A full-blown sterling crisis threatens Irish prosperity well before the end of October when the new London administration has threatened to take Britain out of the EU without a deal, economists and business groups have warned.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Landlords continue to hike rents at many times the overall rate of inflation despite the housing crisis, but the costs of insuring a car, after consecutive years of price increases, fell sharply in the past year, official figures suggest.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
The lifting of a scare over an unexpected shortfall in corporation tax revenues could pave the way for some sort of giveaway budget even as the gloom over a no-deal Brexit outcome deepens, a leading economist has said.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Upcoming national elections across Europe could ratchet up the external pressure on the Irish economy - already under threat from Brexit, potential global trade wars, and US corporate tax policy changes - an economist has warned.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
The first increases in interest rates still appear to be sometime in the distance despite ECB president Mario Draghi signalling that the central bank was preparing to scale back its huge stimulus programme that has helped boost economic growth in the eurozone, say economists.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
The Consumers’ Association of Ireland has said it strongly suspects that the full benefits of the over 13% surge in the value of the euro against the sterling in the past year are not being passed onto Irish shoppers in lower prices.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017