A job fair  at Shandong University in  China. Slower economic growth in China, worsening producer price deflation and a generally chillier global environment has prompted the Manila-based Asian Development Bank to cut its growth forecasts for developing economies in Asia.

Slower economic growth in China, worsening producer price deflation and a generally chillier global environment has prompted the Manila-based Asian De(...)

The 28 apartments Block 9 at Prospect Hill in Finglas, Dublin 11  rented to Cluid on a 15-year lease from April 16th, 2013.

Colliers International is guiding €4.25 million for a modern block of apartments at Prospect Hill in Finglas, Dublin 11. Block 9, just off the Fingla(...)

Operator of the Luas system, Transdev, has told staff any industrial action, including the work-to-rule and overtime ban, will lead to staff losing out on annual bonus payments of between €2,500 and €3,000. Photograph: The Irish Times

There has been no noticeable disruption to Luas services this weekend following the introduction of a work-to-rule and an overtime ban ahead of strike(...)

Talks aimed at averting a planned strike at the Luas light rail system in Dublin get underway at the Workplace Relations Commission on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Further strikes by workers on the Dublin Luas light rail system may be announced in the coming days following unsuccessful talks on Friday aimed at re(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly in Phibsborough, Dublin, as they unveiled the housing package after months of discussion between the two departments. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Housing charities have given a guarded welcome to the Government’s rent control package, but warned more needs to be done to help those most vulnerabl(...)

The focus of talks on issues in the rental market between Minister for Finance Michael Noonan (right) and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly (left) has switched to a range of measures rather than one overarching solution such as rent control. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The focus of talks on issues in the rental market between Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has switched(...)

Britain’s inflation rate turned negative for only the second time since 1960. Photograph: Reuters.

Britain’s inflation rate turned negative for only the second time since 1960 in September, reflecting a weak price backdrop that the Bank of England h(...)

Primark in Boston. US consumer prices unexpectedly fell in August. Photograph: Josh Reynolds for The Irish Times

US consumer prices unexpectedly fell in August as petrol prices resumed their decline and a strong dollar curbed the cost of other goods, pointing to (...)

 Chinese premier Li Keqiang: Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein – Pool/Getty Images

Producer prices in China fell last month to their lowest level since the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis, and exports floundered, a(...)

Inflation turned negative by the narrowest of margins in March as it dropped to -0.01 per cent, official figures showed today.The Consumer Price Index(...)