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  • *Ireland is only English-speaking center with EU future. While France has begun courting bankers with new tax breaks for expatriates and Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Luxembourg are also making pitches, Ireland is presenting itself as the only English-speaking country that offers a base in the euro zone and a future in the EU. Ireland is already one of the world's...

  • DUBLIN _ XL Group PLC on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $43.8 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *Ireland is only English-speaking centre with EU future. While France has begun courting bankers with new tax breaks for expatriates and Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Luxembourg are also making pitches, Ireland is presenting itself as the only English-speaking country that offers a base in the euro zone and a future in the EU. Ireland is already one of the world's...

  • DUBLIN _ Ingersoll-Rand PLC on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $747.6 million. Ingersoll-Rand expects full-year earnings in the range of $4 to $4.10 per share. Ingersoll-Rand shares have increased 23 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 6 percent.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 28 NEW HAVEN, United States- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure speaks at the Yale Forum on financial crisis management organised by U.S. Department of Treasury in New Haven- 1800 GMT. CAMBRIDGE- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in a policy dialogue on "What's Left in the Fed's Tool Kit?"

  • DUBLIN _ Icon PLC on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $64.7 million. Icon PLC expects full-year earnings to be $4.60 to $4.80 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.67 billion to $1.68 billion. Icon PLC shares have declined slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LONDON, July 25- Luxembourg will not seek to lure away British financial firms anxious about keeping a foot in the European Union after Brexit, the Grand Duchy's government said on Monday, saying it aimed instead to work with them for mutual benefit. The UK financial sector and Luxembourg have long had close ties, especially in managing Europe's trillions of...

  • DUBLIN— Ryanair, Europe's biggest short-haul airline, plans to reduce winter services at its main London hub and pursue growth at other bases because of weakened British economic prospects following the country's vote to leave the EU. CEO Michael O'Leary made the announcement Monday as part of Ryanair's first-quarter earnings, which underscored the...

  • DUBLIN _ Ryanair Holdings PLC on Monday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $283.7 million. The Dublin- based company said it had net income of $1.10 per share. Ryanair shares have fallen 22 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • FRIDAY, JULY 29 CAMBRIDGE- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams participates in a policy dialogue on "What's Left in the Fed's Tool Kit?" before the 2016 Pacific Pension and Investment Institute Summer Roundtable- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank to announce results of the 2016 bank stress tests.

  • Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk they could lose "passporting" rights that enable them to sell their products throughout Europe. "We're looking at getting the licenses for our EU reinsurance company in Dublin and have an EU insurance company, which will give us some protection for...

  • Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk they could lose "passporting" rights that enable them to sell their products throughout Europe. "We're looking at getting the licences for our EU reinsurance company in Dublin and have an EU insurance company, which will give us some protection for...

  • July 22- Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley Plc said it is working to get European insurance licences for its Irish reinsurance business to allow it to continue to operate throughout the European Union even if Lloyd's loses access to the bloc. Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk that...

  • *Ireland failing to build half homes needed to meet demand. DUBLIN, July 19- Ireland will aim to at least double its housing output by 2019, the government said on Tuesday, announcing a raft of measures to tackle a chronic shortage that is raising living costs and homelessness. Ireland was left with a surplus of houses after a 2008 property crash that cut values in...

  • DUBLIN, July 19- The United States can join a landmark case on the legality of cross-border data transfers, an Irish court ruled on Tuesday in a move that gives U.S. authorities a platform to defend their surveillance laws before the European Union's top court. The U.S. authorities had asked the Irish High Court to be a party to the case taken by Austrian privacy...

  • But in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, BLP has frozen pay and bonuses until November. In an email to staff, its managing partner Lisa Mayhew said the reason was "political and financial uncertainty in the UK following the recent vote to leave the EU". Bank bosses have warned that Brexit represents a threat to London's role as a global financial...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. The 3-0 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan is a defeat for the U.S. Department of Justice and a victory for privacy advocates and for...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. The 3-0 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan is a defeat for the U.S. Department of Justice, and a victory for privacy advocates and for...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft Corp and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States. The 3-0 decision by a panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York was a victory for privacy advocates, as well as for technology companies hoping to offer cloud...

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft Corp and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States, handing a victory to privacy advocates. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York reversed a 2014 lower court order directing Microsoft to comply with a warrant to turn over...