Origin Enterprises buys assets of UK company for €21m

Irish agri group Origin Enterprises has acquired assets from UK-based Bunn Fertiliser in a deal expected to cost around £18.2m (€21m).

Grafton keen to expand after sales hit £2.5bn

Builders merchanting group Grafton has ditched its outlets in Poland but remains interested in expanding its geographic footprint in Europe, according to chief executive Gavin Slark.

Permanent TSB to look at selling off customer mortgages that are in deep arrears

State owned Permanent TSB said it will look at potentially selling off customer mortgages that are in deep arrears during 2017.

Dip in confidence as consumers worry about risks to recovery

Consumer confidence in Ireland dropped slightly in February but remains broadly positive, according to a new survey.

Ardagh fires starting gun on potential $373m stock market listing

Ardagh Group has fired the formal starting gun on an up to $373m (€352m) stock market listing in New York.

Shutdown: Blow for rural Ireland as post offices and banks set to shut

Rural towns and villages are set for a massive blow as large-scale closures of post offices and bank branches are on the cards.

Theresa May is ‘bad for business’, says Ibec

Theresa May is a “damned bad” prime minister for business because she’s taking her country out of the single market and turning talent away from the UK, Ibec director general Danny Mc Coy has said.

AIB races ahead in mortgage market as BoI and smaller lenders lose out

State-owned AIB has increased its share of the mortgage market at the expense of rivals Bank of Ireland, KBC and Permanent TSB.

Central Bank aiming to clamp down on use of CFDs

The Central Bank is taking measures to protect investors who are involved with ‘Contracts for Difference (CFDs).

Noonan sets up €50,000 probe into help-to-buy scheme

A €50,000 report on the impact of the help-to-buy scheme for first-time buyers is to be delivered to the Department of Finance by the end of August.

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