Alan Mcquaid

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The main non-EU export destination was the US, to which we exported more than €3 billion worth of goods. Photograph: iStock

Irish exports to the UK increased by 5 per cent in July compared to the same month last year but exports for the first seven months of the year have d(...)

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump: Turkish lira is falling casualty to a deepening economic crisis sparked by a spat with the US.

It is just over two years since army tanks fanned through the streets of Ankara and Istanbul as elements within the Turkish military attempted to inst(...)

President Donald Trump: “As steward of the global financial system and the world’s largest economy, the US had powerful carrots and sticks. Not anymore,” says  Alan McQuaid. Photograph: Tom Brenner/New York Times

The protectionist trade policies being pursued by US president Donald Trump now rank as a bigger threat to Ireland than Brexit, according to Merrion e(...)

Exports to Britain for the period January to June were worth €6.7 billion, representing a decrease of €512 million, figures show. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish goods exports to Britain, the Republic’s largest European Union trading partner, were down 7 per cent in the first six months of 2018, according(...)

June residential property prices, to be released on Tuesday, will show if there has been any slowdown in the rate of price increase. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

MONDAY Results: Mincon. Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Jul); US consumer inflation expectations (Jul). Meetings: Glenveagh Properties EGM ((...)

Unemployment stood at 5.1 per cent in July, unchanged from June but down from 6.8 per cent in July 2017, CSO figures show. Photograph: Frank Miller

Unemployment was unchanged in July, holding steady at 5.1 per cent, as figures show that youth unemployment is continuing to decline. According to fi(...)

The highest house price growth was in Dublin city, at 14.6 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

House prices jumped 12.4 per cent in the year to the end of May, but the rate of growth slowed compared with the previous month, new figures show. Th(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  .Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government’s finances are on target for the first time this year, the latest exchequer returns reveal. The figures for May show the Government h(...)

Philip Lane, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, believes the Irish economy would be better able to withstand another crash. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank’s money and banking statistics are a pretty dry bunch of numbers at the best of times, but they provide a simple snapshot of the bank(...)

Clothing and footwear rose 1.6% in March, increases  linked to the end of the early-year sales

Inflationary pressure in the Irish economy remains extremely weak, with the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) showing prices nationally rose by only 0(...)

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