A key development in currency markets in 2017 was the strengthening of the euro and weakening of the dollar, writes Oliver Mangan
Business growth is rolling on and the exchequer is benefiting in no small way.
Economics often has an unfair reputation. In the public mind, economics is conflated with one of two things — either economists are talking about forecasts of the macro-economy, or talking about finance.
Local property tax (LPT) is back in the news, and not just because the payment arrangements for 2018 are being made around now.
Despite the fact that our health system is overloaded over Christmas every year and despite the fact the Government of the day talks about being better prepared the following year, every year we get it wrong, writes Paul Mills.
The economic prospects for Ireland’s main export market, the eurozone, look better now than at any time in the past decade or more, writes Oliver Mangan.
Investors experienced a very strong year during 2017, writes David Holohan.
The past number of years have seen a stronger than expected recovery by the Irish economy. This has been led by robust export growth, but there has also been a strong rebound in domestic demand, including business investment, construction and consumer spending.