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Sterling scarcely moved on Thursday with strong British retail sales data doing little to shake the currency out of a slumber following a six-month ex(...)

Director of economics and statistics at the Central Bank Mark Cassidy. Photograph: James Forde

The Central Bank is predicting sterling will drop in value to near-parity with the euro in the event of a no-deal Brexit, heaping further pain on Iris(...)

The rush for imports, driven in large part by the Brexit-affected value of Sterling relative to the euro, has been blamed for the 10 per cent fall in new car sales so far this year (on top of lower sales figures for 2018 and 2017 as well)

Just as it is for new cars, so too it is for used. It seems that the tide of cheap used imported cars from the UK is having an effect on the Irish use(...)

Volkswagen is the most popular brand of new car so far this year, with 7,225 registrations.

New car sales are down 10.7 per cent on last year with 64,098 registrations up to the end of March. The motor trade is warning that Brexit uncertainty(...)

The US bowed to international pressure and ordered the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft after days of insisting the plane was airworthy

Accounts for two Luxembourg companies that are key financing cogs in Larry Goodman’s beef empire show the units’ assets were fast approaching €2 billi(...)

The currency was up for much of the day, but it picked up momentum in the London evening after MPs in the House of Parliament narrowly voted for an amendment that is aimed at staving off a no-deal Brexit

Sterling extended its rally on Wednesday evening as UK parliamentarians voted to rule out exiting the European Union under any circumstances without a(...)

Sterling was trading down 0.3 per cent at $1.3101 at 7.45pm having been 0.5 per cent lower before voting began. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

Sterling trimmed its losses in a volatile session on Tuesday evening after UK parliamentarians voted down Theresa May’s tweaked Brexit deal, prompting(...)

Irish Hotels Federation president  Michael Lennon and  chief executive Tim Fenn at the federation’s annual conference in Killarney, Co Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

There has already been a sharp drop in bookings for hotels and guesthouses outside of Dublin even in advance of the UK’s departure from the EU, the Ir(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May addresses MPs following the results of voting on amendments put forward by MPs over the UK government’s Brexit deal, in the House of Commons, London.  Photograph: PA Wire

Sterling rose on Wednesday after declines triggered by the UK parliament’s rejection of amendments to delay Brexit, as investors bet the government wo(...)

Another clock ticks, zero trust exists and the EU will know exactly what it wants: it will, also, hold all the cards

Sterling has risen because investors believe a benign Brexit is on the cards. I fear that misses what will happen next, even if the Withdrawal Agreeme(...)

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