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Honda to shut down UK operations for 6 days in April

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 17:08
Japanese carmaker Honda will shut its British operations for six days in April to help it counter any border disruption from the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

What are the big economic trends on the way in the next decade?

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 16:06
Here's how the US economy, Chinese growth, oil prices, globalism, unemployment and Brexit will affect our world

Macy's shares sink after it trims sales forecast

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 15:22
Macy's has today cut its comparable sales forecast for the Christmas quarter while year-end sales growth at rival Kohl's Corp disappointed investors.

CES marks the dawn of 5G technology

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 14:47
This year's technology trade show CES has been described as the start of the 5G era of mobile technology.

Nike's Dutch tax status investigated by EU regulators

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 14:06
The European Commission has opened an investigation into the tax treatment of Nike in the Netherlands, saying this may have given the US sportswear maker an illegal advantage.

AI-powered combine harvesters and cat treadmills at CES

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:45
Cat treadmills and artificial intelligence-powered tractors and combine harvesters are among the latest devices to get people talking on the show floor of CES.

Nissan Ireland calls for ban on older UK car imports

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 12:16
Nissan has called on the Government to ban the importation of any used car first registered in the UK before 2014.

Ford Europe set to slash thousands of jobs

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:53
Ford said today it will cut thousands of jobs, exit unprofitable markets and discontinue loss-making vehicle lines as part of a turnaround effort aimed at achieving improved margins in Europe.

Aldi Ireland enjoyed best-ever Christmas

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:50
Aldi Ireland has enjoyed its best-ever Christmas trading period with sales up 10% during the week before Christmas, on the previous year.

Live Register total falls by 3,000 in December

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:40
The number of people signing on the Live Register fell again in December to the lowest level since April 2008.

AXA to move staff to Ireland from UK and France

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:31
French insurer AXA will move staff to Ireland from France and the UK, in light of Britain's plans to leave the European Union.

China offers Elon Musk permanent residency

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 11:14
Tesla boss Elon Musk has been offered a "green card", China said today, a privilege enjoyed by an elite group of foreigners, including several Nobel laureates and a former US basketball star.

Threat to John Lewis staff bonus for first time

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:46
The John Lewis Partnership has warned that its annual staff bonus is under threat for the first time in living memory as it battles challenging trading conditions.

NTMA to hold next bond sale on February 14

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 10:35
The National Treasury Management agency said it will hold its next bond auction on Thursday February 14.

Today in the press

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:48
The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) is to undertake a review of the State's Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) to help determine its future strategy.

US Fed 'can afford to be patient' on rate hikes

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 09:20
US central bankers "can afford to be patient" before raising interest rates again, given low inflation and uncertainty about the outlook, according to the minutes of the Federal Reserve's December policy meeting.

M&S's clothing and food sales fall in Christmas quarter

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:47
Marks & Spencer suffered another quarter of falling underlying sales in both clothing and food, underscoring its long and uncertain road to recovery.

Hammond says no-deal Brexit would harm British people

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:36
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond has said it would be against British people's interests to leave the European Union without an exit deal, but declined to say how the government would respond if parliament refused to back its Brexit plans.

C&C says trading in line with expectations

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:35
Drinks group C&C has said that trading across the group for the four months to the end of December has been in line with expectations.

Airbus loses to Boeing in annual jet order race

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:16
Airbus abandoned a five-year winning streak in the race for jetliner orders in 2018, slumping to its lowest share of the $150 billion jet market in six years.

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