Shares in Ireland’s biggest construction company soar as investors hope it will benefit from Trump’s infrastructure plans

Shares in ireland’s biggest company, building materials giant CRH, have soared nearly 7pc this morning as investors bet that it will be a big beneficiary from Donald Trump’s plan to pump money into America’s infrastructure.

Markets plummet as Trump elected US president

Global stockmarkets have plunged as Donald Trump emerged victorious in the US presidential election this morning.

Noonan to file Apple appeal as MEPs attack Irish tax regime

Ireland will today launch a formal appeal against the controversial EU ruling that Apple received an unfair tax deal worth €13bn, and must pay it back with interest.

Mexico defends €7bn telecoms tender after Ganley bid disqualified

Mexico’s government has defended the exclusion of Declan Ganley’s Rivada from a massive €7bn telecoms tender process.

Ryanair shares surge as airline to carry 200 million by 2024

Ryanair may apply for a British operating licence to retain post-Brexit untrammelled access to its biggest market.

World’s biggest banks brace for financial tumult after US election result

BIG global banks, including Morgan Stanley , JPMorgan Chase & Co and Goldman Sachs Group Inc are bracing for potential tumult on financial markets after Tuesday’s U.S. election.

Retaining fossil fuel stocks ‘cost State €100m’

The State-backed Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF)would have made around €22m more than it did at the end of last year had it sold off its fossil fuel stocks and invested in clean energy, a report has claimed.

A ‘hard’ Brexit will wipe €12bn off our economy, experts warn

The Brexit could reduce the paper value of the Irish economy by about €12bn after five years, a study has warned.

New entrant to the mortgage market to begin selling directly to Irish consumers

New entrant to the mortgage market Pepper will begin offering home loans directly to consumers from today.

Over 200 jobs to be created across Ireland by nine companies

Growth in Ireland’s services sector fell to a fresh three and a half year low in October as Britain’s decision to leave the European Union continued to weigh on new orders, a survey showed on Thursday.

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