The jump in January was driven by a sharp increase in the new business subindex to 66.2 from 62.7 a month earlier

Ireland’s services sector grew at its speediest pace in almost a decade last month as new business in Europe’s fastest growing economy expanded stron(...)

Growth in new orders revealed a sharp and accelerated expansion, extending the current run of positive readings to 31 months. (Photograph: AFP/Getty Images)

Growth in Ireland’s manufacturing sector rose to its highest level in six months in January. According to Investec’s monthly Purchasing Managers’ In(...)

 Fergal O’Brien: “I don’t think China has slowed to such a degree that it is now a major risk for exporters.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / THE IRISH TIMES

The risk to Ireland from the ongoing turmoil in China has been classified as “minimal” by several leading Irish commentators. They say Ireland’s ec(...)

The Investec Purchasing Managers’ Index of activity in services, which covers businesses from banks to hotels, slipped to 61.8 from November’s nine-year high of 63.6.

Ireland’s services sector expanded strongly in December to mark over three years of unbroken growth, a survey showed on Wednesday, as the economy out(...)

The latest survey shows a sharp and accelerated increase in buying activity, with the quantity of purchases index expanding at its fastest pace in five months

Ireland’s manufacturing sector ended 2015 on a positive note with operating conditions strengthening for the 31st consecutive month in December, accor(...)

The business expectations subindex hit its highest level since January 2004, climbing to 80.3 from 76.7

Ireland’s services sector grew at the fastest rate in nine years in November, with employment, prices charged and new business all expanding strongly,(...)

New PMI figures for November show that orders increased for the twenty ninth successive month, while new export business also continued to grow sharply with the rate of expansion little-changed from that seen in October. (Photograph: Alan Betson, The Irish Times)

Growth in Ireland’s manufacturing sector has moderated to the slowest pace of growth in 21 months, new figures show. According to Investec’(...)

The index remains well above the euro zone average of 54.2 recorded in recent flash data and has stayed above 60 for almost two years.

Ireland’s services sector expanded rapidly again in October, a survey showed on Wednesday, but a third successive easing in the rate of new business p(...)

Ireland’s manufacturing sector saw a “solid improvement” in October, with the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Investec revealing another month of expansion. (Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times)

Ireland’s manufacturing sector saw a “solid improvement” in October, with the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Investec revealing another month(...)

 Lemon cafe on Dawson Street Dublin. The services sector has now been growing  for three years, new figures show.   (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Ireland’s services sector continued to expand in September, driven by substantial growth in new business activity. According to Investec’s Services P(...)