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Morrisons upbeat after best quarter for nine years

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:20
Morrisons today beat forecasts with a 9% rise in first half profit after Britain's fourth biggest supermarket group delivered its best quarterly sales performance for nine years.

Bookmaker GVC flags more savings from Ladbrokes deal

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:04
Gambling firm GVC Holdings said it had identified an extra £30m in cost savings from its £4 billion purchase of Ladbrokes Coral as it reported solid half year results and a surge in revenue in July and August.

ECB to stay on course to curb stimulus

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:02
The European Central Bank looks all but certain today to firm up plans to end bond purchases this year and raise interest rates next autumn.

L&G closes $5.7 billion British Airways pension deal

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 08:06
Legal & General has closed a deal to insure £4.4 billion of British Airways' historic pensions liabilities, the insurer said today.

Will iPhone launch set Apple on road to next trillion?

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 07:58
Apple has broken many records over the 42 years of its colourful history.

Sports Direct rules out Debenhams bid

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 07:36
Sports Direct has officially ruled out a takeover bid for Debenhams after an outgoing director of the sportswear firm said the board had discussed combining the department store group with House of Fraser.

John Lewis's first-half profit slumps 99%

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 07:29
John Lewis's first-half profit slumps 99%

New agency could bring '150,000 homes over 20 years'

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 06:43
The Government is to launch the new Land Development Agency, which it says will co-ordinate State owned lands for regeneration and development, and open up sites for the provision of housing.

Policy failings impeded water charges rollout - report

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 06:27
A report into the effort to introduce domestic water charges has identified a number of policy failings that doomed the plans of the last government.

Apple launches new iPhones and Watch

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 21:09
Apple has launched a suite of three new iPhones, including a less expensive lower spec model, as it aims to broaden demand for its smartphones across a wider market.

Effects of crisis still being felt by too many - Sibley

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 18:31
The Central Bank's Deputy Governor Ed Sibley has said the associated human cost of the financial crisis was "immense".

Coverage issues on eir network resolved

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 17:22
Eir has said the root cause of the problem that was causing a mobile outage has been identified and service to customers has been restored.

Dublin Airport upgrade to hub could create 34,000 jobs

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 13:08
A new report suggests that an extra €18.6 billion over the next 15 years could be added to the economy if Dublin Airport was developed as an airport hub.

EU lawmakers agree common stand on copyright reforms

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:45
EU lawmakers have today agreed on a common position on copyright reforms ahead of talks with the 28 EU countries on legislation to force the likes of Google and Facebook to share revenues more fairly with Europe's creative industries.

Ryanair sees increasing risk of 'no-deal' Brexit

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 12:14
Ryanair believes there is a growing risk that Britain will fail to secure an agreement on its exit from the European Union.

Euro zone industry output in surprise fall again

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:50
Production at factories in the euro zone dropped in July for a second consecutive month and by more than expected, official data released today shows.

BoyleSports opens its 250th shop

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:40
BoyleSports has today opened its 250th shop in Kilcullen in Co Kildare.

EU proposes tighter money laundering supervision

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:55
The European Commission has recommended changes to banking supervision following a series of high-profile money laundering cases.

Start Summit aims to inspire early stage entrepreneurs

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:40
This Saturday will see the first Start Summit, a one-day event aimed at getting would-be start-ups off the ground.

Today in the press

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:14
The Irish arm of Mondelez - the international group whose brands include Cadbury and Kraft - has warned that the trading environment here continues to be challenging and that it was hit last year by commodity and foreign exchange headwinds.