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Elon Musk confirms former NBCUniversal executive as new Twitter boss

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 20:58
It comes a day after Mr Musk said he had hired a new chief executive, an unnamed woman, for the business.

Wholesale gas prices slide to late 2021 levels increasing scrutiny on Irish energy firms

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 19:42
Prices tumbled to December 2021 levels with wholesale gas trading below €33 per megawatt on Friday

UK online retailer THG shares tumble 17% as buyout talks end

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 16:48
Rejection of takeover comes against backdrop of new data indicating Britain's economy was stagnant in the first quarter

Jameson will no longer be exported to Russia, distiller confirms

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 16:36
Irish Distillers has confirmed that Jameson will no longer be exported to Russia.The announcement was made as part of parent company Pernod Ricard’s ...

Germany and France win €10bn race for electric battery factories

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 16:03
Both Germany and France had to sweeten the subsidy pot after the US last year unveiled major tax subsidies to cut carbon emissions to boost domestic manufacturing

Mortgage ruling could lead to personal insolvency becoming 'more of an option' 

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 14:02
Personal Insolvency Arrangements (PIA) could “become more of an option” following a decision by a court that mortgage management company Pepper ...

Fraud victim awarded €1,000 after bank made him "feel like a liar"

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 12:35
“Never in my life have I ever encountered such unhelpful, narky individuals”

Introducing WiZ Home Monitoring: Enhancing safety and security with smart lighting and motion detection

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 10:15
The WiZ app can now also notify you of unexpected activity in your home, allowing you to take immediate action.

PepsiCo to grow Cork base with €127m expansion

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 07:43
The company's Irish workforce has grown by more than 20% in the last two years, with the Little Island site now employing more than 640 people

Money woes are raising people's anxiety, burnout, absenteeism

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 07:20
Many people are feeling overwhelmed at work, with long working hours driving negative mental health, survey finds

Crypto popularity growing among young investors despite continued warnings from Central Bank

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 06:00
With 20% of young people now holding crypto, more and more investors admit to using informal information in their financial decision-making

Shares in Weight Watchers owner fall as stakeholder exits

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 20:27
The company reported €193m in first-quarter revenue, an 18% drop, as Weight Watchers saw a sharp fall in subscriber numbers

Insurer FBD premiums jump 8% helped by prices and more business

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 19:04
The insurer expects a decision on the last remaining covid-19 pub business interruption case by mid-June

Disney shares fall 8% on surprise drop in streaming subscribers

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 18:30
Decline set to erase about €13.7bn from company's market value after at least 10 analysts lowered price targets on the stock

Stock markets weigh whether US is heading into recession        

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 17:55
Financial markets pricing in more than 75 basis points of cuts in US interest rates in 2023 after data showed US initial jobless claims reached the highest since October 2021 while producer prices rose by less than expected in April

Arrow Global eyes new 'direct' lending unit in Ireland

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 17:24
'Arrow Global is planning significant investment in Ireland across a range of sectors including commercial lending and property', company said

Apple-supplier Foxconn profits plunge 56%

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 16:56
Company said net profit for the January-March quarter fell to $417m

From analytics to AI: Why many firms struggle to integrate digital tools

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 16:55
In a digital world, adding value through marketing remains a key challenge

Business movers: People starting new jobs in Ireland

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 16:24
New appointees with A&L Goodbody, Port of Waterford, Holmes, Aldi, Kennedys and Imagine Arts Festival

Population data to reveal 'scary' levels of housebuilding required

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 15:55
Cairn Homes boss warns census figures will show need for sharp upwards revision of 35,000-40,000 estimates for home demand