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Analysis: Is greenhushing the final nail in the coffin for ESG investing?

Changes in attitudes and regulation have seen asset managers tone down their ESG credentials - raising concern for the future of the practice

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Kathleen Gallagher: Allocating funds to defence is now accepted in ESG investing

The consensus on defence spending has changed significantly in recent years but it’s for individual investors to make their own investment decisions

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Analysis: Does Sarah Friar’s appointment signal an OpenAI IPO?

Northern Irish exec’s appointment to a new position for the firm has raised eyebrows, with traders curious if Friar’s listing experience will be...

11.06.2024 10

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Heads must roll? C&C’s CEO had to go, but finding an articulate replacement is critical

The power of an articulate, driven and vision-oriented chief executive should not be underestimated

09.06.2024 10

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Analysis: Intel’s Apollo deal signals a shift in blue-chip funding

Intel’s $11 billion agreement with Apollo has higher stakes than your run of the mill infrastructure investment - and should not be disregarded

06.06.2024 10

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Rate cuts and policy signals: What to look out for at highly anticipated ECB meeting

A quarter percentage cut in interest rates is seen as almost a guarantee, but many will be focusing on the language used by Christine Lagarde and what...

05.06.2024 10

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Analysis: Shein, the divisive IPO that could save the London market. But at what cost?

The Chinese fast-fashion retailer is expected to file for an IPO in London this week, but concerns remain about its environmental impact and a lack of...

04.06.2024 20

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Analysis: Tax hikes put the breaks on Flutter’s US growth

The Paddy Power owner has had a tough couple of weeks in the United States with a tax hike in one state, a lawsuit in another and an exiting chief...

02.06.2024 20

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‘Venture Capital is missing a trick’ – the gender problem at the crux of the start-up scene

Venture capital, a form of private equity that finances start-up, early-stage and emerging companies, is a critical form of funding in Ireland, with...

30.05.2024 40

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Analysis: Has Ireland’s beleaguered commercial property market hit the bottom?

A new company focused on buying distressed commercial property plans to IPO on the London Stock Exchange in a sign that the market has found a floor

30.05.2024 40

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Kathleen Gallagher: Adding private assets to your portfolio is a risk – but so too is ignoring them

Private market investments can come with higher fees and less transparency but are an important part of the wider investment market

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Analysis: It is time for Irish people to take a real interest in investing

The Business Post’s newly appointed markets correspondent outlines why there more must be done to actively encourage, and stop penalising, retail...

19.05.2024 40

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Kathleen Gallagher: Our new markets correspondent on why understanding money movements is key

Even for those who don’t invest – or don’t realise that they do – there is a lot of be gained by taking an interest in financial markets

19.05.2024 30

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Analysis: Case against Isif’s Israeli investments could pack a punch - but only if Cab takes it on

Lawyers were sceptical the Criminal Assets Bureau would take the case

16.05.2024 50

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Explainer: If Trinity College can divest from Israel, why aren’t US universities following suit?

University endowment funds are at the heart of student protests, including the one held at Trinity this week

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Kathleen Gallagher: Interest rate divergence between Europe and the US could fuel fresh inflation

With Europe now heavily dependent on imports of US liquefied natural gas, a weaker euro could lead to fresh energy price inflation

05.05.2024 30

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Analysis: Revolut has talked the talk on mortgages - but can it walk the walk?

Fintech’s claim that anything Irish banks can do, it can do better, will be put to the test in its ambition to enter the mortgage market

26.04.2024 40

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Analysis: Iseq’s winners and losers in first quarter of 2024

The Iseq All Share rose almost 14 per cent in the first three months of the year

24.04.2024 30

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Analysis: Investors watching oil should keep an eye on the dollar

An escalation of tensions in the Middle East has raised concerns about the price of oil - but the dollar’s rally could have a more immediate impact

16.04.2024 30

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Analysis: Stage is set for ECB to be the reluctant hero in interest rate waiting game

US inflation rose more than expected in March, indicating that perhaps the Fed will have to follow Europe’s lead in cutting interest rates

12.04.2024 8

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Crypto exchange Kraken commits to Irish growth after ending year on a high

David Ripley was appointed chief executive in April 2023

27.03.2024 20

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Analysis: Rival nations move to woo Europe’s AI start-ups - risking costly consequences for Ireland

European Union’s AI Act is the start of a regulatory divergence that could spell trouble for the Irish tech sphere

21.03.2024 10

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Analysis: From BP to Brexit, Diageo’s new chair has CV to convince investors he will drive reform

Shares in Diageo dipped over 1 per cent following the appointment of its new chair

20.03.2024 10

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Return or reputation? Néstle and GSK cases show what really drives ESG action

Investors filed a resolution against Nestlé on healthy foods but have not taken interest in GSK’s involvement in the mother and baby crisis

15.03.2024 10

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Battle of the banks: Do investors prefer AIB or Bank of Ireland?

With blockbuster profits and substantial capital returns, AIB and Bank of Ireland are attracting significant investor interest, but which one is...

10.03.2024 50

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Explainer: Will the British Isa revive the FTSE - and could it work for the Irish market?

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt introduced an extra £5,000 tax break for investors to put cash in UK equities

08.03.2024 40

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Aztec Group: Ireland will become ‘domicile of choice’ for private market funds

Kathryn Purves, chief executive of the Jersey headquartered company, said she is ‘looking to replicate the company’s success and position in other...

08.03.2024 20

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Analysis: Investors give AIB thumbs up as it approaches breakeven on bailout funding

The bank’s Irish-listed shares were up almost 5 per cent on Wednesday afternoon

06.03.2024 10

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Analysis: Nvidia investors winning big, but those looking down the supply chain could stand to win bigger

One professional investor highlighted there are ‘choke-holds’ in a different part of the supply chain that could be more appealing

05.03.2024 10

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How Irish company directors are outliers when it comes to having skin in the game

Just four listed Irish companies have a board where every member has a stake in the business

24.02.2024 7

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Flight of the FTSE: London stock exchange to fight for Flutter as blue chips favour Wall Street

The Paddy Power-owner wants to move its primary listing to New York - and the languishing London Stock Exchange is not happy

31.01.2024 10

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Analysis: ‘Magnificent seven’ stocks to reveal if they are worthy of their name or grossly overvalued

With the seven largest Big Tech firms running operations in Ireland, the health of their upcoming updates will have a significant impact on the...

30.01.2024 40

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