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Drumm trial won't hear evidence for over two weeks

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:00
The jury in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm will not begin hearing evidence for more than two weeks.

Airline Niki submits insolvency filing in Austria

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:13
Airline Niki filed for insolvency in Austria today, in a move to safeguard an agreed sale of the Austrian arm of failed Air Berlin to British Airways owner IAG, its insolvency administrator said.

0% rates won't last forever, analyst cautions

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:03
John Finn, managing director of Treasury Solutions, said 2018 could be the last year of 0% rates in the euro zone.

Property price growth cools in November - CSO

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:26
Growth in residential property prices cooled slightly to a four-month low in annual terms in November, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

DCC buys Countrywide Farmers' LPG business in UK

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:22
Sales, marketing and support services group DCC is to buy Countrywide Farmers' liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution business in the UK.

Lidl to create 100 jobs in Newbridge

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:02
Lidl is to create 100 jobs in Co Kildare after planning permission was granted to build a new distribution centre in Newbridge.

German economy grew 2.2% in 2017 - official data

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:34
The German economy grew 2.2% in 2017, enjoying its fastest rate of expansion since 2011, official data for Europe's top economy showed today.

Today in the press

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:20
Ardagh chairman Paul Coulson is positioned to enjoy a €100 million-plus windfall as the metal and glass packaging giant's ultimate parent group sells a traditionally high-cost bond.

Buffett succession gains clarity after promotions

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:02
Berkshire Hathaway has promoted two of its top executives, Gregory Abel and Ajit Jain, adding them to its board and cementing their status as the front runners to succeed Warren Buffett.

'No deal' Brexit could cost UK 500,000 jobs - Khan

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:43
Britain could lose almost 500,000 jobs and £50 billion investment over the next 12 years if it fails to agree a trade deal with the European Union, according a report commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Grafton's group revenues for 2017 up 8.8%

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:33
Builders merchant and DIY retailer Grafton Group has said it is benefiting from a surge in spending on construction and home improvements in Ireland.

GVC sees 2017 core earnings at top end of expectations

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:24
Online gambling firm GVC Holdings, which sealed a deal to buy Ladbrokes Coral last month, said it expects 2017 core earnings to be at the top end of its own expectations on strong trading in the fourth quarter.

Marks & Spencer reports mixed performance

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:04
Marks & Spencer has reported better than expected sales of both clothing and food in the key Christmas quarter and said it was maintaining financial guidance for its full 2017-18 year.

Tesco Ireland sales up 4% over key Christmas period

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 08:01
Tesco Ireland sales during the Christmas period were up 4% on a like-for-like basis compared to 2016.

Richemont posts solid Q3 sales growth thanks to Asia

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 07:42
Cartier maker Richemont said today that solid sales growth in the quarter to December 31 was driven by the Asia Pacific region and buoyant jewellery demand.

Chinese bitcoin mining giant sets up Swiss subsidiary

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:08
Chinese bitcoin mining giant Bitmain Technologies is expanding to Switzerland in a move that will be key to widening its reach, the group told a Swiss newspaper.

NBRU train drivers reject Labour Court recommendation

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:31
Iarnród Éireann passengers face a renewed risk of industrial disruption after train drivers overwhelmingly rejected a Labour Court recommendation which would have delivered a pay rise of over 1% in return for certain productivity.

Lufthansa regains place as Europe's biggest airline

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:21
Germany's Lufthansa has retaken the crown as Europe's largest airline by passenger numbers from Ryanair after the airline was forced to cut thousands of flights because of pilot rostering problems.

Buffett says he will never invest in cryptocurrencies

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:20
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett said today he will never invest in cryptocurrencies.

Ryanair keeps big investors onside after rocky 2017

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:11
Several institutional investors are backing Ryanair to bounce back from a pilot rostering mess-up and a decision to recognise unions that jolted confidence in Europe's most profitable airline.