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Oil up on lower US crude stocks and dollar

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:17
Oil prices posted gains of more than 1% in Asian trade today on falling US crude inventories and a lower greenback, but concerns OPEC+ will leave output unchanged at its upcoming meeting and weak China data limited gains.

China factory, services activities slide to 7-month low

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:09
China's manufacturing and services activities shrank further in November to seven-month lows, official data showed, stung by the country's strict Covid-19 restrictions and rising infections that analysts said will hurt the economy well into 2023.

US crypto broker Genesis working to avoid bankruptcy

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:05
US cryptocurrency brokerage Genesis said it was seeking to avoid bankruptcy after Bloomberg news reported on Tuesday that creditors to the firm are organizing with restructuring lawyers to prevent insolvency.

Abhaile mortgage arrears scheme extended for a year

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 07:00
The Government has extended the scheme which aims to support families struggling with mortgage arrears.

An Post reports zero gender pay gap

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 06:49
An Post has reported a zero gender pay gap for the second year in a row, becoming the first major employer in Ireland to do so.

Twitter ends enforcing Covid-19 misinformation policy

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 01:00
Twitter said it has stopped enforcing a policy intended to prevent the spread of Covid misinformation, as new owner Elon Musk, who has clashed previously with US officials over pandemic safety rules, continues to remake its content moderation policies.

Quinn acknowledges role in collapse of business empire

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 19:27
Former billionaire businessman Seán Quinn has acknowledged his own role in the financial collapse of his one-time corporate empire.

Liquidators appointed to wind turbine services firm

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:36
The High Court has appointed joint provisional liquidators to an Irish-based firm that is part of a group of companies that provides mechanical and electrical services to power generating wind turbines manufacturers.

SMBC Aviation lodges court claim over jets in Russia

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:21
SMBC Aviation Capital has joined most of the world's largest aircraft lessors in pursuing insurance claims through the courts over jets it owns that are stuck in Russia, a High Court filing showed.

Ryanair in talks about flights to Egypt and Libya

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:06
Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers, Ryanair, is in talks with authorities in Egypt and Libya about operating flights to the countries for the first time, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary has said.

Dalata adds 50th hotel with Glasgow opening

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:31
Hotel group Dalata has added its fiftieth hotel with the opening of the Clayton Hotel Glasgow City.

Paid sick leave entitlement on track for New Year

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:12
An entitlement to paid sick leave is scheduled to come into effect in the New Year after the Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar signed the commencement order.

Banking review recommends legislation on access to cash

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:12
A review of the retail banking sector here has recommended that the Government should develop new laws next year to require banks that meet objective criteria to provide reasonable access to cash.

BlockFi makes first appearance in bankruptcy court

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 14:12
US cryptocurrency lender BlockFi will today make its first appearance in US bankruptcy court after filing for Chapter 11 protection on Monday.

HSBC to sell Canada business to RBC for $10bn

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 12:51
HSBC has agreed to sell its business in Canada to Royal Bank of Canada for $13.5 billion Canadian dollars in cash.

Is this the end of the high-intensity workplace?

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 12:35
There are many factors that might be contributing to this shift in prizing work over other aspects of one's life

Siún Ní Raghallaigh appointed new chair of RTÉ Board

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:57
The Cabinet has agreed to appoint Siún Ní Raghallaigh as the new chair of the RTÉ Board.

Average weekly earnings up 3.2% to €864 - CSO

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:40
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that average weekly earnings were €864.32 in third quarter of this year, up 3.2% on the same period last year.

Why is the bankers' pay cap and bonus ban being eased?

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:20
Those in the banking sector look set to get an early Christmas present.