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Revolut sees 20% rise in Irish customer numbers as fintech posts record €503m profit 

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 12:45
Fintech company said mortgages remained 'firmly in the pipeline' for Irish customers 

Tesla Ireland profits double as carmaker enjoys record revenues of €143m

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 12:34
Elon Musk's company increased deliveries here by more than 250% predominantly due to an increase in sales of Model Y

Inflation down in Europe but Central Bank in no hurry to make more rate cuts

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 12:04
Inflation in the 20-nation eurozone crept lower to 2.5% in June, but remained stuck above the level favoured by the European Central Bank, which is ...

EU accuses Facebook owner Meta of breaking digital rule with paid ad-free option

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 11:46
Meta has been giving European users the option since November of paying for ad-free versions of Facebook and Instagram

Ryanair traffic hits record 19.3 million passengers in June

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 08:31
As its rival Aer Lingus continues to deal with the fallout from its pilots strike, budget airline Ryanair has announced that it flew 19.3 million ...

Costs to settle car insurance claims hits record

Tue, 07/02/2024 - 00:37
The average written premium — the amount of money the policy-holder has to pay — stood at €561 during the first half of 2023

Property fund director bankruptcy may not proceed

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 18:05
It follows a judgment, that arises from guarantees concerning loans to purchase Ballsbridge properties from Nama

Value of card transactions rises as shoppers prepare for summer, figures suggest

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 17:50
The value of domestic transactions jumped by €320m, 4.8%, during the period

UK home prices inch up again in June, according to lender

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 17:13
Nationwide Building Society report shows home prices are now 1.5% above what they were a year ago, with interest rates still at a 16-year high, contributing to affordability concerns for people who need a mortgage

Bird flu vaccine faces hurdles without better data, critics say

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 16:42
The EU has secured up to 665,000 doses of CSL Seqirus’ vaccine that matches the current strain

New car registrations drop 50% in June, with just 692 electric cars registered

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 16:28
From January to June, a total of 10,747 new electric cars were registered, marking a 25% decrease year-on-year

European stocks and euro tiptoe higher after French election

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 15:21
Traders are also weighing their strategies after last week’s US presidential debate. Morgan Stanley strategists say equity investors 'should stay selective' and maintain a bias toward quality US stocks

Tesla expected to report weaker sales as competitor BYD breaks records 

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 15:14
The company's older lineup of vehicles is having a harder time keeping up with fresher offerings from rival electric car manufacturers

David McNamara: Markets keep close watch on elections ahead of central bank moves

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 14:42
Amid the political noise, the past week has also been marked by relatively dovish commentary from European Central Bank members

EU hits Meta with warning over its subscription model

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 13:05
The European Commission's antitrust chief said: 'We want to empower citizens to be able to take control over their own data and choose a less personalised ads experience.'

The pace of annual price inflation slows to 1.5% in June

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 12:53
Energy prices dropped 5.6% in the period and fell 1% in the month, however, European energy markets are once again feeling the heat as contracts edge higher

Meta set to be hit with a warning by EU over subscription model

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 11:03
Tech giant risks potentially heavy fines if its subscription model for ad-free services falls foul of EU tech rules

Revenues at Amazon's data centre business here increase by 25% to €6bn in 2023

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 10:11
The company's staff costs last year increased by €28.57m to €216.24m

Sharp fall in Irish manufacturing activity in June

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 08:41
Both new orders and output decreased for the fourth month running, with the latter contracting to the greatest extent in 11 months.

Boeing to buy Spirit Aero for €4.4bn in stock deal

Mon, 07/01/2024 - 08:03
Deal means Airbus will seek to acquire Spirit's wing and mid-fuselage production in Belfast