Strikes and terror to hit Ryanair for up to €40m

Ryanair is likely to have lost between €30m and €40m during its fourth quarter as a result of the Brussels terrorist attacks and air traffic control strikes, double the estimate chief executive Michael O’Leary gave last month.

Ireland ‘third-safest country’ in the world for business

Country ranks highly in terms of supply chain resilience in study of 130 nations

German economy more than doubles growth pace in first quarter

Germany more than doubled its economic growth rate in the first quarter of 2016 as higher state and household spending, as well as rising investment on construction and capital goods offset a drag from foreign trade, preliminary data showed on […]

Consumer confidence on rise with a quarter of households planning to buy a car – survey

One in three households considers it a good time to purchase big ticket items and a quarter intend to purchase a car in the next year, a survey by Bank of Ireland has found.

Boost for farmers as fertiliser prices fall

FARMERS have seen some savings in their pockets with the price of fertiliser falling in recent weeks.

Government raises €750m in bond auction

The Government has raised €750m in in a bond auction.

KBC Bank Ireland doubles profit in first quarter

KBC Bank Ireland has more than doubled its profit in the first quarter of its financial year, rising to €34.2 from €16.2m when compared with the same period last year.

Formation of government has not ended political uncertainty – ratings agency Fitch

The formation of a government has not brought an end to political uncertainty, ratings agency Fitch has warned.

Virgin Media’s Irish TV customers take flight amid strong global results

Virgin Media has suffered a 14pc fall in its Irish TV customer base over the last year, new accounts show.

AIB’s mortgage rate cut puts fresh pressure on rival lenders

The pressure on banks to cut their variable rates has been ramped up after Fianna Fáil resubmitted a bill to the Dáil which would give powers to the Central Bank to enforce cuts in rates.

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