Economy - Yesterday’s News
We speak to a breastfeeding expert from the HSE.
Economy - Thursday 17 February, 2011
State agency makes its first big sale with Dublin’s tallest commercial property, the Montevetro building at Grand Canal Dock.
Economy - Wednesday 16 February, 2011
Portugal issues €1bn in twelve-month bills, while buying back some of its older debt – but the results aren’t ideal.
Economy - Tuesday 15 February, 2011
The inflation rate hits 4 per cent in January – meaning savers need interest rates of 5 per cent to keep their spending power.
The operator of Germany’s stock exchange announces a merger deal to create the largest exchange on earth.
Economy - Monday 14 February, 2011
The announcement was met with predictable criticism from Republicans who said Obama’s budget does not go far enough.
Peer Steinbrück follows Axel Weber in saying he’s not interested in the top job of European banking – leaving no frontrunner.
Fine Gael leader emerges from meeting with Germany’s Angela Merkel, as Olli Rehn rules out unilateral renegotiation of bailout.
Fine Gael party leader heading to Germany to “signal” that his party plans to seek changes to the EU/IMF bailout arrangements if elected into government.
Economy - Thursday 10 February, 2011
A Deputy Leaders’ debate sees Mary Hanafin, James Reilly and Joan Burton discuss the economy and other issues.
Brian Lenihan says that the recapitalisation has been deferred because the party no longer had a mandate – however, Fine Gael’s Michael Noonan said the move was an “election stroke”.
Economy - Monday 7 February, 2011
Housing association Threshold puts forward plan that would see the State buy properties on point of repossession and renting back to former owners.
Economy - Tuesday 18 January, 2011
As many as 44 staff at Aer Lingus may be taken off the payroll today, following the cancellation of a US flight yesterday because of a refusal by some to work new rosters.
Economy - Monday 17 January, 2011
Chase Bank has joined bankruptcy proceedings brought by Drumm in the US, RTÉ’s US correspondent reports.
Department of Justice stresses its 2010 Psychoactive Substances Act can cope with any potential loophole as head shops rebrand themselves “grow shops” for legal plants.
And, no, it’s not just Zuckerburg and Bono…
The seventeen finance ministers meet to discuss expanding the bailout fund – a move opposed by the German government.
The Labour leader says Fianna Fáil’s squabbling is leaving the country vulnerable to attack from others.
Two Boston flights have been cancelled as cabin crew continue their work-to-rule over controversial new staff rosters.
Analyst describes the move as a “horror story”.
Economy - Friday 14 January, 2011
At last, a sector of the global economy that appears to be thriving… piracy.
New claims by David Drumm contradict statements made by Cowen in the Dáil on Wednesday, as Taoiseach continues to meet with party colleagues over FF leadership.