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Jump in number of people working two or more jobs

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 10:31
The number of people working in two or more jobs has increased significantly over the past 20 years, according to a new paper from economists at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

Hugo Boss shrugs off weaker US sentiment

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 10:25
German fashion house Hugo Boss has raised its 2025 sales target, betting on strong demand across its markets as it proved immune to weaker US consumer sentiment.

US Federal Reserve signals more hikes ahead

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 10:14
A hawkish message from the Federal Reserve amid a robust stock market rally is presenting investors with a conundrum: how to maintain exposure to rising equities while also guarding against the possible upheavals tighter monetary policy can bring.

Swedish inflation dips, Beyoncé blamed for high prices

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 10:12
Swedish inflation dipped under 10% in May, official statistics showed yesterday, but was still higher than expected with some analysts suggesting superstar Beyoncé had tipped the scales.

ZF to expand Dublin software tech hub, creating 25 jobs

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 09:14
The ZF Group is set to expand its software technology hub in Dublin city centre, and plans to create 25 new jobs over the next 12 months.

Oil extends downtrend as China economy stumbles

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 08:23
Oil rebounded today after the previous day's plunge, as data showed a jump in refinery runs at the world's top crude importer China, though a weak economic backdrop capped gains.

Xavatar and Fexco launch metaverse payment technology

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 08:03
AI-driven entertainment tech company Xavatar has announced a partnership with Fexco Group to deliver payment technology in the metaverse.

Revenues at Origin Enterprises rise 9.3% to €1.92bn

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 07:58
International agri-services group Origin Enterprises has reported revenues of €1.92 billion so far this year.

ASOS returns to profitability but sales fall 14%

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 07:41
ASOS, the British online fashion retailer has reported a 14% drop in revenue in its latest quarter, but said its strategy was working as it returned to profitability.

Siemens to invest $2.2bn to ramp up global production

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 07:32
Siemens will spend 2 billion euros on a new global investment plan, the German engineering and technology group said on Thursday, as it gears up to meet increased demand triggered by global stimulus packages.

H&M's March-May sales lag expectations

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 07:27
H&M reported weaker than expected second quarter sales today as chilly weather held back demand in key markets, although the Swedish clothes group said June had started well and its shares rose by 3% in early trading.

China's economy slows in May

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 07:17
China's economy stumbled in May with industrial output and retail sales growth missing forecasts, adding to expectations that Beijing will need to do more to shore up a shaky post-pandemic recovery.

ECB expected to hike interest rates by another 0.25%

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 07:00
The Governing Council of the European Central Bank is meeting in Frankfurt today where it's widely expected to increase interest rates by another quarter of one percent.

Mortgage approvals fell in April - BPFI

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 06:44
A decline in the numbers of people looking to switch mortgage provider or move home led to a decline in mortgage approvals in April, according to Banking and Payments Federation Ireland.

New national cybersecurity training programme launched

Thu, 06/15/2023 - 06:00
A new national cybersecurity training programme has been launched in a bid to address the current shortage of skilled cybersecurity personnel.