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Irish government looks to London IPO of Allied

Irish government looks to London IPO of Allied

AIB is less exposed to Britain's exit from the European Union than its main rival Bank of Ireland , and made just 14% of its pre-provision operating profit in the United Kingdom a year ago. "Today's decision is a significant step in the continued normalisation of the state's involvement in Ireland's banking system". The Irish State owns approximately 99.9% of AIB's Ordinary Shares having invested c.€20.8 billion in AIB since 2009, €6.6 billion of which has already been returned in capital, ...



Deja vu: Illinois' legislative session to end without a state budget

For the third straight year, the Democratic-controlled General Assembly and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner have been unable to come to an agreement on a full-year state budget. "We urge Governor Rauner to sign this bill as soon as possible". "When I go to communicate to the people of IL the status of how broken our system is and what we need to do to get a balanced budget, that's an essential part of what I do", Rauner said.


Technip FMC JV inks Coral South FLNG EPCIC

Technip FMC JV inks Coral South FLNG EPCIC

Image: Eni exploration and production. In March, Exxon Mobil said it would buy half of Eni's stake in Area 4, offshore from northern Mozambique. Eni said project finance would fund 60 percent of the cost of building the floating LNG facility while the financing agreement has been subscribed by 15 major global banks and guaranteed by 5 export credit agencies.



National Doughnut Day deals in Northern Virginia

The holiday has been recognized for nearly 70 years. Square Doughnuts : The Salvation Army will be handing out free square doughnuts at Monument Circle starting at 6 a.m. Krispy Kreme: Like Dunkin' , Krispy Kreme is a pretty popular place to grab a donut . Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be offering a free doughnut - any doughnut - all day long.


Apple to launch new MacBook Pro next week

Apple to launch new MacBook Pro next week

There is also a wireless keyboard listed under the A1843 model number, which may be a new accessory for the tablets mentioned. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) will launch Kaby Lake-based 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros in the second half of 2017. However, it's not clear for now whether Apple is indeed planning to refresh just the 15-inches MacBook Pro model, or if they are having more supplies of the 13-inch one before the big event in June.