As Ireland’s leaders try to limit the fallout from the tax crossfire between Apple Inc. and U.S. politicians, bond markets suggest they don’t have to worry.
Ryanair Holdings Plc rose to a record-high after Europe’s biggest discount airline said full- year profit increased 13 percent.
Ireland’s new insolvency service will pursue and prosecute borrowers fraudulently seeking debt forgiveness, said Lorcan O’Connor, head of the new agency
British Airways parent IAG SA posted a wider first-quarter loss as the pound weakened against the dollar and euro and workers at Spanish unit Iberia staged 10 days of strikes over 3,000 job cuts.
Ireland’s stock index is the best performer in western Europe this year. That’s not enough to stop some of its biggest companies from defecting.
Ireland’s dash to the bailout exit door is turning into more of a stagger than a sprint.
British Airways parent IAG SA acquired control of discount carrier Vueling Airlines SA for 123.5 million euros ($160 million) as Europe’s third largest airline group seeks to stem losses in Spain.
Bank of Ireland Plc, the nation’s largest bank by assets, said lending margins continued to improve, following a rebound in the second half of 2012.
Ireland’s most powerful labor union rejected the latest round of proposed public sector pay cuts, leaving the government’s plans to save over 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) facing defeat.
Ireland’s bailout masters start their tenth review of the rescue tomorrow as a labor-union rejection of public-sector pay cuts complicates the government’s plan to regain economic sovereignty.