European stocks fell to their lowest level in more than three months as the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continued to escalate and companies including Vinci and ArcelorMittal reported worse than expected earnings.
The Central Bank has issued a warning on an unauthorised retail credit firm, Day-Long Loans and Financial Investment (Ireland).
William Hill has said that betting on the World Cup this year increased its revenues for the first six months.
UPDATE: Bank of Ireland has reported a pre-tax profit of €399 million for the first half of 2014, compared with a loss of over €500 million during the same period last year.
Manufacturing growth in the euro zone was stagnant in July, failing to accelerate as expected, as growing tensions between Ukraine and Russia weighted hurt sentiment.
Ulster Bank has reported operating profit of €84 million for the first half of the year.
LinkedIn showed investors it can reignite sales after more than a year of slowing growth, with a forecast for third-quarter revenue that topped estimates.
The main stories in Friday's newspapers
Newbridge based residential security company Homesecure has announced the creation of 100 jobs over the next four months.
The bulk of the tax is paid by multinational companies, but very few multinational companies pay the bulk of tax, writes Brian Keegan
The number of homes in negative equity fell by about 15 per cent in one year, new research from the Economic and Social Research Institute has shown.
Founded by Irish-Italian business team Kevin O’Shaughnessy and Tommaso Solesin, CityHook is a Dublin-based startup designed to make travel between airports and cities as easy as possible.
Paddy Power has advised customers who had an account with them in 2010 of a massive data breach resulting in the theft of personal details of nearly 650,000 people.
Disposable income in Irish households fell by nearly 5 per cent during the first three months of the year, new figures from the Central Statistics Office have revealed.
The Deposit Guarantee Scheme (DGS) has made compensation payments totalling about €10 million to more than 3,100 depositors of Berehaven Credit Union.
Unemployment in the euro zone dipped slightly in June to 11.5 per cent, down from 11.6 per cent in May, marking the lowest rate recorded since September 2012, figures from Eurostat have shown.
Two former Anglo Irish Bank directors have been sentenced to 240 hours community service today following their conviction in April for giving illegal loans to ten customers of the bank in 2008.
Diageo expects improvement in emerging-market performance in the second half of its current fiscal year after lacklustre sales in regions such as Asia weighed on revenue growth.
The decision by the liquidators of the old Treasury Holdings empire to sell the Convention Centre Dublin is hardly a surprise. International funds have been circling, writes Ian Kehoe.
The main stories in Thursday's newspapers.
Science Foundation Ireland invested €152 million in 307 new research awards to 20 institutions in Ireland during 2013, it said in its annual report, published today.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup left few questions about who was the strongest team in the tournament. But nearly two weeks after Germany's win over Argentina in the final match, the battle online between Facebook and Twitter is still undecided.
Sending a press release is still one of the best ways for a business to reach its target audience and clearly articulate a message.
Standard & Poor’s declared Argentina in default after the government missed a deadline for paying interest on $13 billion of restructured bonds.
European stocks fell today as worse-than-expected earnings outweighed good news from a US growth report and the EU and US imposed a slew of new sanctions on Russia.
The US economy rebounded more than expected in the second quarter of the year, following a slump in the first three months.
Hardware merchants across the country are seeing an improvement in business activity for the first time since the onset of the recession, a survey has shown.
Russia’s central bank said it’s ready to help lenders targeted by the US and Europe in their latest round of sanctions.
UPDATE: The number of people on the Live Register in July was 8.5 per cent lower when compared to July 2013, new figures from the Central Statistics Office have shown.
Ireland’s domain registry (IEDR) has reported a net growth of 2.7 per cent in .IE domains for 2013, bringing the total number of Ireland-identified domains to 187,269.
Ireland is set to benefit from €3.7 million in EU funding for further development of its transport networks.
European stocks retreated as investors weighed corporate earnings, and as the US joined Europe in imposing new sanctions on Russia for its role in the insurgency in Ukraine.
The main stories in Wednesday's newspapers.
The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has confirmed it is putting a €110 million retail part portfolio up for sale. CBRE and DTZ Sherry FitzGerald have been appointed as joint agents to handle the sale.
Tullow Oil posted a loss before tax of $29 million in the first half of 2014, a more than 100 per cent negative swing from the same period last.
Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa saw profit before tax jump almost 80 per cent in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year to €228 million, financial results showed.
UPDATE: Operating profit at Aer Lingus jumped almost 40 per cent in the first half of this year despite the €10 million negative effect of industrial action.
UPDATE: AIB returned to profitability in the first half of the year as the number of impaired loans that it is dealing with fell, it said.
Twitter’s second-quarter revenue and user growth topped analysts’ estimates, sending its shares soaring more than 35 per cent.
Securing investment is one of the most difficult but crucial steps for any new company. The Daily Business Post asked William McQuillan, partner at Frontline Ventures for his tips.
European stocks climbed today, following a two-day decline, as companies including Next and Ferrovial posted better-than-estimated results.
The EU curbed Russia’s access to bank financing and advanced technology in its widest-ranging sanctions yet over President Vladimir Putin’s backing of the rebellion in eastern Ukraine.
The business investment rate in the euro area dropped to 19.3 per cent in the first quarter, compared with 19.5 per cent in the final quarter of 2013, according to new figures from Eurostat.
Bank of Ireland has revised upwards its economic growth outlook for Ireland to 2.8 per cent for 2014, and up to 3.4 per cent in 2015.
London’s iconic Gherkin skyscraper has been put up for sale with a price tag of about £640 million.
The Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) has called on the government to refocus its attention on competitiveness during its deliberations on the October budget.
The Irish government’s deficit was 5.6 per cent of quarterly GDP at the end of the first quarter this year, amounting to €2.43 billion.
The National Consumer Agency took 115 enforcement actions against businesses for breaches of consumer law last year, including against both Aer Lingus and Ryanair.