When salvage teams begin hauling the wrecked Costa Concordia liner upright on the Italian island of Giglio next week, the financial stakes for insurers will be almost as enormous as the awe-inspiring feat of engineering.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
ACCORDING to officials production of petrol in the US has fallen to a tenth of its usual rate following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, prompting the price of crude oil to soar on the international market as the US government prepares to dip into its strategic reserves (normally only used in times of war) to ease the crisis.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2005
The confirmed deaths in a mammoth Asian quake and tsunami soared above 60,000 today as worst-hit Indonesia readied bulldozers to dig mass graves for corpses in a rush to ward off disease, which the UN health agency said could double the toll.
Wed, 29 Dec, 2004
Dolmen Butler Briscoe has acquired the stock-broking business of its smaller competitor BCP. The re-named company, Dolmen Stockbrokers, will expand to a staff of around 70 people in three offices in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2003
Share price were higher midday, in line with the strong late showing on Wall Street on Friday, with Munich Re supported by a broker upgrade, while Bayer was lifted by reports that GlaxoSmithKline is eyeing its pharma division, dealers said.
Mon, 18 Nov, 2002