Is end of austerity nigh?

Yesterday the European Commission kicked off its 2017 economic semester – its annual cycle of budgetary surveillance introduced in the wake of the financial crisis.

Retailers must avail of alternatives to grants

Q: I’m in the process of opening a new shop. Can you point me in the direction of grant assistance that would be available to help me with the fit-out?

Ireland showed us way with low corporation tax: adviser

One of Donald Trump’s key economic advisers has said the United States wants to “emulate Ireland” under the president-elect’s corporate tax policies.

Costs rise as pace of construction activity surges to highest level in seven months

The pace of construction activity in Ireland has surged to its highest level in seven months, according to data released by Ulster Bank today.

Economy can overcome Brexit uncertainty, says Moody’s

The Irish economy will be able to shake off the uncertainty posed by the Brexit vote, Moody’s

European banks continue on a Trump roll

European lenders got a second-day boost after Donald Trump’s presidential win on speculation that his term will lead to increased inflation and an easing of financial rules.

Bachelors and bachelorettes will gather to celebrate SinglesDay – and go on €12bn shopping spree

Today, bachelors and bachelorettes across China will gather to celebrate SinglesDay – a day in the Chinese calendar where those not romantically involved celebrate being unattached.

‘Flood of companies’ to leave Ireland due to US tax cuts

The Government is facing urgent calls to act swiftly to protect US investment in Ireland after a top adviser to Donald Trump warned a “flood of companies” will leave under the new regime’s tax plans.

Motor Insurance premiums fall for the first time since early 2014

Motor insurance premiums fell last month, for the first time in years.

CRH up by €2bn as Trump cements US victory

Ireland’s stock market bucked declines among European peers yesterday after Donald Trump’s landmark election win, with an 8pc-plus surge in CRH shares boosting the Iseq Overall Index by over 2pc as US markets opened.

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