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Euro zone retail sales rose more than expected in September, and August data was also revised upwards, data showed today.
Revenue is set to create a new division with 380 tax-collection specialists focused on ensuring compliance by people with incomes of €500,000 or more, or significant property and capital portfolios.
The European Central Bank's governing council is due to announce its preferred candidate to succeed France's Daniele Nouy as head of the eurozone's banking watchdog.
An increasingly uncertain economic outlook will take a toll on revenue at UK broadcaster ITV in the last three months of the year, blunting the impact of a slightly better than expected performance over the year so far.
British pub operator JD Wetherspoon today warned that it expects trading to be slightly below the previous financial year as it deals with higher costs.
Christmas and seasonal job postings in Ireland have increased by 11% compared to last year according to new data from jobs site Indeed.com.
Budget airline Wizz Air has today downgraded its forecast for full-year profit, blaming higher fuel prices and a summer marred by air traffic control strikes and congested airports.
France's Hermes today reported strong third-quarter sales momentum, with its leather goods division performing well.
Consumer food company Kerry Group has reported a 3.5% rise in business volumes in the nine months to the end of September.
The boss of Britain's second-biggest housebuilder Persimmon is to step down after the board said criticism of his multi-million pound bonus was a continuing distraction that had hit the company's reputation.
Marks & Spencer has reported a fall in underlying sales in both clothing and food in its first half of the year, hurt by disruption from its latest attempt at a turnaround after more than a decade of failed reinventions.
Adidas today raised its 2018 profit forecast after selling more of its top-end sports shoes, although the German sportswear and fashion firm cut its revenue target due to a fall in sales in western Europe.
Sales at IKEA Ireland rose by 7.4% in the past year to reach €181.5m.
African nationals living in Ireland have a higher unemployment rate than other migrants and Irish people, according to an ESRI report.
Sterling erased earlier losses and headed back towards the day's highs in volatile trading.
Ralph Lauren returned to growth in North America in its second fiscal quarter as a strategy to intensify marketing on social media bore fruit.
A European Union plan to tax big internet firms like Google and Facebook on their turnover was on the verge of collapsing today after several EU governments rejected it and announced national initiatives instead.
The Taoiseach is facing renewed pressure to explain his position on a possible review of the backstop.
China's import expo, known as CIIE, in Shanghai has been gathering crowds by the thousand, as Chinese buyers come to peruse what the world has to offer.
Two thirds of businesses in Ireland plan to recruit more staff in the area of data analytics in the next year, yet 79% of organisations say they are experiencing difficulties in recruiting people with the requisite skills.