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Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China deal hope

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:37
Oil prices extended gains today after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a US-China trade deal.

Clydesdale targets extra cost savings from Virgin deal

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:25
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group has pledged to make an additional £50m in savings from its takeover of rival British lender Virgin Money.

Brexit uncertainty hurts demand at Whitbread

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:22
Whitbread said today that its first-quarter room revenue was hit by tough market competition and ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

Boost for Boeing as IAG backs grounded jet

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:10
Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow as Aer Lingus owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of its 737 MAX jets that have been grounded since March after two deadly crashes.

Bankers to be held personally responsible under new law

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 18:59
The Central Bank is to be given new powers to hold senior bankers personally responsible for failings in financial institutions.

Aer Lingus orders six new Airbus planes

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:00
Aer Lingus is set to get six new Airbus A321XLR aircraft, which will enable it to launch new routes beyond the US east coast and Canada.

Broadcasting regulator retains cap on radio ownership

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:44
A cap on the ownership of commercial radio stations has been maintained by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, despite calls from some stakeholders for its removal.

What you need to know about Facebook's cryptocurrency

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:31
Libra will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected launch in the first half of 2020.

Top civil servant will not appear at Finance Committee

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:04
An Oireachtas committee meeting where the Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform was scheduled to face questions about the National Broadband Plan has been cancelled.

Household deposits see biggest increase since 2008

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:12
Household deposits grew by €1.8 billion, or 1.8%, over the first quarter of 2019, new figures from the Central Bank show today.

Facebook takes on the world of cryptocurrency

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:45
Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its own digital money, designed to let people save, send or spend money as easily as firing off text messages.

Avolon orders 140 new engines from CFM International

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:18
Aircraft leasing company Avolon has announced an order for 140 new LEAP-1A engines from CFM International.

Heathrow publishes 'masterplan' for third runway

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:01
London Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, today issued plans for its controversial third runway, including the rerouting of rivers and roads, as it sought also to allay environmental concerns.

Euro zone inflation slowed to one-year low in May

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 11:04
Inflation in the euro zone slowed to 1.2% in May, the lowest rate in more than a year, as price growth in the energy and services sectors slackened.

No-deal Brexit chills send pound lower against the euro

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:55
Signs that arch-Brexiteer Boris Johnson may be a step closer to becoming Britain's next prime minister sent the pound tumbling to a five-month low against the euro today as investors worried about the risks of a hard exit Brexit.

Ifo cuts German forecast as industry recession broadens

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:34
Germany's influential Ifo institute today cut its 2020 German growth forecast for Europe's largest economy as it warned that a manufacturing recession was starting to spill over into other sectors.

Germany the battleground in European aviation war

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:34
A European aviation battle is currently playing out in the German market, according to an industry expert.

ECB will provide more stimulus if needed - Draghi

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:31
The European Central Bank will ease policy again if inflation does not head back to its target, ECB President Mario Draghi said today.

UK says committed to keeping finance competitive

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:22
The UK government is committed to doing whatever it can to keep the UK financial sector globally competitive after Brexit, financial services minister John Glen said today.

Today in the press

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:16
The Government is set today to consider the outline of planned laws to make senior bankers more accountability individually for failings or wrongdoings.