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City of London sticks to Brexit plans despite progress

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 17:18
London's financial industry welcomed the progress on a divorce deal with the European Union but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU.

Rail unions vote to accept deal over wage dispute

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:17
Counting of ballots on Labour Court recommendations aimed at ending industrial action at Iarnrod Éireann is under way.

RBS CEO says US settlement could slip into next year

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:16
Royal Bank of Scotland's chances of reaching a deal this year with the US Department of Justice over its mis-selling of toxic mortgage-backed securities are "diminishing", its chief executive said today.

Strong US jobs growth boosts economy's outlook

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:00
US job growth increased at a strong clip in November and wages rebounded, painting a portrait of a healthy economy.

Lloyd's of London pushes ahead with Brexit plans

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 14:23
Lloyd's of London will press ahead with plans to establish a foothold in the European Union regardless of progress in EU divorce talks that industry groups said was welcome but did little to dispel uncertainty.

Australia exchange to use blockchain in 'world-first'

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:48
Australia's main stock exchange has said it will use blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrency bitcoin, to process its equities transactions in a shift touted as a world-first for a major financial institution.

Broadband hampers small businesses' web presence

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:47
Inadequate broadband service is keeping up to a fifth of small businesses here offline.

Ireland to remain competitive despite US tax cuts

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:21
Both Houses of Congress in Washington have approved sweeping tax reform bills and are now under the gun to reconcile them into a single piece of legislation that can be sent to the White House to be signed into law.

Fiona Mitchell: Warm words over Brexit breakfast

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 13:11
There has been a relatively warm reaction at Westminster to the Brexit deal - so far.

Digicel names new CEO to replace Colm Delves

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:43
Businessman Denis O'Brien's telecoms group Digicel has appointed a new group chief executive - Alexander Matuschka Greiffenclau.

Business groups welcome deal, certainty still needed

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:03
Business groups and unions have welcomed the announcement that Brexit talks are set to move onto issues of trade and transition.

New car sales slow by 13.7% in November - CSO

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:56
New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the sale of new cars slowed again last month, while sales of used - or imported - cars increased.

Third quarter construction output up 18.4% - CSO

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:31
The volume of output in the the building and construction industry increased by 18.4% in the third quarter of 2017 compared to the same time last year, boosted by residential building.

Today in the press

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:29
Close to half of baker Aryzta's shareholders opposed the Irish-Swiss group's executive pay deal at its annual general meeting on Thursday.

RTÉ Business News podcast 8 December

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:25
This week: the increasing pressures on the private rented accommodation sector and the consequences for the private sector of raising the compulsory retirement age for public servants.

Steinhoff scandal knocks $12 billion off its value

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 09:12
Steinhoff's shares fell by another 40% today after Moody's cut its credit rating and raised concerns about the company's governance.

Sterling rises slightly on Brexit breakthrough

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:47
The pound rose slightly against the dollar this morning after the European Commission said enough progress had been made in Brexit negotiations with Britain to allow a second phase of talks.

Brexit deal guarantees 'no hard border' - May

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:37
The European Commission said enough progress had been made in Brexit negotiations with Britain and that a second phase of negotiations should begin, ending an impasse over the status of the border between Ireland and the UK.

IKEA Ireland's full year sales rise by 10%

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:35
IKEA Ireland has reported sales of €167m over the year to the end of August, up 10% on the previous year.

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