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Explainer: How a ‘conservative’ approach to loans shows Revolut’s growth conundrum

The fintech has enjoyed a supercharged 2023 and performed strongly across almost all metrics – especially in Ireland. Yet it still has puzzles to...

03.07.2024 10

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Lifting the heel of its boot: ECB offers tentative lifeline to struggling euro zone

With Europe struggling to remain competitive in a fragmenting world, policymakers have loosened the tap of monetary policy. But if things are easing,...

06.06.2024 10

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Donal MacNamee: Why sticky US inflation might be good news for AIB shareholders

Retail bank will fear cooling mortgage market and increased competition but cheer US Fed’s decision to hold interest rates high

05.05.2024 30

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Analysis: Zombie firms must be allowed to die once Revenue debt deadline passes

The end of Revenue’s debt warehousing scheme is likely to cause a spike in insolvencies which experts say shouldn’t be artificially avoided

23.04.2024 60

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Explainer: Why €1.5bn bet against Smurfit Kappa is sign of faith in WestRock ‘mega-merger’

Funds have taken short positions against nearly 14 per cent of Smurfit stock – but it’s not what it looks like

15.03.2024 20

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Analysis: bullish signals and strong fundamentals fail to halt PTSB share price slide

The bank will have to build on its positive financial results and star delivering for investors

10.03.2024 40

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Analysis: Jonathan Hill pay breach kicks off at most damaging time for FAI

The months old revelation that the chief executive was paid above agreed levels has taken on new life

25.02.2024 10

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Tech cuts: TikTok layoffs add to a trend that could become a real problem for Ireland’s economy

In an increasingly AI-themed tech world, could multinationals start looking away from Ireland when it comes to their long-term business plans?

20.02.2024 40

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Stock Take: Kingspan’s sharpening US strategy raises questions about Irish future

The building materials giant clearly sees the scale of the American opportunity. Could it be next in line to exit Ireland’s stock market?

16.02.2024 10

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Analysis: SuperValu Pairc Uí Chaoimh debacle shows branding risk when commercialising culture

While the commercials of the deal are sold, the prospect of “SuperValu Pairc” became a PR crisis for Cork GAA

21.01.2024 20

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Analysis: Concessions on warehoused debt may only prolong business closures

The government had little option but to relax rules around Covid-19 tax debt as its labour reforms are already a massive problem for small businesses

17.01.2024 6

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