Morning business news with Brian Finn

Morning business news - April 24

10.38 The pound has been gaining strength of late against the euro and the dollar against the backdrop of a steadily improving UK economy.

A look at some of today's business stories in the newspapers

Today in the press

09.09 Developer Johnny Ronan is in discussions with the National Asset Management Agency about a luxury yacht worth more than €25 million.

EMC's Centre of Excellence in Cork

EMC revenues up 2%

23 Apr Information storage specialist EMC reported a 2% rise in quarterly revenue driven by demand from customers for larger data centres.

Tide detergent is among P&G's biggest selling brands

P&G profit ahead of expectations

23 Apr Procter & Gamble reported a higher than expected quarterly profit, helped by an increase in home care products sales and better cost control.