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UK inflation cools to one year low in March

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:08
UK inflation unexpectedly cooled to a one-year low in March, according to figures that may raise doubt over bets that the Bank of England will raise interest rates in May.

Bank of England to raise rates in May - economists

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:12
The Bank of England will raise its key interest rate to 0.75% in May, nearly all the 76 economists polled by Reuters have said.

Central Bank doesn't recognise Public Services Card

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:27
Borrowers looking to access personal credit reports stored in the new national credit register cannot access them with the Government's Public Services Card.

Facebook to begin roll out of privacy changes

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:25
Facebook has said it will begin rolling out changes to how it handles private data this week to comply with forthcoming EU rules, with European residents seeing the measures first.

De La Rue will not appeal loss of UK passport contract

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:16
De La Rue said it would not appeal a decision to award the contract to make Britain's new blue post-Brexit passports to a European firm.

Chinese baby food demand boosts Danone Q1 sales

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:14
French food group Danone has kept its guidance for a further rise in profits and sales this year after first quarter underlying sales growth beat market expectations.

Nissan and Ford lead European car sales decline

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:58
European car registrations fell 5.2% in March, led by Nissan, Ford and Fiat Chrysler, according to data published today by auto industry association ACEA.

IBM first-quarter margins miss estimates, shares fall

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:43
International Business Machines posted profit margins that fell short of Wall Street expectations last night, a sign that its reinvention was taking time.

Hammerson withdraws recommendation for Intu deal

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:37
Hammerson has withdrawn its recommendation to shareholders that they back a merger with Intu Properties, the British property company said today.

IFG's Group's chief executive and chairman to step down

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:30
Dublin-based financial services firm IFG Group has announced an overhaul of its senior management team.

Road closure during upgrade works at Dublin Airport

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:20
The departures road at Dublin Airport's Terminal 1 will be temporarily closed from April 17 until the end of May between 23.30 and 03.00 every Monday to Thursday night to allow for upgrade works to Terminal 1.

Court hears CB suggested banks buy each others' bonds

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:59
The Central Bank suggested that Irish banks issue bonds on the understanding they would be bought by each other to promote confidence in the markets, a court has heard.

IPL Plastics arranges €400m refinancing ahead of IPO

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:58
The Dublin-headquartered IPL Plastics has arranged a €400m refinancing of its existing banking facilities ahead of a potential initial public offering.

New date set for Integrated Single Electricity Market

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:25
The Single Energy Market Committee has confirmed October 1 this year as the revised date for the 'go-live' of the new Integrated Single Electricity Market for Ireland.

GDP forecasts raised as labour market fuels more growth

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:20
The Government has today raised the country's gross domestic product (GDP) forecasts for the next four years.

IMF sees boost from Trump tax reforms wearing off

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:48
The International Monetary Fund has said the tax cuts introduced by the Trump administration will give a temporary boost to the US economy, but the tax reform effects will wear off in two years time.

Quarter of Irish growth due to Apple's iPhone, says IMF

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:45
Last year the Irish economy expanded by 7.8%, but the IMF thinks about a quarter of that growth was due to the Apple iPhone.

Goldman beats profit estimates as trading surges

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:39
Goldman Sachs Group passed Wall Street's expectations for quarterly profit, powered by a surge in trading revenue and higher fees from debt and equity underwriting.

Murphy hits out at 'useless' comments on housing crisis

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:24
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has called comments made by Fianna Fáil's housing spokesperson Darragh O'Brien the most useless contribution to the housing crisis.

Why are men more likely than women to engage in misbehaviour?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:48
Understanding male-female differences in behaviour is scientifically difficult and politically fraught, but these differences cannot be ignored