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S&P: More rate hikes and 'sticky inflation' to weigh on growth

2 hours 21 min ago
Ratings firm said it expects the European Central Bank to continue to increase interest rates this summer, unless the banking turmoil of the past two weeks were to continue

Eli Lilly to create 1,500 jobs with $1bn investment in Limerick facility

3 hours 3 min ago
Lilly said its Limerick site will operate at 35% lower energy intensity, use 40% less water, and produce 15% less waste when compared to traditional pharma manufacturing sites

Cruise ship giant Carnival says higher ticket prices to help boost earnings 

3 hours 7 min ago
Wealthy customers undeterred by high inflation helped boost booking volumes and occupancy rates

Gold price slips but keeps lustre amid jitters over banks

4 hours 8 min ago
Gold prices slipped as a rebound in stock markets dented the metal's safe-haven appeal, while investors evaluated steps taken by authorities to calm ...

Twitter source code leak leads to legal hunt for perpetrator

4 hours 57 min ago
Code forms the basis for the web service’s various functions and internal tools

Volkswagen hails EU deal over e-fuels to drive Porsche cars

5 hours 13 min ago
Volkswagen said the European Union’s deal on e-fuels, or synthetic fuels, will help with special applications such as emergency vehicles and ...

Irish tech company Spearline sold to Silicon Valley firm Cyara

7 hours 52 min ago
The Skibbereen based company, which supplies communication testing technologies, was bought by Cyara to help grow its services for the modern remote workforce around the globe.

Central Bank urges insurance firms to shield themselves against risks emerging from the climate crisis

8 hours 22 min ago
The warning comes after the report found only 20% of insurers fully integrate climate change risk into their management framework.

Oliver Mangan: Markets start to price in rate cuts for this year

9 hours 38 min ago
The stresses that have emerged in parts of the global banking system, and the associated volatility this has generated on financial markets are now ...

€53m spent per day using contactless payments

12 hours 2 min ago
Continued growth in consumer reliance on contactless payments with an increase in volume of 27% on an annual basis 

Seamus Coffey: Focus on homes for rent to cut the housing queues

18 hours 42 min ago
There should be caution about some of the calls for tax cuts for landlords

Siro to roll out broadband network to six more Cork towns 

20 hours 37 min ago
Siro is a wholesale operator, which means that companies such as Sky, Vodafone, and Digiweb resell their services to users once the network is up and running.

Stephen Hamilton: Fixed-rate mortgage pain set to get worse

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 23:00
Even without further official rate increases, which are expected, banks are tipped to increase their fixed-rate mortgages this year

Markets brace for banking chaos to extend into third week

Sun, 03/26/2023 - 22:02
World banking was plunged into crisis at the start of the month as the contagion caused by the collapse of three US banks spread to Europe.

Developers halt Irish offshore wind plans after policy shift

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 18:04
The new rules threaten the nation’s target of building as much as seven gigawatts of offshore wind by the end of the decade

Retailer GameStop to cut services across its Irish outlets

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 16:56
GameStop currently operates 35 stores across Ireland, down from over 50 a decade ago

Waterford Crystal returns to profit

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 16:15
Directors note global supply chain challenges and accelerated input cost inflation

Healy Rae firm increases profits

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 15:37
The firm is just one of four where the Kerry TD is listed as a director

Deutsche Bank shares see biggest slump in three years amid European banking turmoil 

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 13:23
Steep drops in bank shares undermine hopes among authorities that the rescue of Credit Suisse last weekend would stabilise the broader sector

Eurozone services firms enjoy buoyant March but factories struggle

Fri, 03/24/2023 - 11:58
Friday's data add to evidence the eurozone will dodge a recession and indicates the 20-nation region's economy is resilient in the near term at least, potentially giving the European Central Bank (ECB) room to continue tightening policy.