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Global investors remain overwhelmingly bullish on US and Chinese tech shares, while short positions on emerging equities are growing increasingly popular, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly fund manager survey has shown.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2018
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said its potential bill for claims against its small business restructuring division will remain at £400m (€448m) after misconduct allegations against it were dismissed by Britain’s financial regulator.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017
The title of novelist Edna O’Brien’s 1965 book, August Is A Wicked Month, may carry more than a little relevance for nervous investors around the world this year.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
As a ‘no deal’ looms ever larger in Theresa May’s autocratic utterances, many EU administrations are making pre-emptive moves ahead of the official Brexit negotiations.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Hopes are pinned on luring two more US investment banking giants to Ireland in the coming weeks, as global banks decide on new homes outside London following Brexit.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Global investors’ enthusiasm for European stocks continues to surge, the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey of portfolio managers showed. The swing of funds into the region, and away from the US, was one of the largest since 1999.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
Wed, 18 Jan, 2017
Stock markets have taken a breather while bond yields rose, as traders assessed the likely speed of US rate hikes under Donald Trump’s White House and awaited clues to future policies from the choices for his new cabinet team.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
A jump in orders for semiconductors ahead of the release of Apple’s newest iPhones helped Taiwan post the first gain in exports in a year and a half. The jump may boost growth in the trade-dependent economy.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
Oil investors are buying contracts that will only pay out if crude rises well above $100 a barrel over the next four years, a clear sign some believe, that today’s bust is sowing the seeds of the next boom.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
European equities are trailing US shares this year in performance and valuation while seeing outflows of $36bn (€31.7bn) and rising volatility as investors slash exposure to the region, spooked by the vote on UK membership of the EU.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
Dell increased the amount of debt it will raise in the investment-grade bond market after the computer maker received over $80bn (€70.7bn) of orders from investors.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
The probability of the UK voting next month to exit the EU fell yesterday, as an opinion poll suggested the ‘remain’ side had increased its small lead.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
McDonald’s is marketing euro bonds, taking advantage of borrowing costs that have fallen to the lowest in a year because of the ECB’s expanding its stimulus programme.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
Investors sought safety in low-risk government debt yesterday after Turkish jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, while European tourism-linked stocks fell after a US travel warning due to “increased terrorist threats”.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
American companies are increasingly looking like some of the biggest beneficiaries of Mario Draghi’s unprecedented efforts to stimulate Europe’s economy.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
The Government and State agencies have paid consultants €152m for advice on the banking crisis.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Irish life sciences investment firm Malin completed its initial series of asset purchases with two more investments, yesterday, and confirmed that director and former Elan boss Kelly Martin would take over as chief executive.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
Irish life sciences investment firm Malin will appoint director and former Elan chief Kelly Martin as its chief executive as part of a reshuffle of its management team, two sources close to the company said yesterday.
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Do you know what vanity capital is? It’s an industry based on selling us things that we don’t need, but which make us feel better — and its worth €3.4 trillion says
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that the estimated tax paid by companies operating out of the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), in Dublin, totalled over €950 million in 2013.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
Netflix has been a Wall Street favourite throughout the year, with the company’s shares more than doubling since the start of 2015 to hold the title of top performing stock in the S&P 500. The firm reported earnings on Wednesday night.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
China’s tumbling stock market showed signs of seizing up yesterday, as companies scrambled to escape the rout by having their shares suspended, and indexes plunged after the securities regulator warned of “panic sentiment” gripping investors.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Shares in British bookmaker Ladbrokes jumped 20%, at one point yesterday, on news of its merger talks with Gala Coral, designed to create a $5 billion (€4.5bn) giant with the capacity to advance in the online gambling market.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
The surging value of the US dollar may be posing the biggest threat to corporate earnings since the 2008 financial crisis, impacting results at most US-based multinationals. Some on Wall St are even talking about an earnings recession.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
It cost the State almost €6,000 to put the Taoiseach and his party up in Davos for only two nights last month.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
The European Central Bank’s pending stimulus measures for the eurozone economy are expected to see international investors lump on European stocks this year.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
US companies are forecast to cross the Atlantic to raise funds in euro at the fastest pace in at least eight years as borrowing costs in Europe fall below dollar rates by the most in a decade.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2014
Apple is debuting €2.8bn of bonds as the iPhone maker seeks to fund another round of shareholder rewards without using overseas cash that would be subject to US repatriation taxes.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014
A British banker has appeared in court in connection with the gruesome murders of two women in Hong Kong.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
In an ideal, almost impossibly functional world, it might have been best if all Irish banks had passed the ECB post-crisis health check.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
One of Ireland’s leading banks has moved to reassure its 1.3 million customers after it failed a major European health check.
Sun, 26 Oct, 2014
KKR and Colony Capital are the most likely investors in Permanent TSB when it raises capital following the results of the stress tests, according to a source.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Permanent TSB Group Holdings, Ireland’s smallest state-owned bank, failed European Central Bank stress tests under the adverse scenario being assessed by regulators, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
The ECB has agreed on the legal framework for its covered-bond programme, bringing it a step closer to asset purchases designed to help boost inflation.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2014
It is believed that the Irish banks have concluded their meetings with the ECB to discuss the comprehensive assessment of the banking system.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Euro-area bond yields near record lows are leading governments to be complacent, according to Standard and Poor’s head of sovereign ratings Moritz Kraemer.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
The European arm of an international property investment firm has agreed a new £225m (€285m) credit facility with a syndicate of three major banks.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
From Michael Jackson to the Beatles, Martin Nolan has handled the world’s biggest celebrity auctions. Not bad for a man from Athlone who began his American dream working as a hotel bell man when he won a lottery visa to the states.
Sun, 24 Aug, 2014
The amount of international investors who feel the ECB will not undertake a round of quantitative easing to stimulate the eurozone economy, until next year at the earliest, has shot up 10% in the past month.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
FEW could have predicted that the latest entrant to the mortgage market could have grown up from the success of cereal crops in Wexford.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014