What it says in the papers – business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business papers of today's newspapers:
- Businesses are to revive the Alliance for Insurance Reform a decade and a half after it was successful in bringing about huge changes.
- International markets are increasingly looking to Ireland for potential opportunities due to Brexit, with a fivefold increase in the number of Chinese delegations visiting here.
- Pre-tax profits at the Arrow Group, one of the largest meat processors in the country, last year increased by 53pc to €37.73m.
- 'Homelessness being exploited for business,' says Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave.
- Printer and PC spin-out HP Inc becomes tech giant's top performer after breakup.
- Profits more than doubled at Bon Secours Health System last year due to an increase in patient volumes.
- Bank of America, which already has an operation in Dublin, is looking to Paris or Frankfurt for post-Brexit trading hub.
- Facebook went down temporarily for some of its more than 2 billion global users after a technical error caused a glitch that blocked access to the social network.
- The Central Bank finds close to 900,000 people 'nonemployed' with the bank having created a measure to track trends related to discouraged workers.
- The CIF want the Government to set up a fund that will allow small companies in the industry to borrow cash to build homes.
- Norwegian Air has again opened the door to a flight between Cork and New York, saying testing on its new aircraft to see its capabilities will begin shortly.
- British employers’ willingness to hire and invest has fallen to its lowest since last year’s vote to leave the EU.