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US stock indexes head sharply lower; oil falls

U.S. stock indexes were headed for a sharply lower close in late-afternoon trading Tuesday. Health care companies led the broad slide. Energy stocks also tumbled as crude oil prices fell. Disappointing quarterly results and earnings outlooks from companies weighed on the market. Alcoa slumped after its results fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. KEEPING SCORE: […]
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A new EU corporate tax proposal could fundamentally change how multinationals pay their tax bills in Ireland.
The decision by a Canadian firm to buy Ireland’s only refinery at Whitegate in Cork Harbour ensures security of supply and contributes to the country’s economic growth, Environment Ministe
Dunnes Stores has overtaken Tesco as the second largest player in the Irish grocery market, new figures show.
Revenues at the group that operates two five-star hotels in Co Kerry last year soared by 27% to €17m.
Dublin’s Gate Theatre made a loss last year, which cut into its accumulated profits, newly-filed accounts reveal.
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Iraq threw an obstacle in Opec’s path toward a final deal to stabilise oil markets when it balked at joining efforts to trim output to prop up crude prices.
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Microsoft plans to increase prices for some enterprise services by up to 22% in Britain following the plunge in the pound, likely hitting thousands of companies and government departments who rely on
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has filed its shingles vaccine Shingrix for US regulatory approval, the drugmaker said yesterday, bringing the potential $1bn (€918m)-a-year seller a step closer to market.
Caterpillar is the best- performing US industrial stock this year on bets its cost-cutting efforts will reap rewards as demand recovers. The problem is, demand is not recovering.
Sales of electric and hybrid cars recorded a year-on-year increase of 108 percent, Automotive Manufacturers and Importers Asociation (APIA) announced on Tuesday. Approximately 700 cars were sold in Ro
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In the first real-world commercial use of autonomous trucking, some 45,000 cans of Budweiser beer arrived late last week to a warehouse after traveling over 120 highway miles
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone bailout fund ESM released on Tuesday a 2.8 billion euro loan tranche to Greece, following a commitment made by euro zone finance ministers earlier this month which w
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Commuters complaining on social media about Greater Manchester’s tram network have been unwittingly telling train operators in LOS ANGELES about their problems
LONDON (Reuters) - World markets had a swagger about them on Tuesday as upbeat economic data and signs of a revival in inflation pushed up stocks and commodity prices and kept the dollar at a nine-mon
Egyptian authorities seize 9,000 tonnes of sugar in raids on factories and warehouses, amid a nationwide shortage.
This will be yet another revenue stream for the company," Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited's Vice President and Business Unit Head Dattatreya Gaur told PTI here.
Regulatory scrutiny could extend into the first quarter after requests for additional information from European Union and other antitrust regulators.
Tata, the patriarch of one of India's most influential families, took over as interim chairman of group holding company Tata Sons after its board ousted Cyrus Mistry, who had sought to shake up the
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Expansion of Heathrow airport is approved by a committee of ministers, sources tell the BBC.
Atlas Mara, which was co-founded by ex Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, says third-quarter earnings drop 44 percent because of falling currencies.
MILAN (AP) — Troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena unveiled Tuesday a restructuring plan that will include new management, thousands of job cuts, hundreds of branch closings and the disposa
At busy times planes fly over Hounslow Heath Infant and Nursery school every minute.
For far too long it has been embedded in a financial regime built by others
So much more can be gained from perfecting what is after all a routine task
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has introduced newly appointed chief of the Main Intelligence Department of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine Major-General Vasyl Burba to the department’s per
Publicis Romania has been named Agency of the Year after dominating the 2016 Golden Drum Festival by picking up the Golden Rose top award with a total of 17 nominations and 13 trophies: 2 Grand Prix,
Head of Croatian Chamber of Economy (CCE), Mr. Luka Burilovic tells Azernews about the Croatia-Azerbaijan business ties, activity of the Croatian companies in Azerbaijan, touching upon works to be do
Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC has given ADA University students a guided tour of a number of facilities of the civil aviation, Press service of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC reported.
A sluggish economy and weak revenue mean Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan may fail to narrow the budget deficit as quickly as he pledged.
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