Turkey doubles tariffs on US cars, alcohol and tobacco

Turkey doubles tariffs on US cars, alcohol and tobacco People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul as Turkey’s lira plunged. Photo: AP Turkey doubled tariffs on some US imports including alcohol, cars and...

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...

‘I had unfinished business’ – Inspiring dad-of-two (41) who left school at 16, passed...

'I had unfinished business' - Inspiring dad-of-two (41) who left school at 16, passed with flying colours later in life Alan Hand (41) with his leaving cert results.Alan Hand (41) sat his leaving cert two...

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US stock record as trade fear shrugged off Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) US stocks climbed to a record high, as an expanding economy and surging earnings erased a...

UN green finance network to set up its European hub in Dublin

UN green finance network to set up its European hub in Dublin Finance minister Paschal Donohoe (centre) with Stephen Nolan, CEO Sustainable Nation Ireland and Kirsten Dunlop, CEO EIT Climate-Kic A United Nations programme that encourages...

Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries

Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries (stock picture) Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows on Thursday, weighed by worries about China's economic slowdown and Turkey's currency crisis, though news of renewed trade talks...

Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal

Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan London's mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess...

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August

China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August US President Donald Trump’s “America First” slogan had caused only economic trouble for the country, including US soybean farmers. China said it will...

Losses double to €391m at Norwegian Irish unit

Losses double to €391m at Norwegian Irish unit Photo: Bloomberg Norwegian Air International, the Dublin-based arm of the Scandinavian carrier, made a $445.7m (€391.1m) loss last year, almost double the loss it posted in 2016. The company...

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis Donald Trump, meanwhile, has waded into the row over a jailed pastor that caused a crisis for the lira. Turkey’s finance chief has pledged to fix the...

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