Dublin Port busier than during the boom as trade soars

The Dublin Port Company has paid an almost €11m dividend to the State as trade and profits surge at the semi-state business.

EU unveiling new tax rules for multinationals: 7 things you need to know

The EU is unveiling new rules around multinationals, their taxes and revenues. Here’s what you need to know:

Safe harbour: Fears for Irish jobs in new threat to data treaty with US

European data privacy agencies may be set to reject a treaty between the EU and the US on data privacy, a move that could cost Irish companies dearly.

European stock bounce counters broader market gloom

World markets struggled for direction on Monday, with renewed strength in the yen, government bonds and gold pointing to heightened caution among investors, but a sharp rebound in European stocks suggesting a pent-up appetite for risk.

Number of houses for sale now is lower than during recession

A chronic lack of homes across the country means there are now fewer houses for sale than when the property market collapsed during the darkest days of the recession.

Government to raise €750m in bond auction

THE National Treasury Management Agency is to raise €750m in a bond auction on Thursday April 14.

Ireland to gain flexibility on VAT rates as EC tackles fraud

Ireland could benefit from increased flexibility and discretion around the VAT rates it can apply as the European Commission bids to crack down on VAT fraud.

Irish house prices and GDP to grow 5pc in 2016 – broker

Irish house prices are to increase on average by 5pc this year while the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is also to increase by 5pc, according to Merrion Stockbrokers’ Quarterly Economic Outlook.

Central Bank’s board queries its response to Banking Inquiry

Central Bank’s board queries its response to Banking Inquiry

Healthy profits in Irish food and drink

There has been an explosion of Irish companies producing high quality food and drink for Irish and international markets and on this week’s Ready Business show, Brian Purcell spoke to two entrepreneurs who have found success.

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