Sat, 29 Jan 2022 07:00:13 +0000

As the Russia-Ukraine crisis continues and escalates, questions begins to arise about what an invasion might mean for Ireland, and more specifically its economy and businesses.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 22:38:33 +0000

It is the first time that Fitch has raised its opinion on Ireland since 2017 and returns it to an AA level that was last seen in 2010, as the financial crisis was unfolding

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 12:17:40 +0000

The High Court has clarified a number of further issues around how pubs should be compensated for the disruption they suffered due to Covid-19.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 06:00:00 +0000

Pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is to invest €400m in a new manufacturing plant in Limerick which will employ 300 permanent staff when it is completed.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 14:35:05 +0000

US consumer spending fell in December, suggesting the economy lost speed heading into the new year amid snarled supply chains and raging Covid-19 infections.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 11:03:54 +0000

Retail sales fell back in December compared to November, while they were also lower on an annual basis, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 16:37:52 +0000

The United States and European Union have said they are working together to source alternative supplies of natural gas to protect the EU in case key energy supplier Russia retaliates against sanctions.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 11:50:25 +0000

Hewlett-Packard has won the majority of its civil case against tech tycoon Mike Lynch over its acquisition of Autonomy in 2011, a London judge said today.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 18:06:14 +0000

EU inspectors have found that the system of checks on goods entering Northern Ireland from Great Britain under the protocol was "not fit for purpose".

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 11:18:42 +0000

There are both big wins for employees and glaring omissions in the Government's new bill aimed at the hospitality sector

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 15:25:36 +0000

Global gold demand soared in the fourth quarter of 2021 as inflation rocketed, helping to recoup much of the drop triggered by the pandemic, new industry data showed.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:19:29 +0000

The Facebook whistle-blower Frances Haugen is due to appear before the Oireachtas media committee in late February.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 07:17:17 +0000

Apple is overcoming the costly global shortage in computer chips, posting record sales over the key Christmas quarter, beating profit estimates and forecasting that its shortfall is narrowing.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 05:00:00 +0000

Raising capital and recruiting and retaining staff are the biggest challenges facing Irish tech start-ups, according to the findings of a survey carried out by Scale Ireland.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 07:06:12 +0000

A US appeals court has thrown out the convictions of two former Deutsche Bank traders for rigging Libor, once among the world's most important financial benchmarks, and ordered acquittals for both men.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 07:23:29 +0000

Swedish fashion group H&M drew a line under the pandemic today, reporting a bigger than expected jump in quarterly profit and hiking investments with the aim of doubling sales by 2030.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 07:44:01 +0000

Italian bank UniCredit has today posted better than expected 2021 results as the push by new chief executive Andrea Orcel to lift revenue began to bear fruit while costs remained in check despite rising pay and one-off charges.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 09:18:36 +0000

The German economy contracted more than expected in the fourth quarter of last year, data showed today, as restrictions to slow the spread of the Omicron variant hampered activity.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 10:40:07 +0000

Oil prices rose today, heading towards a sixth consecutive weekly gain, as geopolitical tensions continue to raise supply concerns.

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:13:27 +0000

Retail spending in Dublin recorded further growth in the final quarter of last year, as consumer demand remained strong in most sectors.