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# shares - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Courts Service of Ireland reduces shares in Big Tobacco, but still holds €4.5m worth in stocks

Critics state the Courts Services continued investment in the tobacco industry flies in the face of the government’s Tobacco Free Ireland vision.

# shares - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Walt Disney Company makes deal to buy 21st Century Fox for €44.3 billion

21st Century Fox’s television stations and Fox News channel will be spun off before the sale.

# shares - Friday 14 July, 2017

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.

# shares - Friday 23 June, 2017

The government confirms it sold around 28.75% of AIB for €3.4 billion

Paschal Donohoe did not rule out returning to Cabinet to receive backing to sell further stakes in AIB if the opportunity arises.

# shares - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Government to sell off a 25% stake in AIB

AIB shares will be listed on the Irish Stock Exchange and on the London Stock Exchange.

# shares - Friday 19 May, 2017

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it

The Government yesterday forgot to vote against a motion delaying the sale.

# shares - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Snapchat shares plunge as it posts losses of over €2 billion

Snap disappointed analysts with reported revenue of $149.6 (€138) million in the three months ending in March.

# shares - Thursday 2 March, 2017

# shares - Monday 12 December, 2016

Market value of US military contractor drops by €1.8bn after Trump tweet

The President-elect said he will cut “billions” in costs for military purchases.

# shares - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

The New York Stock Exchange has stopped trading, and no-one is certain why...

The Stock Exchange has been quick to rule out any kind of cyber breach.

# shares - Sunday 5 July, 2015

# shares - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Sony wants to raise €3.2 billion so your phone can take better pictures

The company hopes to return to long-term profit by boosting its production on image sensors for smartphone and digital cameras.

# shares - Thursday 5 March, 2015

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

# shares - Thursday 29 January, 2015

The CEO of McDonald's has resigned after coming under severe pressure

Shares jumped after he stepped down. Ouch.

# shares - Saturday 24 January, 2015

It looks like IAG really wants to get their hands on Aer Lingus

Reports today suggest that company has tabled ANOTHER offer for the airline.

# shares - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook

Analysts say investors want to see more rapid change at the social network.

# shares - Friday 8 August, 2014

Troubled Malaysia Airlines shares suspended as it prepares to go private

The airline lost 443m ringgit in the first quarter of this year.

# shares - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Wilbur Ross has made €477 million from his Bank of Ireland share sale

The market is taking the move in its stride, experts said.

# shares - Monday 9 June, 2014

Billionaire Wilbur Ross to sell his stake in Bank of Ireland

The US investor owns 5.54 per cent of the bank’s shares.

# shares - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The42 Man Utd shares jump 6% after manager Moyes booted Happy Days

Man Utd shares jump 6% after manager Moyes booted

Shares of the popular British football team, traded on the New York Stock Exchange, leaped in opening trade and rose to $19.18.

# shares - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Anglo jury continue deliberations on charges against Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan today

Yesterday, former CEO and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick was found not guilty on all charges.

# shares - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Regrets, friends and the Dubai connection: 6 things we heard at the Anglo trial

A look back at seven days of evidence at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# shares - Sunday 16 February, 2014

The three little letters at the centre of the Anglo trial

Warren Buffett described them as ‘weapons of mass destruction’, but what exactly are they?

# shares - Friday 7 February, 2014

Apple buys back $14 billion of its own shares in two weeks

The company has bought back more than $40 billion of its shares over the past twelve months and expects to buy back an additional $20 billion.

# shares - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Twitter loses $511 million in one quarter

The social media company’s shares also dropped more than 13 per cent.

# shares - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Facebook and banks face lawsuit over misleading investors

The company and numerous banks have been accused of selectively disclosing parts of its revenue outlook before its IPO in May 2012.

# shares - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to buy Twitter shares?

What do you think of the move? Would you like to be a part of it?

# shares - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Twitter hikes IPO amount to $1.61 billion

The company said it would sell 70 million shares in a price range between $17 and $20 a share.

# shares - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Central Bank: Short sale selling not banned for AIB shares

The bank made the comment as Aillied Irish Banks’ stock price rocketed and it became a hugely valuable bank in Europe.

# shares - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ryanair issues profit warning, sees €1 billion wiped off share value

The company says that it “cannot guarantee” that profits won’t fall below the €570 million mark this year.

# shares - Friday 9 November, 2012

Groupon shares plunge to lowest level yet

The online deals giant went public a year ago. It reported a loss yesterday of $3 million.

# shares - Friday 26 October, 2012

Apple raises App Store prices as iPad profits miss targets

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company remains confident entering the holiday season.

# shares - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Time not ripe for Twitter IPO

CEO Dick Costolo ruled out an imminent initial public offering or sale of the social networking site.

# shares - Monday 27 August, 2012

Samsung shares tumble after court judgement

The company’s shares dropped by 7.5 per cent after a California jury said it had infringed on Apple patents.

# shares - Friday 24 August, 2012

"Reject Ryanair": Aer Lingus in third recommendation to shareholders

Airline’s board is extremely clear on where it stands on the takeover bid.

# shares - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From The42 Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United Cash Splash

Billionaire George Soros invests in Man United

Soros’s stake of 3.1 million Class A shares is worth 1.9% of the Premier League giants.

# shares - Friday 17 August, 2012

Facebook shares hit an all-time low

The social networking giant’s stock traded as low as $20 before bouncing back slightly yesterday.

# shares - Friday 10 August, 2012

Manchester United slashes price for US IPO

The move comes amid doubts about the team’s ability to boost profits as long as it carries a hefty debt burden.

# shares - Friday 27 July, 2012

Apple buys security firm for $350 million

Apple has purchased AuthenTec for $8 per share.

Facebook posts $157m loss in first results since IPO launch

The loss stemmed from accounting rules requiring Facebook to set aside reserves from restricted stock units before 2011.

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