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Noonan says UK election won't affect AIB IPO timing
The UK election on June 8 will not impact the timing of the Government's plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in AIB, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said today.
Euro surges on French election relief
Sterling fell sharply against the euro as investors favoured Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election.
Economic Pulse shows highest reading since Brexit vote
The Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse saw its highest reading this month since the UK's decision to leave the European Union last year.
EU drugmakers urge June decision on new watchdog HQ
Europe's drugmakers pushed for a decision as early as June on the new location for the headquarters of the bloc's medicines watchdog.
German business morale brightens more than expected
German business morale brightened more than expected in April, hitting its highest in nearly six years, suggesting Europe's largest economy is set to carry its robust upswing into the second quarter of this year.
High Court to consider Brexit case next month
The High Court in Dublin will next month consider whether it can hear a case seeking to decide if Britain's divorce from the European Union can be reversed.
Luxury retailer Jimmy Choo puts itself up for sale
British luxury retailer Jimmy Choo is seeking offers for the company as part of a review of its strategic options to maximise shareholder value.
Prosecution case in FitzPatrick trial to end this week
The prosecution case in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank Chairman Sean FitzPatrick will finish this week, the jury has been told.
Three Irish firms win European Space Agency deals
Three Irish companies have won contracts worth hundreds of thousands of euro from the European Space Agency.
Eir to launch new free sports app for mobile customers
Telecoms company Eir is introducing an app to enable its mobile customers to provide access to its sports channels for free.
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General Election 2017: Energy bill cap 'will hit consumers'
Tory plans for a cap on household energy bills will "stop competition", warns one provider.
French elections: Euro and shares jump after vote
Stocks rise across Europe and the euro hits a five-month high after the first round of the French election.
Peugeot Citroen investigated over diesel emissions
French prosecutors have started an investigation into diesel emissions by Peugeot and Citroen cars.
Toy-maker Hasbro revenues boosted by Monopoly sales
The owner says there was strong demand for board games as well as digital gaming growth.
Accountants Grant Thornton fined £2.3m over audit
Grant Thornton is fined and severely reprimanded by the regulator over its audit of AssetCo.
Jimmy Choo seeks well-heeled buyer
The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m ($900m), is seeking offers from potential bidders.
Offer for Dulux owner AkzoNobel raised again
PPG raises its offer for the Dutch owner of the famous paint brand for a second time.
Five-a-side firms Goals and Powerleague in merger talks
Goals Soccer Centres says a merger is among "strategic opportunities" being assessed by its board.
LafargeHolcim chief steps down after Syria investigation
Eric Olsen resigns in the wake of revelations about payments in Syria, but denies any wrongdoing.
Company profit warnings increase on previous quarter
The number of profit warnings posted by listed companies reaches 75 in the first quarter of 2017.
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Phil Hogan: Britain facing 'bloodbath' over potential UK-US trade deal
Britain is facing into a "bloodbath" over a proposed trade deal with the US, an EU commissioner has warned.
Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence: 'Irish retail...
Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Retail Excellence, Lorraine Higgins today said that the ?Irish retail industry has now entered recession based on the fact the industry is experiencing a third consecutive quarter of decline with fifteen of twenty sectors recording decreases in sales revenue?.
United Drug announces ?40m investment in technology and innovation at Dublin ...
United Drug has announced a ?40m investment in technology and innovation at its headquarters at Citywest, Dublin.
Fashion brands 'not transparent enough on social and environmental policies'
Many of the biggest fashion brands still do not reveal enough information about their impact on workers in their supply chains or on the environment, according to a report.
Teenage hacker who caused global chaos offered bulk buy deals to cyber criminals
Adam Mudd was just 16 years old when he created his Titanium Stresser programme.
Sports direct buys two US chains in £78m debt
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has seized control of US retailers Bob's Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports in a 101 million US dollars (£78 million) debt deal.
We are willing to take on all comers in technology battle?, says William Clay...
"We would rather be friends, but we are willing to punch it out if we have to," declared the Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company.
Sky points to Premier League costs as operating profit down 11% to £1.01bn
Sky has said rising costs from screening Premier League football and a "weaker UK advertising market" has dragged on its profits.
Average new car price down 4.7%
The average price of a new car is down 4.7% on last year.
Hundreds of jobs in danger as Debenhams boss announces warehouse and UK store...
The new boss of department store chain Debenhams has unveiled plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 jobs.