Monday, September 24, 2018
Straight out of the Ether - a billion-dollar crypto magnate lands in Dublin Inventing Ethereum made Joe Lubin a billionaire. At the launch of his new ConsenSys office in the capital, Adrian Weckler went to find out what the crypto-celebrity...
Illegal cigarettes seized by Revenue The seized tobacco Last Wednesday Revenue officers carried out searches under warrant at a number of premises in the Dundalk area and seized 80,000 unstamped cigarettes of various brands, 4.5kgs of 'Lucky Strike' tobacco and a...
Donald Trump hits back at ‘very Low IQ’ Robert De Niro De Niro received a standing ovation at the Tony awards for yelling ‘f*** Trump’. Donald Trump has hit back at Robert De Niro and labelled him ‘punch-drunk’. (Niall Carson/PA) Donald Trump...
Cork-based Wisetek opens new US facility Sean Sheehan, CEO Wisetek Cork-based Wisetek Solutions has opened a new operations centre in Sacramento, California. The US location will hire up to 20 people at the facility. The company, which provides IT asset disposal and secure...
Draghi bets eurozone can ride out storm as QE to end ECB President Mario Draghi. Photo: REUTERS European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi said the eurozone economy is strong enough to overcome increased risk, justifying the ECB's decision to stop...
China wasn't invited to Singapore summit - but got everything it wanted Chinese President Xi Jinping wasn’t invited to the Singapore summit but will have been pleased with its outcome Not so long ago, China was written off as a bystander...
Global stash of foreign currency holdings is dominated by Asia China dominates in holding far more foreign currency reserves than any other nation, with the Asian economic powerhouse in possession of around $3.1trn in reserves. A ranking of the top 10...

Business World

Asian shares falter as US readies China tariffs Photo: Depositphotos Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for US tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise...
Brexit beefs pile up for food sector The UK is the Irish food and drink industry’s largest trading partner. Stock image. GettyImages Ireland's food and drink companies fear the UK's exit from the European Union will leave them grappling with hefty...
Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs The president is expected to impose tariffs on at least 35 billion to 40 billion dollars of Chinese imports. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs...

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