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Brexit is causing businesses to defer investment decisions but is having very little impact on consumer savings, according to two surveys. The Bank (...)

The survey found that more people were saving regularly in December.

Poor market performance in the run-up to Christmas saw investors confidence in the outlook for markets slump in December, a new survey shows. Savers, (...)

Vindicated: Maurice McCabe with his wife, Lorraine, and Katie Hannon of RTÉ in Whistleblower

During one brief pocket of calm in what we can call the Maurice McCabe saga, the second part of Whistleblower: The Maurice McCabe Story (RTÉ One, Tues(...)

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A Bank of Ireland index tracking sentiment towards saving and investment remained unchanged in July but concerns among older people facing retirement (...)

The Bank of Ireland-ESRI Retirement Optimism Index shows  57 per cent of people have some financial plan for retirement, the highest since the survey began last November.

One in three Irish people believe it will be “easy” for them to live comfortably in retirement, a study published on Monday shows. A Bank of Ireland-(...)

Irish people have built up a large savings buffer in recent years, amounting to more than €100bn. Photograph: Getty Images

The easing of trade war fears and a strong April stock market performance increased the Irish appetite for savings and investment, according to the la(...)

The proportion of people saving regularly slumped to its lowest level on record

Consumers put less money away for a rainy day last month with the bad weather partly to blame for people spending more. The continuing economic recove(...)

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The proportion of regular savers in Ireland held steady at 53 per cent in December, according to the latest savings and investments index by Bank of I(...)

About one-third of Irish households surveyed still do not save at all, and half of savers surveyed said they would like to save more, but cannot

Ireland is increasingly becoming a nation of savers, according to an index by Bank of Ireland and the Economic and Social Research Institute. The ban(...)

The scene at Millrose Estate in Bluebell, Dublin, where the bodies of William and Daniel McCarthy were discovered on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Daniel and William McCarthy were like shadows in their local community. Over the last 30 years , only a handful of their closest neighbours ever had e(...)