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Goldman to name Solomon as CEO this week - reports

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 07:45
Goldman Sachs is expected to name David Solomon as its next chief executive officer early this week, the New York Times has said.

EU issues warning to avoid trade 'conflict and chaos'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 06:35
The European Union has called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to avoid trade "conflict and chaos" to prevent it spiralling into violent confrontation.

Estonia laundering scandal could hurt Danske Bank - S&P

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:04
Danske Bank's credit rating could suffer from allegations of money laundering at the bank's Estonian branch, the S&P credit rating agency said today.

Flipdish secures €2m funding from Elkstone

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:45
Dublin based multi-family office Elkstone will lead a €2m fund for Ireland's leading online ordering platform, Flipdish.

Sterling set for biggest weekly loss in nearly 2 months

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:40
Sterling weakened today as a resurgent dollar and comments by President Donald Trump that a possible US-British trade deal was probably dead sapped demand for the pound.

Wells Fargo's quarterly profit falls 12%

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:35
Wells Fargo & Co has today reported a bigger-than-expected drop in quarterly profit, as lending activity slowed and it recorded higher expenses.

Irish mortgage rates still highest in euro zone

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:30
Ireland continues to have the highest average interest rate across the euro zone for all new mortgages at 3.21%, new figures for May from the Central Bank show.

EU warns states to step up plans for no-deal Brexit

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:26
A stark and detailed internal EU document has warned all member states, companies and stakeholders to step up preparation for a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Taoiseach says Govt backs rural development

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:10
The Taoiseach has told a forum in Co Mayo that continuing to back ongoing rural development and the agri-food sector is a priority for his Government.

JPMorgan profit beats on better than expected trading

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:31
JPMorgan Chase & Co's quarterly profit topped Wall Street's expectations, as trading revenue came in much higher than expected and demand for loans increased on the back of a strengthening US economy.

Citigroup's Q2 profit rises 16% on lower taxes

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:29
Citigroup has today reported a 16% increase in quarterly profit, as the Wall Street bank benefited from lower taxes, higher fee income and strength in its consumer banking business in Mexico.

J&J ordered to pay $4.7 billion in asbestos cancer case

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:18
A US jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer.

UK Takeover Panel sets £14 floor under Sky shares

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:09
The UK Takeover Panel said today that Disney would need to make a minimum bid of £14 a share for Sky if it succeeds in buying Twenty-First Century Fox.

Fewer property transactions on Friday the 13th

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:04
Nearly 9% of house buyers would try to avoid buying a house or moving into a property with the number 13, according to research carried out by Daft.ie.

Brexit White Paper does mark progress:UK Irish Chamber

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:55
The British Irish Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the publication of the White Paper on Brexit by the UK as a basis for an agreement on free trade for goods.

Credit checker Experian's first-quarter revenue up 10%

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:02
Experian, the world's biggest credit data company, today reported a 10% rise in first-quarter revenue, driven by growth across its four main global markets and putting it on course to meet its previous annual guidance.

Today in the press

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:15
The dominance of Dublin's Silicon Docks as the location of choice for global and homegrown tech companies looks set to be challenged following decisions by Amazon and WeWork to rent a total of 322,000 sq ft of office space in two new developments on Charlemont Street.

RTB report shows increasing demand for its services

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:00
The Residential Tenancies Board last year said there was a significant increase in the number of people contacting it last year.

Twitter set to remove millions of accounts

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:29
Twitter has warned users to expect a drop in numbers of followers as it begins removing locked accounts.

US Justice Dept to appeal AT&T-Time Warner deal

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:04
The US Justice Department is to appeal a federal judge's approval of AT&T's $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner, raising the prospect barely a month after the deal closed that it could be undone.