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SOTI to create 150 new jobs over three years in Galway

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:04
Canadian technology company SOTI is to create 150 new jobs in Galway.

SF proposes to phase out property tax over three years

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:46
Sinn Féin's finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty has said his party's proposals for the upcoming Budget will focus on reducing the cost of living.

EU removes Palau from tax havens blacklist

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:24
European Union finance ministers agreed today to remove the Pacific island of Palau from an EU list of tax havens.

Unemployment rate falls to 5.4% in September - CSO

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:21
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the level of unemployment in September fell to 5.4% from a revised rate of 5.6% in August - the lowest level since February 2008.

Budget airline Primera Air ceases operations

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:02
Nordic budget airline Primera Air has become the latest European carrier to go bust, telling staff that all flights were being halted and leaving thousands of passengers stranded.

Royal Mail shares slide on profit and costs warning

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:50
Shares of Britain's Royal Mail deepened their slump today, hitting a record low.

Social welfare payment delay due to banking issue

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:05
Customers of a number of banks have not received social welfare payments this morning due to a system-wide banking issue.

Today in the press

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:20
Spanish lender Bankinter has ruled out moving into the Irish mortgage market, at least in the short term.

Australia watchdog opens inquiry into forex services

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 08:27
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has opened an inquiry into price competition among suppliers of foreign currency conversion services and would investigate the ability of potential entrants to compete.

NTMA could raise €2-3 billion from first 'green bond'

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 08:13
The National Treasury Management Agency said yesterday it plans to issue its first "green bond" during the final quarter.

Ryanair passenger numbers up by 6% in September

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:58
Ryanair said its passenger numbers in September rose by 6% to 12.6 million despite two days of pilot and cabin crew strikes in five countries.

Oil near four year high ahead of US sanctions on Iran

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:47
Oil markets rose today, with Brent crude holding above $85 and near four-year highs reached the previous day as markets prepare for tighter supply once US sanctions against Iran kick in next month.

UK house prices rise only slowly again in September

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:41
UK house prices rose only slowly again in September, extending their weak run since the 2016 Brexit vote, according to data published today by mortgage lender Nationwide.

Supporting people to work longer could boost GDP

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 07:35
Ireland's economy could benefit to the tune of €27 billion in the long term by supporting people over 55 to continue working, according to new research by PwC.