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Brexit poses risk to global financial stability, says IMF

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:40
A new report has highlighted the short-term risks that could affect the UK and EU during the Brexit transition period.

Shares in Jaguar-Land Rover owner fall on UK news

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 07:36
Shares in Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) owner Tata Motors fell to the lowest level in more than six years in Mumbai trading after the luxury carmaker said it was temporarily halting production because of weak demand in China.

Norwegian Air carries more into New York than BA

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 07:21
Norwegian Air Shuttle has overtaken IAG’s British Airways as the biggest non-US airline on transatlantic routes to and from the New York area, in the latest illustration of the low-cost carrier’s move into British Airways territory.

Crude oil price at $100 ‘within reach’

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 07:06
If oil prices head above $100 a barrel, it could shave 0.2 percentage points from global economic growth next year -- but this hinges crucially on the dollar, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Aviva boss leaves as insurer bids to revive fortunes

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:51
Aviva chief executive Mark Wilson has agreed to step down from his role after a sweeping restructuring of the British insurer during six years at the helm failed to translate into improved shareholder returns.

Roman Abramovich fights French property tax bill of €1.2m

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:36
Shortly after Roman Abramovich bought the Château de la Croë property about a decade ago on the exclusive Cap d’Antibes peninsula in the south of France, the taxman came knocking.

IMF cuts growth outlook

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:15
The IMF has cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019, saying that the US-China trade war was taking a toll and emerging markets were struggling with tighter liquidity and capital outflows.

Millar eyes London listing for new firm

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 06:06
Former Ryanair deputy chief Howard Millar’s new aircraft leasing company is planning to raise nearly €220m through floating on the London Stock Exchange before the end of the year.

Cormac Kelleher: Lack of action to address pensions a significant oversight

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:14
Failure to address pensions was a significant oversight.

Eamon Quinn: Splurge after finding €1bn down the back of the sofa

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:12
Making a virtue of finding €1bn down the back of the sofa and seeking to secure political gain by using the bulk of the cash to shore up an out-of-control health service spending, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is getting away with the oldest of political strokes.

John Whelan: Plenty moves to satisfy business with Brexit on the horizon

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:12
There was much to please business in the budget.

Lorraine Higgins: Opportunity lost despite some benefit for retail

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:12
Budget 2019 does a little for a lot, but the opportunity has been lost to deliver adequate targeted supports for the largest private industry employer in Ireland — retail.

Plan for Waterford Airport future ‘being slow-walked’

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:06
The Government is “slow-walking” a plan for the future of Waterford Airport, a symptom of ignoring the south-east economically in favour of more politically connected regions.

Nick Charalambous: Very little done to help entrepreneurs

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:00
While other commentators in this supplement will have given a broader scope of the budget changes, this article will focus specifically on how the budget may help those people who work for themselves in a self-employed or limited company capacity.

HSBC stumps up $765m to settle crisis-era claims

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 20:35
The settlement relates to Residential Mortgage Backed Securities.

Increased capital spending in Budget 2019 welcomed by ISME

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 19:28
The increased capital spending announced in today's Budget has been welcomed by the Irish SME Association, ISME.

Here's a summary of the Budget funds allocated for post-Brexit inspections

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 19:20
Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe announced more than €110m for Brexit-related measures across a number of departments.

Funding increase of €3.5m for Data Protection Commission in Budget 2019

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 19:02
Today's Budget 2019 announcement included a funding increase of €3.5m for the Data Protection Commission (DPC) which will allow the office to recruit 40 additional staff.

Irish Exporters Association: Budget shows more action needed to prepare for a potential no-deal Brexit

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 18:18
The Irish Exporters Association has cautiously welcomed today's budget delivered by Paschal Donohoe.

Comcast takes majority control of broadcaster Sky

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 17:59
James Murdoch and a string of other Sky directors also resigned from the firm.