Tue, 02 Jun, 2020
GlaxoSmithKline has beaten second-quarter profit expectations with the help of strong demand for its shingles vaccine, prompting the drugmaker to forecast a smaller fall in profit this year than originally anticipated.
Wed, 24 Jul, 2019
Cork is Ireland’s maritime haven, embracing the spirit of the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland’s Ancient East — but we simply must let it be known to more people across the world, according to destination manager with Visit Cork, Ursula Morrish.
Mon, 28 May, 2018
Irish paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa has rejected a raised takeover offer from US rival International Paper, but a sharp 3.4% fall in Smurfit shares may well signal the hostile suitor is so far winning the €8.9bn bidding war.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
World stockmarkets hovered close to all-time highs yesterday as the best start to a year in eight years showed little sign of running out of steam, with the combination of strong global growth and low inflation powering the appetite for risk.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
The UK’s top share index fell yesterday, depressed by a slide in oil stocks among others. The Ftse 100 index fell 0.6%. A brief recovery was brought to an end in afternoon trading when Bank of England governor Mark Carney said the bank would debate an interest rate increase in the coming months.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Britain’s FTSE-100 share index snapped a three-month run of gains and sterling fell against all of its major peers yesterday as two new opinion polls surprisingly indicated that UK voters now favour the country leaving the EU.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016