Ireland rises to seventh in innovation league table

Ireland has moved up to seventh place in a global ranking of the world’s most innovative economies.

Continent barely notices UK vote as Eurozone sees growth in activity

The UK vote to pull out of the European Union has done little to derail the Eurozone economy, it seems, with activity inching up to a seven-month high this month, a new survey has shown.

Good news for UK as exports hit two-year high

UK manufacturing exports rose to their highest level in two years in August, boosted in part by weaker sterling.

Ulster Bank owner RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms

At an English country mansion last month, lawyers for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) (RBS.L) sat down with representatives of angry shareholders to broker an end to what may end up being the costliest case in British legal history.

Dublin will lose out in Brexit jobs race if it restricts high rise housing – Ibec

Ibec, has warned that Dublin will lose out in the global competition to attract jobs and investment if Dublin City Council approves a plan to lower the maximum height allowed for ‘low rise’ residential buildings in its inner city and […]

Brexit vote does not spell end of EU, insists Italian PM

The Brexit vote is not the end for the EU, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has pledged as he held talks with his German and French counterparts on the future of the European project.

Many small businesses ‘still waiting to feel any recovery’

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has painted a harsh picture of the realities facing Ireland’s small businesses as attention turns to Budget 2017.

Irish-US fund to commit €120m to housebuilding

Activate Capital, a €500m housebuilding fund that’s a joint venture between the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and US private equity giant KKR, is likely to have committed upwards of €120m in capital to projects here by the end of the […]

Dublin and Frankfurt will reap benefits of Brexit – global poll

A global survey of 2,000 investment professionals has tipped Dublin to benefit from the UK’s vote to pull out of the European Union.

What crisis? British retailers see sales surge following Brexit vote

Sterling has recovered some ground from its three-year low against the euro earlier this week, as UK retail sales surged in July, suggesting British consumers are unfazed by the vote to pull out of the EU.

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