Business News

Shares in global nutrition group Glanbia slumped today despite reporting an 8.4% increase in revenues - on a constant currency basis - for the three months to the end of March.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 4:31 pm
Building materials group CRH has reported a positive start to the year with first quarter like-for-like sales 7% ahead of the same time last year.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 4:31 pm
The CEO of AIB has said he will be meeting the leadership of the Irish Farmers Association in the coming days to discuss the sale of farming loans as part of a recent wider loan disposal.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 3:35 pm
A new report on lending to small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) shows that credit demand remains low, while over 90% of new lending comes from the main three lenders here.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 2:54 pm
Boeing said its 737 MAX crisis had cost $1 billion in the first quarter as it withdrew its 2019 profit forecast on continued uncertainty about when the grounded jets will fly again after two deadly crashes.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 2:33 pm
Two New York hedge funds are set to secure a €300 million special dividend in Eir as a result of a refinancing at the telecoms group, The Irish Times has learned.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 1:36 pm
UK online fashion retailer Boohoo has today reported a better-than-expected 49% jump in annual profit, bucking the trend in a tough market for clothing retailers as its affordable fashion chimed with consumers.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 12:23 pm
Caterpillar today beat analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on higher sales of its construction and mining equipment in its biggest market North America.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 12:19 pm
Job site Indeed has announced 600 new positions over the next five years at its new Capital Dock offices in Dublin.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 12:11 pm
Britain will allow Huawei Technologies a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, seeking a middle way in a dispute between the US and China over the next generation of communications technology.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 10:25 am
A record number of women were in the workforce last year, according to the latest figures from Eurostat, with 78,000 more women at work than in 2014.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 10:01 am
Confidence among German business leaders fell back in April, a closely-watched survey showed today, wilting signs of green shoots visible in a tentative increase last month.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 9:54 am
Associated British Foods has today reported flat first-half earnings, reflecting a near wiping out of profit from its sugar operation that was offset by growth in its other businesses.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 8:59 am
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond began the search for a new governor of the Bank of England today.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 8:14 am
Credit Suisse boosted its first-quarter net profit nearly 8% to 749 million Swiss francs ($734m) as larger-than-expected wealth management gains offset investment banking declines.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 7:14 am
Nissan has today issued a profit warning, deepening the woes of the Japanese car giant as it seeks to recover from the shock of former boss Carlos Ghosn's arrest.
Posted: April 24, 2019, 6:29 am
Travel software company Datalex has announced that it will temporarily suspend trading of its shares from May 1st.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 4:44 pm
From this November, all new parents in employment or self-employment will be able to avail of a new parental leave scheme offering two weeks' leave and benefit to spend with their new babies during their first year.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 3:12 pm
For most people, summer is a fun time but only when you are on top of your finances and are organised.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 2:00 pm
Government debt levels rose in the European Union last year, according to Eurostat, but economic expansion in the region pushed the overall debt-to-GDP ratio down.
Posted: April 23, 2019, 10:52 am

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