Independent News & Media said first-half pre-tax profit grew by 13.5 per cent to €15.1 million as advertising revenue grew by nearly three per cent on the back of good market conditions.
Consulting and accountancy firm Deloitte will create 400 new jobs over the next four years, mostly in Dublin, as it expands its consulting business.
Villiers to meet Irish ministers over Northern crisis, Fingleton says bank did not need bailout and IT staff earn most as disparities remain.
UTV Media has reported a first-half pre-tax profit of £1 million, down from £10 million a year earlier, reflecting the cost of setting up UTV Ireland.
APC, the national centre for excellence in food and medicine research, plans to create 50 new high-technology jobs in Cork.
Apple invited journalists to a September 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box.
The main business events scheduled for the week ahead.
US stocks rose today amid a relief rally throughout global markets as data showed the American economy grew more than previously estimated.
CSO figures show the tecchies are top of the pile while construction workers have seen a slump in pay
European shares rose for the second time in three days, lifted by gains on US markets after a Fed official said the prospect of a September rate hike seemed "less compelling" than before.
Democratic Unionist Party MP Jeffrey Donaldson has said the party will move to exclude Sinn Féin from the Northern Executive.
Average weekly earnings were €697.52 in the second quarter, 1.8 per cent higher than in the same period last year, the Central Statistics Office said.
Spanish consumers helped push the pace of growth to the fastest in eight years in the second quarter, as domestic demand reinforced its position as the main driver of the recovery.
Cairn Homes, which listed in London in June, said it is carrying out due diligence on 11 sites costing €120 million and with potential to build 1,600 residential units.
Pernod Ricard said a recent improvement in the Chinese spirits market is unlikely to last as the company reported full-year profit slightly below analysts’ estimates.
Financial services group IFG said revenue from its James Hay and Saunderson House divisions rose by 10 per cent to £34.5 million (€47 million) in the first half as operating profit increased by 12 per cent to £4.4 million.
Irish Continental Group said first-half earnings rose by 82 per cent to €25.5 million as trading momentum continued over the key summer period.
Fruit group Fyffes has reported a 12 per cent rise in first-half earnings to €39.5 million and announced a 15 per cent rise in its interim dividend.
Grafton Group has announced a 26 per cent rise in first-half pre-tax profit to £57.9 million, prompting it to increase its dividend by 20 per cent.
DUP to meet Cameron in bid to avert Stormont collapse, two TV journalists shot dead live on air and Dublin house prices cool after curbs on lending.
Building materials group CRH has reported a 29 per cent increase in first-half earnings to €555 million and announced plans to buy US firm C.R. Laurence for $1.3 billion.
What's happening in the business world in the days ahead.
Asian stocks climbed, tracking the biggest gain in US equities in four years, after a two-week selloff drove valuations to the lowest since 2012.
The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index in New York climbed 2 per cent putting it back on course for its best gain since December
The company plans to use the funds to continue investing heavily - after doubling its Dublin workforce in 2015
Residential property prices were up by 0.9 per cent in July, with prices rising 0.7 per cent in Dublin, according to figures released by the Central Statistics Office.
Overseas visitors to Ireland increased by 12 per cent between May and July, according to the CSO.
The savvy bookmaker has seen its share price soar after taking a punt on Betfair
Employment rose by 3 per cent in the six months to the end of June to stand at 1,958,700, according to the Central Statistics Office.
China’s stocks extended the steepest five-day drop since 1996 in volatile trading as lower interest rates failed to halt a $5 trillion rout.
Germany’s top two political leaders will meet with refugees on Wednesday amid an anti-immigrant backlash against the asylum seekers streaming into the country.
Airline software firm Datalex has reported revenue of $20.8 million for the first six months of the year, a 3 per cent year-on-year increase.
Flights have resumed after a fire broke out on the roof of a hangar building at Dublin Airport this morning.
Two of the three former Anglo Irish Bank officials jailed in July for hiding accounts connected to former bank chief Sean FitzPatrick from the Revenue office have lodged appeals.
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Gambling companies Paddy Power and Betfair have announced that they have agreed a deal on the terms of a potential merger.
Crude at $40 a barrel is unsustainable and prices will rise as supply drops, Norway’s oil minister has said.
The worst day for European equities since the financial crisis gave way to the biggest rebound in four years yesterday.
Alibaba Group Holding’s chief executive officer exhorted employees to ignore plunging stock markets after the e-commerce giant’s shares fell below their IPO price for the first time.
The main business events for the days ahead.
Rebound comes as desperate China cuts interest rates as stocks slump by another 8 per cent
Ryanair has launched its own car hire service and announced a partnership with CarTrawler.
Nearly 8,800 days were lost to industrial disputes in the second quarter, a slight increase on the same period last year, according to the Central Statistics Office.
Hungary has detained a record number of migrants who tried to cross illegally into the country as a wave of asylum-seekers initially held up in Macedonia approached the European Union.
Poundland, which trades as Dealz in Ireland, has been provisionally given the go ahead to acquire rival 99p Stores for £55 million.
A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty to sending more than 27 million unsolicited messages through Facebook servers after gaining access to about 500,000 accounts on the social network, according to prosecutors.
Chinese shares plummeted to extend the steepest four-day rout since 1996 on concern the government is abandoning market support measures.
Germany’s economy picked up in the second quarter, expanding by 0.4 per cent between April and June, up from 0.3 per cent in the first quarter, new data shows.