Morning business news with Conor Brophy

Morning business news - June 27

13.04 Tech/Life Ireland, a new national initiative to brand Ireland as a top destination to pursue a career in technology was launched today by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor.

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

Today in the press

09.47 Sterling is poised to plunge further, traders have warned, testing new lows against the dollar after the fall-out from last Thursday's referendum sent shockwaves through the British political system.

Jean-Claude Juncker wants a speedy UK separation process from

Brexit divorce must be 'quick' - Juncker

25 Jun European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has said Britain's planned departure from the European Union was "not an amicable divorce" but called for it to be quick.

Leave supporters celebrate in London

UK and EU enter 'uncharted territory'

24 Jun Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War II.

European markets follow Asian meltdown as Britain votes to leave the European Union

Stock markets hit hard by Brexit vote

24 Jun Shock news that Britain had voted to leave the European Union hit European stock markets hard today, with London's FTSE 100 index recovering from early losses to close down 3.2%.

Britain is the largest market for tourism to Irish shores

Brexit could affect Irish tourism in short term

24 Jun Tourism Ireland has said the rapid fall in the value of sterling, coupled with the general economic uncertainty surrounding yesterday's Brexit vote, will likely impact on tourism here in the short to medium term.

The NTMA has already funded the majority of its requirement for this year

Ireland's funding position strong - NTMA

24 Jun The National Treasury Management Agency has said Ireland's funding position is strong despite volatility in the financial markets over the UK's vote to leave the European Union.

S&P said it expects the Irish economy to stay resilient enough to withstand the negative impact of the Brexit

S&P sees no immediate impact on Irish ratings

24 Jun Ratings agency Standard & Poor's said Britain's decision to leave the European Union had no immediate impact on Ireland's credit rating despite our close economic ties to Britain.

The Central Bank says it is closely monitoring the Brexit impact on the banking sector

Central Bank: Brexit 'measures in place'

24 Jun The Central Bank has said it is "satisfied that measures are in place to address any immediate issues that may arise" from the UK vote to leave the European Union.