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Economy - Yesterday’s News

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Economy - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From Business ETC Irish businesses are paying the highest interest rates in the eurozone Economy

Irish businesses are paying the highest interest rates in the eurozone

The average rates being charged are almost three times those in some countries.

Economy - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From Business ETC The state is backing a new multi-million fund for Irish businesses Funding

The state is backing a new multi-million fund for Irish businesses

If you’re in need of an extra few million euros this could be for you.

From Business ETC A giant new power cable to the UK could save us €1 billion Resource And Energy

A giant new power cable to the UK could save us €1 billion

Element Power Ireland wants to start building the Greenlink interconnector by 2018.

Economy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Here's what's happening in Dublin for the Chinese New Year

The annual festival is back in the capital from today until 21 February.

Economy - Monday 1 February, 2016

Losing a job is the single most negative event a person can experience

While we’re hearing that jobs are being created around the country, some people still find themselves out of work, writes Eoghan McDermott.

Economy - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From Business ETC These countries are set to cosy-up over tax information New Rules

These countries are set to cosy-up over tax information

Information exchange between 31 OECD nations is set to start next year.

Economy - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Didn’t pay attention to the banking inquiry? This is everything you need to know

The committee of inquiry has presented its findings and recommendations regarding Ireland’s banking crisis after 14 months.

From Business ETC 'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate Nowhere To Go

'The arts are victims of Dublin's economic recovery': Block T is forced to relocate

The arts collective are faced with leaving Smithfield due to rising rents.

'We've spent hours in the basement of Leinster House trying to find out what happened'

The final report from the banking inquiry is to be released today.

Economy - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Tesco is looking to cut long-term staff's wages in a big way

The supermarket giant is seeking to place all staff of greater than 20 years service on new, vastly-reduced, contracts.

From Business ETC It's official: Black Friday is destroying the December sales Dealz Dealz Dealz

It's official: Black Friday is destroying the December sales

The popular US sales frenzy shows a mixed bag of results for retailers in Ireland.

Economy - Monday 25 January, 2016

The average pension payout for Irish people is just €6,000 per year at present

25% more Irish people are covered by a pension plan now however, compared with 2010, according to a new survey.

Economy - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Google is to pay its UK taxes in Britain from now on, rather than in Ireland...

The online giant is to pay €172 million in back taxes in the UK following a six-year probe by UK revenue and customs.

Economy - Friday 22 January, 2016

Good news: There are 250 new jobs coming to Dublin

“We are working to attract people to Ireland and to encourage those who have emigrated to return.”

Economy - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Is Ireland a one-trick pony by enticing corporations with low taxes?

Cillian Doyle says Ireland is a tax haven and we should change our ways before the decisions are taken out of our hands.

Economy - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

A swish new €2 coin comes into circulation today to commemorate 1916

It will be the first time Ireland has introduced a personalised €2 coin.

Economy - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From Business ETC China's economy is slowing down big time - here's what it means for everyone else Steady Now

China's economy is slowing down big time - here's what it means for everyone else

The country just posted its lowest growth in a quarter century.

R2-D2 salt cellars and Skywalker suites - Kerry tourism is braced for a major Star Wars windfall...

The Star Wars sequels have been using Skellig Michael as a filming location – and it looks like the association is set to bear fruit.

Economy - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

Settling a dispute with your landlord just got cheaper

Fees for the Private Residential Tenancies Board mediation service have been scrapped.

From Business ETC These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Christmas showdown Tis The Season

These are the supermarkets that won and lost in the Christmas showdown

It was a good season for shopping across the board.

Economy - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Here are the HEAVILY redacted documents that raise questions about IBRC's sale of Siteserv

The documents were released to independent TD Catherine Murphy under Freedom of Information.

Economy - Monday 7 March, 2011

From Business ETC Moody's downgrades Greece again but says Irish ratings cut is not imminent Debt

Moody's downgrades Greece again but says Irish ratings cut is not imminent

The ratings agency is closely monitoring Ireland’s attempt to negotiate better terms on the EU/IMF deal – but has said it did not have imminent plans to downgrade Ireland.

Small Firms Association criticises coalition proposal to reverse minimum wage cut

The SFA is cautiously welcoming the programme for government which is its says is “good and bad for small firms”.

Economy - Friday 4 March, 2011

From Business ETC Spain to introduce raft of energy saving measures Spain

Spain to introduce raft of energy saving measures

The Spanish government has fast-tracked a range of energy saving initiatives to offset sharply rising oil prices.

US unemployment rate remains just under 9%

Latest figures show there are 13.7million unemployed people in the United States, with long term employed making up almost half of that.

Bank of Ireland paid staff €66m in bonuses since bank guarantee: Report

A damning report commissioned by the Department of Finance has unveiled a “catalogue of errors” by the bank – and reveals that a further €21m is marked for bonus-type this year.

Economy - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Agricultural land prices fall by over 50 per cent in the past four years

Average land price in 2010 alone dropped by 14.5 per cent. The Irish Farmers Journal say the biggest problem for farmers remains access to funding to buy land.

From Business ETC Oil prices rise in response to Libya unrest Oil

Oil prices rise in response to Libya unrest

The price of crude oil increased in Asian trade today in response to continuing bitter fighting in Libya – and growing unrest in Oman and Yemen.

Economy - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

From Business ETC S&P may downgrade Portugal and Greece Eurozone

S&P may downgrade Portugal and Greece

The outcome of a European leaders’ summit this month could determine whether S&P decides to further downgrade both Portugal and Greece’s debt

Live Register falls marginally in February

CSO figures show that while the number of people signing on is slightly up on last year, it’s down when seasonally adjusted.

From Business ETC Irish default "not on the cards": Rehn Default

Irish default "not on the cards": Rehn

Olli Rehn has warned that burning senior bondholders is not “on the agenda” – meanwhile the governor of the Central Bank has said that Anglo would not have been guaranteed if the state had known the true size of its losses.

Economy - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Governments handcuffed by manifestos and social partnership - report

Ambitious programmes for government and national pay deals ‘overwhelmed’ the Budget process, a review claims.

Economy - Sunday 27 February, 2011

Irish government sought bank bailout from Libya

A report says that Brian Lenihan knew of a visit to Libya to secure funding for troubled Irish banks.

Economy - Friday 25 February, 2011

Iceland to hold referendum over bank debt repayment deal

Iceland had to borrow money from Britain and the Netherlands after Landsbanki collapsed – now it’ll vote on repayment.

Economy - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

From Business ETC Exports rose during 2010: CSO Trade

Exports rose during 2010: CSO

The value of exports increased by six per cent in 2010 on the previous year, driven partly by the pharmaceutical industry.

Economy - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Hotel prices in Dublin fall in response to economic downturn

Room rates fell sharply in Dublin as they did in many other popular destinations around the world.

Economy - Monday 21 February, 2011

Knock-down Irish property auction drawing foreign buyers

Sale of ‘distressed’ properties is set for 15 April in Dublin – and agent says the homes and commercial spaces on offer will be priced “aggressively”.

Economy - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Fine Gael plans illegal taxi crackdown

Party’s Cork North Central candidate Pat Burton says Fine Gael has identified four issues to help reform the taxi industry.

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