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Dublin listed medical device company Mainstay Medical has received regulatory approval from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for its ReActiv8 device.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 9:21 am
Insurance group Phoenix Group Holdings said it had agreed to buy the British unit of Swiss Re, ReAssure, for £3.2 billion in cash and shares, its biggest deal to date.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 8:51 am
British homebuilder Berkeley Group has today reported a slump in first-half pretax profit, as it sold fewer homes at lower prices in a Brexit hit real-estate market.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 8:35 am
Associated British Foods has today kept its forecast for earnings growth in its 2019-20 year with anticipated progress in its sugar and grocery businesses supplementing the further expansion of its Primark fashion chain.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 8:21 am
Irish technology retailer Compu b has agreed a deal to buy UK retailer Stormfront.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 8:13 am
Housebuilder Abbey has reported a dip in pre-tax profits for the six months to the end of October but said it is on course for a "fair outcome" for the year.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 8:00 am
Providence Resources said its chief executive Tony O'Reilly Jr has stepped down from the position and has resigned from the board with immediate effect.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 7:39 am
Another retail distribution centre is being blockaded by protesting farmers today with a blockade in place at the Lidl distribution centre at Charleville in Cork.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 7:16 am
Nearly 6,000 sexual assaults, including more than 450 cases of rape, were reported to Uber in the US in 2017 and 2018, the ridesharing company said, as it faces increasing pressure over its response to abuse complaints.
Posted: December 6, 2019, 6:45 am
Saudi Arabia's state oil company Aramco launched its initial stock offering today, pricing at the high end of the target range and raising $25.6 billion.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 6:44 pm
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has rejected claims that there was "a culture of fear" among the airline's pilots out on sick leave from work.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 5:56 pm
The Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee, will discuss the imposition of US tariffs on Irish goods at a series of meetings in Washington this week.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 3:24 pm
European Union finance ministers today backed plans for greater powers to combat money laundering after a series of revelations about large amounts of dirty money flowing through European banks.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 2:58 pm
Revenue has deferred a decision on the implementation of any planned changes to the flat rate expenses system for a year, pending the outcome of a review by the Tax Strategy Group in the Department of Finance.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 2:42 pm
RTÉ has withdrawn the RTÉ Guide from sale and said it will work with the magazine's team on how to best take the publication forward.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 2:41 pm
The Governor of the Central Bank has said that under his leadership he is determined to ensure the practices, culture and behaviours of the past are not repeated.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 12:20 pm
The euro zone economy grew at a modest pace in the third quarter with a negative impact from trade, while retail sales fell at their sharpest rate this year in October, data showed today.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 10:25 am
Sustainability is one of the big trends at this year's Gifted Fair, which opened in Dublin's RDS yesterday.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 9:08 am
First-time buyers are being priced out of Dublin and into the commuter belt - and not necessarily by choice - the latest Market Monitor report from the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland shows.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 7:30 am
The Irish Farmers' Association has said a further blockade of a retail distribution centre is planned for Friday morning.
Posted: December 5, 2019, 6:45 am


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