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TODAY Results: Perseus Mining. Indicators: Irish consumer confidence (August); Irish building information index (H1); Japanese housing starts (Ju(...)

Figures suggest we are more flush than we thought. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

(...) activity. Steady growth More mundane economic surveys of the European manufacturing and service sectors(...)

 A businessman watches a display showing global stock markets  in Tokyo. Photograph:  EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA

Ireland. After all, the latest US figures show its economy growing at more than 3.5 per cent annually. But(...)

Irish who bought property in London are benefiting from a boom.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

(...) to Ireland”. And to be more specific, some of these “London Irish” could make as much as €500,000 on(...)

Empty pot: charities are facing funding shortfalls after the departure of Chuck Feeney. Photograph: Peter Dazeley/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

(...) full-time role as chief executive more than six years ago, McHugh has seen her official working week(...)

Europe’s largest private owner of forests could be split up. Photograph: Getty Images

Svenska Cellulosa, Europe’s largest private owner of forests, will create two divisions, one for forest products and another for consumer products, in(...)

(...) benefitted from the introduction of 152 number plates and consumers spent more in bars and on home decor. The(...)

CSO numbers reveal average weekly earnings  rose in most sectors of the economy over the past 12 months.

(...) (CSO) earnings rose in most sectors of the economy rose during the past 12 months. However, they also(...)

Office availability in the South Docklands was critically low, with a net vacancy rate of 4.1 per cent, according to the report. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) during the past three-month period, overall supply levels across the CBD declined by more than 30 per(...)

Monsanto has made an increased takeover offer to Syngenta, seeking to draw the Swiss pesticide producer to the negotiating table. Photo: Reuters

(...) they would do without having more information.” Monsanto fell 4 per cent to $93.55 in New York on(...)