Kennedy Wilson ‘alert to risks and opportunities in Irish market following Brexit’

London Stock Exchange-listed property giant Kennedy Wilson has said it is alert to both risks and opportunities that may present themselves in the investment and occupier markets, following Brexit.

Central Bank’s Lane banned Finance officials from IMF talks

The Central Bank did not want Department of Finance officials attending meetings on financial supervision during an International Monetary Fund (IMF) visit earlier this year, the Irish Independent has learned.

Ratings agency S&P: ‘Robust recovery’ in Irish housing market to continue

CREDIT ratings agency Standard & Poor’s expects the “robust recovery” in the housing market here to continue this year.

Irish services industry growth hits slowest rate since 2014

Growth in the Irish services industry fell to its lowest rate since February 2014 as the fallout from Brexit continues to take its toll, new research has shown.

Canadian firm agrees deal for Cork-based Whitegate oil refinery

A Canadian oil firm has agreed a deal to purchase Whitegate Oil refinery in Cork from its US owners.

Unemployment stays at 7.8pc in June

Unemployment in Ireland remained static in the month of July, with figures released by the CSO revealing that 7.8pc of those between 15 and 74 are currently on the live register.

Irish man takes top job at US telecoms giant

Ronan Dunne, the outgoing Irish chief executive of O2 UK, has been named group president of America’s biggest mobile operator, Verizon Wireless.

Europe to help fund Irish energy company’s storage project

Irish energy firm Gaelectric is to receive €8.28m in funding from the European Union to develop a storage project in Northern Ireland.

Surging world growth makes a mockery of Brexit panic

Global economic growth is accelerating sharply after months in the doldrums, confounding predictions of a worldwide recession following Britain’s Brexit vote.

Drinks industry will take legal action to stave off ‘sugar tax’

Government plans to introduce a controversial ‘sugar tax’ in the upcoming Budget look set to be met by a high-profile legal challenge from the drinks industry, the Irish Independent has learned.

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