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UK Brexit Minister Stephen Barclay has said if Britain seeks to reopen Brexit negotiations, other EU countries will want to ask for more.
Posted: December 9, 2018, 10:19 pm
Major US stock indices slumped more than 2% on closing to conclude a bruising week for markets which have been rattled by the US-China trade clash.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 9:25 pm
US prosecutors want a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to face charges of fraud linked to the skirting of Iran sanctions, a Vancouver court heard today.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 8:16 pm
Aer Lingus management has apologised to staff over after a newspaper article said there had been millions of euro in stock losses and theft from passengers.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 5:44 pm
Brexit, financial market volatility and house price growth are among the most significant risks facing the Irish economy, a new analysis by the Central Bank has found.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 3:33 pm
OPEC and its Russia-led allies agreed today to cut oil production by more than the market had expected despite pressure from US President Donald Trump to reduce the price of crude.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 3:31 pm
Waste management company Beauparc Group has today announced a deal to buy all of Associated Waste Management in the UK for an undisclosed sum.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 3:13 pm
Associated British Foods blamed a fall in shopper numbers and unseasonably warm weather for negative underlying sales at its Primark fashion chain in November, sending its shares lower.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 2:47 pm
UK mobile operator O2 said today it would compensate customers with phone credit, a day after a software glitch caused smartphone users to lose internet access.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 2:45 pm
US job growth slowed in November and monthly wages increased less than expected, new figures show today.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 2:27 pm
Downing Street has said a vote in the House of Commons on proposals for the UK's withdrawal from the EU will be held on 11 December following speculation from some MPs of a delay
Posted: December 7, 2018, 1:55 pm
Dublin-based aircraft leasing company Avolon has signed a deal to buy 100 new Airbus planes with a list price of $11.5 billion.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 1:35 pm
Some 3.9 billion people are now using the Internet, meaning that for the first time more than half of the global population is online, the United Nations said today.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 1:25 pm
The construction industry's output continued to rise during the third quarter, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office, but house building had little to do with that increase.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 1:02 pm
The euro zone economy grew at its slowest pace in four years in the third quarter of 2018, while employment growth also eased during the period, data released by the European Union statistics agency showed.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:26 pm
Sterling fell today and was headed for a fourth consecutive week of losses as British Prime Minister Theresa May pressed ahead with plans for a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal with the European Union.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 12:17 pm
Deutsche Bank has defended its record in fighting money laundering after the Financial Times reported it had processed €31 billion more in questionable funds for Danske Bank than previously thought.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 7:44 am
Housebuilder Abbey has reported a slight increase in half yearly profits and announced a special dividend of 100 cents per share.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 7:32 am
Tokyo prosecutors have decided to indict Nissan as well as its former chairman Carlos Ghosn and another executive as early as next week over alleged financial misconduct, a report said today.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 7:19 am
A new report has found that one in three jobs in Ireland is at high risk of being affected by digitalisation over the next five years.
Posted: December 7, 2018, 7:08 am


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