US based Proofpoint is investing more than £6 million in Northern Ireland and creating 94 new jobs. Arlene Foster is pictured at Proofpoint’s global headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, with CEO Gary Steele and, left, Alastair Hamilton, chief e6xecutive, Invest NI.

US data protection solutions provider Proofpoint is to create 94 new jobs in Belfast in a £6 million (€4.5m) investment.The Sunnyvale, California head(...)

In June Irish Residential Properties REIT plc acquired a block of 84 luxury apartment suites adjacent to the five-star Marker Hotel in the Grand Canal Dock area of Dublin for € 50.1 million. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Property investment company Irish Residential Properties REIT plc (Ires Reit) has entered into a two year € 130 million credit facility arranged by B(...)

UDG said that with the on-going convergence of the pre-wholesale and wholesale markets in the UK, UniDrug has a “reduced fit” with UDG Healthcare’s core supply chain services operations in Ireland. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare has sold its 50 per cent stake in UniDrug Distribution Group to its joint venture partner Alliance Boots f(...)

Kingspan’s acquisition of Pactiv will allow the Irish company build upon the growing success of its existing insulated panel business throughout the North America region.

Irish insulation and building materials manufacturer Kingspan has acquired the building insulation division of US company Pactiv for $82 million (€61m(...)

So far this year the Central Bank has issued warnings on 21 companies purporting to be investment firms .

The Central Bank has issued a warning on Smart Resolutions Mediation Limited (Ireland), which it says is not authorised as a debt management firm. (...)

Borrowing costs across Europe are falling as government bonds across the euro bloc headed for a weekly advance amid faltering growth and bets inflation will remain subdued.

Irish 10-year bond yields hit a record low of 1.99 per cent this morning, as market sources predict an upgrade for the Irish economy later today fr(...)

SSE Airtricity is to centralise its Northern Irish operations in its new corporate premises at Millennium House on Belfast’s Great Victoria Street.

SSE Airtricity is to create 143 new jobs in Belfast to support its growing energy retail operations in Ireland. The new call centre roles will be in t(...)

Due to the pick-up in mortgage lending Goodbody Stockbrokers said today that it is now forecasting loan growth of 50 per cent in value terms, bringing the total market to € 3.75 billion for the year.

Cash buyers accounted for close to half of all residential property purchases in the Republic in the first six months, indicating that the mortgage(...)

If a property owner has never paid the NPPR charge, they will be liable for an increased fee of €7,230 from September 1st. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

Landlords and owners of holiday homes are being urged to settle any outstanding NPPR charges before August 31st 2014 to avoid additional late payment (...)

Ladbrokes’s Irish business was impacted by unfavourable football results in the first half of the year, and this was compounded by a high percentage of winning favourites at major racing festivals.

Despite a boost from the World Cup, net revenues fell by 10.6 per cent to £37 million (€46.4m) at Ladbrokes’s Irish operations in the first six months(...)