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DUBLIN, Jan 24- Crisis, what crisis? Despite new concerns over emerging markets that mounted on Friday, an annual gathering in Dublin this week attracted record numbers of lawyers, bankers and lessors who keep the $100 billion a year jetliner industry aloft with funding.
LONDON Jan 24- Copper fell to its lowest in a month on Friday and was on track for its biggest weekly fall since mid-November as slowing growth in China's factories fuelled worries about demand in the world's top metals consumer.
LONDON/ SYDNEY, Jan 24- Copper dipped on Friday and was on track for its biggest weekly fall since mid-November as slowing growth in China's factories fuelled worries over demand in the world's top metals consumer.
Michael Noonan, Irish finance minister, says Ireland's ambition is to become a member of the "north European high credit rating group of countries" and that it is closely watching bond spreads.
Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister, says the European single market must realize its potential.
After steering his underdog firm AerCap through the financial crisis unscathed, he engineered the most audacious deal in the sector for two decades with the takeover of struggling industry pioneer ILFC, quadrupling its fleet.
DUBLIN, Jan 22- Singapore- based BOC Aviation looks poised to supply aircraft to India's latest airline as new players jostle to capture growth in Asia's third-biggest economy, two industry sources said. The fleet of 20 planes would initially be sourced from leasing companies, rather than purchased direct from Airbus.
Jan 21- Amarin Corp Plc's shares fell more than 26 percent after U.S. health regulators rejected a preset testing process that was critical to the company seeking broader use of its blood fat-lowering drug. Analysts are skeptical of Amarin's ability to run a profitable business without the new indication of its only approved drug, Vascepa.
Ashish Shah, head of global credit at AllianceBernstein, discusses Ireland's borrowing costs which fell below those of the U.K. and the U.S. as well as opportunities in the high yield credit market.
DUBLIN, Jan 20- GECAS, the world's largest aircraft leasing company, announced an order for 40 Boeing medium-haul passenger jets on Monday, in a fresh boost for the U.S. planemaker's best-selling model. Ireland this week celebrates its re-emgerence as a major finance hub after AerCap, which owns the rump of GPA, bought its U.S. rival ILFC.
*Irish yields seen closing in on those of France, Belgium. LONDON, Jan 20- Ireland's five-year borrowing costs fell to their lowest in the 92- year history of the state on Monday as investors snapped up its bonds after Moody's restored the country's credit rating to investment grade.
DUBLIN, Jan 20- GECAS, the world's largest aircraft leasing company, is close to placing an order for around 40 Boeing medium-haul jets, industry sources said on Monday. The order may include a mixture of revamped Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, designed to save fuel with the introduction of new engines from 2017, and Boeing's best-selling current model, the 737-800..
*AerCap takeover of ILFC revives Ireland as leasing hub. SHANNON, Ireland, Jan 19- Twenty years after the spectacular collapse of Irish tycoon Tony Ryan's plane leasing empire, the Emerald Isle has restored its grip on the world's aircraft fleet with a mega-merger that could pave the way for a wave of multi-billion-dollar IPOs.
LONDON, Jan 16- From bailout and near bankruptcy, Ireland has staged such a remarkable turnaround that its debt is now on a solid path towards France and Belgium- catching up with countries seen as safe bets when it was shunned by the market three years ago.
LONDON, Jan 15- Portuguese yields hit their lowest in more than three years on Wednesday after Lisbon said it expected to resume bond auctions in the first half of 2014 as it prepares to exit its international bailout programme. Lisbon wants to take advantage of favourable market sentiment and plans to issue 11 billion to 13 billion euros of bonds this year.
*China bonded copper premiums drop $10 on week- Shmet. LONDON, Jan 14- Copper dipped on Tuesday due to a firming dollar and caution over growth prospects for the world's top two economies, but a shortfall of metal in the physical markets helped limit losses.
Moody's announces its decision on Portugal's credit standing later on Friday under a new EU-regulated schedule of rating reviews. Standard& Poor's will release its assessment on Portugal on Jan. 17 and while many market participants say an upgrade of Portugal's "junk" status was unlikely, they expected both Moody's and S&P to raise their outlooks.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew finished his Europe tour in Portugal on Thursday, which looked set to launch a five-year bond.
*Madrid, Milan, Lisbon, Athens, Dublin bourses extend rally. Trading volumes on Portugal's PSI 20 benchmark share index were nearly seven times the daily average, while turnover in Madrid, Milan and Dublin were at least 40 percent higher than average, according to Thomson Reuters data.
Ireland drew strong demand for its first post-bailout debt sale on Tuesday but can that momentum last? CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.