Jim Power

Business Correspondent

JIM POWER: JIM POWER: Plan now, or suffer later: Why mandatory pensions are essential

Demographic developments pose one of the most immense challenges facing the Irish economy and policymakers.


JIM POWER: Shares rise amid tepid growth

In March 2018, global equity markets marked the ninth anniversary of the bull run and almost immediately went into a mood of increased nervousness.


JIM POWER: Major local property tax hike would be toxic

When the local property tax was introduced in the midst of a deep fiscal crisis in 2013, the valuation of properties on which the tax was based was fixed until 2016. ...


JIM POWER: Long delay to Brexit now seems to be the most likely outcome

Another mad week on the Brexit front that is not quite over yet.