Irish households have €40bn in deposit accounts according to new Central Bank figures. Photo: Bloomberg

Households are earning an average interest rate of 0.24 per cent, lower than rate of inflation

The Central Bank of Ireland has issued a warning against a firm trading under the name Clarion Equity Management (Japan).

Bank said the firm was trading under the name Clarion Equity Management (Japan)

House builder Abbey has reported pre-tax profits of €24.1 million for the year to April, up from €11.3 million in 2013.

House builder says pre-tax profits for the year to April were €24.1m, up from €11.3m in 2013

The Twitter symbol is displayed at the post where the stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Irishman Kieran Hannon has been named one of the “most influential” chief marketing officers  on Twitter. Photo: Reuters

Kieran Hannon is the chief marketing officer of American electronics manufacturer Belkin

Recruitment firm Hays has reaffirmed its full-year operating profit outlook of about £140 million. Photo: Bloomberg

Recruitment firm says demand in UK and Ireland boosted by pick up in permanent placements

The Pogo system is a mobile card reader which enables credit and debit card payments anywhere with wireless coverage via smartphone

Pogo system allows credit and debit card payments in wireless coverage areas via smartphone

Twitter’s Brazilator service instantly converts World Cup tweets in 12 different languages into English. André Schürrle  scores Germany’s seventh goal during the 2014 Fifa World Cup semi-final  between Brazil and Germany. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Brazilator translates tweets from 12 languages, including Irish, into English and back

Bankhawk Analytics chief executive Brian Weakliam

Dublin-based firm named “most transformative” start-up at the SAP Sapphire Now conference in Orlando

Customers can go on to the Hassle.com site, type in their area code, browse through cleaner profiles and customer reviews and book

Platform allows members of the public to book a cleaner in less than 60 seconds

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