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Gas Networks Ireland has agreed a new €100m financing facility with the European Investment Bank.
German industrial output fell unexpectedly in October, data showed today, adding to signs that a cooling trend in Europe's largest economy will continue in the fourth quarter.
Leaked British government papers indicate that Ireland could face food shortages and a 7% drop in Gross Domestic Product if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, according to a newspaper report.
Associated British Foods said trading at its Primark fashion chain was challenging in November.
UK mobile phone operator O2 said today that its 4G network was restored after a glitch with software made by Sweden's Ericsson left tens of millions without service.
Chinese state-run media has condemned the arrest in Canada of a top executive of telecoms giant Huawei on a US extradition request as a "despicable rogue's approach" to contain Chinese high-tech ambitions.
Deutsche Bank has defended its record in fighting money laundering after the Financial Times reported it had processed €31 billion more in questionable funds for Danske Bank than previously thought.
Housebuilder Abbey has reported a slight increase in half yearly profits and announced a special dividend of 100 cents per share.
Tokyo prosecutors have decided to indict Nissan as well as its former chairman Carlos Ghosn and another executive as early as next week over alleged financial misconduct, a report said today.
A new report has found that one in three jobs in Ireland is at high risk of being affected by digitalisation over the next five years.
The chief executive of Pepper Finance Corporation has moved to allay the concerns of Permanent TSB customers whose non-performing mortgages are being transferred to Pepper.
A new survey shows that 64% of the 100 Irish respondents believe their organisation will move more to the cloud in the coming months.
Expect the UK's departure from the EU to bring many consequences for the social security entitlements and rights of cross-border workers
The arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at China's Huawei Technologies, jolted the global business community and raised fears that a truce in the US-China trade war could come to a swift end.
Two former directors of Tesco were acquitted today of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer following a 2014 scandal.
British mobile telecoms operator O2 said a software issue at a third-party supplier caused a data outage today and it was working to fix the issue "as quickly as possible".
Analog Devices is battling a tax demand from Irish authorities, in a case that the US chip maker says could materially hurt its earnings.
The number of people signing on the Live Register fell by 3,100 in November to bring the seasonally adjusted total to 207,200 - the lowest level since May 2008.
A surge in Corporation Tax payments last month will go towards making Ireland's finances safer by the end of the year, the Minister for Finance has said.
Danish insurer Qudos, which has around 50,000 Irish-based customers, has said it will not be paying out on any claims at present as the company has gone into liquidation.