Hopes that UK Prime Minister Theresa May could clinch a last-minute deal with the EU boosted sterling against the euro, as markets continued to predict that any Brexit involving Britain crashing out at the end of the month was most unlikely.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019
What do Bangladesh, India, Libya, the Ivory Coast, and Ethiopia have in common? Well, taking the latest projections from the IMF as gospel, that quintet will have the distinction of being the only countries in the world to have grown by more than Ireland, in terms of headline GDP in 2018, writes
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
After the UK parliament provided its backing for the EU withdrawal bill, the British Prime Minister told MPs that “this will be a defining moment for our whole country as we begin to forge the new relationship with Europe and a new role for ourselves in the world”.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
The City of London’s powerful lobbying group has reluctantly given up on its lobbying efforts to keep full access to the EU, a sign which is being interpreted here as a further signal that the UK is heading for a hard Brexit that would be bad for the Irish economy.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
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Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
The pressure facing retailers over the ‘Long Black Friday’ weekend following the plunge in sterling since the Brexit vote could ease significantly as the euro faces the first of its own looming tests next week, according to analysts.
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
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Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Sterling fell sharply against the euro, ratcheting up the pressure on Irish firms selling goods and services across the Irish Sea following the weekend declaration by British Prime Minister Teresa May that the UK is intent on a hardline exit from the EU.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
Shares in Permanent TSB, which have shed more than half their value this year, rose to their highest level since before the UK referendum, as pressure appeared to ease for it to quickly dispose of a large UK loan book worth £2.3bn (€2.74bn).
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016