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Electric Ireland to increase electricity and gas prices by 4% from April

Electric Ireland customers have become the latest to feel the pain of price hikes after the largest provider in the State announced its intention to increase residential electricity and gas prices by 4 per cent from the beginning of April.

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Permanent TSB’s 2018 profits jump 45% on increased market share

Permanent TSB has reported a 45% jump in pre-tax profits, before exceptionals, for 2018 as its total new lending volumes increased by over 40%.

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Former Anglo Irish Bank shareholders invited to make submissions on pre-bailout shares

Former Anglo Irish Bank shareholders are being invited to contact a Government-appointed official who must determine whether their investment had any value when the bank was nationalised in January 2009.

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Interest rates here to rise even though ECB won’t hike until 2022

Bank of Ireland doesn’t expect the ECB to raise interest rates until 2022, but reckons lending rates here are set to increase.

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‘Market is nervous over Bank of Ireland Brexit exposure’

Bank of Ireland has a massive question mark hanging over it, and it won’t be answered for investors until we see how Brexit pans out.

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Ibec calls for new SSIA-type savings scheme

Employers’ group Ibec has called for a new SSIA-type savings scheme to allow households benefiting from economic growth to save more.

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5G is coming: what can we expect?

This year the telecoms industry will begin the transition to new fifth-generation mobile networks – known as 5G – which is expected to one day help run everything from self-driving cars to robot surgeons.

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5G is coming: what can we expect?

This year the telecoms industry will begin the transition to new fifth-generation mobile networks – known as 5G – which is expected to one day help run everything from self-driving cars to robot surgeons.

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Pillar banks battle to keep current as online rivals play their cards

AIB has backed brave, while Bank of Ireland has sought to tug on the heartstrings of families. Permanent TSB has urged its customers to “keep going” and KBC is battling to ensure that everyone knows how easy it is to join them.

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Pillar banks battle to keep current as online rivals play their cards

AIB has backed brave, while Bank of Ireland has sought to tug on the heartstrings of families. Permanent TSB has urged its customers to “keep going” and KBC is battling to ensure that everyone knows how easy it is to join them.

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