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Richemont highlights volatile consumer demand

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 08:34
Luxury goods group Richemont said today that economic and geopolitical uncertainties were weighing on customer sentiment.

Facebook's big Ballsbridge bet

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 08:07
While it might have been the worst kept secret in Dublin commercial property circles, Facebook's announcement that it has sealed the deal on a lease on the Bank Centre campus in Ballsbridge was nonetheless interesting

Donohoe to raise SARP income cap to €1m

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:48
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has signalled changes to the Special Assignee Relief Programme as he plans to increase the income cap for the scheme.

Disney profit boosted by fans flocking to parks, movies

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:36
Walt Disney results have beaten Wall Street estimates thanks to summer crowds that swarmed into its theme parks and filled cinemas showing Marvel movie "Ant-Man and the Wasp."

Allianz Q3 net profit jumps 24% as it confirms outlook

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:30
German insurer Allianz said its third-quarter net profit surged 24% from a year earlier and it confirmed it was poised to meet its 2018 profit target.

Households' net worth hits new high of €757 billion

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 07:20
New figures from the Central Bank show that household net worth increased by 3% to reach a new high of €757 billion in the second quarter of this year.

Google outlines steps to tackle workplace harassment

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 06:53
Google has outlined changes to its handling of sexual misconduct complaints, hoping to calm outrage that triggered a worldwide walkout of workers last week.

Fed holds rates steady, says economy remains on track

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 19:08
The US Federal Reserve has held interest rates steady and said ongoing strong job gains and household spending had kept the economy on track.

Essential to prepare for all Brexit outcomes - Draghi

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 15:37
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has said that while the financial stability environment in the Euro Area remains favourable overall, it has become somewhat more challenging in recent months.

IMF fears possible Italy 'contagion' to weaker states

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:50
The International Monetary Fund said today it feared the consequences of a possible "contagion" of Italy's economic woes to European countries with "weaker macroeconomic fundamentals."

UK business chiefs call for another EU referendum

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:43
A group of UK business chiefs today called for a referendum on whether to leave the European Union on the terms that Prime Minister Theresa May hopes to negotiate or to stay in the world's biggest trading bloc.

Ryanair signs agreement with German cabin crew

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:26
Ryanair has confirmed that it has signed a Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) framework and Social Plan with Ver.di, the German cabin crew union, to cover all of Ryanair's German based cabin crew.

Aerospace company Bombardier to cut 5,000 jobs

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 14:25
The Canadian-based aerospace company Bombardier has announced it is cutting five thousand jobs.

FLYEFit opening three new gyms in Dublin and Cork

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:11
Gym chain FLYEfit is stepping up its expansion with the opening of three new gyms as well as a move into the Cork market in an investment worth €6m.

Engineers Ireland seeing skills shortage

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 12:27
More than 6,000 new jobs are being planned by Engineers Ireland members next year, however the vast majority of firms are also seeing an ongoing skills shortage.

NTMA sells €750m of bonds in final auction of 2018

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:38
The National Treasury Management Agency has sold €750m worth of Irish bonds at an auction today.

Consumer price inflation steady in October

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:25
The rate of consumer price inflation remained steady in October, according to the Central Statistics Office.

European Commission raises Irish growth forecasts

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:21
The European Commission has revised upwards its growth predictions for Ireland for this year and next year as it cut the overall growth forecasts for the euro zone.

Facebook to lease Bank Centre for new Dublin campus

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 10:12
Facebook has said it is expanding its investment in Ireland by acquiring a long-term lease of 14 acres for a new campus development in Ballsbridge in Dublin.

Today in the press

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 09:38
Greencore may alter the way it distributes the $16 billion proceeds from the sale of its US business, after considerable dissatisfaction was expressed by shareholders yesterday.