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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 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.
John Finn, managing director of Treasury Solutions, said 2018 could be the last year of 0% rates in the euro zone.
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.
Sales, marketing and support services group DCC is to buy Countrywide Farmers' liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution business in the UK.
Lidl is to create 100 jobs in Co Kildare after planning permission was granted to build a new distribution centre in Newbridge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Builders merchant and DIY retailer Grafton Group has said it is benefiting from a surge in spending on construction and home improvements in Ireland.
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 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 during the Christmas period were up 4% on a like-for-like basis compared to 2016.
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 Bitmain Technologies is expanding to Switzerland in a move that will be key to widening its reach, the group told a Swiss newspaper.
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.
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.
Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett said today he will never invest in cryptocurrencies.
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.