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EU and Mexico reach agreement on trade deal

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:55
The EU and Mexico say they have reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise an existing free trade deal.

So, a vulture fund bought your mortgage. What's next?

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:01
There has been plenty of focus on so-called vulture funds since they entered the Irish market following the financial crisis, but a decade on and despite all of the attention, much uncertainty and mystery still surrounds exactly who these funds are and what they are doing in Ireland.

What is the Denis O'Brien & INM controversy about?

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 08:01
This week the rapidly escalating controversy at Independent News & Media spilled over into the political arena and put a Government minister on the ropes.

Most who lost trackers be compensated by June - Lane

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 07:47
The Governor of the Central Bank has said that most of the customers wrongly taken off tracker mortgages will have received their compensation payments by the end of June

50 jobs to go at CG Power Systems in Cavan

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:52
50 jobs are to go at CG Power Systems in Cavan. The company said the redundancies are necessary to maintain its competitiveness.

Nissan to cut jobs at UK plant as diesel demand slows

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:02
Nissan will cut hundreds of jobs at its Sunderland plant, Britain's biggest car factory, as it tackles declining demand for diesel models across Europe, a source told Reuters today.

Japan's Takeda nudges up Shire offer to £47 a share

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:57
Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical has increased its offer for Shire to $47 a share after its three previous bids - the last at £46.50 - were rejected by the rare-disease drugs specialist.

Wells Fargo to pay $1 billion to settle customer abuse

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:52
Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties to federal regulators to settle a probe into abuses at its car and mortgage businesses, the bank and regulators said today.

Both the euro and sterling weaken today

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:43
The euro weakened below $1.23 at one stage today and is poised for its biggest weekly drop in two months.

No WPP follow-up requests from UK watchdog over Sorrell

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:15
WPP has had no further requests for information from Britain's financial watchdog after answering initial questions about the firm's investigation into Martin Sorrell, its recently departed chief executive.

Irish Life Group takes stake in Invesco

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 13:05
Irish Life Group has agreed a deal to buy a strategic shareholding in Invesco Limited, the country's largest Irish-owned independent financial consultancy.

Freight to continent from Dublin Port set to increase

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:28
Brexit could see a significant increase in the amount of freight moving between Dublin and mainland Europe, according to the Chief Executive of Dublin Port.

What are the issues facing Bank of Ireland?

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:27
Shareholders are gathering in UCD for the annual general meeting of Bank of Ireland today. It will be the first AGM for the bank's new CEO Francesca McDonagh.

GE's profit from continuing operations triples

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:26
General Electric said today its quarterly profit from continuing operations more than tripled, helped by strength in its aviation and healthcare businesses.

Russian nod moves Bayer closer to Monsanto deal

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:04
Russia's competition regulator FAS has approved Bayer's planned takeover of Monsanto, the German drugs and crop chemicals maker said, as it enters the home stretch to closing the $62.5 billion deal.

Upgrade plan could see more than 100 post offices close

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:02
More than a hundred post offices could close after An Post reached a deal with the Irish Postmasters Union (IPU) to modernise the country's post office network.

Call for acceleration of pay restoration in budget

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:52
The Government must accelerate pay restoration for post-2011 public service recruits on 10% lower pay rates by making funding available in October's budget, according to the Forsa trade union.

Ulster Bank appoints Gervaise Slowey to Board

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:51
Ulster Bank has appointed Gervaise Slowey to its Board of Directors.

Today in the press

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 09:28
The Irish Times reports that one of the ten biggest shareholders in Independent News & Media (INM) has urged the company to examine using some of its €90m cash pile to buy back Denis O'Brien's 30% stake in the company.

Barclays boss facing fine over whistleblower debacle

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:26
Barclays boss Jes Staley is facing a fine after regulators found he had allegedly breached conduct rules by attempting to identify a whistleblower in 2016.