NDRC and Microsoft are partnering to host an open-mic night for startup founders in advance of the Web Summit in Dublin next week.
Consumer spending in the United States dropped unexpectedly in September as incomes rose at the slowest pace of the year.
Royal Bank of Scotland said Ulster Bank is a "core part" of its operations and it will retain its Irish unit following a strategic review of its options.
There was a total of 3,319 new company and business startups in October, up 4 per cent on the same time last year, according to statistics from Vision-net.ie.
The nine-to-five work day is a thing of the past and employees are now not only working longer than contracted to, but feeling that they are obligated to do so, according to a new Morgan McKinley survey.
The natural gas supply deal reached between Russia and Ukraine has resulted in significant downward pressure on wholesale gas prices being traded today, according to Irish energy supplier Vayu.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has scrapped plans to introduce the world’s first internet tax, bowing to pressure from thousands of protesters.
Stocks rose to a three-week high as investors’ confidence grew that the surprise stimulus measures from the Bank of Japan would fill some of the gap left by the ending of the Fed's bond buying.
After four long years, the King came home.
Funding of €800 million has been formally released to the state-owned Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland, which will use it to provide tailored loans to small firms.
Chinese nationals can now visit Ireland and Britain using a single visa when travelling on certain short-stay and visitor visas.
Lending to Irish households continued to fall in September but loan drawdowns exceeded repayments for the first time in a year, the Central Bank said.
A total of 2,588 mortgages were approved per month in the quarter to September, 92 per cent of which were for house purchase, new statistics show.
The euro zone's annual inflation rate rose to 0.4 per cent in October from 0.3 per cent in September, initial estimates from the EU's statistics office Eurostat showed.
The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in the euro zone was unchanged at 11.5 per cent in September for the fourth month in a row.
Bank of Ireland said it has continued to trade in line with expectations since the end of June while the volume of loans in default fell to €16.4 billion.
Hibernia REIT said it got valid acceptances for around 79.1 per cent of its open offer to shareholders.
British Airways parent IAG boosted third-quarter earnings by 30 per cent, aided by increased capacity at the British unit and reduced costs at Spain’s Iberia.
Sony reported a narrower-than-expected second-quarter loss as demand for its PlayStation 4 game console and image sensors limited the impact of a writedown at its smartphone business.
Surprise AIB rate cut to put pressure on rivals, water pressure rises as €100 to be taken off every bill and Apple warns it may have to pay Irish back-tax.
What's happening in the business world in the coming days.
European stocks gained, reversing earlier losses, as a report from Washington showed that US economy expanded by more than forecast in the third quarter.
Eircom has launched a €250,000 seed fund for Irish SMEs looking to innovate and grow their business through investment in digital solutions.
AIB will cut mortgage rates by up to 0.25 per cent beginning in December.
The American economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, capping its strongest six months in more than a decade.
The country’s most senior civil servants will have their performance rated for the first time, under a new reform plan.
Musgrave Retail Partners, which operates the SuperValu and Centra brands, has agreed to acquire the Allied Logistics business from DCC for an undisclosed sum.
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has said he is "proud to be gay", publicly acknowledging his sexual orientation for the first time in a bid to help others.
ESB has signed a €100 million 20-year loan facility with the European Investment Bank and will use the funds to connect wind farms in the south west into the national grid.
Economic confidence in the euro zone picked up in October for the first time in three months, new data showed, easing concerns of an economic downturn in the single currency bloc.
European shares declined as investors considered the US Federal Reserve's decision to end its asset purchase programme.
Barclays has set aside £500 million to cover potential fines for manipulating currency markets, taking the shine off a rise in third quarter profits.
The number of billionaires worldwide has more than doubled since the financial crisis began as inequality continues to rise, Oxfam Ireland has warned.
Britain's Spirit Pub Company has agreed to extend the deadline for a takeover offer from rival pub group Greene King until November 4.
Danske Bank said it incurred an impairment charge of €137.8 million on its non-core activities, which consist mainly of its Irish loan portfolio, in the first nine months of the year.
Samsung posted the smallest quarterly earnings in more than two years as profit margins are squeezed by competition from Apple’s new iPhones and cheaper Chinese devices.
The euro zone needs stronger economic growth and if it does not materialise quickly, the pressures on its stability will only intensify, writes Jim Power.
Medical devices firm Teleflex has announced plans to create 100 jobs over the next three years at its operation in Athlone while software group Openet is creating 30 jobs in Dublin.
Howlin to begin unwinding legislation on pay cuts, intensive talks to begin on beef prices and Tesco woes deepen as Britain's Serious Fraud Office launches criminal probe.
What's happening in the business world in the days ahead.
UPDATE: Responding to the latest retail sales figures from the CSO, the Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association has called on government to do more to tackle business costs and the shadow economy.
Leinster College students were asked to make payments to clear outstanding debts a week before college closures.
Ireland has been ranked 13th in the World Bank’s annual ‘ease of doing business’ survey, moving up four places since last year.
Ireland is one of only four European countries set to miss its 2020 targets.
The new chief executive of French oil company Total will embark on a tour to meet crucial contacts at oil-rich countries in the next few weeks, according to reports by Reuters.
The top stories in Wednesday's newspapers.
Standard Life’s Irish assets under management jumped by €874 million to €7.7 billion in the first nine months of the year, the Scottish insurer said today.
British retailer Next has cut its profit guidance after unseasonably warm weather led to decreased demand for its winter wears.