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Nissan puts the brakes on Renault’s new merger effort

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 07:15
Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure won’t help turn the Japanese carmaker around, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions.

Huawei highlights value to UK economy amid security questions

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:57
An independent study suggests the controversial Chinese firm added £1.7 billion to the UK economy in 2018.

European economy clings to green shoots

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:45
Europe has a long way to go if it is to deliver on the hope sparked by recent economic numbers.

Uber drops $12bn in value

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:30
Uber shares fell as much as 10%, doubling losses since its poorly received Wall Street debut last week, and raising more questions about investors’ faith in its ability to make profits.

€5m investment to boost tourism at Donegal beauty spot

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 19:38
The €5m funding at Sliabh Liag includes a visitor centre, road improvements and 2.5km of mountain paths.

Housebuilding group Abbey flags decline in operating profit

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 18:01
Irish housebuilding group Abbey has said operating profit for its latest financial year will be down on the previous 12 months and has given a mixed outlook for the current year.

IDA paid €7.5 million for Leixlip site last year

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 17:47
The IDA last November paid out €7.5 million for an 18-acre site at Collinstown, Leixlip, Co Kildare.

Central Bank gets court order extending suspension of mortgage firm's MD

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 17:43
The Central Bank has secured a High Court order extending a suspension notice against the managing director of a Dundalk-based company, European Mortgage Call Centre Ltd, pending a fitness and probity investigation following complaints by two clients of the firm.

Historic month for Dublin Airport with 2.8 million passengers

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:40
Passenger volumes to continental Europe increased by 9%, with almost 1.5 million passengers travelling last month.

60,000 families missing out on tax rebate worth thousands

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:18
'>The tax rebates, which could be worth over €4,000 over four years currently stands at €1,500, according to

Startup aims to make inclusive and adaptable clothing

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 06:45
While the global marketplace for consumer goods moves towards more inclusivity, “adaptive” clothing is slowly catching up.

The poor state of Irish savings rates

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 06:30
Before the financial crash the return for savers on their deposits with almost immediate access to the money was running at around 3%.

UCC's Maria Kirrane learning lessons for climate change

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 06:10
Maria Kirrane is a leading advocate at UCC for applying the small steps taken by the college on sustainability across the whole of the city, writes

Cork firm with the tech to oil the energy wheels

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 06:00
ARQ has a technology to help keep wind turbines and other machinery working, writes Trish Dromey.

No escaping increases in carbon taxes

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 05:56
Ireland is the second country in the world to declare a ‘climate emergency’, but the Government must face up to promoting potentially unpopular hikes in carbon taxes, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.

How the US-China trade war hits Ireland

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 00:00
The latest flare-up in the US-China trade war, heralded by what we now expect as the norm by way of a tweet from US president Donald Trump, was as unexpected as it was pointless.

Teva Pharmaceutical says it will defend claims it was involved in price-fixing in the US

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 18:21
Teva Pharmaceutical’s chief financial officer has reiterated the company has done nothing wrong in the wake of a price-fixing lawsuit filed by 44 US states.

Uber makes rocky stock market debut

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 18:25
Transportation network company Uber has had a rocky start with its New York Stock Exchange debut, with shares sinking almost 9%.

Richest in Britain got €25bn richer since the Brexit vote

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 07:06
At least one group of UK residents is flourishing in Brexit Britain: An exclusive club of billionaires.

US-China trade talks break up without agreement

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 21:10
The Trump administration has hiked tariffs on 200 billion dollars (£155 billion) worth of Chinese imports to 25% from 10%.