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BUSINESS

Banking system not out of danger yet

Ireland is one of the most open economies in the world. Consequently, if the global economy recovers, this country should benefit.

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Anger over Central Bank IT outsourcing move

There is outrage among opposition TDs that the Central Bank has chosen to go ahead with the outsourcing of its IT systems, despite high profile failures of crucial banking systems in Ulster Bank last year.

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UK lawmaker highlights BoI mortgage rate increase fears

British lawmaker Andrew Tyrie has said Britain's finance regulator must ensure customers are being treated fairly as a result of Bank of Ireland raising interest rates for some mortgages.

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196 jobs saved in examinerships

Examinerships have saved nearly 200 jobs in the first three months of the year, according to a review of the sector which examined the outcome of the process.

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AGRI BUSINESS

Cyprus has no intention of leaving euro, says president

The president of Cyprus said yesterday the risk of bankruptcy had been contained and the country had no intention of leaving the euro, in a speech laden with criticism of Europe's currency union for "experimenting" with the island's fate.

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Kentz building on its success

With a blue chip client base of some of the world's top oil, gas and mining companies, and with its work backlog valued at $2.73bn, engineering group Kentz is confident about its growth plans, CEO Christian Brown tells John Daly

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