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Japanese inflation picks up to 2.9% in October

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 07:15
Japan's core consumer price growth picked up slightly in October, after easing the previous month, reinforcing investors' views that stubborn inflation may push the Bank of Japan to roll back monetary stimulus before long.

UK music store HMV makes Oxford Street return

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 07:09
British music store HMV will today - Black Friday - return to its former flagship store on London's Oxford Street after a four-year absence, offering vinyl, clothing and merchandise in a vote of confidence for physical stores in an increasingly online age.

How to stay safe when shopping online

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 05:00
Irish consumers are expected to spend around €100 million today, Black Friday, and many will make purchases online.

Mortgage approvals for first time buyers hits record

Fri, 11/24/2023 - 05:00
The number of mortgages approved last month increased by 2.7% compared to a month earlier.

New housing commencements rise in October

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 19:05
There was a slight increase recorded in the number of new homes that building work began on in October.

Most mortgages entering arrears are trackers

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 16:33
New research by the Central Bank shows the majority of mortgage accounts going into default of up to three months in the past year have been trackers.

Profits up at OHM motor group as revenues top €227.4m

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 15:18
Pre-tax profits at the OHM Group, which distributes Jaguar and Land Rover brands here, last year increased by 35% to €5.73m.

Revenues up 85% at Mount Juliet estate last year

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 15:07
The staging of the Horizon Irish Open at Mount Juliet last year coincided with revenues at the company which operates the five star hotel and golf resort almost doubling to €17.6m.

€28,000 for pregnancy-related discrimination case - WRC

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 14:57
A south Dublin car dealership has been ordered to pay a pregnant teenage saleswoman it sacked €28,000 for discrimination, after finding management knew she was pregnant and that its claim that she was not hitting sales targets of 20 cars per month as a new worker made "absolutely no sense".

40% of Irish population unaware of the digital euro

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 13:51
New research shows 40% of the Irish population haven't heard of the digital euro, a planned digital version of physical euro bank notes and coins.

Background Bills: The hidden cost of subscriptions

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 13:40
Subscription services have exploded in popularity in the past decade – meaning we may be paying much more for them than we realise, writes Adam Maguire.

Funding of €58.8m for disruptive technology projects

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 13:24
The Government has announced funding of a further €58.8 million to 12 new projects under the Disruptive Technology and Innovation Fund (DTIF).

ECB minutes - Interest rates hikes still on table

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 12:44
European Central Bank policymakers insisted that a further rate hike should be kept on the table, even if further tightening was not their main scenario, the accounts of their October 25-26 meeting showed today.

Public sector pay talks expected to begin on Monday

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 12:32
Talks on a new public sector pay deal involving unions, staff associations and the Government are expected to begin next week.

Public sector pay talks expected to begin on Monday

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 12:32
Talks on a new public sector pay deal involving unions, staff associations and the Government are expected to begin next week.

No changes to mortgage rules after Central Bank review

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 12:30
The full effect of higher interest rates has yet to feed through the economy, according to the Central Bank's Financial Stability Review published today.

Labour market participation rate highest since 2008

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 11:30
New figures from the Central Statistics Office today show that the estimated labour market participation rate in the third quarter of 2023 reached 65.8% - the highest rate recorded since the third quarter of 2008 and up from 64.8% the same time last year.

Why is there no tax incentive to invest in stocks and shares?

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 11:03
Consumer tax incentives like ISA accounts could provide benefits to both individuals and the Exchequer

Ibec's Directors for BioPharmaChem and Medtech sectors

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 10:44
Employers group Ibec has today appointed two new directors for its BioPharmaChem and Irish Medtech associations.

Finance Bill passes all stages in Dáil after debate

Thu, 11/23/2023 - 10:30
The Finance Bill has passed all stages in the Dáil and will now move to the Seanad for consideration before being sent to President Michael D Higgins for signature.