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The Central Bank has begun enforcement investigations into Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank Ireland as part of an industry-wide examination of overcharging of tracker mortgage borrowers.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:37 am
The Central Bank appears to be dragging its feet on the tracker mortgage examination, according to Sinn Féin's Finance Spokesperson.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:35 am
The prospect of Britain achieving a breakthrough at this week's EU summit had long been discarded. On the three key issues - Britain's divorce bill, the rights of EU citizens and the Irish border - London has still not done enough for the EU to believe that a disorderly withdrawal can be avoided.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:33 am
China's growth eased to 6.8% in the third quarter but remained higher than the government's full-year target.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:16 am
Global immigration services firm Fragomen has announced the opening of an office in Dublin following an increase in demand for its services in Ireland.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:10 am
Consumers have been warned about a phone scam which encourages them to call back an unknown number, at exorbitant cost.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:04 am
Unilever has today reported lower-than-expected third-quarter sales, blaming recent storms in the US and poor weather for weak ice cream sales in Europe.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:48 am
London Stock Exchange Group said its chief executive Xavier Rolet will leave the bourse operator by the end of December 2018, just under a decade after he took the helm at the firm.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:12 am
Nestle said it expected its operating margin to slip by 40 to 60 basis points in 2017 due to higher restructuring costs from a faster overhaul.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 7:02 am
Spirits group Pernod Ricard has today posted a stronger-than-expected 5.7% rise in first-quarter underlying sales.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:48 am
EBay warned last night that profit this quarter could fall below analysts' estimates as it invests in marketing and a revamped website to attract more shoppers.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:38 am
The Dow Jones surged to a record close last night on Wall Street, topping 23,000 points following strong earnings from IBM that boosted confidence about the rest of the quarterly reporting season.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:34 am
The International Monetary Fund's lending policies are actively undermining the United Nations' human rights and development goals, according to an independent expert commissioned by the UN.
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:26 am
The Chairman of the Oireachtas Finance Committee has said the Central Bank is not doing enough to "bring banks to heel" on the tracker mortgage scandal.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 10:30 pm
US President Donald Trump's assertion that he had heard Ireland was going to cut its already low corporate tax rate is "fake news", Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 8:50 pm
Fianna Fáil have tabled a Dáil motion calling for anomalies in the contributory State pension to be corrected.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 7:36 pm
The Cabinet has agreed to lift the age limit for farmers to be eligible for the 1% rate of stamp duty on the transfer of land between family members.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 7:10 pm
The number of eir customers without broadband, phone, and mobile services as a result of Storm Ophelia has fallen to 60,000.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 5:13 pm
Independent News & Media has appointed Michael Doorly as its new Director and CEO, following the departure of Robert Pitt last week.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 5:11 pm
Ireland's EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has launched a withering attack on eurosceptic hardliners in the British government.
Posted: October 18, 2017, 1:12 pm


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