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The latest monthly numbers were almost entirely driven by the pharma-dominated modern sector, which rose nearly 17% in September

Irish manufacturing output remained strong in September, bucking the downward trend across Europe. Central Statistics Office (CSO) figures show produ(...)

The Beast from the East weighed on the euro zone services sector.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Heavy snow slowed activity in Europe’s dominant service industry last month but with growth still relatively strong, policy expectations for the Europ(...)

Governor Mark Carney and colleagues said they now wanted to return inflation to its 2 per cent target over “a more conventional horizon”

The Bank of England said on Thursday interest rates probably need to rise sooner and by a bit more than it thought three months ago, after it raised i(...)

In 2017 as a whole, growth was 1.8 per cent compared with 1.9 per cent in 2016, better than many forecasters had predicted at the time of the Brexit referendum but the slowest since 2012

British economic growth unexpectedly picked up speed in the last three months of 2017, according to official data which showed the impact of Brexit s(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Rallies in oil and commodities boosted markets on Monday but investors remained cautious about the possible impact of the looming Italian constitution(...)

New Zealand scrumhalf Sid Going gets in his kick despite the attentions of Ireland’s Sean Lynch and Fergus Slattery during the 1973 game which ended  10-10. Photograph:   Dermot O’Shea

So 1973 revisited, before it gets neatly filed away in history. Finally.   Be it three Novembers or 43 winters past, victory over The All Blac(...)

For the second month running firms held prices steady despite costs rising at the steepest rate since July last year

Business activity in the euro zone during October was not as robust as first thought, a survey showed on Friday, adding to signs the bloc’s recovery r(...)

EasyJet gained almost 4 per cent. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Markets rebounded yesterday after two weeks of losses, aided by gains in both Germany and Greece. However, weaker than expected Chinese data hit min(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi and Vice President Vitor Constancio (left) leave after addressing an ECB news conference in Frankfurt. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

Businesses across Asia and Europe have slashed prices at the start of the year to drum up trade, surveys showed on Friday, a day after the European Ce(...)

Brian Hogan from KSG, winner of EY Industry Entrepreneurs of the Year. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Brian Hogan of contract catering, restaurant and hospitality service provider KSG was named as the winner of the industry category at the EY Entrepre(...)

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