a 79% drop in net profit in the first quarter.
Engineering company Mincon said today that its first quarter revenues are up 6% compared to the same time last year.
Improved income at its investment bank helped Barclays report a better than expected first quarter pretax profit of £1.7 billion today.
Bankers bonuses are now ultimately regulated by the ECB and its Single Supervisory Mechanism - the division set up within the ECB to directly supervise the conduct of the Euro Area's banking industry.
Danske Bank, Denmark's largest bank, said today it would scale down its business in the Baltic countries.
PayPal Holdings reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as the payment processor benefited from higher volumes of mobile payments and strong merchant services business.
Ebay's forecast for current-quarter profit and revenue missed Wall Street estimates as the ecommerce company invests heavily to beat the rising competition from the likes of Amazon.com and Alibaba.
Facebook has reported a sharp jump in profits in the past quarter, with gains in its user base and strong ad growth as the social network appeared to see no impact from a controversy over privacy.
Two hundred jobs are due to be announced for Monaghan by heavy machinery manufacturer Combilift.
Facebook Inc shares rose after the social network reported revenue that beat Wall Street estimates, showing no initial impact on its lucrative ad business from a scandal over the handling of personal data.
Boeing's profit jumped by more than half in the first quarter, surging past Wall Street forecasts, and strong sales of commercial jets led it to raise its forecasts for cash flow and earnings after a record 2017
The Shannon Group, which includes Shannon airport, supports 46,000 jobs and generates an economic impact of €3.6 billion a year to the region.