Dairygold has reported profits of more than €27 million for 2014.
The Central Bank has upped its economic growth predictions based on higher exports and consumer spending.
The standardised unemployment rate fell to 10 per cent in March, down from 10.1 per cent in February, new figures from the Central Statistics Office showed today.
There were 3,600 company and business startups established in March, according to the latest figures released today by Vision-net.ie.
The Fiscal Advisory Council has said that EU budget rules could mean that there is limited room for spending in Budget 2016 and that the rules are too constraining and should be relaxed.
Euro-area manufacturing expanded faster than initially estimated last month, helped by growth in Spain and Italy and a stronger performance in Germany, the region’s largest economy.
The main stories in Wednesday’s papers
Irish global nutrition group Glanbia has sold its stake in Nutricima, a joint venture business based in Nigeria.
The manufacturing sector saw steady growth in March after recording its fastest growth in 15 years in February, according to a new survey from Investec.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said the euro region could withstand Greece’s departure from the currency union.
Carlyle Cardinal has finalised the terms of its investment in Carroll Cuisine, backing a management buyout of the company from Aryzta.
The main business events for the days ahead.
The number of insolvencies in Ireland during the first quarter of 2015 rose by 13 per cent compared to the previous quarter, according to statistics released today by Deloitte.
A creator of Amazon's cloud-services operation has joined Twitter to help keep its website running smoothly.
The first quarter of 2015 saw the highest volume of hotel sales ever achieved in Ireland, with 25 individual properties totalling more than €500 million between them in 17 transactions.
The Irish Dairy Board has officially rebranded as Ornua on the eve of the removal of EU milk quotas.
Retail sales in Germany fell in February for the first time since September, data from the country’s national statistics office showed today.
Euro zone deflation continued in March but the rate of decline slowed, according to figures from Eurostat.
The British economy grew more than expected last year according to revised figures released today which show that GDP grew by 2.8 per cent.
B&Q will close up to 60 stores over the next two years as part of a massive restructuring plan, its parent company announced today.
Waterford-based technology company NearForm has announced that it will create 100 new jobs over the next year.
Dalata Hotel Group has announced a deal to acquire the Maldron Hotel Wexford for €3.53 million in cash.
Electronics giant Philips has agreed to sell a majority stake in its Lumileds lighting components unit to a group of investors led by China-based GO Scale Capital.
Irish and Swiss baked food group Aryzta has announced that it is in “exclusive negotiations” with Lion Capital to buy a stake in a French food business.
The euro fell for a second day, heading for a fourth straight quarter of declines, amid concerns Greece will fail to reach agreement with its European creditors to unlock bailout funds.
House prices are still on the rise, but the rate of increase has slowed, according to the latest survey released today by MyHome.ie.
The business events for the days ahead.
The Rohan group avoided the carnage of the crash, and managing director Jamie Rohan is ready to get building again
European shares rose amid optimism that central banks around the globe will continue to support economic growth.
Hourly labour costs fell by 0.2 per cent in Ireland last year, one of seven European Union countries to record a drop, new figures from Eurostat show.
Confidence in the euro zone's economy rose for a fourth straight month in March, helped by low oil prices, a weaker euro and the ECB's money-printing programme.
US medical technology firm Stryker Corporation is expected to announce a multi-million euro investment in a new global centre in Cork, creating hundreds of jobs, the Irish Examiner reported.
Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment there.
Renewable energy group Gaelectric has announced the acquisition of interests in two wind energy projects in Kilkenny and Tipperary.
British ethnic food producer Deko Foods has announced plans to create 20 jobs at a new processing plant in Kells, Co. Meath, over the next three years.
A majority of voters are opposed to the sale of the state's 25 per cent shareholding in Aer Lingus, according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll.
Engineering group Mincon has acquired the business and assets of Marshalls Hard Metals Limited, a UK-based manufacturer of tungsten carbide, for an undisclosed sum.
Japan’s industrial production fell more than forecast in February, adding to pressure from a drop in consumer spending and faltering inflation.
Holcim’s second-biggest shareholder, Eurocement, plans to vote against the company’s merger with Lafarge, even after the cement makers agreed on new terms last week.
Poll finds majority of voters against sale of state's share in Aer Lingus, water bill crackdown on 100,000 council tenants and Miliband woos business with warning over EU exit risk.
What's happening in the business world this week.
Deal would release €1.2 billion for government coffers
Credit Suisse is planning to relocate some of its trading operations to Dublin from London, The Sunday Business Post understands.
Simple air safety measures could have saved the lives of 150 passengers and crew
Government worried about impact on Irish-based international tech companies
Support for both Fine Gael and Labour has increased sharply in the past month, while Sinn Féin has fallen to its lowest level since 2013.
Conference to discuss ‘building on efficiencies already achieved’
Nama has written off a combined €300 million in debts for 23 major property developers