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Pay freezes predicted despite country's economic growth

Labour costs in Ireland are rising at one of the slowest rates in the EU despite the country's strong economic performance. Ireland is currently the fastest-growing economy in western Eu [...]

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'Strong evidence' Ireland aiding EU banks' tax-avoidance schemes

Ireland is one of the countries "leading the race to the bottom" in the facilitation of global tax avoidance, according to a new report from charity group Oxfam. Oxfam said there "is str [...]

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Irish firms in top five UK foreign business owners

Irish-based companies are among the biggest foreign owners of UK firms, ahead of Japan and well ahead of rising powerhouse China. More than one-in-four of the UK's most important busines [...]

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Price of Dublin semi-D surging again at same rate as in boom years

The price of an average semi-detached house in parts of Dublin is inflating as fast as in the boom years and the period immediately before the Central Bank introduced its lending restrictions two-and- [...]

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Public sector pay 'outstrips private workers by 40pc'

Public sector workers get paid 40pc more on average than their private sector counterparts, a report claims. By contrast, in the UK public sector pay is almost on a par with the private [...]

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The UK triggering Article 50 will soon be forgotten - then the hard negotiations start

On Wednesday, the UK prime minister is scheduled to 'trigger' Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union to announce to the 27 other EU member states that the UK intends to leave the union. Ireland is one of 13 applicants to the new Beijing-based int [...]

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Banks grab 233bn in free ECB loans as Draghi warns on profits

Euro-area lenders took 233.5bn in free long-term loans from the European Central Bank as they prepare for the potential end of extraordinary stimulus. The take-up in the last of the ECB [...]

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Sterling boost as UK retail sales surge beats predictions

The pound jumped yesterday after retail sales in the United Kingdom beat expectations, despite rising inflation. It comes just days after it was announced that inflation in the UK crashe [...]

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C&AG will no longer be Nama's sole auditor as outside firm to be hired

The State's Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) will no longer be sole auditor of Nama's group entities, with the bad bank now drafting in a firm to undertake statutory audit work for the next [...]

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PTSB set to lure suitors with toxic loan book

Permanent TSB will finalise a clean-up strategy for its problems loans, including mortgages, by mid-year, the Irish Independent has learned, in a move designed to end investor uncertainty about the mo [...]

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Profits fall at financial firm IFG by more than 25pc

Profits before tax at Irish listed financial firm IFG fell by 26pc last year to 6.4m(7.3m), according to preliminary results for 2016 released this morning. Adjusted profit at the comp [...]

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ISIF puts 50m into ex-Goldman chiefs' financial firm fund

A FUND run by former executives at Goldman Sachs has received 50m from the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to develop financial services jobs in Ireland. Reverence Capital Partne [...]

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Bank of England's Carney plays down 2.3pc jump in UK inflation

Inflation in the United Kingdom crashed through the Bank of England's 2pc target last month, pushed up by rising food and fuel prices. The data highlights in part the impact the Brexit v [...]

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Irish entrepreneur initiative adds another 5,000 to winnings in hunt for your bright ideas

An initiative that aims to encourage and support Irish entrepreneurs has thrown a little more bait in the pool to entice more ambitious minds. Social Entrepreneurs Ireland are now adding [...]

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Frankfurt in front of Dublin in bid for Nomura

Japanese bank Nomura has narrowed down its hunt for a post-Brexit European subsidiary, with Frankfurt reportedly emerging as the frontrunner in the latest vote of confidence in the German financial hu [...]

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Banks ordered to bring in 'ambitious' bad loan plans

The European Central Bank (ECB) has said it expects banks with high levels of unpaid loans to submit "ambitious and realistic" plans to bring them down, as it published guidelines on non-performing lo [...]

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S&P: Irish banks 'largely recovered' from the crash

Irish banks are "largely recovered" from the crash, ratings agency Standard & Poor's said yesterday. However, "scope for profit growth" may be limited because provisions that were ma [...]

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Tallaght mixed-use investment at 1m offers 9.76pc return

Agents Knight Frank are seeking offers in excess of 1m exclusive for a mixed-use commercial investment in the south Dublin suburb of Tallaght. The Village Square, Tallaght, is fully let [...]

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Deutsche Bank in 8bn rights issue

Deutsche Bank said it will raise 8bn in a planned capital increase as the lender seeks to shore up its finances. The German bank will issue 687.5 million new shares at 11.65 each, Deut [...]

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