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Property price growth speeds up to 6.1% in February - CSO

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 11:24
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that residential property prices grew at the fastest annual pace in just over a year in February.

UK house prices fall as private rents hit new records

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:57
UK house prices are stabilising while rents are hitting new records, according to official figures.

Ryanair sees Italian growth despite regulatory rows

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:41
Ryanair has today hit back in a dispute with Italy's antitrust regulator (AGCM) which this week ordered the airline to stop limiting or blocking the sale of its flight tickets by travel agencies.

Corre Energy continues talks with potential investors

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:39
Shares in Dublin listed Corre Energy rose 15% this morning as the company confirmed a process is ongoing with multiple parties interested in investing in the company.

TV licence inspector job 'almost impossible' in last year

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:12
The General Secretary of the Communications Workers' Union has said the job of TV licence inspectors has become more difficult over the last year.

NRG Panel acquires Galway based JFW Renewables

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:09
Monaghan based renewable energy services firm, NRG Panel, has bought Galway based JFW Renewables.

Confirmed euro zone inflation fall boosts ECB's cut plan

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 10:04
Euro zone inflation slowed across the board last month, reinforcing expectations for a European Central Bank interest rate cut in June, even as rising energy costs and a weak euro cloud the outlook, final data from Eurostat showed today.

55,490 businesses still using Tax Debt Warehousing scheme

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 09:46
Minister for Finance Michael McGrath is urging businesses who are using the Tax Debt Warehousing scheme to engage early with Revenue ahead of the May 1 deadline to discuss their individual circumstances and agree arrangements to address their liabilities.

Inflation fight may take longer than expected - Fed chief

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 09:04
The US Federal Reserve's ongoing fight against inflation could take "longer than expected," the head of the US central bank said last night, further paring back the chances of early rate cuts.

Agreement reached to reopen Tara Mines following talks

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 08:54
An agreement has been reached to reopen Tara Mines after nine months in care and maintenance.

Aurivo's profits and revenues drop after challenging 2023

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 08:52
Co Sligo-based co-op Aurivo, which owns and produces the Connacht Gold dairy brand, today reported lower profits and revenues for 2023 after what it called "an extremely challenging year" for it and the wider sector nationally.

Sales to China support ASML's first quarter earnings

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 08:24
ASML, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers, reported weaker than expected first-quarter new bookings today, although sales to China held up despite US-led restrictions on what it can export.

Adidas raises 2024 outlook after strong first quarter

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:59
Adidas has today raised its 2024 profit outlook after what the German sportswear giant said was a better than expected first quarter.

United Airlines post smaller than expected Q1 loss

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:51
United Airlines Holdings last night forecast stronger-than-expected earnings in the current quarter, after reporting a narrower-than-expected loss in the first quarter, on robust demand for travel.

Entain posts online gaming revenue ahead of expectations

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:40
Entain has today posted first-quarter online gaming revenue ahead of expectation, helped by an increase in customers even as the British gambling group grappled with stiff competition and regulatory pressures in its main markets.

ASOS sinks to first-half loss amid competition from China

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:35
British online fashion retailer ASOS sunk to a first-half loss, as it battles competition from Chinese giant Shein and self-inflicted problems from excess stock, but it said it still expected an improvement over the year.

LVMH sales growth slips on luxury spending slowdown

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:27
LVMH's sales slowed in the first quarter as rising prices prompted more shoppers who aspire to own its luxury labels to hold back on splashing out thousands of dollars on handbags and other accessories.

Ireland 'third in world' for pubs per person, says HRB

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:18
Ireland ranks "third in the world" for the number of pubs per capita despite an overall decline, with the drop being offset by a rise in off licences according to analysis from the Health Research Board (HRB).

UK inflation rate slows to 3.2% in March

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 07:15
British consumer price inflation slowed by less than expected to a two-and-a-half-year low of 3.2% in annual terms in March, down from a 3.4% increase in February, the Office for National Statistics said today.

SFA seeks decisive action from Govt on business costs

Wed, 04/17/2024 - 05:00
An organisation representing small businesses has called for decisive action on the issue of rising business costs from the new Cabinet led by Taoiseach Simon Harris.