Business News

The UK's markets watchdog has proposed a suite of changes to the £7 trillion asset management industry in order to improve transparency and value for money for customers.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 8:53 am
Exploration company Tullow Oil reduced debt in the first half of the year and reported a rise in gross profit under new CEO Paul McDade.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 8:44 am
Live coverage from Dublin Castle of the National Economic Dialogue which is discussing the status of the nation's economy and the direction fiscal policy should take.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 8:31 am
Posted: June 28, 2017, 8:27 am
The largest single settlement in the latest tax defaulters' list was for more than €2,354,000.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 8:11 am
Computer systems at a number of Irish offices of international companies are among those infected by a cyber attack that has spread across the world.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:41 am
Philips has agreed to buy US-based Spectranetics, a maker of devices to treat heart disease, for €1.9 billion including debt, as it expands its image-guided therapy business.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:37 am
Dixons Carphone, Europe's second largest electricals retailer, beat forecasts with a 10% rise in full-year profit and said it was "well positioned to flourish" despite Britain's tough economic outlook.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:24 am
Oil exploration company Providence Resources said it has contracted the Stena IceMAX deep-water drillship to drill on its Druid & Drombeg exploration well in the southern Porcupine Basin.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:03 am
Nestle has said it plans to buy back as much as 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.8 billion) worth of shares over three years.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 6:53 am
Over the past few years the Government has introduced a number of changes to the way the tax system treats business owners and high value employees.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 6:44 am
The Dutch state has announced plans to sell down its stake in ABN Amro bank from 70% to 63%.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 6:27 am
A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that last month infected more than 300,000 computers.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 3:58 am
The European Commission has fined Google €2.42bn for breaching EU competition rules.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 8:00 pm
Shares in AIB closed higher in Dublin today in their full market debut after the Government sold a 25% stake in a €3 billion listing.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:43 pm
There was a 4% drop-off in the number of visitors to Ireland from Britain between March and May, when compared with the same period in 2016.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 4:10 pm
More than a quarter of Irish adults are struggling financially, according to the latest Family Finances Report from Aviva.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:57 pm
The euro zone still needs "considerable" monetary support from the European Central Bank even as its economy recovers steadily and inflation picks up, ECB President Mario Draghi said today.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 2:40 pm
The Central Bank has left a key control mechanism for bank lending unchanged, amid a generally subdued  picture for bank lending.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 11:25 am
Chicken processor Manor Farm is to be bought by Swedish company Scandi Standard.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:42 am


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