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Daimler warns on 2019 profit outlook on diesel issues

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:35
Daimler cut its 2019 earnings outlook yesterday after lifting provisions for issues related to its diesel vehicles by hundreds of millions of euros.

Bank of Ireland completes KBC Bank portfolio deal

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:21
Bank of Ireland has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of around €260m of performing commercial loans from KBC Bank Ireland.

Watch: Tackling 'Compo Culture'

Mon, 06/24/2019 - 08:09
Fran McNulty and Eithne O'Brien explain the legal issues and policy decisions being made around "compo culture".

BAI wants to combat harmful content on social media

Sun, 06/23/2019 - 17:11
The body which is responsible for regulating TV and radio in Ireland has proposed that it be given powers to regulate harmful online content on social media platforms.

Intrigue and suspicious marks Facebook's currency move

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 10:00
Facebook's spearheading of a digital currency could spark a revolution in the way we use money online - but it comes with major questions around privacy and regulation.

Over 7% of SME loans highly vulnerable to downturn

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 16:40
About 1 in 14 in SME loans is considered to be highly vulnerable to an economic downturn.

Draghi's dovish monetary policy message to EU leaders

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 15:34
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi repeated a dovish monetary policy message to European Union leaders today.

Money-laundering watchdog clamps down on cryptocurrency

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 14:05
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are set to be subjected to rules to prevent their abuse for money laundering, a global watchdog is set to announce today.

Sterling falls as Johnson moves closer to becoming PM

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 13:19
Sterling slipped today as Brexiteer Boris Johnson moved closer to becoming British prime minister, worrying investors that his government would make a no-deal Brexit more likely.

Nissan grants Renault executives boardroom seats

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 13:13
Nissan said today it would grant alliance member Renault's representatives seats on key committees of its board, ending a dispute between the two automakers.

Abtran secures €30m Electric Ireland contract

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 12:13
Irish outsourcing firm Abtran has renewed its contract with Electric Ireland to continue to deliver customer service solutions to its 1.2 million energy customers around the country.

Lloyds fined £45m over HBOS fraud disclosure failings

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 11:18
Britain's financial watchdog has fined Lloyds Banking Group £45.5m for failures at its HBOS Reading unit to disclose suspicions of fraud.

Today in the press

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 11:04
More than €39.82m remains unpaid to the Revenue Commissioners in taxes, penalties and interest from published tax defaulters in 2017 and 2018.

Supporting people with autism to access employment

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:52
Around 15,000 people with autism in Ireland could be suitable candidates for lots of jobs, particularly in the data analytics and tech sectors.

Japan's slow inflation could draw early BoJ action

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:44
Japan's core consumer inflation slowed in May and factory activity shrank in June, new figures show today.

Gold tops $1,400 on weak dollar and geopolitical worry

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:18
Gold prices broke $1,400 an ounce to hit a near-six-year high today as the weaker dollar, economic concerns and geopolitical tensions saw investors pile into the safe-haven commodity.

Taking your dog to work rises job satisfaction levels

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 09:30
A new study reveals that workers who often take their dog to work report a 22% higher level of satisfaction with their working conditions.

Slack stock surges at debut with firm valued at $23 bn

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 08:53
Shares of Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, soared nearly 50% in their public trading debut yesterday, valuing the company at over $23 billion.

Apple among US companies urging US to drop tariff plan

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 08:43
Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other US companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more US tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers.

Oil set for weekly gains amid MidEast tensions

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 08:33
Oil prices reversed earlier gains today but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks.