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Market talk with Ian Guider

Market talk with Ian Guider

Bank of Ireland may be looking to Britain for growth, but is Richie Boucher grooming a successor?

Mortgage app aims to inform home buyers

Mortgage app aims to inform home buyers

The Tax Take: Knowing when to stop

The Tax Take: Knowing when to stop

Europe’s new tax transparency system smacks of over-regulation

Pensions and QE: the new threat

Pensions and QE: the new threat

Comment: Pensions experts must rethink their investment strategies as quantitative easing starts to make an impact

The dangers of deducting water charges at source

The dangers of deducting water charges at source

Treating water charges like a tax sends out the wrong message

Petroceltic pulling out of Kurdistan venture

Petroceltic pulling out of Kurdistan venture

? Petroceltic said it has agreed with its partner to withdraw from its Dinarta licence in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

RBS sells off private bank

RBS sells off private bank

? 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 awarded new exploration licence

Fastnet awarded new exploration licence

? 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 is awarded Britain’s second radio licence

UTV is awarded Britain’s second radio licence

? 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.

Accenture on the rise

Accenture on the rise

? 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

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.

Jewellery company has sparkling year

Jewellery company has sparkling year

The jewellery and accessories company Stella & Dot, which counts singer Katy Perry, actor Jennifer Aniston and dancer Julianne Hough among its celebrity fans, recorded sales of over €1 million during its first year in operation here.

Year of living dangerously   on the currency markets

Year of living dangerously on the currency markets

The effects of the ECB’s quantitative easing programme may drive Europe’s currency even lower

Job cuts at Dublin office of Ericsson

Job cuts at Dublin office of Ericsson

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

The week in business, Sunday 22-3-2015

The week in business, Sunday 22-3-2015

Water, water everywhere for Doherty’s Harcourt Developments