(...) losing game. The Central Bank reported that 75 per cent of retail CFD traders lost money during 2013(...)

Clerys clock: James Doherty SC, for liquidators Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson of KPMG, said they want to pay  funds to  concession holders as soon as possible as they had been without the money since June. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

The joint liquidators of the company that formerly operated Clerys department store in Dublin are seeking directions from the High Court permit(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB is expected to make an interest rate announcement. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Disney’s subscriber losses. Retail stocks continued to be in focus on Cyber Monday, the biggest online(...)

Zara is just one of the brands owned by of Inditex and ITX Fashion: others include Bershka and Massimo Dutti. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Zara owner Inditex is gearing up for global online growth, but its Dublin based operation ITX Fashion may no longer play a central role in th(...)

German start-up Soundcloud is one European tech company that’s looking into going public.

(...) retail investors are eager to enter a perceived “hot” market regardless of fundamentals and valuations(...)

Dole queue: Irish live register (Nov) figures will be released on Tuesday.  Photograph: Frank Miller
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(...)). Indicators: Euro zone retail sales (Oct). Other: ECB interest rate decision. FRIDAY Results: Berkeley(...)

MySmark cofounder Nicola Farronato: Italian-born entrepreneur came to Dublin to set up the company in 2011
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Clerys has remained shuttered since the Natrium consortium bought it in June. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) together a planning application for the site that is thought to include a retail concourse or mall with the(...)

Regions that contributed most professionals to Ireland in net migration in the third quarter of the year were Italy, Latin America, France, Spain and Eastern Europe. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) overseas were healthcare and pharma, the government, education and non-profit sectors and retail and(...)

PayPal vice-president of global operations Louise Phelan.

More than a quarter of Irish shoppers made a purchase on a Chinese website in the last 12 months, according to new research from PayPal. (...)