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79,000 farmers in Ireland eligible for government payments

DUBLIN, Ireland - Payments worth 168.5 million euro have begun to be paid out this week under the 2019 Areas ...

Stocks in Asia make gains, pound continues rally

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were positive but moves were unremarkable on Asian stock exchanges on Friday.Japan's Nikkei 225 added 34.64 ...

Uncertainty of the trade war is slowing global growth, says former Fed

Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the ...

Buyers and sellers sidelined on Wall Street Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street saw buyers and sellers sidelined on Thursday, with little movement in shares in ...

San Francisco-based company opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nitro, a global company specialising in document productivity solutions, has opened a new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.Centrally ...

Stocks rise, dollar mixed on markets in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region trader higher on Thursday, with gains across the board.The U.S. dollar softened ...

Security Risk Advisors opens headquarters for Europe in Kilkenny

KILKENNY, Ireland - Security Risk Advisors (SRA), the Pennsylvania-based cyber security consulting company,is establishing a European Headquarters and Security Operations ...

The S&P 500 is officially in an earnings recession

The S&P 500 is officially in an earnings recession for the first time in three years, and the trend is ...

U.S. lowers interest rates, stocks largely unmoved

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Reserve cut rates on Wednesday but signalled no further rate reductions. The ...

$1.6 trillion in bonds issued in emerging East Asia in 2nd quarter

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market expanded steadily in the second quarter of 2019 despite downside ...

Stocks have mixed day, British pound retreats from 1.2500 level

SYDNEY, Australia - There was little movement on Asian markets on Wednesday .Shares in China closed slightly ahead, which in ...

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing

Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Ohio car glass factory featured in the documentary film American Factory, said the ...

The S&P 500 should be 13% lower because a recession is coming

Investors are keeping a wary eye on oil after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia crude facilities triggered the largest one-day ...

Trump Looking for Complete Trade Deal With China

Jie Xi from Mandarin service contributed to this reportWASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he wants ...

PM Modi departs for 7-day visit to US to boost bilateral ties

New Delhi [India], Sep 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday departed for a week-long visit to the United ...

Commerzbank to slash 4 300 jobs as cost cuts stepped up

Commerzbank AG is planning to cut 4 300 jobs as part of a new strategic plan that will also see ...

Local bourse inches higher after slow start

The JSE pared earlier losses and climbed towards the end of the day to eventually close firmer on Friday. The ...

Kerala HC quashes UAPA charges against Maoist leader Roopesh

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Sept 20 (ANI): Kerala High Court on Friday quashed the charges under Unlawful Activities Prohibition Act (UAPA) ...

India cuts corporate tax in R300 billion boost to growth

India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than $20bn ...

Brexit doubts cut into Investec's UK banking business

Investec [JSE:INL] has warned of a fall in profits for the first six months of the year, citing challenging market ...

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Gardai outraged at 'savage and horrific attack' of QIH executive

CO CAVAN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna conducted a number of searches in the Co Cavan area of Ireland on ...

SEC shuts down fraud which sucked in $125 million from investors

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has filed an emergency action to obtain a temporary restraining ...

Fire that killed 3 girls 32 years ago being investigated as a homicide

CO KILDARE, Ireland - On the 32nd anniversary of a fire that destroyed a home on Kilcock, Co Kildare, and ...

World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...

Saudis claim sources close to Iranian regime responsible for attacks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The government of Saudi Arabia says the attacks on its Saudi Aramco oil infrastructure on Saturday ...

Vietnam, Fastest-Growing Carbon Polluter

HO CHI MINH CITY - Carbon emissions are growing faster in Vietnam than any other country in the world, according ...

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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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