The Treasury Building, home to the NTMA. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland’s debt agency sold €750 million of bonds yesterday at a record low interest rate as investors shrugged off political uncertainty to focus on t(...)

The Investec Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) slowed to 62.1 in February from 64.0 in January

Growth in Ireland’s services sector slowed slightly in February as new orders weakened, but remained close to its fastest pace in almost a decade, a s(...)

Investec’s monthly Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), an indicator of the health of the manufacturing industry, gave a reading of 52.9 in February, down from January’s 54, but still indicating that the industry is growing. It is the 33rd consecutive month of growth. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Manufacturing growth eased to its slowest pace in two years in February, as a stronger euro and weak new orders hit. Investec’s monthly Purchasing M(...)

 Chief executive officer of airline Ryanair, Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Nervousness over the outcome of today’s general election, together with the opening salvos of the UK’s referendum debate on European Union membership(...)

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,(...)