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German monthly retail sales unexpectedly drop in March

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:54
German monthly retail sales unexpectedly fell in March, data showed today, marking a fourth consecutive drop and dampening cheer around a consumer-led upswing in Europe's biggest economy.

Bitcoin frenzy settles down as big players enter market

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:50
After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period of relatively boring stability, experts say.

Davy Stockbrokers eye growth of 5.7% for this year

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:39
Stockbroker Davy has raised its outlook for the country's economic growth for this year and next.

Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to its board

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:10
Saudi Aramco, the world's top oil company which is preparing to go public, has said it has appointed new members to its board including a female executive.

Sainsbury's and Asda announce £13.3 billion merger deal

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:47
Sainsbury's and Asda, the UK arm of Walmart, today confirmed they had agreed a £13.3 billion merger to create Britain's biggest supermarket group by market share, surpassing current leader Tesco.

WPP beats forecasts in first results without Sorrell

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:42
The world's biggest advertising group WPP has reported better than expected first-quarter net sales and reiterated its full-year guidance in the first set of results to be published without founder Martin Sorrell.

Barnier to deliver Brexit update in Dundalk

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:37
The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will deliver a keynote speech at an event in Dundalk, Co Louth this morning.

T-Mobile, Sprint agree to $26 billion merger deal

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:37
US telecom giants T-Mobile US and Sprint said yesterday they had agreed to a $26 billion all-stock deal.

20% of firms have Brexit contingency plans in place

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:25
A new survey has found that Irish companies are concerned about the Brexit talks and are planning for all eventualities.

INM blames ODCE for share price fall

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 20:56
Independent News & Media has blamed the State's corporate watchdog for a fall in the company's share price since there has been an application have inspectors appointed to investigate the newspaper publisher.

How sentimental are we about Brexit?

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 08:01
New research into political sentiment examines how public opinion on Brexit and the Irish border intersects with Irish stock exchange movements

What are prize bonds and should I be buying them?

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 08:00
With historically low interest rates persisting, it's been a struggle for some time now for savers to get any sort of decent return on deposits with banks.

Sterling down as GDP data dashes rate hike expectations

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 18:13
Sterling tumbled to a two-month low against the dollar today after the UK economy slowed far more than expected in the first quarter of 2018.

ECB, BoE to study risk management around Brexit

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 17:24
The European Central Bank and the Bank of England will set up a joint technical working group to study risk management around the day Britain leaves the European Union, the European Commission said today.

Refining margins dent Exxon, Chevron Q1 results

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:27
Weak refining margins dinged first-quarter results for Exxon Mobil and Chevron, though Chevron's oil production gains outshone its larger rival, which has struggled to turn operations around after recent missteps.