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All-Ireland electricity prices will likely rise only slightly this year, after falling sharply in 2016, a supplier to the Irish market has predicted.
French lensmaker Essilor has agreed to buy Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses, for about €22.8bn in shares, combining the largest manufacturer and retailer in eyewear.
The renewed slump in sterling is hurting key Irish businesses hard as the turmoil caused by the uncertainty of the UK’s new relationship with Europe will persist for a long time, analysts here h
All the signs are that the global economy is entering 2017 with increasing momentum, with numerous indicators pointing to a strengthening of activity in key economies.
German fashion house Hugo Boss’ 2016 operating profit will be bigger than feared following a fourth-quarter sales recovery in China and Britain which upped their value as much as 10%.
Global corporate leaders are worried about international developments such as Brexit and the Trump presidency, but are upbeat for their own businesses, according to a survey released at the Davos summ
Shares in Irish life sciences and biotech investment firm, Malin Corporation, rose 4% as it bought a 33% stake in UK company, Wren Therapeutics, which is focused on drugs used to fight Alzheimer&rsquo
SuperValu has come out on top of the Christmas supermarket shopping league in the Republic, edging out rival Dunnes Stores.
Fast food giant McDonald’s has hit back in the brand war with Supermac’s accusing the Irish firm of wanting to take unfair advantage of its own worldwide brand.
The IMF said the US economy would grow faster than previously expected in 2017 and 2018 based on the incoming Trump administration’s tax and spending plans.
AIB is pursuing Dublin solicitor, Barry Lyons, for a €4.7m judgment over alleged unpaid loans.
(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says the border adjustment provision, a feature of House Republicans' corporate-tax plan, is "too complicated", the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday
Serena Williams began her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam title in style Tuesday, overcoming the threat from Swiss star Belinda Bencic to power into the Australian Open second round. The American gre
General Motors Co will announce as early as Tuesday long-held plans to invest about $1 billion in its U.S. factories, following recent criticism of the company by President-elect Donald Trump, a per
Days before Donald Trump assumes office of the US President, a group of global non-profit groups today asked world leaders here at the WEF meet to reject politics of fear and division. In a joint
Hours after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released six more names for the Punjab Assembly polls, its state unit chief Vijay Sampla expressed his displeasure over the ticket distribution, and offere
SBI chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya chipped in saying pre-demonetisation SBI Cards were getting 65 percent of transactions on cards and after demonetisation it has been 85 percent. So, in a span of
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has denounced a "hate campaign" aimed at Donald Trump, saying the US president-elect's administration would not be "worse" than Barack Obama's. "Big international
American Apparel was once a fashion industry trailblazer with its colorful basics, provocative marketing and commitment to U.S. manufacturing. But after years of financial strife and corporate int
Dr. Alfred Bonati, a 76-year-old orthopedic surgeon from Florida who has patented his minimally invasive surgical techniques used in back procedures, has opened a second facility in Las Vegas. Tho
About Ł87,000 compensation for people whose claims were wrongly handled by the US firm.
Selling stakes in Fortis Healthcare may now be difficult for Ranbaxy Lab promoters Malvinder and Shivinder Singh after Daiichi Sankyo moved an application in Delhi High to block the sale, reports Ec
US President-elect Donald Trump has praised Martin Luther King Jr as a "great man" and met with his eldest son on the US holiday honoring the slain civil rights icon, amid a brewing spat with one of K
Just about everyone knows how to ride a bike. Too often, bike riding diminishes as age increases. Sadder still, bike riding for commuting for too long had been on a steady decline. Other countries (I’
BEIJING (Reuters) - Cadillac, General Motors Co's luxury brand, is predicting a double digit growth rate in China sales this year, the brand's country chief Andreas Schaaf told Reuters on Tuesday.
The mayor of Warren, Michigan has pushed back at reports of him calling black people “chimps” and describing women as “dried up c*nts” on tape as “phony,” saying th
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday urged Japan to invest more in the Southeast Asian country to become its top foreign investor. Speaking at a conference of b
A version of this article originally appeared on Inc. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox. I dislike myself. I fear the worst. I change my mood a lot. I am easily d
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil markets were mixed on Tuesday, supported by Saudi Arabia saying it would strictly adhere to a commitment to cut output, but held back by scepticism in financial markets that
A version of this article originally appeared on Forbes. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox. I feel like I'm in the middle of the ocean. Like I could swim in any dire
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks and the pound sagged on Tuesday as investors waited for British Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plans to exit the European Union, which traders fear will see Brita
The European Parliament elects a new president today in a vote that promises to be stormy after a coalition aimed at keeping eurosceptics out of power broke down. The winner will replace Germany's Ma
Costa Rica has said it is suing Nicaragua in The Hague over a 2010 military incursion that set up an outpost on its territory, reviving tensions between the Central American neighbours. The litigatio
The artificial-intelligence expert, a former Microsoft executive vice president, will take up his post immediately, Baidu said.

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