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Services sector growth rebounds to 10-month high
The country's services sector rebounded to post its strongest growth in 10 months in April on strong new orders and higher prices, a new survey shows today.
Kerry reaffirms full year earnings target
Kerry Group has said it expects good revenue growth for the year ahead as its reported an increase of 3.8% in its business volumes for the first three months of 2017.
Survey finds lack of knowledge of customs regulations
A survey of businesses trading with the UK has found a widespread lack of knowledge and understanding of customs regulations and practices, which could prove costly, according to Chartered Accountants Ireland.
HSBC's first quarter profits beat forecasts
HSBC Holdings has today reported better than expected first-quarter profits and capital position, boosting the lender's share price in Hong Kong as the bank seeks to move from restructuring to growth.
Bord na Móna jobs under threat as briquette sales drop
The board of Bord na Móna will meet this morning to discuss the future of 140 workers at the company's two peat briquette plants in Co Offaly and Co Tipperary.
Next cuts top end of guidance in 'challenging' times
Clothing retailer Next has lowered its full-year profit guidance after the value of goods sold at full price in its stores slumped by 8.1% in the first quarter.
Facebook warns again on ad growth, shares dip from high
Facebook shares dipped from a record high last night after the world's biggest online social network warned investors once again that its advertising revenue growth would likely come down from current high levels.
Shell's first-quarter profit more than doubles
Royal Dutch Shell today reported a sharp rise in net profit, beating analyst forecasts and joining its peers as stronger oil prices and improved refining margins boosted revenue after nearly three years of downturn.
AB InBev suffers again in Brazil, slips in US
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, reported a lower than expected increase in profit in the first quarter as earnings slipped in the US and fell sharply in Brazil, its two largest markets.
Planning application to extend Blanchardstown Centre
A planning application has been lodged with Fingal County Council to extend Blanchardstown Centre's Central Mall area.
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BBC News - Business
Call to raise retirement age to at least 70
The looming pensions crisis is as serious as climate change, says the World Economic Forum.
The fishing port where the catch is soaring house prices
A Scottish fishing port has seen house prices very nearly double over the last decade.
UK achieves solar power record as temperatures soar
National Grid says nearly a quarter of all electricity generation came from solar power at one point on Friday.
Tories and Labour not being honest with voters: IFS
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says the Conservatives and Labour should own up on economic plans.
US growth rate revised up to 1.2%
The US economy grew at a faster pace than initially thought in the first three months of the year.
Walkers Crisps Gary Lineker campaign suffers Twitter sabotage
Crisp company's Twitter competition quickly turns into a parade of killers' photos.
New payday loan regulations come into force
Payday lenders now have to advertise on at least one price comparison site under new rules.
Contactless payment fraud soars to £7m
In some cases, thieves used stolen cards for contactless payments weeks after the card was cancelled.
Pension Regulator website 'now fixed'
A computer glitch had threatened to stop thousands of small businesses registering for pensions
UK shares reach new highs as sterling slips
The FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 both hit record highs as the pound loses ground.
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BA passengers delayed after airline suffers 'IT outage'
Holidaymakers are facing disruption due to a system problem with British Airways.
US stocks make small gains as media companies prosper
US stocks have made small gains as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food moved higher.
Mixed year so far for tourism with Brexit having an impact
Mixed year so far for tourism with Brexit having an impact
CSO figures for overseas tourism show mixed picture
CSO figures for overseas tourism have shown a mixed picture for February to April 2017.
Former Irish Examiner reporter appointed to Political Correspondent with RTÉ ...
Former Irish Examiner reporter Micheal Lehane has been appointed to the position of Political Correspondent with RTÉ News.
Cork company dismiss those who feel Gluten free may be a passing fad
An award-winning Cork food company has predicted the gluten-free food industry will expand exponentially in the coming years, defying critics who say it is a passing fad, writes Padraig Hoare.
BBC Store to close due to lack of demand
Its closure comes as the BBC is under increasing pressure to generate cash outside the licence fee.
Kinsale Bay Food Company predicts gluten-free industry will expand ’exponenti...
An award-winning Cork food company has predicted the gluten-free food industry will expand exponentially in the coming years, defying critics who say it is a passing fad.
One in four firms reporting negative impacts of Brexit
One in four firms are reporting negative impacts of Brexit according to the latest Fáilte Ireland Tourism Barometer Survey.
An Post suffers pre tax losses of 15.6m for 2016
The global trend of mail decline has been cited By An Post as the primary cause of a pre-tax loss of 15.6 million euro for 2016.