? Petroceltic said it has agreed with its partner to withdraw from its Dinarta licence in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
? Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) agreed to sell its Coutts International private bank to Switzerland’s Union Bancaire Privee (UBP), last week, as the firm became the latest foreign bank to retreat from the Swiss wealth market.
? Fastnet Oil & Gas, the Irish exploration company, has been awarded a new operated licensing option named the Ventry licensing option in the North Celtic Sea basin last week. The exploration company said it has a 100 per cent working interest in the
? UTV Media was awarded Britain’s second national DAB (digital audio broadcasting) radio licence by the communications regulator, Ofcom, last week along with its partners in the Sound Digital consortium, Bauer Media and Arqiva.
? Shares in consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture were up last week as the company raised its full-year revenue forecast for the second time as it reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue.
Ian Guider Dairy farmers need to be prepared for the end of milk quotas across Europe when it comes along in a few weeks
The sale of ten million shares should return about €170 million to the co-op members. That’s a tidy sum due, and not the first distribution they’ve received back from the co-op.
The effects of the ECB’s quantitative easing programme may drive Europe’s currency even lower
Global communications company Ericsson has announced that 71 jobs will be cut at its Dublin office in Clonskeagh. A voluntary redundancy programme will be put in place to help achieve the cuts, which come just days after Ericsson announced hundreds o
A French co-op that represents 300,000 farmers has acquired a 50 per cent stake in a Dublin company specialising in off-patent crop protection products.
Diarmaid Murphy, commercial and sponsorship manager, GAA and Croke Park
Michael Murray Michael Noonan fears inflation, and it’s written all over his personal investment strategy
In a financial crisis a country needs a smart, commercially astute, tactical finance minister. One who looks ahead, watches trends in the global economy, the short and medium term risks, the opportunities, the vagaries of the different asset classes,