The spread between Ireland’s 10-year benchmark government bond and German security of a similar maturity has dropped to 57 basis points from 298 basis points just over two years ago

Ireland’s bond rally has already allowed it to shed the stigma attached to the euro-region’s weakest members. Next stop: joining the area’s strongest(...)

New orders and employment improved on the previous month, while input prices fell

Irish manufacturing sector growth rebounded from a 16-month low in July as the weak euro boosted exports, a survey showed on Tuesday. The Investec Man(...)

Ireland’s services sector grew at its fastest rate in nine years in June driven by increases in new business and prices charged. Investec’s latest Pur(...)

Irish manufacturing expanded at its slowest rate in 16 months in June, according to the Investec Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish manufacturing expanded at its slowest rate in 16 months in June with growth easing in both new orders and employment, a survey showed on Wednesd(...)

Analysts say Irish bond yields have held up well on what has been a turbulent day on the markets

Irish bond yields have so far avoided the contagion engulfing Southern Europe stemming from the latest developments in Greece. Italian, Spanish and P(...)

According to Investec’s latest Purchasing Managers’ Index growth in the Irish manufacturing sector increased to 57.1 in May from April’s 55.8 reading, in a sequence of expansion that now runs to two years.( Photograph: Peter Kollanyi/Bloomberg)

Activity in Ireland’s manufacturing sector expanded to a three-month high in May, with the speed of growth of output quickening to a nine month high.(...)

Britain still ranks as Ireland’s main food export destination and by some way, accounting for nearly 40 per cent of all food exports.   Photograph: Bloomberg

In the space of three weeks last September, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan changed his growth forecast for the economy three times.It was a test(...)

Activity in the services sector expanded again last month, albeit at a slower rate. Investec’s latest Purchasing Managers’ Index fell slightly to 60.6(...)

Ireland’s manufacturing sector remains in expansion mode with the weak euro continuing to bolster trade.However, Investec’s latest Manufacturing Purch(...)

Employment across the services sector, including travel and leisure,  continued in March. (Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

Ireland’s services sector expanded during March, as companies operating in the sector continue to benefit from a recovering economy. However, the shar(...)