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Reports PayPal in talks to buy Pinterest

5 hours 18 min ago
Payments giant PayPal is in talks to buy digital pinboard site Pinterest, according to a person directly familiar with the matter.

Green light for fast track housing plan for Ashford

6 hours 10 min ago
An Bord Pleanala has given the green light for a €35 million housing development in the Co Wicklow village of Ashford.

Ultan Courtney new Chairperson of Low Pay Commission

7 hours 16 min ago
Ultan Courtney has been appointed as Chairperson of the Low Pay Commission, while the Government has announced five new members.

CCPC opens Phase 2 probe into KBC and BoI's loan deal

7 hours 22 min ago
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is to carry out a more in-depth probe of Bank of Ireland's plan to buy KBC Bank Ireland's performing loans and liabilities.

HIA proposes reduction to health insurance levy

7 hours 41 min ago
Health insurance premiums look set to decrease as a result of the Health Insurance Authority's recommendation of a one-off cut to the health insurance levy paid by insurers.

Germany's AM Alpha buys Nutgrove Retail Park in Dublin

7 hours 49 min ago
German based AM Alpha has bought the Nutgrove Retail Park in Dublin's Rathfarnham in an off market trade deal.

Bitcoin closes in on record high after US ETF debut

8 hours 6 min ago
Bitcoin hovered just below its record highs today and the first US bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) looked set to open firmer after surging on its debut yesterday.

Weidmann: the often lonely ECB voice against easy money

8 hours 36 min ago
Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, who today announced his decision to stand down more than five years early, led a decade-long fight inside the European Central Bank against the easy-money policies espoused by successive ECB presidents.

Facebook fined €60m by British competition watchdog

8 hours 36 min ago
Britain's competition watchdog has said it had fined social network giant Facebook over £50 million for a "deliberate" failure to supply information linked to its takeover of animated graphics startup Giphy.

Demand soars for ultra-fast broadband

8 hours 59 min ago
Demand for ultra-high-speed broadband has increased by almost 400%, according to broadband and telecoms provider Pure Telecom.

Provest plans to expand business, creating 15 new jobs

9 hours 8 min ago
Cork based financial services firm, Provest has said it plans to add 15 new staff members over the next two years as it expands its business in Munster.

Barbados becomes Aer Lingus' first Caribbean route

9 hours 29 min ago
Barbados has become Aer Lingus' first Caribbean destination, as the airline's first non-stop service from Manchester to Bridgetown departed this morning.

Banks should be legally bound to climate plans - ECB

10 hours 48 min ago
Euro zone banks should be legally bound to adopt plans that spell out how they will mitigate their exposure to climate-related risks over the next 30 years, European Central Bank board member Frank Elderson said today.

Agriculture to cut emissions without production drop

10 hours 50 min ago
Ireland continues to reduce its carbon footprint as a result of food production, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has said.

Maxol concerned power grid issues may limit EV charging

11 hours 13 min ago
The chief executive of forecourt retailer Maxol has said the company is concerned it is going to be hard to meet the demand for charging electric vehicles until there is additional power capacity put into the grid.

Alibaba shares soar as Jack Ma reported on Europe trip

11 hours 42 min ago
Alibaba shares surged more than 6% today after billionaire founder Jack Ma was reported to be in Europe, fuelling investor hopes that the worst of China's regulatory crackdown for the internet giant might be over.

Energy, services boost euro zone inflation as expected

11 hours 57 min ago
More expensive energy and services boosted euro zone inflation as expected in September, data showed today, with core inflation also higher.

Bundesbank's Weidmann quits with last inflation warning

12 hours 2 min ago
Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, among the most conservative members of the European Central Bank's Governing Council, will step down from his post on December 31, the German central bank said today.

Most renters hope to own their own home - survey

12 hours 27 min ago
A majority of renters still hope to own their own homes, according to research by a State housing body.

Asia curbs sales growth at Kering's fashion brand Gucci

12 hours 38 min ago
French luxury group Kering's star fashion brand Gucci grew sales by just 3.8% in the third quarter, missing analyst expectations as the pace of recovery from Covid-19 slowed down sharply, particularly in Asia, following a bumper second quarter.

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