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# markets - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'It can cost lives': Garda concern about counterfeit toys at Christmas markets

Many of these toys have not been through the proper safety tests.

# markets - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar

One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.

Markets wobble as Trump surges in polls

Early confidence across trading floors was wiped out as investors consider the prospect of a win for the real estate mogul.

# markets - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households

This announcement by Bord Gåis Energy marks their third price cut since February 2015.

# markets - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

The pound is taking a battering as Brexit fears set in

“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water”.

# markets - Friday 24 June, 2016

Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote

The Irish state has a large stake in several banks which saw their share prices dive this morning.

# markets - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Journal Media launches brand new business site

Fora will help SMEs and startups access information, support and quality journalism.

# markets - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

US markets opened the new year with their worst first day performance since the dark days of 2008

The struggles of China’s stock markets are causing shocks felt around the world.

# markets - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dublin is getting two innovative new flea markets this weekend Flea Markets

Dublin is getting two innovative new flea markets this weekend

A kilo sale and a rave market, all on your doorstep.

# markets - Friday 14 August, 2015

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

Take 4: Homes for every budget

Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.

# markets - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Man arrested over shooting of ex-IRA commander Jock Davison

A property in Belfast was also searched as part of the investigation into Davison’s shooting yesterday.

# markets - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

# markets - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Unsustainable oil prices? OPEC won't continue to step in to protect a certain price

Yesterday the price of oil hit a six year low, but the UAE says they can’t under any circumstances be the only party responsible.

# markets - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# markets - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Market traders dismiss criticism from local businesses as 'begrudgery'

Des Vallely, the co-director of Irish Village Markets, said that restaurants should focus on the quality and price of their produce, rather than ‘giving out’ about competitors.

# markets - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

US economy suffers sharpest contraction in five years

Severe weather, weak consumer spending growth and higher imports all played a role, according to US Commerce Dept.

# markets - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.

# markets - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

He's walking 1400km from Rome to Paris but this €4.9bn rogue trader will be jailed

His walk is a “personal journey” aimed at bringing the message of Pope Francis’s November attack of the “tyranny” of financial markets.

# markets - Monday 3 February, 2014

€35 million loss for Ryanair with falling fares but rising passenger numbers

The airline says that the fall is “in line with previous guidance”.

# markets - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# markets - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

NTMA reaffirms aim to raise as much as €10bn from markets this year

The National Treasury Management Agency published its review of 2013 this afternoon, and details a number of

# markets - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From Business ETC European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders Markets

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.

# markets - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Moody's downgrades Bank of Ireland's deposit ratings

The investment service said the results of the stress test that will be undertaken by the ECB next year are “difficult to anticipate”.

# markets - Monday 2 December, 2013

Japan ends 12-year-ban and reopens its market to Irish beef

But all is not well in the beef sector, warns the ICSA.

# markets - Saturday 30 November, 2013

So what's happening in LIMERICK in the run up to Christmas?

What treats are on offer in the Treaty City? Here’s the lowdown…

# markets - Friday 22 November, 2013

Labour market shows recovery, but GDP is revised downwards

A new report says that Ireland is showing “green shoots” of recovery, in the jobs market at least.

# markets - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Two Irish banks raise funds in transactions not seen for several years

Both transactions, made by Allied Irish Bank and Permanent TSB, were met with strong demand.

China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading

The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.

# markets - Sunday 17 November, 2013

NTMA: 'Moody's rating of Ireland is side-lining Asian investors'

The head of the NTMA John Corrigan said Ireland will need to engage with the markets in 2014 to pre-fund for the following year.

# markets - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Column: Market selling left my attic lighter and my pockets heavier (and it's fun, too)

I have to admit, I had reservations about the ‘type’ of person who goes to car boot sales – but I was pleasantly surprised to meet warm, interesting people from all over the world in my quest to declutter my attic, writes Declan Grehan.

# markets - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Noonan wants Budget to give “markets confidence”

With the country required to cut the national deficit to 5.1 per cent of GDP, Michael Noonan says that it is “important to be beat that target”.

# markets - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014

The National Treasury Management Agency won’t be holding anymore monthly Treasury Bills sales in 2013.

# markets - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

NTMA to sell more T-Bills but markets unlikely to learn anything

Ireland will hope to sell €500 million worth of short-term treasury bills this week with the short-term loans are expected to go with little fuss.

# markets - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

After two months, Italy's finally getting a new government

The Chamber of Deputies has passed a motion of confidence in the broad coalition led by new premier Enrico Letta.

# markets - Saturday 27 April, 2013

# markets - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

This is how the markets reacted to fake news tweet

The tweet erroneously said there had been two explosions at the White House and President Barack Obama was injured.

# markets - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Dow, S&P push to new record highs

The rise is returning the stock markets to levels not seen since before the global financial crisis.

# markets - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: EU unity is little more than fiction in the wake of Cyprus being hung out to dry

The Cypriot case demonstrates that the European authorities are now prepared to cross the rubicon into the appropriation of deposits. It seems clear that this crisis has seen the Eurozone enter a new and dangerous phase, writes John O’Brennan.

# markets - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

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