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Four in 10 firms failing to address data law changes

Four out of 10 businesses have not initiated plans to implement the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Fewer than one in 10 CEO's, IT and privacy managers surveyed by in [...]

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Taking stock of the man who put Ireland's exchange on global map

Tom Healy rescued the Irish Stock Exchange from the threat of extinction, transforming the Dublin market from a sleepy backwater into one of the one of the leading destinations for international liste [...]

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Exports surge by 15pc as business sentiment defies gloom

The value of Irish goods exports was up 15pc in February, compared with the same month last year. For January and February, the value of goods exports was 19.18bn, an increase of 1.98b [...]

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People who put off starting pension during recession to lose out heavily

People who held back on starting a pension because of the economic downturn could be big losers when it comes to retirement, new research has found. Many people have held off starting a [...]

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Retail body appoints BWG's O'Byrne as chairman

BWG Foods managing director Willie O'Byrne has been named as the new chairman of Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the sector. He will serve a two-year term and replaces out [...]

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Hopes of interest rates war as Ulster Bank makes it cheaper to get a loan

Ulster Bank is to reduce its fixed rates for new and existing customers and make it easier for them to qualify for the new interest rates. The reductions are likely to tempt other banks [...]

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Irish M&A tumbles as US gets tough on controversial deals

The value of Irish M&A has plunged 86pc since the start of this year, with deals worth 4.1bn announced in the year to date compared to almost 29bn in the same period last year. The [...]

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Offshore banks rebuked in Central Bank warning shot

The Central Bank has issued a rebuke to a number of international lenders operating in Ireland for failing to meet regulatory obligations - in a sign of the watchdog's greater focus on the sector foll [...]

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Investors take 1.25bn of government debt in bond sale

Investors snapped up the sale of 1.25bn of government debt yesterday underscoring the robust demand for Irish bonds amid growing unease over the French presidential elections and receding hopes of an [...]

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Our 'Phoenix' economy will be more myth than miracle if wages don't rise with rents

You may not have noticed it but you are living through an economic miracle - apparently. The chief economist of the Central Bank, Gabriel Fagan, introduced the country to a new economic term last week [...]

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Unemployment rate 'to fall below 6pc' by the end of the year

The unemployment rate is due to fall below 6pc by the end of this year, according to updated Government forecasts. The Department of Finance yesterday published the so-called Draft Stabi [...]

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New rules may make switching mortgages easier

The Central Bank said it was considering imposing new rules on banks to make it easier for mortgage-holders to switch to another lender to reduce the cost of their repayments. The regula [...]

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Providence reports 20.5m loss as exploration firm looks to new oil prospects

Providence Resources has announced losses of 20.5m for 2016 while operating losses for the period were 18.8m, an increase of 5.7m from 2015. In June, the oil exploration company raise [...]

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Record level of data privacy complaints made to Data Protection Commissioner

There has been a record number of data privacy complaints in Ireland over the last year, new figures from the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner show. The regulator reported a sp [...]

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500,000 pay cap could be waived for new BoI boss

FINANCE Minister Michael Noonan has indicated that he won't block Bank of Ireland offering more than the 500,000-a-year pay cap to attract a replacement for outgoing CEO Richie Boucher. [...]

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No EU country has claimed on 13bn Apple tax - Noonan

No European country has made a claim on the back taxes that Apple allegedly owes to Ireland, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said. Mr Noonan has argued that Ireland's entitlement to [...]

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Economy a 'miracle' despite Trump and Brexit threat, says Central Bank

The Central Bank has revised up its growth forecasts on the back of strong domestic demand despite citing the twin threats of Brexit and the potential economic policies of US President Donald Trump.

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Publican Gleeson wins court fight to block his dismissal

High-profile publican Frank Gleeson has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing the company he is CEO of from taking steps to dismiss him. Mr Justice Paul Gilligan granted M [...]

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IDA chief: 'Housing crisis isn't hurting our Brexit bid'

The impact of the housing crisis on the drive to attract foreign direct investment into Ireland and into Dublin, particularly in the wake of Brexit, is the subject of increasing concern among develope [...]

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We are on road to ruin unless we increase infrastructure investment without delay

Ireland is going to change dramatically over the next 10 to 15 years and we are not preparing for it properly. I am not talking about Brexit or the future of the single currency. Neither am I talking [...]

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