Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said building sites can continue to operate in Ireland despite calls for them to be shut to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
Operating profits at the group which owns the luxury Faithlegg House Hotel in Co Waterford grew by 44% to €8m last year.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
The British government has said that it was incorrect to infer that its ‘Help-to-Buy’ scheme, aimed at boosting home ownership, would be cancelled after a review of the programme.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Inflationary concerns at home and abroad hit investors’ confidence today as the London market slumped by more than 1%.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
British housebuilder Taylor Wimpey flagged up fears over planning delays and spending cuts today as the group wrestles with “ongoing political and economic uncertainty”.
Mon, 28 Jun, 2010
The London market suffered more losses today as Greece’s debt turmoil and disappointment over earnings from mobile phone handset giant Nokia hit stocks worldwide.
Thu, 22 Apr, 2010
Greece’s debt turmoil and disappointment over earnings from mobile phone handset giant Nokia triggered a slump for world markets today.
Halifax figures revealing a sixth successive month of rising property prices saw housebuilders leap ahead today as the Bank of England’s move to keep interest rates at a record low also helped the sector.
Thu, 07 Jan, 2010
British housebuilder Taylor Wimpey today said its UK order book was up 67% since the turn of the year after trading conditions “improved significantly”.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2009
Disappointing economic readings in the US sent London's FTSE 100 Index into the red today after a poor final session of the second quarter.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2009
Jitters over the impact of swine flu and the strength of major banks sent the FTSE 100 Index into the red today.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2009
Buy-out firms are circling Britain’s biggest housebuilder Taylor Wimpey, it was reported today.
Sun, 16 Nov, 2008
The London market surged more than 4% today as investors banked on an aggressive cut in interest rates later in the week.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008
Halifax Bank of Scotland enjoyed a rare day in the sun today as it was buoyed by renewed confidence over its takeover by Lloyds TSB.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2008
Housebuilding shares were the stand out performers today as the London market made strong gains amid further falls in oil prices.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2008
A sharp fall in the share price of mobile phone giant Vodafone wiped nearly 50 points off the FTSE 100 Index today.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
The FTSE 100 Index dived back towards bear market territory today as the prospect of more economic woes caused misery for traders.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2008
Housebuilding giant Persimmon today said it had laid off more than a fifth of its workforce since January as it faced up to the toughest conditions in the group’s recent history.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2008
One of the UK’s biggest housebuilders is expected to announce hundreds of job cuts today and provide a further insight into the woes in the industry.
British housebuilders are facing up to the worst conditions since the early 1990s following a wave of cash calls from some of the UK's biggest banks.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2008
House price gloom outweighed gains for energy stocks as the London market dipped into the red today.
Thu, 29 May, 2008
A resurgent FTSE 100 Index put last week’s turmoil behind it today as London’s leading shares soared to gains of more than 3%.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008
Plunging commodity prices left the London market heading into the Easter break on the back foot today.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2008
The FTSE 100 Index closed just shy of the key 6000 barrier today as strong gains from banks put the market on the front foot.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2008
The London market struggled to make headway today as blue chips gave back earlier gains after a poor opening on Wall Street.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2008
Stock markets began a second week of turmoil today as lingering fears over the US economy weighed on the FTSE 100 Index.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2008
Taylor Woodrow and George Wimpey today unveiled merger plans to create the UK’s biggest housebuilder.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2007
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