What it says in the papers – business pages
Here's a look at what it says in the business pages of today's newspapers:
- Sterling fell to its weakest level in nearly a month on speculation that a heave against UK Prime Minister Theresa May is under way.
- Goldman Sachs and US funds giant Pimco are closing in on preferred bidder status for Danske's €1.8bn retail book, according to sources.
- The Government is only now carrying out a study to establish the volume of Irish exports that use the UK landbridge - but the results won't be due until the early months of next year.
- The main Irish arm of US-owned financial services firm State Street recorded pre-tax profits of €100m last year.
- Glenveagh Properties sees religious orders selling or entering joint ventures as a key source of more than €500m of land that could be built on.
- London lord mayor Andrew Parmley says Dublin is a top post-Brexit choice for business.
- Department store chain Dunnes Stores has failed in its latest action over the Point Village shopping centre.
- The head of IDA Ireland has warned of the need for steps to be taken to safeguard the country’s competitiveness.
- The State could be hit with fines of €610m in 2020 for failing to meet its EU climate targets.
- The €1.4m sale of the colt Beauty Parlour helped pre-tax profits at bloodstock firm Goffs gallop ahead by 54pc to €3.16m in the past year.
- Airlines which persistently operate flights outside allocated time slots at Dublin Airport are to face large fines under a new system of sanctions.