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Strong investment gains made by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) in the second half of last year were reversed in the first half of this year, its latest half year progress report shows.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 6:00 pm
Baked goods manufacturer, Aryzta, has recorded a nine-fold increase in full-year net profit to €45.6m.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 5:39 pm
Financial services firms might need to take a holistic approach to acting in their customers best interests in future, rather than just simply comply with the rules according to the Central Bank.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 5:19 pm
For social enterprises, having a positive social, societal or environmental impact is often more important than making a profit
Posted: October 3, 2022, 5:00 pm
Nearly two thirds of local authority home loans have been declined since the scheme opened at the start of the year.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 4:55 pm
A Co Kildare stud farm owned by US billionaire, John Malone, has failed to prevent contentious plans for a new power plant from getting the green light.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 4:33 pm
The Pensions Authority - which regulates pension schemes - concluded six prosecution cases in 2021 according to the Authority's annual report which was published today.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 2:57 pm
Ingka Investments has committed €100m of financing as part of an initiative for the construction of social housing units across the greater Dublin region.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 2:15 pm
Kim Kardashian has agreed to settle charges brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and pay $1.26 million (€1.29m) in penalties for promoting a cryptocurrency on social media without disclosing the payment she received for it.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 1:08 pm
Over 14,500 new electric vehicles have been sold so far this year, up 86% on the same period last year, according to new figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).
Posted: October 3, 2022, 1:04 pm
Russia's Gazprom has said that gas had stopped leaking from three ruptured Nord Stream gas lines under the Baltic, and that it might be possible to resume pumping through the remaining single line.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 12:06 pm
The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has submitted a draft decision in a large scale inquiry into Facebook parent company Meta.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 11:12 am
The Government has set a target of growing the level of employment in the international financial services sector by 5,000 net by 2026.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 10:00 am
Non-bank lender Finance Ireland said it will raise its variable and fixed rates for its mortgage products by between 1.5% and 2%.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 9:34 am
There is no reason why the Northern Ireland Assembly and Executive should not be re-established at Stormont now, UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has said.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 8:56 am
Sterling jumped against the dollar today after Britain reversed a plan to cut the highest rate of income tax, and the dollar was also down against the yen and euro.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 8:09 am
UK Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has urged the Conservative Party to "focus on the task in hand" as he battled to restore his authority after a U-turn over tax cuts for the rich.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 7:15 am
The rate of increase in asking prices for houses slowed during the third quarter, new data from property listings website shows.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 6:00 am
The direct economic damage of business failures in Ireland is expected to be in excess of €2 billion for the year ended 2022.
Posted: October 3, 2022, 6:00 am
The Taoiseach has welcomed comments made by prominent pro-Brexit minister Steve Baker in which he apologised for the negative effect his behaviour has had on relations with the EU and Ireland.
Posted: October 2, 2022, 5:54 pm


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