Friday, September 21, 2018
Ibec issues warning over 'complacency' Business group Ibec expects the economy to grow by 5.7pc this year, but warned against "complacency" over the country's competitive offering. In its latest quarterly economic outlook, the group said businesses are finding it increasingly difficult...
The economic boom doesn't disguise fears of downturn Voters remain optimistic about their prospects but clouds lurk on the horizon, writes Paul Moran 'As a nation, we appreciate how the economy is going, but we are beginning to have some reservations....
Greece’s PM visits home of Odysseus to declare end to bailout Alexis Tsipras declared his country would become ‘normal’ again after its modern ‘odyssey’. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the western Greek island of Ithaca, legendary home...
Middle Ireland is already squeezed - it shouldn't pay again 'Some two million people are the beneficiaries of social welfare payments in this State, prompting some to brand us a Welfare Nation' (stock photo) When officials in this country need to...
Planning eases growing pains Economic recovery has made it a busy time for small firms but owners must do things smartly Small businesswoman The improved economic conditions in Ireland are providing a lot of opportunity for SME growth. The increase in economic...
'Economic recovery is a mirage for me and my farming family' It is clear that for many farmers survival without an off-farm income will not be possible. Stock image.Photo posed Q My wife and I have been farming since we got...
Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan’s economy He said he would adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain on the economy. People watch a televised address of Pakistan’s newly elected prime minister Imran Khan (Fareed Khan/AP) Pakistan’s newly elected prime minister Imran...
Diversification beyond Ireland can help firms manage risk 'The economic case for increasing the number of Irish exporters, and for increasing activity levels of those already exporting, is clear'. Stock image Indigenous exporters play a vital role in the Irish economy....
Euro falls with investors cautious about US-China trade talks (stock picture) The euro slipped on Monday as the dollar gained ahead of proposed trade talks between the United States and China this week that investors hope will ease tensions between the...
Jody Corcoran: Is this as good as it gets? For the first time, Varadkar is vulnerable As a new wariness sets in, the public has no desire to rock the boat or contemplate an election, writes Jody Corcoran Leo Varadkar. Photo:...

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