What you should know about the Nasdaq bubble debate

What you should know about the Nasdaq bubble debate

There are a number of solid reasons why analysts believe the Nasdaq is not in record territory, beyond the fact that, on an inflation-adjusted basis, Nasdaq (IXIC) would have to break through the 7,000 level to be at record levels and to beat its March 2000 historic...

UPC to acquire wifi provider Bitbuzz for €5-€6 million

Broadband provider UPC Ireland is to acquire Irish-owned wifi company Bitbuzz for an undisclosed sum thought to be in the region of €5-€6 million. Bitbuzz, which is headquartered in Dublin, specialises in offering wifi to the tourism, retail and leisure sectors,...

Trade and investment with Australia: Are you being served?

An ambitious trade deal with Australia has Chinese businessmen aflutter ZHU Xinli has gone from prey to predator. The firm he runs, China Huiyuan, is the country’s largest privately owned juice firm. In 2008 Coca Cola, the largest drinks firm in the world, tried to...

€5.9m fund open to Irish start-ups

A leading European venture capital firm has joined forces with Enterprise Ireland to launch a new multi-millon euro fund aimed exclusively at the Irish market. European micro-cap venture capital firm, Hoxton Ventures, yesterday announced the launch of its new €5.875m...