Increase in profits comes despite higher costs and currency movements
The main events scheduled in the days ahead
Surveys paint brighter picture, but costs and consumer caution are worries
Software firm targets expansion into new areas as it benefits from weak sterling
GRA rejects proposals: Carney stays; Rush CU case 'worst in country'
US Fed meets, while key Irish economic figures are also due
The main events scheduled for the days ahead
Bank's breaches of money laundering prevention rules 'especially concerning'
Decision ends speculation sparked by Brexit controversies
Carney set to stay on; breast cancer breakthrough?; Offaly airport plan
But Central Bank chief warns economic impact could worsen once talks start
OCI 'not transparent'; Nissan boost for Britain; schools look at partial openings; London firms eye Irish move
Analysts welcome margin boost, though dividend not expected this year