Developing Green Finance sector a ‘priority’ for Ireland – Minister

Brexit should be considered an opportunity for Ireland to establish itself as a leading hub for Green Finance in partnership with Britain, Mr. Michael D’Arcy TD, Minister for Financial Services, has said.

Healthy savings

If you have private health insurance, there’s a good chance that you’ll need to renew your policy this month, but why not switch instead and save hundreds, if not thousands?

Don’t fall into the trap of over-insuring

THE biggest mistake people make with house insurance is over-insuring. That means it’s easy to fix, and switching for a better deal will make it better again.

Almost one quarter of Irish firms will be forced to close if subject to GDPR fines – survey

Close to one quarter of Irish firms would be forced to pull down their shutters if handed fines for non-compliance to the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

NTMA sells €1bn of Government bonds

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has completed an auction of €1bn of the benchmark Irish Government bonds this morning.

Key Irish export sectors now more dependent on UK than 10 years ago

Some Irish exporting sectors have seen their dependence on the UK market increase since the turn of the millennium, even though the exports share overall to the UK has been declining.

Dramatic drop in cost of motor insurance new figures show

There has been a dramatic drop in the cost of motor insurance. New figures show there was a plunge of 14pc in the cost of cover in the last year, the biggest drop since the insurance crisis hit.

EU to publish ‘guiding principles’ for upcoming Brexit talks on Ireland and Northern Ireland

The EU is to publish “guiding principles” for upcoming Brexit talks on Ireland and Northern Ireland today.

New rollout to see West of Ireland towns becoming Ireland’s fastest broadband hotspots

A number of rural towns are to become Ireland’s fastest fibre broadband hotspots in the next two years, outgunning Dublin, Cork, Limerick and other Irish cities.

Bitcoin slumps as China clamps down on digital tokens

So-called virtual currency bitcoin tumbled the most since July after China’s central bank said initial coin offerings are illegal and asked all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately – issuing the strongest regulatory challenge so far to the burgeoning […]

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