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US urged to delay lifting Aughinish Alumina sanctions

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:09
The US Treasury Department is to be asked to delay lifting sanctions on the parent company of Aughinish Alumina in Co Limerick.

Costs of Anglo loans inquiry to top €30m

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 17:00
The cost of the inquiry which is investigating write-offs on loans at the former Anglo Irish Bank is set to exceed €30m, the Taoiseach has told the Dáil.

Ryanair 'discontinuing' its package holiday service

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:08
Ryanair has discontinued its package holiday service known as Ryanair Holidays.

Concerns over Brexit preparations at Rosslare Europort

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:40
There are concerns that one of the country's main ports is not prepared for Brexit, despite Government plans for a €45 million improvement scheme.

Wells Fargo revenue misses on consumer banking weakness

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:39
US bank Wells Fargo & Co today reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts' estimates.

Irish trade surplus rises by 12% to €4.58 billion

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:06
Irish imports fell by €752 million (-9%) to €7.32 billion between October and November, while exports were €247 million (-2%) lower at €11.9 billion.

Decision day at Westminster

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:54
Follow live updates as the House of Commons is set to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.

'End of the McBully' - Supermac's wins McDonald's case

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:48
Galway-based Supermac's has won its long running case against fast food giant McDonald's to have the use of the Big Mac trademark cancelled.

JPMorgan misses profit estimates as bond trading slumps

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:46
JPMorgan Chase & Co has reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as weakness in bond trading due to spikes in market volatility at the end of the year more than offset gains from higher interest rates and loan growth.

Dublin Airport passenger numbers reach new high

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:31
Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport hit new record levels last year as capacity at the airport continues to grow.

Higher rents and energy costs drive inflation higher

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:10
Higher costs for rents, mortgage interest repayments, and energy led to the inflation rate rising by 0.7% in the year to December, latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

Over 1,000 jobs at risk as M&S announces store closures

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:07
More than 1,000 jobs at Marks & Spencer are at risk as the retailer announced its latest round of store closures as part of a drastic transformation plan.

German growth slows to 1.5% in 2018

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:07
The German economy grew by 1.5% in 2018, the weakest rate in five years and markedly slower than the previous year, preliminary data showed today.

UK used car imports reach record high in 2018

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:58
The strength of the euro against the pound saw motorists accelerate spending on UK car imports last year. 2018 saw used imports reach a record high.

Today in the press

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:53
Combilift managing director Martin McVicar said he is confident about dealing with the Brexit challenge, but warned the UK's departure from the EU will cost Irish business and industry money.

Datalex shares sink as H1 profits may be misstated

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:41
Shares in travel software company Datalex plunged over 59% today after it said its revenue and profits for the six months to the end of June may have been misstated.

Bookmakers' stocks drop as US reverses betting ruling

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 10:32
Shares of Irish and UK betting companies, which have been pushing into the US market because of tighter regulations, fell after the US Department of Justice called for wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet.

China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown grows

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:15
China has signalled more stimulus measures in the near term as a tariff war with the US took a heavy toll on its trade sector and raised the risk of a sharper economic slowdown.

Persimmon sees full-year profits ahead of expectations

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 08:55
Britain's second biggest housebuilder Persimmon said today it expects full-year pre-tax profit to be modestly ahead of market consensus, boosted by new projects.

PSA Group sales hit record on Opel purchase

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 07:56
PSA Group said today that its global sales rose 6.8% to a record 3.88 million cars and vans.