A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
British supermarket giant Tesco will have to wait until October before its new boss — Cork-born businessman Ken Murphy — can start after his former employer Walgreens Boots Alliance insisted he see out a non-compete agreement.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
It followed Defender's unhappiness with comments made by the judge when he decided Defender could not maintain a $141m damages claim against HSBC.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
Here is a selection of people who have begun interesting new roles with companies based in Ireland.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
Here is a selection of eight people who have recently begun interesting new roles with companies based in Ireland.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
White HSBC has ousted John Flint as chief executive after just 18 months. Mark Tucker, the chairman of Europe’s biggest bank, said this was needed to hasten progress on priority areas, such as the turnaround of its US business.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Brian O’Driscoll believes Joe Schmidt’s Ireland team can take inspiration from Shane Lowry’s Open triumph as they seek to emulate the Offaly golfer by climbing higher than ever before on the world stage.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Sterling resumed its dive amid warnings that a crash-out Brexit in late October would sink the currency — and the prospects for many Irish firms.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
British banks have defied the Brexit gloom to increase their profits by a third, outpacing the Eurozone, according to new figures.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
UK retail banking customers enjoy the benefits of a highly competitive market which has seen aggressive pressures on mortgage pricing, personal loan pricing, and savings rates.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
Europe has a long way to go if it is to deliver on the hope sparked by recent economic numbers.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The risk that a potential trade deal between the US and China will unexpectedly unravel into acrimony hit German, Irish, and other shares exposed to world trade.
Tue, 07 May, 2019
Tottenham host Crystal Palace in the first competitive game at their new stadium, which was a long time coming. It’s complete with some of the ‘largest evers’, writes Ronald Blum
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Aryzta shares have fallen more than 4.4% as a row over the size of the Cuisine de France-owner’s planned capital raise next month deepened.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
Dublin-based video game content provider Keywords Studios has bought Hollywood, California-based production services company Blindlight for a maximum consideration of up to $10m (€8.5m).
Tue, 12 Jun, 2018
The new chief at Bank of Ireland has pledged the bank will do a lot better as the bank’s directors faced a barrage of criticism from shareholders over its care of customers, the alleged lack of staff at its branches, and mistakes such as cheques being cashed with the wrong amounts.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
Banking giant HSBC will pay $101.5m to US authorities to settle a criminal investigation into currency rigging.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
Your lunchtime news bulletin.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
Billionaire businessman Richard Branson shared his insights into entrepreneurship, leadership, delegating and work-life balance in Dublin yesterday, writes
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term acceleration in US economic growth.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Sterling went on a roller-coaster yesterday falling back sharply as high hopes for a Brexit deal were dashed, while US and European shares surged following the US Senate weekend vote to approve president Donald Trump’s tax-cutting bill.
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
Britain’s banks all avoided bills for more capital in annual stress tests for the first time since 2014, but the Bank of England warned of pain ahead if there is no Brexit deal and said the country’s current account deficit posed a big risk.
Wed, 29 Nov, 2017
The country’s financial institutions are getting a good kicking — perhaps deservedly so.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
UK ministers have confirmed in the House of Lords that an investigation is under way into claims that UK banks could be unwittingly linked to a corruption scandal in South Africa.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Sterling strengthened against both the euro and the dollar after UK retail sales rose more than forecast in August, boosting investor expectations that the Bank of England will raise borrowing costs in the coming months.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
The former head of Europe’s biggest bank and a former Tory trade minister has said he is “ashamed” of how the UK has treated Ireland on Brexit negotiations.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
As Limerick CivicTrust launches its annual series of lectures, chief executive David O’Brien tellsabout its work forging business and community partnerships.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Brexit, Trumpism, developers, censorship, architecture, and integration are among topics that will be explored during Limerick Civic Trust’s six-week autumn lecture series, beginning this month.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
Sterling-euro exchange fluctuations have returned to haunt the Irish agri-food industry, amid claims by some currency analysts that the two currencies could converge to equal value within 2017.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
European stocks yesterday fell as Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona weighed on investor sentiment, the Ftse 100 coming under pressure from falls among consumer giants, financials, and airline stocks.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
What once seemed a highly unlikely call on euro-sterling is gaining momentum, with two of the world’s leading banks predicting that euro will attain and even go beyond parity with the pound for the first time.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
A commitment to resume paying a delayed dividend, and a reassurance over how its key operations in Britain will weather Brexit, helped boost the shares of Bank of Ireland.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
From next year, banks in Britain will have to publish data every quarter to show the quality of service they provide to customers to try to boost competition, the Financial Conduct Authority has proposed.
Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
A six-year push to impose a tax on financial transactions in the EU may have run its course, with Germany and France hesitating as they prepare for Brexit and a redrawing of the financial map.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
THE debate around college fees is one of the most ideologically divisive alive in our world.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
The Bank of England shocked financial markets yesterday when it said three of its policymakers voted for an interest rate increase, the closest it has come to raising rates since 2007, despite signs of a slowdown in the UK economy.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Shares in Cuisine de France owner Aryzta fell by nearly 9% yesterday on the back of the group reporting flat quarterly underlying revenues and a fall in business in North America.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
The Brexit squeeze on British consumers has hurt the UK government’s finances as well as retailers, new figures show, indicating that the economic slowdown at the start of the year is now being felt more broadly.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
Bank of Ireland has looked outside the country to appoint Francesca McDonagh —who holds one of the most senior jobs in Britain and Europe at HSBC.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Spain's National Court said it is investigating seven current and former HSBC executives in the private banking business accused of money laundering and criminal organisation.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
The British economy’s strong finish to 2016 looks likely to prove a high watermark as Brexit gets under way, according to a range of indicators yesterday which pointed to a growing squeeze on consumers.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
It is vital Ireland secures a strong role in Brexit trade talks, writes .
Mon, 27 Mar, 2017
A better-than-expected increase in UK retail sales for February has not altered concern that British consumer spending is on an alarming downward trajectory and that domestic demand — a major driver of the UK economy since last year’s Brexit vote — is faltering.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Marks & Spencer has pulled its adverts from Google following concerns that they were appearing alongside extremist content.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017