European stocks rose today as investor confidence was boosted by manufacturing gains in China and the euro area, indicating that the economic recovery is on track.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its global economic growth forecast for 2014 to 3.4 per cent from its earlier prediction of 3.7 per cent in April.
General Motors has reported that second-quarter fell 85 per cent due primarily to the recalling of nearly 30 million vehicles.
Ten Irish SMEs will receive funding in the first wave of grants offered under a new EU SME Instrument, the European Commission announced today.
Total revenue at easyJet grew by 8.6 per cent in the third quarter of the financial year and the number of passengers carried grew by 9.4 per cent to 17.9 million, the airline said today.
Email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a European Central Bank database following a security breach, the bank said today.
Google risks a fresh round of criticism after its attempts to apply a court ruling giving citizens the right to be forgotten backfired, Ireland’s data watchdog said today.
Residential property prices at a national level increased by 12.5 per cent in the year to the end of June, the Central Statistics Office said.
European stocks advanced, reversing earlier losses, as data showed euro-area manufacturing and services are accelerating this month.
The main stories in Thursday's newspapers.
UPDATE: Hibernia REIT has said it is in exclusive discussions to acquire Cumberland House, a seven storey office building of circa 112,000 sq. ft located close to Merrion Square.
Danske Bank raised its profit outlook for this year as Scandinavia’s second-largest lender by assets delivered its best quarterly result since Denmark’s property bubble burst in 2008.
Nokia posted second-quarter earnings that topped estimates as sales declined at a slower pace.
Facebook’s revenue surged 61 percent in the second quarter, fueled by mobile advertising, sending the stock soaring in extended trading past its all-time closing high.
With a population of 1.27 billion people, India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, averaging quarterly growth of 7.45 per cent between 2000 and 2011.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said it expects growth in the US economy to be even slower than it had predicted a month ago, due to unexpected weakness in the first quarter.
Lithuania will become the nineteenth country to use the euro, with the currency entering circulation there from January 1, 2015, European leaders announced today.
The High Court has approved an application by the Central Bank to appoint a liquidator to Berehaven Credit Union.
IT company EMC, which employs 3,000 people in Ireland, has reported record second-quarter revenue of $5.9 billion and said that performance in the Irish market is strong.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will testify at the criminal trial of a western New York man who allegedly tried to scam a share of the world’s biggest social network.
The overall government deficit in the euro zone area increased slightly during the first quarter, data from Eurostat has shown.
The European Commission has ordered Ryanair to pay about €9.6m to the French government after regulators said the airline received illegal state aid for its operations in French regional airports.
Monthly factory gate prices were down 1.7 per cent in the year to the end of June, according to the latest data from the Central Statistics Office.
LinkedIn, owner of the largest professional-networking website, agreed to buy business-marketing startup Bizo for about $175 million.
Skill shortages exist in a wide number of sectors from ICT and engineering to the health and transport sectors, according to a new report.
The ease of access to dangerous malware has become significantly easier with gangs of cyber criminals selling access to “do it yourself” malware platforms, an Irish IT security firm has warned.
The main stories in Wednesday's newspapers.
Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia Oyj’s mobile business dragged down profit, even as the software maker benefits from improving corporate demand for computers and software delivered over the Web.
Itron, a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is establishing a Global Business Services (GBS) centre in Cork, creating up to 40 jobs by the end of this year.
Apple said quarterly profit rose 12 per cent to $7.75 billion, with a jump in iPhone and Mac sales helping to make up for a drop in iPad demand.
European stocks rose, rebounding from three days of losses, as European Union foreign ministers meet in Brussels to discuss sanctions against Russia.
Hungary’s central bank (MNB) has cut its main interest rate to the record low of 2.1 per cent, marking the end of a two-year-long monetary easing cycle.
Two TDs were arrested this afternoon after making their way into the airside area of Shannon Airport where they are believed to have been trying to inspect two US military aircraft.
The downing of MH17 over Ukraine has thrust a plane-tracking application into the limelight as more people study global flight paths that previously only drew aviation enthusiasts.
Public debt in the euro zone increased significantly this year, figures from Eurostat have shown.
Facebook users in Australia have been warned that scammers are exploiting the crash of a Malaysian Air jet in eastern Ukraine last week.
The Central Bank of Ireland has announced the appointment of Gabriel Fagan to the role of chief economist from 1st October.
Good weather in the second quarter of this year meant that retail sales were almost two per cent higher than during the same period in 2013, according to the latest Irish retail industry sales review.
Hibernia REIT completed eight acquisitions totalling €267 million primarily in the central Dublin office sector in a “highly active” period since 1st April, it said in an interim management statement today.
Ryanair is set to produce very strong quarterly results for the period from April to the end of June with net profits likely to double to almost double to €154.1 million, according to Davy Stockbrokers.
The main stories in Tuesday's newspapers.
Netflix posted second-quarter signups that beat analysts’ estimates as the women’s prison series “Orange Is the New Black” lifted users past 50 million.
Two separate announcements this morning will 60 new jobs created at two IDA-backed companies in Cork and Portlaoise.
Twitter is a powerful tool for communicating to your customers — but not all business owners know how to successfully engage their customers and follow proper Twitter ‘etiquette’.
European stocks fells this morning as investors weighed earnings reports and international tensions continued to mount over events in Ukraine and Gaza.
Bord na Móna has announced record profits for the year ending March 2014, with profit-after-tax increasing 263 per cent to €33.5 million.
Bibby Financial Services has launched a new online account system for its Irish customers as part of its three-year growth strategy.
Bank of Ireland granted credit approvals of about €2.1 billion to SMEs during the first half of 2014, up 7 per cent on the same period last year, the bank said today.