kDfL4q March 12, 2018

Growth amount hinges on Brexit outcome being soft as possible

China in our hands as Irish exports hit heights

On Brexit, the rubber hits the road for UK car firms

China criticises US trade report but silent on tariff hikes

China has expressed grave concern about a US trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trumps plan …

CRH has immediate room to spend in the region of €650m-€700m per year on acquisitions, and the company envisages no change to its acquisition-led growth strategy …

Fexco has added two outlets to its existing 110 foreign exchange branches in Britain and Ireland by acquiring Changelink Ltd in London, in a deal that shows the …

Legislators will significantly increase their oversight of bankers plans to sell buy-to-let loans (BTL) as part of a wider legislative push to protect tenants …

Shares in Irish fruit and vegetable distributor Total Produce fell by more than 2% despite the company reporting strong double-digit percentage revenue and profit …

The boss of the Grafton Group has said the building merchants firm is not constrained by geography and is looking at further acquisitions in Europe.

AIB has announced its financial results for 2017 this morning.

Paddy Power-Betfair is understood not to be in the running to acquire the Australian arm of British betting firm William Hill.

Regional hotel owner iNua Hospitality which owns the Radisson Blu properties in Little Island and Limerick is targeting €40m in fresh investment to help fund …

Office and retail rents in Munster, driven by Cork City, will start to play catch up this year with sky-high costs in Dublin, an expert group has said.

More than 140 jobs at Maplin Electronics stores in the Republic and the North are under threat after an administrator was appointed to its 217 stores across the …

Riding a wave of new users, improved advertising options and an embrace of video content by users and advertisers alike, Twitters revenue has leaped in Japan, helping …

Premium Irish whiskey is ideally placed to enjoy sales growth in Canada, where consumers are willing to pay extra for quality spirits, according to Bord Bia research. …

The new chief executive of ITV, Carolyn McCall, has said she would sharpen how the broadcaster sells its shows to other platforms, improve its online presence and …

British funds cut their equity allocations to four-month lows following an early February shakeout, though many remain optimistic that strong economic growth and …

Sales at German sportswear firm Adidas rose between 15% and 20% to more than €20bn in 2017, helped by growth in China, North America, and by online sales, chief …

The Status Red weather warnings have highlighted the legal grey areas for firms responsibility for their employers travelling to and from work …

Cork can become the Canary Wharf of Ireland when it comes to financial services, according to the boss of a company that will become the anchor tenant of the 90m …

Electronics company Maplin has become the second retailer on the same day to collapse into administration, putting another 2,500 jobs at risk.

Retailer Toys R Us UK has collapsed into administration, putting 3,200 jobs at risk, after last-ditch rescue attempts failed.

Shares in troubled Provident Financial soared by more than 80%, yesterday before paring back slightly, after the British sub-prime lender announced a 331m …

US cable giant, Comcast, offered to buy Sky for 22.2bn (25.3bn), in an unsolicited approach, taking on Rupert Murdochs Fox and Bob Igers …

US Supreme Court justices yesterday wrestled with Microsofts dispute with the US justice department over whether prosecutors can force technology companies …

The Dalata Hotel Group is considering expanding its Clayton and Maldron brands into mainland Europe over the next decade.

Mortgage approvals grew by 20%, year-on-year, in January, new figures from Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) show.

Shares in FBD soared almost 15% as the States largest indigenous insurer announced it would pay a dividend for the first time in four years.

The penny has still not dropped for many firms less than three months before the EUs new data protection law comes into force, an expert has …

RT spent €3m in fees on its €350m plan to demolish its existing TV and radio centre to make way for a new National Media Production Facility before shelving the …

Embattled retailer Toys R Us UK could plunge into administration on Wednesday if the firm fails to pay a 15 million tax bill.

Enet have confirmed that Chief Executive Conal Henry has stepped down.

Sky shares have surged after US media giant Comcast lined up a showdown with 21st Century Fox by mounting a 22.1bn takeover approach for the UK broadcaster.

Satisfaction with government among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has reached a two-year high, according to the latest Government Satisfaction report released …

Update 11.37am: Ryanair is to vastly reduce flights from Glasgow Airport, making Edinburgh its main base in Scotland.

NBC and Universal Pictures owner Comcast has made a $30.9bn takeover approach for Sky in an attempt to trump 21st Century Foxs efforts to seize full control of …

Business groups are meeting in Dublin this morning to discuss how Ireland can turn Brexit challenges into opportunities.

Legislation designed to cap poor-value energy tariffs for 11m British households will be introduced, the UK Government has announced.

Over four-fifths of hotel owners have said rising insurance costs are negatively impacting business, according to a report from the Irish Hotels Federation.

Farm accidents have risen by 13% in the last five years and by 31% in the last 10 years, according to the Teagasc National Farm Survey 2012-17.

The Weinstein Co is set to turn to bankruptcy to try and save its entertainment assets from financial problems that erupted after co-founder Harvey Weinstein was …

Bank of Ireland has said it has no plans to sell non- performing mortgages and continues to make progress in lowering the amount of borrowers in arrears.

British shopping centre owner Hammerson generated net rental income of 34.8m (39.4m) from its Irish properties last year, representing a 7.4% increase …

A pilot group that helped spearhead a staff revolt at Ryanair last year has called on CEO Michael OLeary to resign in the latest sign of strains in staff …

A renewed push on both sides of the Atlantic is needed to promote Cork flights to and from Rhode Island if the region is to compete with Dublins dominance …

The parent company of Primark – which trades in Ireland as Penneys – has said the discount clothing retailers profit margins are set to benefit from the recent …

Ryanair has launched its winter 2018 schedule with a total of nine new routes and added flights to 11 other routes.

A dispute between the owner of the Tipperary Crystal brand and a giftware seller over the alleged passing off of trademarks on the packaging of items offered for …

SuperValu is to open three new stores and create 210 jobs this year.

The High Court has appointed a provisional administrator to the Irish arm of troubled New Zealand specialist insurer CBL Insurance Ltd.

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