Irish consumer spending rose 2.2% in August, on a year-on-year basis, aided by low inflation and rising wages. While the annual rate of growth was unchanged from July and weaker than the 4.8% average seen since 2014, further spending increases are expected up to the end of the year.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
Germany’s economy more than doubled its expansion rate in the first quarter as spending picked up, cementing its role as the growth engine for the region, while Italy’s economy expanded in the first quarter but still posted a record high government debt.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Saudi Arabia’s new king is expected to continue a policy of keeping oil output steady to drive out rival producers, though the royal succession has focused market attention on the future of the kingdom’s long-serving oil minister.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston president Eric Rosengren, a consistent backer of record stimulus who votes on policy this year, said the Fed refrained from tapering its bond purchases last month because growth was lower than forecast and fiscal policy posed a risk to the outlook.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
SUMMER sailing is over, but it’s a busy time for south coast sailors with Cove SC hosting the SCORA Championships and the RCYC hosting the ISA All Ireland championships this weekend while the weekend after that, the O’Flynn Exhams Autumn Regatta begin at Crosshaven.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010