Fri, 26 Apr 2019

Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...

EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...

Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

World's largest job site to recuit 600 new employees for Dublin HQ

DUBLIN, Ireland - The world's largest job site, which has its international healdquarters in Dublin, is to increase its workforce ...

Australian stock market climbs as Aussie dollar falls

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian stock marked extended recent gains on Wednesday, despite a major fall in the Australian dollar ...

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...

New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...

Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

Xi Seeks To Reassure Critics Over $1 Trillion Belt And Road Project

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his plan to recreate the old Silk Road is designed to increase and enhance international ...

Trump Says China's Xi Will Soon Come to White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would soon host Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the White ...

France's Macron Launches Fight Back With Tax Cuts

PARIS - At the first major news conference of his presidency, Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes on Thursday and ...

Battle for 5G networks pushes Nokia to loss, shares slump

Wireless equipment maker Nokia Oyj reported an unexpected quarterly loss as it took an early hit in the battle to ...

JSE weaker as global markets retreat

The JSE closed weaker on Thursday on the back of broad-based weakness across most global equity indices. Initial weakness was ...

Zuckerberg adds $4.5bn to fortune as Facebook shares surge

After declining about $20bn in 2018, Mark Zuckerberg's fortune is bouncing back. Facebook shares jumped Thursday in New York trading ...

Microsoft surpasses $1 trn valuation as results dazzle

Microsoft shares jumped to record levels on Thursday, with the company's stronger-than-expected March quarter results lifting its market capitalisation "to ...

Useless to have password expiration policies, says Microsoft

California [USA], April 25 (ANI): The annoying reminders by the IT team to change your system password are pointless, after ...

Facebook shares surge on sales growth, optimism for settlement

Facebook's shares surged in late trading after the largest social-media company posted robust quarterly sales growth and signalled it may ...

Ferial Haffajee: Election 2019 - Keep an eye on your pensions

Soothed by President Cyril Ramaphosa and the sensible economics team around him, the markets and the wider public have discounted ...

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Kim warns Putin, North Korea may return to its original state

MOSCOW, Russia - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has told Russian President Vladimir Putin, that the situation on the ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Xi Seeks To Reassure Critics Over $1 Trillion Belt And Road Project

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his plan to recreate the old Silk Road is designed to increase and enhance international ...

Kim invites Putin to visit North Korea, invitation 'readily accepted'

Pyongyang [North Korea], Apr 26 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday extended an invitation to his Russian counterpart ...

No Breakthoughs from Kim Jong Un-Vladimir Putin Summit in Vladivostok

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un held a summit on an island near the eastern ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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