Saturday, March 23, 2019
Lira decline is steeper than EBRD's worst case scenario President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States. Photo: Umit Bektas The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) internal stress tests found the lender could cope...
Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes A German couple kiss during a walk along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare. Photo: Brian Arthur Each year, at about this time, there is a lot of speculation about the...
Middle Ireland is already squeezed - it shouldn't pay again 'Some two million people are the beneficiaries of social welfare payments in this State, prompting some to brand us a Welfare Nation' (stock photo) When officials in this country need to...
Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of some US...
Euro falls with investors cautious about US-China trade talks (stock picture) The euro slipped on Monday as the dollar gained ahead of proposed trade talks between the United States and China this week that investors hope will ease tensions between the...
Runrig hail fans ahead of sell-out farewell concerts The group will perform live for the last time in Stirling after 45 years in music. Runrig will perform two nights at City Park in Stirling (Whyler Photos/PA) Runrig have paid tribute to their...
UK stocks bounce on hopes around US-China trade talks Representatives from both countries are set to meet on Wednesday. The President of the People’s Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping (PA) The FTSE 100 started to bounce back on Monday as investors...
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 tobacco yesterday in retaliation for...
Ibec issues warning over 'complacency' Business group Ibec expects the economy to grow by 5.7pc this year, but warned against "complacency" over the country's competitive offering. In its latest quarterly economic outlook, the group said businesses are finding it increasingly difficult...

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