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Tesco says new accounting standard won't affect plans

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:17
Tesco said today that a new accounting standard related to the treatment of leases will change the way assets and liabilities are presented, but will not have an economic impact on the group.

Divisions continue as May to pursue Brexit strategy

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 08:06
The British government has said UK Prime Minister Theresa May will continue with her strategy of seeking changes to the Northern Ireland backstop in the EU Withdrawal Agreement.

Allianz Q4 net profit up 19%, in line with expectations

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:58
German insurer Allianz said its net profit rose 19% in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, in line with expectations, and said it was aiming for a larger operating profit target in 2019.

China's January inflation comes in slower than expected

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:49
Factory and consumer price inflation in China rose at a slower rate than expected in January as global growth cools and the US trade war drags on, official data showed today.

European car sales drop 4.6% in January - ACEA

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:39
The Fiat Chrysler Group, Ford and Volkswagen led a 4.6% decline in European car registrations in January, industry data showed.

Ulster Bank reports operating profits of €15m for 2018

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:36
Ulster Bank has reported a "modest" operating profit of €15m for the year to the end of December, a marked improvement on the operating loss of €151m it reported in 2017.

RBS's dividend better than expected as profits double

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:27
Royal Bank of Scotland has today unveiled a better than expected dividend for long-suffering investors after its profit more than doubled in 2018.

Brexit Republic: Episode Twenty Seven

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 21:32

Amazon pulls plan for New York offices

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:43
Amazon has abandoned plans for a new headquarters site in New York City, citing opposition from local leaders angry at the huge subsidies being offered to one of the world's most successful companies.

Brexit 'silver lining' for some Irish firms - S&P

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:19
A "small number" of Irish firms are likely to see their credit ratings cut if Britain leaves the European Union without a transition deal but there could be a no deal silver lining for the country's services sectors, S&P Global said.

BT Ireland concerned about how MANs being managed

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:51
A senior executive at telecoms company BT Ireland has expressed concern about the way the state's Metropolitan Area Networks (MANs) are being managed.

A380 & Concorde - technical feats but commercial flops

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:50
The scratching of the superjumbo jet Airbus A380 echoes the sad fate of the supersonic Concorde, another feat of aviation technology that turned out to be a commercial flop.

Eoin McGee finally tells us how to be good with money

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:23
Each week on How to be Good with Money, Eoin McGee helps a household to manage their money and reach a goal they thought they'd never achieve.

Euro zone economic growth slows in fourth quarter

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:04
The euro zone economy slowed as expected year-on-year in the last three months of 2018 as growth in Germany came to a halt and Italy slipped into recession, official data showed today.

Five things to know about the Airbus A380

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:00
Some facts about the Airbus A380, whose final deliveries are now set for 2021.

Property price growth eased to 6.5% in 2018 - CSO

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:36
The rate of property price growth has eased but remained a robust 6.5% during 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office.

Airbus A380 - from European dream to white elephant

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:32
Loved by passengers, feared by accountants, the world's largest airliner has run out of runway after Airbus decided to close A380 production after 12 years in service due to weak sales.

New Dublin runway to 'create €2bn in economic activity'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:17
Dublin Airport claims its new second runway will create over €2bn in economic activity over the next 24 years.

Irish firm buys troubled Patisserie Valerie

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:32
British cake chain Patisserie Valerie has been bought out of administration by a Irish private equity firm, safeguarding nearly 2,000 jobs.

Ryanair says doesn't expect strikes this summer

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:29
Ryanair does not expect strike action this summer as relations with unions have improved significantly in the past three months.