Tue, 03 Nov, 2020
US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said the US government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a US economic blacklist.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
President Donald Trump insists he is "not backing down" on his plan to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminium despite anxious warnings from House Speaker Paul Ryan and other congressional Republicans of a possible trade war.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Google is willing to pay more tax globally says its chief executive Sundar Pichai, said at the World Economic Forum, as talk was on the tone of the “America First” speech that US president Donald Trump will deliver at the Davos summit in Switzerland.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
It's more than 1,000 years since King William the Conqueror of England commissioned the Domesday Book, a record of “The Great Survey” of much of England and parts of Wales to establish “how many hundreds of hides were in the shire, what land the king himself had, and what stock upon the land; or, what dues he ought to have by the year from the shire”.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
Donald Trump's commerce secretary has held out the prospect that Airbus's acquisition of a majority stake in Bombardier's controversial C-Series jet programme could have an impact on US tariffs on the plane which threaten jobs in Northern Ireland.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is "bitterly disappointed" by a US Department of Commerce decision to impose a tariff of nearly 220% on a new model of passenger jet manufactured by Bombardier, one of the North's biggest employers, Downing Street said.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
Four thousand of the wealthiest, most influential leaders in the world descend on Beverly Hills, California, this week for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference, in what amounts to a peer review of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Despite a conciliatory meeting over the week end in Mar-a-Lago with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping, US president Donald Trump will still relish an opportunity to chop down on imports from China and any other country with which there is trade imbalances, as he pursues his major campaign promise to tackle the $500bn (€472bn) trade deficit and bring back jobs to US soil.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Richie Boucher yesterday announced plans to step down from the top job at Bank of Ireland which he has held since the height of the banking crisis, indicating the lender was all but restored to full financial health. A search for his replacement has already begun.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
Fri, 23 Dec, 2016
US billionaire Wilbur Ross, who made a €500m profit buying shares in Bank of Ireland at the height of the country’s financial crisis, has ruled out investing in Permanent TSB, the only Irish lender to fail European stress tests last month.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
Siemens, Europe’s largest engineering company, is close to finalising an agreement to sell its logistics and airports unit to a group led by billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, as it exits underperforming businesses, two people familiar with the talks said.
Tue, 06 May, 2014