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Sterling regained its poise somewhat on Thursday, trading at 90.5p against the euro, having previously traded at 91.2p the day before. Photograph: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images

Traders are bracing for more big price swings in sterling between now and the expected October 31st Brexit date, with a three-month volatility gauge h(...)

Boris Johnson  is demanding that the backstop, the insurance policy to avoid a hard border, is abolished in order for there to be an orderly UK exit. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

British pro-Brexit MP Marcus Fysh has described leaked British government papers outlining the effects of a no-deal Brexit as the work of people who d(...)

Ibec is forecasting growth in consumer spending will fall to 2.5%  this year. Photograph: Frank Miller

Economic growth will fall to 4 per cent this year and dip further to 2.7 per cent next year – and that’s based on a Brexit deal being reached, the Sta(...)

Consumers spent €26.26bn  in the first three months of this year, an increase of around 3%  on the first quarter of 2018

Irish people spent almost €142 billion last year as the economy surged, the latest figures show. The Central Statistics Office (CSO) said on Thursday(...)

Fergal O’Brien of Ibec says Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, above,  should cut capital gains tax to 12.5 per cent   in order to help entrepreneurs and to lure investment to indigenous companies. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Employers say Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe should slash capital gains tax in October’s budget to boost the Republic’s lagging homegrown indust(...)

The problems of Ireland’s beef sector “are mostly unrelated to a deal which opens up an additional 1.25 per cent of the EU beef market”.

For many years Irish trade policy has been based on trying to ride two horses at once – open up opportunities for Irish businesses, or more accurately(...)

Ireland is ‘by far the most exposed’ among European countries to the latest US punitive tariff plan. Photograph: iStock

Ireland is “by far the most exposed” among European countries to proposed US tariffs given the high volume of whiskey we export to the country, a lead(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe. He has  warned that he would oppose any measure which limits the legitimate use of tax competition to attract foreign investment to Ireland

Ireland’s ability to attract foreign investment using its 12.5 per cent corporate tax rate could be undermined by new proposals which will now be disc(...)

Ibec says the biggest challenge to economic growth  is capacity constraints in the labour market.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The State’s largest business lobby group expects growth in the Republic’s economy to moderate to 4 per cent this year as the global economic cycle mat(...)

The final section of the M8 Dublin to Cork motorway. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Sitting in a control room in East Wall in Dublin, Kevin O’Rourke and his team watch on a bank of screens as a car leaving Dublin Port slows to a stop (...)

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