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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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Gardaí conduct search as part of social media foreign exchange trading investigation
Gardaí seized mobile phones and documentation after two premises were searched today.
Barack Obama is delivering speeches on Wall St for $400,000
The former US president will appear tomorrow before a who’s who of the US healthcare industry.
Varadkar tells US TV he's 'confused and puzzled' by Britain's trading plans
The Taoiseach also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump.
Couple who made over €1.8 million by trading with stolen bank details jailed
Benson was a member of an online criminal forum which helped people trading in stolen debit or credit card data.
Timeline: How Nick Leeson brought down Barings Bank at the age of just 28
The original rogue trader’s ten minutes of infamy happened 20 years ago today
Ballymun market 'in limbo' as shopping centre due to be demolished
Traders were “shocked and upset” when they heard the centre was to close.
Explainer: Why the new challenger to Bitcoin is worth keeping an eye on
The new currency has been backed by Stripe, founded by the Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, but is it worth taking note of?
How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?
The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.
NAMA redeems €2.5bn in bonds
National Asset Management Agency recently reported profits of €211m.
Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change
Coin Pocket has become the first bitcoin trading app to be approved by Apple since it updated its App Store review guidelines.
He's walking 1400km from Rome to Paris but this €4.9bn rogue trader will be jailed
His walk is a “personal journey” aimed at bringing the message of Pope Francis’s November attack of the “tyranny” of financial markets.
Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO
King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.
Bitcoin price takes a hit as largest trader halts withdrawals
The price of one bitcoin has fallen from €676 to €451 after a software bug forces MtGox to halt all withdrawals on the site.
Retailers report busiest St Stephen's Day since start of the recession
One retailer said they had done 50 per cent of last year’s 26 December turnover in the first hour of trading yesterday.
Tomorrow’s Marks & Spencer strike called off following talks
Management and unions will attend an emergency Labour Court hearing on Friday to try and end the dispute.
China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading
The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.
JP Morgan Chase admits wrongdoing and is fined $920 million
The firm were found guilty of “breaking a cardinal rule of corporate governance”.
This is how the markets reacted to fake news tweet
The tweet erroneously said there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured.
B&Q Athlone store to remain open after negotiation on lease terms
The store currently employs 45 people and will remain open subject to a successful outcome to examinership.
Mandate seeks urgent meeting with B&Q management
Mandate said it was relieved to hear that the stores will continue trading.
EU Court of Justice bans 'pay to claim your prize' promotions
Marketers will no longer be allowed to tell consumers that have “won” a prize only to ask them to incur a cost for collection.
Noonan rejects Tobin tax over fear of jobs losses
The Finance Minister said Ireland would not adopt the tax unless Britain also did – over fears Irish jobs could be lost to London.
City Council plans to limit Smithfield horse fair to twice a year
The traditional fair – which has seen violent scenes recently – is currently held every month, but could now be under threat.
The Evening Fix: Monday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Facebook shares hit an all-time low
The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.
Travel company goes out of business
Thousands of families who have pre-paid for holidays are at risk of being left out of pocket after the travel company announced an immediate cease of trading.
Spanish borrowing costs hit record level
Moody’s downgraded Spanish debt to within one notch of ‘junk’ status yesterday.
Manhole covers and memorial plaques: what's being stolen in the recession?
And what’s being done to prevent it?
Euro falls amid concerns over Spanish debt and falling economic sentiment
Euro trading lower against US dollar.
Column: There IS white collar crime here - it's just that no-one is jailed for it
This week, regular columnist Nick Leeson says that Ireland technically doesn’t have white collar crime – but only because no-one is being properly punished for bad business actions.
Mortgage arrears continue to increase, says BOI
Bank report for first quarter of 2012 says that residential property prices don’t appear to have “fully stabilised”.
Column: Could we learn something from India's banking ethics?
The culture of ‘profit at any cost’ appears to be on the wane in Mumbai, where Nick Leeson has been studying the market – but he’s wondering if the idea of ethics in banking is just ticking a box.
Budget concerns: NFL set salary cap at $120.6 million
The horse trading can begin now that each NFL franchise knows what money it has to play with.
Markets dip over eurozone worries after S&P downgrades
The ratings agency said it doesn’t believe European leaders are doing enough to tackle the ongoing crisis.
Euro falls to 11-month low against dollar
Investor concerns about the stability of the eurozone have yet to be allayed by EU moves to strengthen the currency’s support system…
Column: New CEO of AIB knows the tale of two islands
Former trader Nick Leeson writes that David Duffy should be up to the challenge of bringing AIB to heel – after all, Duffy oversaw the takeover of Barings Bank in Singapore, the very bank brought down by Leeson’s actions.
Column: Confused about what will happen to the euro? Everyone is.
Former trader Nick Leeson speaks to those working at the heart of financial markets and finds that uncertainty and confusion is thwarting a move forward.
Asian markets fall on Greek debt fears as eurozone inflation hits 3 per cent
The eurozone inflation jump suggests the ECB may hold off on cutting interest rates this week.
UBS chief resigns over rogue trader's $2.3 billion loss
Head of Switzerland’s biggest bank steps down after a London-based trader allegedly cost the bank billions in authorised trading.
European markets have worst trading day in two years
On the back of yesterday’s sharp drop, markets opened badly this morning.