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Bank shares fall as Central Bank ups CCyB rate

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 13:17
Shares in the Irish banks were lower today after the Central Bank yesterday ordered them to hold more capital in order to reduce the risk posed by a potential future downturn.

'Too many questions, too few answers' in Brexit talks

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 13:04
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has said that there are still too many questions and too few answers in talks between the EU and Britain over the country's withdrawal from the bloc.

Credit Suisse creates new anti-sexual harassment role

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 13:04
Credit Suisse has created a new role to lead its handling of sexual harassment claims and examine group-wide policies.

Will Ireland run out of ice-cream?

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:11
How supply chain experts ensure we don't run out of such essentials as ice-cream, cold drinks and meat for the barbecue

Crossfire of tariffs as Trump rattles world trade order

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:10
US President Donald Trump rattled the world trade order this year by seeking to renegotiate the terms of some of the US trading relationships, in particular with China.

Value of companies invested in by NDRC hits €486m

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:02
The value of the companies invested in by the NDRC reached €486m last year, according to the investment body's latest annual results.

Fed on lookout for recession, still sees strong economy

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:43
The US Federal Reserve discussed whether recession lurked around the corner and expressed concerns global trade tensions could hit an economy that by most measures looked strong, minutes from its last meeting show.

Today in the press

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:37
The Government is seeking advisers to help "realise the value" of State-owned bank stakes, in the clearest signal yet that groundwork is being laid to sell its remaining shares.

Samsung profit growth slows on smartphone weakness

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:44
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics estimated today that its earnings grew at the slowest pace in more than a year in the second quarter.

US-China tariffs take effect in deepening trade row

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:41
Some major Chinese ports delayed clearing goods from the United States, sources said, potentially disrupting imports worth billions of dollars as the world's top two economies head towards a trade war.

Pound to rally after UK leaves EU - poll

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:38
Sterling will not move much in the run-up to Britain's departure from the European Union in March next year but will gain ground on the US dollar afterwards, a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists predicted.

20 energy suppliers now in market, up from nine in 2013

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:17
Switching dual fuel provider every year saves the average consumer more than €1,400 over four years, according to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities.

Theresa May faces cabinet showdown at key Brexit talks

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 08:04
British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of her Cabinet today to consider Brexit plans that could result in the UK remaining closely aligned to EU rules on agriculture and food.

German industry output bounces back in May

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:46
German industrial output rose in May, data showed today, suggesting that factories in Europe's largest economy are regathering steam after a weak start of the year.

Rolls-Royce to sell commercial marine business

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 07:36
Rolls-Royce Holdings said it would sell its loss-making commercial marine business to Kongsberg Gruppen for an enterprise value of £500m.

Central Bank orders lenders to set aside more money

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:12
The Central Bank has ordered Irish banks to hold more capital in order to reduce the risk posed by a potential future downturn.

Government narrows focus of State's investment fund

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 17:04
The State's investment fund is to be refocused to help support the Government's Project 2040 development plan.

The WTF of Brexit

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:47
Assessing the Brexit process to date in terms of withdrawal, transition and framework for future relationships

Clann Credo marks €100m in social financing

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:43
Clann Credo has given out over €100m in loans to the country's community and voluntary sector since it was established in 2007.

China warns US is 'opening fire' with trade tariffs

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:17
The US is "opening fire" on the world with its threatened tariffs, China warned today, saying no one wants a trade war but it will respond the instant US measures go into effect.