Fri, 30 Oct, 2020
Wed, 08 Apr, 2020
Medha Singh and Susan Mathew European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi’s dovish remarks — signalling that the ECB will ease policy again if inflation fails to accelerate — sent European stocks to six-week highs while news that the US and China would resume trade talks at the G20 summit also boosted sentiment.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
It is an indication of how terribly destructive the last recession was that when economic indicators — what might be called the “Boomier and Boomier Index” — performs well it provokes as much apprehension as it does celebration.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
Brexit Britain is guaranteed to be economically worse off outside the European Union, and crashing out without a deal would see the economy take a €113 billion hit, an influential US think tank has claimed.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
The eurozone’s accelerating economy is translating into faster job creation and stronger inflation pressures as a key gauge of activity yesterday rose to a near six-year high in March, and employment increased the most since July 2007, with hiring picking up in services and manufacturing.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
The past number of years have been characterised by a widespread loosening of monetary policy in many countries and a scaling back of rate-hike expectations in economies where policy tightening had been expected to commence. This is now changing.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
A proposal under discussion by Klaus Regling and other senior European officials to create a Nama-like ‘bad bank’ to buy out bad loans weighing down Europe’s banks could boost the Government’s hopes of selling shares in AIB this year, according to an Irish expert.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017