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It is  estimated that there are currently 137,000 vacant homes at present in the State. Photograph: iStock

A vacant homes tax should be considered by Government while a forthcoming zoned land tax should be increased beyond the planned 3 per cent rate, a new(...)

Almost 70 per cent of DCC’s profits come from energy: the company is looking to convince the markets that green energy can be even more profitable for it and its investors. Photograph: iStock.

DCC, the Irish distribution and services group that sells everything from vitamin-packed gummies to audiovisual equipment for events companies, has al(...)

Citigroup led a surge in bank shares after Berkshire Hathaway revealed a big stake. Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

European shares ended higher on Tuesday, on hopes that demand in China could be sustained as authorities looked to relax Covid-19 restrictions as inve(...)

DCC chief executive Donal Murphy unveils plans  to bundle the LPG and retail and oil divisions into a new division, called DCC Energy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

DCC, the fuel distribution-to-technology services group, expects to double its operating profits and lower the proportion of business coming from the (...)

DCC’s Donal Murphy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish energy and services group DCC said group operating profit for its third quarter was in line with expectations, beating 2020 figures. In an in(...)

A Christmas bauble branded with the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) logo: Wall Street stocks ahead of a Federal Reserve policy announcement. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares rose on Wednesday helped by stronger technology and healthcare stocks. But weakness in the retail and energy sectors capped gains ahea(...)

The STOXX 600 is up about 1.8 per cent so far in December, in what is typically a strong month for global equity markets. Photograph: IStock

Technology stocks helped drive gains in Europe’s major indexes on Wednesday, ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy outcome that is likely to signa(...)

Almo, which is headquartered in Philadelphia, employs approximately 660 people across the US

Irish energy and services group DCC has acquired Almo Corporation, the largest distributor of appliances and consumer electronics in the US, in a dea(...)

DCC chief executive Donal Murphy

Diversified Irish energy and services group DCC delivered strong growth in the first half of 2021, the company said, with operating profit rising 11 p(...)

During his time at the helm, CRH continued to expand internationally, including buying businesses in the US that became the backbone of its Oldcastle subsidiary. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dr Tony Barry, former CRH chief executive and president of employers’ lobby Ibec, has died. Dr Barry, who was in his 80s, qualified as a civil engine(...)

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