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  • LONDON, Aug 13- Credit ratings agency Moody's is converting its Stockholm branch into a subsidiary as the sector faces regulatory pressure to have enough staff in the European Union post Brexit. Moody's, one of the "Big Three" global agencies along with Standard& Poor's and Fitch, has hitherto run a large chunk of its European operations from a base in London, but...

  • *Travel plans of 55,000 disrupted, 42,000 in Germany. DUBLIN/ BERLIN, Aug 10- Ryanair endured its worst one-day strike on Friday after a walk-out by pilots in five European countries disrupted the plans of an estimated 55,000 travellers with the budget airline at the height of the summer holiday season. In response to unions serving strike notices, Ryanair had...

  • *Banks plan to move some staff and business from London. LONDON, Aug 10- Banks that move some of their business and staff out of London to cities scattered across Europe after Brexit could be taking on extra risks and costs without being sure of boosting revenues. But the rush to set up offices in continental Europe has been mainly triggered by the fear of losing the...

  • DUBLIN _ James Hardie Industries PLC on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $90.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Dublin- based company said it had net income of 20 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *Travel plans of 55,000 disrupted, 42,000 in Germany. In response to unions serving strike notices, Ryanair had announced the cancellations in recent days of 250 flights in and out of Germany, 104 to and from Belgium and another 42 in Sweden and its home market of Ireland, where around a quarter of its pilots were staging their fifth 24- hour walkout.

  • Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary speaks during a press conference in London on August 2, 2017.

    Ryanair is bracing for its largest ever one-day strike on Friday with pilots based in five European countries set to walk out, forcing the cancellation of about one in six of its daily flights at the height of the holiday season.

  • DUBLIN _ Perrigo Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $36.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share. Fourteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.23 billion.

  • *Pilots also striking in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium. BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, Aug 8- Ryanair will cancel about one in six of its flights on Friday after pilots based in Germany voted to join 24- hour stoppages set to hit Europe's biggest airline in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium at the height of the holiday season. The Irish airline had already cancelled 146 flights for...

  • *Pilots also striking in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium. BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, Aug 8- Ryanair will cancel about one in six of its flights on Friday after pilots based in Germany voted to join 24- hour stoppages set to hit Europe's biggest airline in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium at the height of the holiday season. The Irish airline had already canceled 146 flights for Friday...

  • LONDON, Aug 8- Britain must avoid tying Brussels up in red tape or antagonising its soon to be former European Union partners and the United States if it is to maintain access to the bloc's financial services market after Brexit. Britain is seeking future financial trade based on a more generous version of the existing equivalence system for firms from non-EU...

  • DUBLIN _ Strongbridge Biopharma on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.9 million in its second quarter. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.5 million. Access a Zacks stock report on SBBP at https://www.zacks.com/ap/SBBP.

  • DUBLIN _ Endo International PLC on Wednesday reported a loss of $60.9 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $685 million.

  • DUBLIN _ Horizon Pharma Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $32.8 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $278 million.

  • *Risk, compliance, fund staff most in demand. DUBLIN/ LONDON, Aug 8- Ireland's allure as a post-Brexit base for global financial firms has driven wages for some roles considerably higher with some positions offering 15 percent more than a year ago. Risk and compliance staff are particularly sought after, five of Dublin's leading recruitment consultants told...

  • DUBLIN _ Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $92.3 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.22 per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $469.8 million.

  • DUBLIN _ Avadel Pharmaceuticals PLC on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $3.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Dublin- based company said it had a loss of 9 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *CEO says spoke to regulators in Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. Nicolas Breteau, who took over as CEO last month after his predecessor was fired, told reporters on a call that TP ICAP had spoken to regulators in Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris before picking the French capital as its EU headquarters post-Brexit. Paris is competing with Frankfurt, Dublin and...

  • *Acquisition of Irish Stock Exchange helps Q2 core earnings. The pan-European bourse runs markets in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin and Portugal. But it is heavily dependent on share trading for revenues and is already taking steps to diversify by moving into foreign exchange and buying the Irish Stock Exchange, which lists bonds.

  • OSLO, Aug 3- Norwegian Air plans to hire an extra 40 pilots for its Dublin base as it adds more transatlantic flights. Norwegian is seeking to hire captains and first officers certified to fly Boeing 737 aircraft and will almost double the number of flight crews at its Dublin base, it said on Friday. Last year Norwegian said it had poached more than 140 pilots from...

  • DUBLIN, Aug 1- Ryanair pilots in Sweden and Belgium told the company on Wednesday that they will go on strike on Aug. 10, and the airline said it may face industrial action in Germany and the Netherlands on the same day. Ryanair has experienced recent strikes in some of its bigger markets including Spain, Portugal and Ireland as the budget carrier struggles to reach...