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Hysteria or prescience? Ireland goes big with financial response to coronavirus
Mar 11, 2020 04:54 PM

It’s good politics to give worst-case scenarios. Most of the time they never arise and it’s better to be seen to be over ....

Tourism industry says VAT deferral scheme vital
Mar 11, 2020 04:52 PM

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) has said a VAT deferral scheme is vital to alleviate serious cashflow ....

Coronavirus: Central Bank under pressure to allow banks to tap rainy-day capital
Mar 11, 2020 04:06 PM

The Central Bank is under mounting pressure to allow banks to tap capital reserves set aside for a rainy day to allow ....

New car sales slow down again in February - CSO
Mar 10, 2020 02:37 PM

The number of new private cars sold fell by 6.5% in February compared with the same time last year, new figures from the ....

Investor psychology tips for surviving Covid-19
Mar 10, 2020 02:37 PM

Investor nerves have been jangling since Covid-19 infected the stock market. Some strategists say a vicious bear market ....

Irish shares join global rally from biggest sell-off since 2008 crash
Mar 10, 2020 02:38 PM

Ireland’s Iseq stock market index rallied on Tuesday, as global equity markets recovered some of the losses sustained in ....

Wall St plunges after oil shock, trading halted
Mar 10, 2020 02:38 PM

Wall Street's main indexes dropped 7% and the Dow Jones crashed 2,000 points in what would be its biggest one-day fall e ....

Coronavirus: St Patrick’s Day parades cancelled and €3bn aid package unveiled
Mar 10, 2020 02:38 PM

The Government has agreed an aid package of some €3bn to deal with the public health and economic impact of the coronavi ....

Why has Saudi Arabia started an oil price war?
Mar 10, 2020 02:39 PM

Oil prices crashed by as much as 30 per cent after Saudi Arabia fired the first shots in a price war, in crude’s biggest ....

Donohoe signals cut to growth outlook over coronavirus
Mar 10, 2020 02:39 PM

The Minister for Finance has said that, given the openness of the Irish economy, it is inevitable that we will be impact ....

Economy grew by 5.5% last year - CSO
Mar 10, 2020 02:39 PM

The country's gross domestic product grew by 5.5% in 2019, likely making it the European Union's fastest-growing economy ....

Pay for workers who self-isolate to be examined by Government officials
Mar 10, 2020 02:39 PM

Government officials are to examine the possibility of making financial assistance available to private sector workers a ....