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The EU and Mexico say they have reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise an existing free trade deal.
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.
This week the rapidly escalating controversy at Independent News & Media spilled over into the political arena and put a Government minister on the ropes.
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 are to go at CG Power Systems in Cavan. The company said the redundancies are necessary to maintain its competitiveness.
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 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 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.
The euro weakened below $1.23 at one stage today and is poised for its biggest weekly drop in two months.
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 has agreed a deal to buy a strategic shareholding in Invesco Limited, the country's largest Irish-owned independent financial consultancy.
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.
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.
General Electric said today its quarterly profit from continuing operations more than tripled, helped by strength in its aviation and healthcare businesses.
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.
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.
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 has appointed Gervaise Slowey to its Board of Directors.
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 Jes Staley is facing a fine after regulators found he had allegedly breached conduct rules by attempting to identify a whistleblower in 2016.