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Dublin is among the most preferred locations for financial services companies

Ashmore has become the latest British asset management company to announce plans to establish an office in Ireland ahead of Brexit. The company on Fr(...)

 The Central Bank has said  the economy could overheat if capacity constraints emerge in the labour market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland’s allure as a post-Brexit base for global financial firms has driven wages for some roles considerably higher, with some positions offering 15(...)

Danish jewellery maker Pandora, sank 24.2% to a four-year low after cutting its sales and profit margin guidance  and announcing  400 job cuts

European shares rose on Tuesday and made their way back to positive territory for 2018 as investors cheered UniCredit results, oil prices boosted ener(...)

Baillie Gifford selected Dublin after a lengthy search. It had also considered  Luxembourg

Baillie Gifford, one of the UK’s most successful asset managers, is to establish a Dublin offshoot to avoid being cut off from its growing number of E(...)

The sale Phoenix Group will trigger a “return of value” of about £1.75 billion to the group’s shareholders – including almost 57,000 in Ireland

Standard Life Aberdeen’s sale of its insurance business to Phoenix Group has been overwhelming approved by shareholders after its chairman pledged it (...)

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Launched some 10 years ago, absolute return funds were supposed to revolutionise investing. Touted as the panacea to risky equity funds or expensive c(...)

The Government won’t be banking on a tax boon from deposits this year. Photograph: Ivan Bliznetsov/Getty

Tax revenues collected on savings accounts slumped to a 15-year low in 2017, as savers continued to earn negligible returns on their deposits. Accord(...)

Trade worries: G7 summit host, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau walk to greet other leaders attending the meeting in Charlevoix,  Canada. Photograph: Getty

European shares fell on Friday as worries about global trade and an economic slowdown in the region weighed on investor sentiment ahead of a European (...)

Smurfit Kappa fell back more than 2 per cent to €35.86, coming off the record highs on Monday in the midst of the pursuit of the company by US giant International Paper.

European shares fell for a second day on Tuesday on fears a new election in Italy – which could become a proxy referendum on its euro membership – mig(...)

While low yielding, the beauty of deposits is that they are so risk free, particularly if you spread them around different banks.

Inflation is forecast to touch almost 1 per cent this year, but with deposits still someway south of this, your real wealth could start to diminish. A(...)

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