Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data

Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data Stock image Sterling languished near 14-month lows on Thursday, and strong British retail sales did little to support the currency hamstrung by fears about...

UK stocks bounce on hopes around US-China trade talks

UK stocks bounce on hopes around US-China trade talks Representatives from both countries are set to meet on Wednesday. The President of the People’s Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping (PA) The FTSE 100 started to bounce...

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise

Number of students who got over 400 points on the rise Stock image The number of Leaving Certificate candidates scoring high points for college entry has jumped since the changes to the exam grading system and...

Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes

Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes A German couple kiss during a walk along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare. Photo: Brian Arthur Each year, at about this time, there is a...

Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan’s economy

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...

How the financial crash helped style Irish beauty salon software firm Phorest

How the financial crash helped style Irish beauty salon software firm Phorest Ronan Perceval, CEO of Phorest, pictured at their offices in Dublin. Pic Steve HumphreysRonan Perceval, CEO of Phorest, pictured at their offices in...

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Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your crucial questions   BMW X5 Car-value expert Gillian Keogh teams up with Motoring Editor Eddie Cunningham to help you make the right choice...

Cork has second highest rate of long-term young unemployed

Cork has second highest rate of long-term young unemployed Youth Council calls for €22 million spend on apprenticeships, training and education National Youth Council of Ireland deputy director James Doorley. Figures showing that Cork has the second...

Brexit concerns by Brassil trigger national alarm

Brexit concerns by Brassil trigger national alarm Fresh Brexit fears were triggered nationally this week as a Kerry TD raised yet another potential pitfall that could bleed tens of millions of Euros out of the...

Teflon Trump’s rise in the polls makes second term more likely

Teflon Trump's rise in the polls makes second term more likely Divisions between conservatives and liberals in America are deepening fast, writes Dan O'Brien Donald Trump (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) August's slower pace allows more time for reading...

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