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Oliver Mangan: Central Banks' hawkish moves mean recession fears are taking hold

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 15:10
Markets are taking little comfort from positive economic forecasts and look set to remain very volatile

Lagarde restates ECB interest rate hike plan as crisis tool takes shape

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 14:46
Lagarde characterized the decision to develop a crisis measure as one that underpins a previous commitment to keep inflation under control

ECB will act with ‘cool head’ on market volatility, Kazaks says

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 13:51
“If action is going to be necessary, we will be on top of it,” Kazaks, the Latvian central bank governor, said in an interview in Riga.

Giant cruise ship’s maiden voyage may be to a scrapyard

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 11:46
The lower hull of a liner known as Global Dream II, the second global class vessel from insolvent MV Werften shipyard on Germany’s Baltic coast, is to be disposed of at scrap price

Primark to trial click and collect in some UK stores

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 10:58
The trial will take place in up to 25 stores in the northwest of England, starting towards the end of the year

Pfizer to buy stake in French vaccine company 

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 09:58
The healthcare giant has agreed to invest €90.5m to buy an 8.1% stake in Valneva as the companies announced developments in their partnership to tackle Lyme disease.

UK set for recession and pound test of historic lows, survey finds

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 09:56
More than four-in-five respondents expect a recession within a year, while most see the pound at risk of touching early-pandemic lows and bad days ahead for British stocks and bonds.

Easyjet cuts flights to try to manage airport disruption

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 09:14
The British carrier said it now expected its capacity to be around 87% of 2019 levels in the quarter to end-June

PwC adds 15 new partners to cope with growing demand

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 09:02
Businesses seeking a range of new supports as they strive to adapt and grow in challenging environment

Kingspan sees fall in orders as market deteriorates 

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 08:40
The Irish company reported a decline in order intake volume compared to May and June 2021.

Hibernia Reit leaves Irish Stock Exchange following acquisition

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 08:12
In March 2022, the commercial property firm accepted a €1.1bn takeover by Brookfield Asset Management.

French food company Danone reduces product range to cut costs

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 07:40
Supermarkets and the makers of packaged food are struggling to combat rising costs, with products ranging from crude oil to paper packaging becoming more expensive

Oil prices steady as traders weigh outlook for demand

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 07:28
West Texas Intermediate traded above $109 (€103.45) a barrel after tumbling by the most since early April last week

Two fifths of Irish people are shopping around to navigate inflation and supply issues

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 00:05
Many respondents to PwC's Consumer Insights Survey expect rising prices to remain a challenge for at least six months more

Incentives to boost business digitalisation include €10m fund

Mon, 06/20/2022 - 00:05
The money will help firms update software, get new equipment, train up staff, and implement automation and AI technology

Apple workers vote to unionise at Maryland store

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 18:51
Apple declined to comment on the developmen

Cork Chamber chief queries Dublin Airport's dominance of Irish skies

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 17:27
Conor Healy and a growing chorus of business leaders outside the capital question the Dublin facility's growing dominance 

The Irishman fighting for a global four-day work week

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 10:11
Capitalising on a watershed moment in the workplace, where the future of when and how work happens is up for grabs.

Renewable island: Vital steps forward in Irish energy storage

Sun, 06/19/2022 - 08:50
Ireland is making significant steps in energy storage, progress which will help underpin the country's renewable energy plans

Renewable Island: Fiestas ‘without footprints’ as entertainers go green

Sat, 06/18/2022 - 11:48
Doolin Folk Festival's leading the way for bigger music and entertainment events to achieve carbon neutrality

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