Mastercard sued for €16.5bn in massive damages claim

About 46 million people could potentially benefit from a legal case brought against Mastercard demanding £14bn (€16.5bn) in damages for allegedly charging excessive fees, according to court documents filed in London.

UK firms to lower investment after Brexit

British firms are likely to cut investment during the rest of this year and in 2017 due to the Brexit vote, and the government must show quickly how it will move forward with leaving the European Union, a professional body […]

Galway firm Vivasure secures €16m as it rolls out first European product

Galway medical device firm Vivasure Medical has secured €16.2m in backing from investors as it starts to roll out its first product in Europe.

CSO: Motor premium hikes easing but still jump 28pc in year to August

THERE was an easing back in motor insurance premium rises last month.

Ireland borrows €1bn at a rate of just 0.33pc

The State has borrowed €1bn for 10 years at an effective interest rate of just a third of one percent.

Record food exports can’t mask scale of over reliance on UK

Irish food and drink exports clocked up a sixth consecutive year of growth in 2015, despite the steep decline in dairy prices.

‘No threat to Britain’ from open border with Ireland

An open border between Northern Ireland and the Republic post Brexit wouldn’t pose a risk to Britain in terms of immigration, Ireland’s ambassador to London has insisted.

Brexit a ‘disorientating prospect’ for Ireland with serious consequences for the north – Donald Tusk

Brexit is a “disorientating prospect” for Ireland, with serious consequences for the north, European Council President Donald Tusk has said.

Obama in attack on tax ‘race to bottom’ after Apple ruling

US President Barack Obama has accused allies of “racing to the bottom” with their taxation policies in the wake of the Apple tax ruling against Ireland.

An Irish tech company has just been snapped up by Intel

Irish tech firm Movidius has been acquired by Intel for an undisclosed fee, however the company was said to be valued at around €200m early last year.

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