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Oliver Mangan: Countdown to November’s US election could pose currency risk

4 hours 44 min ago
The dollar retains the upper hand on foreign exchange markets, with the currency hitting three-year highs on a trade-weighted basis in recent days.

US company Cargill injects new blood into 'fake meat' food market

4 hours 57 min ago
US conglomerate Cargill will launch plant-based hamburger patties and ground “fake meat” products in April, the company has said, challenging Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods for sales in grocery stores, cafeterias and restaurants.

Housing can lay foundations for growth and is key to retaining staff

6 hours 52 min ago
A third of the cost of us producing a house is taxed, or controlled by the state, between Vat and planning contributions.

Markets down across Europe as coronavirus fears grip

8 hours 35 min ago
Italian authorities are scrambling to contain the virus in largest outbreak outside of China

Homeowners 'needlessly paying' on average €3,480 in extra mortgage repayments, survey finds

8 hours 45 min ago
Irish homeowners could shave 10 years off their home repayments by switching mortgages and keeping their repayments at the same level

Mastercard to create 1,500 jobs in Dublin in major expansion

10 hours 2 min ago
'>The jobs are to be created over the next three to five years, with the company set to grow its European Technology Hub in Dublin.

BOI not planning on price war as AIB announce mortgage lending rates cut

11 hours 21 min ago
'>Bank of Ireland says it has no plans to engage in a price war with AIB.

Primark owner ABF warns coronavirus could impact future supply

11 hours 41 min ago
However, it said the high street giant is currently ‘well stocked with cover for several months’.

Businesses urge Boris Johnson to minimise post-Brexit red tape

13 hours 18 min ago
A CBI report is calling on the Prime Minister to ensure a deal with Brussels minimises bureaucracy.

It's incorrect to regard Bitcoin as the preserve of criminals

13 hours 53 min ago
The online cryptocurrency Bitcoin was in the news recently when, as part of a CAB investigation into the sale and supply of drugs, a man was made to forfeit Bitcoin worth €52m by the High Court.

Digital platforms could breed a troubled workforce

13 hours 53 min ago
Those funny little things called algorithms are transforming our lives. They are being used to counter the spread of antibiotic resistance. They are also transforming relationships in the workplace and not for the better, many believe.

Preparatory work commences on the 15-storey Prism office building in Cork

19 hours 47 min ago
Development company Tower Holdings are moving ahead with plans for the 15-storey Prism office building in the centre of Cork.

Ireland's two-tier tourism industry continues

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 17:30
Ireland continues to have a two-tier tourism industry with the regions bearing the brunt of the slowdown the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has said.

Pivotal week ahead for Irish business supply chains as coronavirus spread continues

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 17:06
The week ahead may be pivotal for investors and businesses monitoring the deadly coronavirus outbreak — including Irish companies whose supply chains stretch into China — as they scramble to understand whether the economic fallout will be long-lasting.

Caseys Furniture and Cork English College top winners at Cork Business of the Year Awards

Sun, 02/23/2020 - 08:41
Caseys Furniture and Cork English College were the big winners at the Cork Business Association’s ‘Cork Business of the Year Awards’, which were held at their annual President’s Dinner at Cork’s Vienna Woods yesterday.

Michael O’Leary lambasts British Government for Flybe rescue

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 07:23
The Ryanair chief executive questioned why taxpayers had to come to the rescue of a company owned by three of the industry’s richest billionaires.

Construction industry calls for VAT cut for first-time buyers

Sat, 02/22/2020 - 06:12
Significant investment in infrastructure is needed if Cork is to act as a true counterbalance to Dublin, the Construction Industry Federation has said.

Global shares hit as investors focus on coronavirus outbreak in prisons

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 19:02
A global stock rally was stopped in its tracks after new concerns flared that the coronavirus could spread significantly beyond the locked-down cities at the epicentre of the outbreak in China.

No sign of significant consumer upsurge: Visa Ireland

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:36
There was little sign of any significant consumer spending upsurge, with spending last month little changed from January 2019.

Nama paid €1m in redundancies last year

Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:35
Nineteen members of staff made redundant by the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) last year shared €1.01m in redundancy payments.

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