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UDG Healthcare buys two US based firms for $82.4m

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 07:41
International healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare has agreed deals to buy two US based companies - Create NYC and SmartAnalyst - for a combined $82.4m.

EU warns US of boomerang effect if US imposes car levy

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 21:20
The European Union has warned the US that imposing import tariffs on cars and car parts would harm its own automotive industry and likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on $294 billion of US exports.

UK will leave EU customs union and single market - May

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 17:39
British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the DUP that the UK will not remain in the European Union customs union or the single market after Brexit, its deputy leader Nigel Dodds has said.

Arklow TK Maxx workers set to strike over conditions

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 16:26
TK Maxx workers in the Arklow store who are represented by Mandate Trade Union are set to strike on Saturday 7 July in response to what the union describes as "the company's refusal to accept a Labour Court recommendation".

Tesla hits 5,000 Model 3 production target

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:50
Tesla said today it produced 5,031 Model 3 electric cars in the last seven days of its second quarter, beating its long-elusive production target after several hiccups.

EU warns US of boomerang effect if US imposes car levy

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:45
The European Union has warned the US that imposing import tariffs on cars and car parts would harm its own automotive industry and likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on $294 billion of US exports.

Dell to buy out VMware tracking stock in public move

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:22
Dell Technologies said today it would buy the tracking stock of VMware in a cash and stock deal, taking a step closer to a return to the public market and ending a months-long review of its business.

New car sales fall in June, rise in secondhand imports

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 13:56
New car sales fell by 10.4% to 1,255 during June when compared with the same month last year, latest figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show.

Panda Power and Pinergy latest to raise energy prices

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 13:12
Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest energy companies to announce an increase in their prices.

27% increase in Dublin Bus services as part of redesign

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 13:00
Dublin Bus services will increase by 27% as part of a "transformative" redesign of the network according to the National Transport Authority.

Ice cream and sun screen sales boost grocery retailers

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:20
Sales of summer items as a result of unseasonably warm temperatures added €27m to the grocery sector in the 12 weeks to 17 June, according to latest figures from market research firm Kantar Worldpanel.

Six energy suppliers - so far - announce price hikes

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:14
Customers of Energia, Flogas, SSE Airtricity, Electric Ireland, Panda Power and Pinergy will see their energy bills rise in the coming weeks, after the suppliers announced price increases.

UK manufacturing growth steadies in June but mood dips

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:57
UK factories kept up a steady pace of growth in June but worries about global trade and Brexit knocked confidence about the outlook to a seven-month low, a survey showed today.

Euro zone unemployment stable in May

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:48
Unemployment in the euro zone was unchanged in May, European statistics office Eurostat said today, defying economists' expectations of a worsening job market.

Euro zone factory growth slips to 18 month low in June

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:46
Euro zone factory growth slowed to an 18-month low in June, slipping for the sixth month in a row amid widespread concerns about trade barriers and their impact on overall economic activity.

6% of council land on Dublin's vacant site register

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:31
Just a fraction of the undeveloped land owned by Dublin's local authorities has been included on the new vacant sites register designed to crack down on land-hoarding in the city.

Tesco and Carrefour join forces in strategic alliance

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:29
Tesco and France's Carrefour, Europe's two largest supermarket groups, plan to form a global purchasing alliance to cut costs in the face of competitive pressure.

NTMA to hold two bond auctions during second quarter

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 10:24
The National Treasury Management Agency said it will hold two bond auctions during the second quarter of 2018 as it closes in on its minimum issuance target for the year.

Loeb pressures Nestle for more sales, restructuring

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:41
Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb has stepped up pressure on food group Nestle in a letter that urged its board to be "sharper," "bolder" and "faster" in spinning off businesses and untangling its complex management structure.

Today in the press

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:34
The State's holdings in Irish banks have had €1.8 billion wiped off them this year.

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