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No Brexit agreement sealed yet - Barnier

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:09
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has warned ministers from the other 27 member states that no deal has been sealed on Britain's departure from the bloc.

Oil up as Saudi warns weaker demand may warrant cut

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:34
Oil rose by more than 1% today, set for its largest one-day increase in a month after Saudi Arabia said OPEC and its partners believed demand was softening enough to warrant an output cut of 1 million barrels a day.

Ibec optimistic on growth, but it all depends on Brexit

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:06
Business group Ibec is forecasting strong economic growth for the remainder of this year and next.

Today in the press

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:02
Investec Ireland is close to agreeing a post-Brexit structure with the Central Bank here to ensure that it can continue to provide specialist financial services previously authorised via the UK through so-called 'passporting' rules.

63% of SMEs believe Brexit will have negative impact

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:36
A new survey - covering the third quarter of this year - shows that 63% of Irish SMEs believe Brexit would have a negative impact on their business, up from 58% in the second quarter.

Diageo to sell 19 brands to US-based Sazerac for $550m

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:13
Diageo is selling 19 spirits brands, including Seagrams VO Canadian whisky and cinnamon schnapps Goldschlager, to US-based company Sazerac for $550m.

Hiberia REIT buys more land at Newlands Cross

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:03
Hibernia REIT has acquired 92.5 acres of land from the IRFU and an additional six acres from another seller in the Newlands Cross area of Dublin.

Alibaba hits another 'Singles Day' record, growth slows

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:48
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filled a record $30.7 billion in orders yesterday during its annual "Singles Day" shopping frenzy, but growth slowed from previous years.

SAP to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:47
German business software company SAP will buy Qualtrics International for $8 billion in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the US-based company that specialises in surveying consumers online.

Weakest rise in construction output since March 2015

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:29
The level of construction activity in Ireland rose moderately during October, with the pace of expansion the slowest since March 2015.

Rents hit further all-time high with 11% rise - Daft.ie

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:24
A report today says that, on average, rents rose by more than 11% nationally in the 12 months from September last year.

Irish deal, higher listings boost Euronext's Q3 profits

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:55
Pan-European exchange Euronext has posted a better-than-expected 26.4% jump in third-quarter core earnings.

Eir announces €150m mobile network upgrade

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:52
Telecoms company Eir has announced that it is to invest €150m in upgrading its mobile network.

Kingspan expects annual trading profits to rise by 15%

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 07:49
Building materials group Kingspan has indicated that trading profit for the full year is expected to come in at around €440m, representing growth of around 15% on last year.

How excessive investment messed up the Irish housing market

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 16:46
Increased tax will discourage new investors and encourage current investors to leave the market

Brexit deal possible within weeks - Taoiseach

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 13:47
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that a deal between Britain and the European Union on Brexit was possible within weeks.

Oil falls below $70 as US crude enters 'bear market'

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:56
Oil prices fell to multi-month lows today as global supply increased and investors worried about the impact on fuel demand of lower economic growth and trade disputes.

New home completions up over 23% in third quarter - CSO

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 12:09
The number of new homes built rose by 23.4% in the third quarter of this year, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

New car sales see another slowdown in October - CSO

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:56
The number of new private cars licensed for the first time fell again in October as imports continued to rise, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

May's 'backstop to the backstop' risks rift with DUP

Fri, 11/09/2018 - 11:44
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a fresh Brexit headache as her plans - outlined in a letter seen by the Times of London -  risked a rift with her Democratic Unionist Party allies.