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Vodafone's revenue growth slows in third quarter

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 07:36
Vodafone said its key revenue measure deteriorated in the third quarter, down 40 basis points quarter-on-quarter to 0.1%, reflecting continuing price competition in Spain and Italy and a slowdown in South Africa.

Weak Intel outlook stokes fears of a chip slowdown

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 07:19
Intel last night forecast current-quarter revenue and profit below analysts' estimates and missed fourth-quarter sales estimates.

Minister to raise concerns over salary levels with RTÉ

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 21:52
The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton has pledged to raise the issue of high salaries with RTÉ.

Planned acquisition of Goodbody will not proceed

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 18:44
The planned acquisition of stockbroking firm Goodbody by a consortium of Chinese investors led by the Zhongze Group will not proceed.

US, China 'miles and miles' from resolving trade war

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 15:22
Washington and Beijing are "miles and miles" from resolving their trade war, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said today.

Lagarde warns against over-reliance on monetary easing

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:57
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has today warned countries against relying too much on monetary policy to counter another economic downturn.

Ombudsman Report - underpayment of credit card debt

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:32
A lender was ordered to pay €10,000 in compensation after blocking a customer's credit card after a small underpayment.

Ombudsman Report - Mortgage arrears case study

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:32
A couple, whose mortgage provider adopted an obstructive approach after they fell into arrears on a buy-to-let mortgage, were awarded €90,000 in compensation by the FSPO.

Ombudsman Report - Loss of no claims bonus case study

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:25
An insurance company stripped a customer of their no-claims bonus after he was involved in a crash caused by an uninsured driver.

No policy changes from European Central Bank

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:22
The European Central Bank left its policy stance unchanged as expected today but its president Mario Draghi acknowledged risks to euro zone growth are now tilted to the downside.

Coca-Cola to outsource part of Irish operation

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 14:18
Coca-Cola has confirmed that it is looking at outsourcing part of its Irish operation based in Drogheda, Co Louth.

IAG says it won't make a bid for Norwegian

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 13:03
Aer Lingus and British Airways owner IAG said today it would not make a new bid for Norwegian Air Shuttle and would sell its remaining stake in the company.

Fears over rising data volumes crashing internet

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:36
Nearly half of IT decision-makers withing organisations in Ireland believe the Internet of Things is the future technology that will put the greatest data burden on the internet in the coming years, a new survey suggests.

Malmstrom confident US car tariffs won't materialise

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:27
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said today she was confident that the US would not follow through on its threat to slap tariffs on European cars.

Euro zone businesses barely growing at start of 2019

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:58
Business activity across the euro zone barely expanded at the start of the year as a fall in new work meant growth was at a low not seen since the middle of 2013, a survey showed today.

Today in the press

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:50
Irish-listed food group Glanbia is stockpiling products in Britain as a contingency measure against a no-deal Brexit.

FSPO publishes legally binding decisions for first time

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:24
The mistreatment of a couple in mortgage arrears and the wrongful loss of a no-claims bonus are among  the 127 cases that were investigated and either partially or substantially upheld by the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) last year.

China's Huawei reports record 2018 sales

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 08:30
China's Huawei Technologies said it could become the world's biggest-selling smartphone vendor this year even without the US market and as global scrutiny of the firm intensifies.

Fevertree Drinks sees higher FY revenue on good demand

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:59
Premium drinks maker Fevertree Drinks said its full-year revenue would be almost 40% higher, driven by strong demand in the UK.

400 extra staff for Revenue to deal with no-deal Brexit

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:56
The Revenue Commissioners is "on track" to have 400 additional staff in place by the end of March to deal with any fall-out from a no-deal Brexit, according to its chairman.