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  • British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Theresa May speaks at the declaration at the election count at the Magnet Leisure Centre on June 9, 2017 in Maidenhead, England.

    U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is living on borrowed time, according to Lord Chris Patten, the former governor of Hong Kong.

  • ROME, June 27- Ryanair would seek a majority stake in Alitalia if it decides to invest in the loss-making Italian airline, its chief executive said during a visit to Rome on Tuesday. "In case of an acquisition, we would be interested in a majority stake, not a minority one," Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary told journalists during a news conference in Rome.

  • AIB CEO: Level and depth of interest in IPO is strong

    AIB CEO Bernard Byrne talks about the state of the Irish bank, in light of its recent initial public offering. Added comment on the future of retail banks.

  • AIB CEO: Irish economy looking more positive

    AIB CEO Bernard Byrne talks about the economic state of Ireland at present, and whether the country is creating the right conditions for the company.

  • *Agrees to spend 1 billion pounds extra in Northern Ireland. LONDON, June 26- Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party. In return, May agreed to at least 1 billion pounds in...

  • *Ireland sells 25 percent stake at 4.40 euros per share. DUBLIN, June 23- Ireland raised 3 billion euros by selling a quarter of Allied Irish Banks on Friday in a remarkable turnaround for a company at the forefront of reckless lending during the "Celtic Tiger" boom. The initial public offering of 25 percent of AIB's shares at 4.40 euros each was the third largest...

  • Look at Merkel, not juncker on where Brexit negotiations go

    Alex Greer, research officer at Open Europe, discusses his broadly optimistic view on the initial Brexit negotiation talks.

  • *Ireland sells 25 percent stake at 4.40 euros per share. DUBLIN, June 23- Ireland raised 3 billion euros on Friday by returning Allied Irish Banks to the stock market in one of the largest bank listings since the financial crisis, achieving a price close to the bank's book value. Ireland's government sold a quarter of its 99.9 percent AIB stake at 4.40 euros per share...

  • Irish Fin Mins: AIB IPO marks significant milestone

    The Irish government has hailed the success of Allied Irish Banks' IPO. Nick O'Donnell, corporate partner at Baker McKenzie, discusses the listing.

  • June 22- Accenture Plc trimmed its annual revenue forecast on Thursday, triggering concerns that uncertainty around U.S. healthcare policy may be weighing on the company's flagship consulting business. Shares of the Dublin- domiciled company, which also provides outsourcing services, were down 4.7 percent at $121.17 in morning trading.

  • The company now expects full-year adjusted earnings per share of $5.84 to $5.91, compared with a previous forecast of $5.70 to $5.87. Accenture's net revenue climbed 5.1 percent to $8.87 billion in the third quarter ended May 31, beating analysts' average estimate of $8.83 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income attributable to Accenture...

  • **LONDON- Kristin Forbes, an external member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, gives speech at the London Business School- 1800 GMT. **LONDON- Chris Salmon, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, gives opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event- 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome...

  • **LONDON- Kristin Forbes, an external member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, gives speech at the London Business School- 1800 GMT. **LONDON- Chris Salmon, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, gives opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event- 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome...

  • *Shares up 1.5 percent in London trading. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration green light for Mydayis follows good results for Shire's new hereditary angioedema drug and helps offset the setback of early generic competition to a Shire drug for ulcerative colitis. Shares in Dublin- based Shire rose 1.5 percent by 0800 GMT in London on Wednesday following the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council non-monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- General Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing, "Fostering Economic Growth: Regulator Perspective,"- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council non-monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- General Council meeting of the ECB in Frankfurt. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell testifies before a Senate Banking Committee hearing, "Fostering Economic Growth: Regulator Perspective,"- 1400 GMT.

  • June 20- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Shire Plc's long-acting therapy for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, adding another treatment to its stock of drugs for the cognitive condition that affects millions of children. Dublin- based Shire's Adderall XR, which manages symptoms for up to 12 hours, is available in generic...

  • DUBAI, June 20- Government-controlled Dubai Aerospace Enterprise will consider ordering more than 20 new aircraft after it acquires Dublin- based lessor AWAS, a deal it expects to close in the "early part of the third quarter," its chief executive said. DAE, the aircraft leasing and maintenance company controlled by the government of Dubai, previously said the...

  • **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and British Finance Minister Philip Hammond will deliver speeches at a breakfast event at Mansion House in London. **SAN FRANCISCO, California- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the Commonwealth Club of California- 1900 GMT.

  • **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and British Finance Minister Philip Hammond will deliver speeches at a breakfast event at Mansion House in London. **SAN FRANCISCO, California- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the Commonwealth Club of California- 1900 GMT.