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Inflation down in German states, points to national drop

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 10:50
Inflation fell in six economically important German states in March, preliminary data showed today, suggesting that national inflation will continue its downward trajectory.

How to create the perfect home office

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 10:48
Secrets to styling a dedicated work space to boost your wellbeing and productivity, according to a pro. By Sam Wylie-Harris.

NTMA to hold bond auction on May 9

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 10:32
The National Treasury Management Agency said today it will hold one bond auction in the second quarter as it move towards completing this year's modest funding target.

Euro zone factory downturn deepened again in March - PMI

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 09:54
Euro zone manufacturing activity took a further turn for the worse in March, contracting at a steeper pace than in February, as demand continued to fall, according to a survey which nevertheless showed an uptick in optimism.

Mortgage lending by CUDA supported credit unions soars

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 09:41
Credit unions are on track to provide €150m or more in mortgage offers this financial year, marking an 18-fold increase in mortgage activity over the past six years.

Irish savers missing out on interest earnings

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 09:38
Irish household deposits have hit a record high, according to data published by the European Central Bank.

TikTok launches dedicated STEM content feed for EU users

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 09:00
Video-sharing platform TikTok has launched a new feed dedicated to STEM content for users in Ireland, the UK and across Europe.

Superdry shares sink as CEO drops buyout bid

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 08:48
Shares of British fashion chain Superdry sank over 51% today after its chief executive and top shareholder Julian Dunkerton said last week he will not be making an offer for the company.

UK house prices down 0.2% in March - Nationwide

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 08:34
The average UK house price fell by 0.2% month on month in March, although there are signs that activity is picking up, according to a report.

Origin Enterprises names Purcell as new CFO

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 08:25
International agri-services group Origin Enterprises has appointed Colm Purcell as the group's new chief financial officer.

UBS launches new $2 billion share buyback

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 07:56
UBS has today announced it was launching a new share buyback programme of up to $2 billion, with up to half being completed in 2024.

Russia's Baltika sues Carlsberg subsidiaries for damages

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 07:53
Russia's Baltika Breweries has sued four Carlsberg subsidiaries for damages amounting to 6.24 billion Danish crowns ($902m), Russian court filings showed, as the two parties fight over the future of Russia's largest brewer.

Microsoft to separate Teams and Office globally

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 07:42
Microsoft will sell its chat and video app Teams separately from its Office product globally, the US tech giant said, six months after it unbundled the two products in Europe in a bid to avert a possible EU antitrust fine.

Plans for Third Terminal at Dublin Airport submitted

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 07:30
Des and Ulick McEvaddy have today submitted their Concept Plan for the proposed future development of a third terminal at Dublin Airport to Fingal County Council.

Manufacturing contracts again in March - PMI

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 07:12
The manufacturing sector contracted in March after briefly returning to growth a month earlier, a survey showed today, with confidence among firms also slumping to the lowest level in more than three years.

€278m committed by ISIF into three climate investments

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 06:00
€278m has been committed by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) into three separate climate related investments.

Unions call for ban on employers 'union-busting' staff

Tue, 04/02/2024 - 01:47
A number of private sector unions have joined forces to call for cross party-political support for greater protections for employees in the workplace.

€278m committed by ISIF into three climate investments

Mon, 04/01/2024 - 06:00
€278m has been committed by the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) into three separate climate related investments.

Israel warns Ireland over calls to break trade links

Sun, 03/31/2024 - 06:00
The Embassy of Israel to Ireland has warned that calls to break trade links between Ireland and Israel fail to consider the impact on Irish businesses, "as well as any possible reciprocal measures that might be implemented as a result".

Pension auto-enrolment: What is it and what will it cost?

Sat, 03/30/2024 - 06:00
One of the biggest reforms of the country's pension system moved a step closer this week, with hundreds of thousands of workers set to be impacted by auto-enrolment, writes Adam Maguire.