Friday August 28, 2015
A round-up of news stories from at home and around the world
Thursday August 27, 2015
Fyffes has seen its revenues rise by 8.7% to €644.3m in the first half of the year, with pre-tax profit up 9.3% to €33.9m.
Tuesday August 25, 2015
Another morning of very heavy falls in the value of Chinese shares - the Shanghai Composite Index now down over 7%.
Monday August 10, 2015
The latest Ulster Bank Purchasing Managers' Index shows activity in the construction sector rose strongly in July, though at a slightly slower pace than in June.
Thursday August 06, 2015
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted 8-1 to leave rates unchanged, its first split decision this year.
Thursday July 23, 2015
Officials from Northern Ireland's Department of Finance said the appointments to NAMA's Advisory Committee in Northern Ireland were made by the Irish Government and NAMA and denied the Northern Ireland finance minister or the department had a say in the decision in the end.
Friday July 03, 2015
Blue Insurance is expanding and expects to add 100 new jobs over the next two years.
Wednesday July 01, 2015
Today was the deadline set by Finance Minister Michael Noonan for banks to respond to his demands for rate cuts on standard variable rate mortgages.
Monday June 29, 2015
The Bank of England should steer clear of an early move to raise interest rates, and is as likely to need to cut rates as to raise them in future, its chief economist said today.
Monday June 22, 2015
The Coalition is set to use its capital spending plan, to be announced later this summer, to invest in projects which would free up more land for private housing development and reduce building costs.