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Hiberia REIT buys more land at Newlands Cross

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:03
Hibernia REIT has acquired 92.5 acres of land from the IRFU and an additional six acres from another seller in the Newlands Cross area of Dublin.

Alibaba hits another 'Singles Day' record, growth slows

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:48
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filled a record $30.7 billion in orders yesterday during its annual "Singles Day" shopping frenzy, but growth slowed from previous years.

SAP to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:47
German business software company SAP will buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the US-based company that specialises in surveying consumers online.

Weakest rise in construction output since March 2015

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:29
The level of construction activity in Ireland rose moderately during October, with the pace of expansion the slowest since March 2015.

Rents hit further all-time high with 11% rise - Daft.ie

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:24
A report today says that, on average, rents rose by more than 11% nationally in the 12 months from September last year.

Irish deal, higher listings boost Euronext's Q3 profits

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:55
Pan-European exchange Euronext has posted a better-than-expected 26.4% jump in third-quarter core earnings.

Eir announces €150m mobile network upgrade

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:52
Telecoms company Eir has announced that it is to invest €150m in upgrading its mobile network.

Kingspan expects annual trading profits to rise by 15%

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:49
Building materials group Kingspan has indicated that trading profit for the full year is expected to come in at around €440m, representing growth of around 15% on last year.

How excessive investment messed up the Irish housing market

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:46
Increased tax will discourage new investors and encourage current investors to leave the market

Brexit deal possible within weeks - Taoiseach

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:47
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that a deal between Britain and the European Union on Brexit was possible within weeks.

Oil falls below $70 as US crude enters 'bear market'

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:56
Oil prices fell to multi-month lows today as global supply increased and investors worried about the impact on fuel demand of lower economic growth and trade disputes.

New home completions up over 23% in third quarter - CSO

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:09
The number of new homes built rose by 23.4% in the third quarter of this year, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

New car sales see another slowdown in October - CSO

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:56
The number of new private cars licensed for the first time fell again in October as imports continued to rise, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

May's 'backstop to the backstop' risks rift with DUP

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:44
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a fresh Brexit headache as her plans - outlined in a letter seen by the Times of London -  risked a rift with her Democratic Unionist Party allies.

Brexit: The view from the border

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:54
Over the past year, photographer Charles McQuillan has spoken to people living near the border, and gathered their views on what it means to them, and what Brexit might mean for the future.

French authorities ground Ryanair plane over cash row

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:49
France's civil aviation authority said today that it had grounded a Ryanair plane yesterday at Bordeaux airport as part of a dispute over money which France says the airline owes.

Bull market has more road to run - Bank of Ireland

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:23
The bull run on stock markets has not run out of road yet, according to Bank of Ireland Investment Markets.

UK economy grows strongly in third quarter

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 10:11
The UK economy kept up its healthy momentum during the third quarter, but this may prove a high watermark ahead of Brexit, official figures showed today.

Today in the press

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:02
US private equity giant Lone Star's plans for the €300 million-plus initial public offering (IPO) of an Irish housebuilding firm have been put on hold until next year, following a "red October" sell-off of equities globally last month, according to market sources.

Foster says May 'wedded' to idea of Irish sea border

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 09:02
DUP leader Arlene Foster has said British Prime Minister Theresa May appeared "wedded to the idea of a border down the Irish Sea" despite Downing Street's assurances to the contrary.