Chris Johns

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City of Derry airport: The loss of the Derry to London Stansted route after flybmi ceased operations has raised concerns over the viability of the airport

The number of businesses seeking a type of ‘trusted trader’ status for faster border and customs checks in post-Brexit trade with the UK has surged, f(...)

One of the silliest games played by hyper educated people, who really should know better, is any attempt to explain short term movements in stock markets

Weekend newspaper supplements often quiz somebody reasonably well known about their finances. The answers are often the same: ‘money is not my main mo(...)

Have US interests rates peaked for the current cycle? Maybe. Above, Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Apprentice investment bankers are taught to beware the words “it’s different this time”. There are many historical examples of financial ruin visited (...)

Fáilte Ireland will take a fresh swing at the lucrative golf tourism market in 2019 as part of preparations to offset the impact of Brexit

The Government is willing to see the Brexit deal re-opened if the United Kingdom wants to stay in a permanent customs union with the EU or allows for (...)

A Leave supporter arguing with a Remain supporter outside parliament in London.The  police  have been “briefed to intervene appropriately” if the law is broken. Photograph:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

‘Corpulent generals, safe behind lines” is a line taken from a song Children’s Crusade, written by British rock star Sting in 1985. Those lyrics captu(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy, who has warned of slowing growth in the Irish economy this year due to competitiveness constraints and Brexit uncertainties. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Employers’ group Ibec is predicting a major slowdown in growth this year as the Irish economy approaches full capacity and “cost competitiveness erode(...)

‘My hope, if not forecast, is that we have seen the peak in residential property prices. Perhaps for this generation, not just for the current cycle.’

The year began with a burst of economic optimism. That’s mostly because forecasters had got 2017 wrong: initial forecasts of subdued growth had been c(...)

Donald Trump has fired the last remaining adult in the White House and is promising a prolonged battle with Congress unless he gets funding for his Mexican Wall

The US stock market is having its worst December since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Donald Trump has fired the last remaining adult in the White(...)

EIB president Werner Hoyer: “If we cannot stop this trend towards the return of protectionism…we are going to live in a much less comfortable continent and world very soon.”

The European Investment Bank president has warned that “If we cannot stop this trend towards the return of protectionism…we are going to live in a muc(...)

An image of what the redeveloped Apollo House on Tara Street in Dublin would look like.

A report from State agency NewERA looks at the potential exposures of State-owned companies to Brexit, and finds that forestry service Coillte is part(...)

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