What it says in the papers – business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's newspapers:
- Spanish borrowing costs jumped yesterday as investors were unsettled by the violent police crackdown during an independence vote in Catalonia.
- Ryanair and Mytaxi have both fallen out of the top 100 brands in the annual Irish Customer Experience report from CX Company, the digital solutions provider.
- Stats, the American Sports data and intelligence giant, is to open its European, Middle Eastern and African headquarters in Limerick, creating over 100 high-quality jobs by 2020.
- Pre-tax profits at Al Hayes Motors, one of the largest motor dealerships in the west of Ireland, last year declined by 47pc to €1.16m in spite of a jump in revenues.
- Bank of Ireland is understood to be reviewing its €900m information technology scheme as its new CEO took over yesterday.
- Former Dublin Airport chief executive Kevin Toland could be paid more than €2m as Aryzta chief.
- Property group Ires Reit has lost its appeal against a decision refusing it permission to build almost 500 apartments in an area of Dublin with high demand for new homes.
- One51, the Dublin-based rigid plastics manufacturer, says IPO best for shareholders amid 'speculative' bids.
- Even as Catalonia serves a reminder that political risks remain, the eurozone’s year of living dangerously is turning out well for the economy.
- Pre-tax profits at medical device manufacturer Clearstream Technologies fell 12pc to €23.47m last year.