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Irish companies’ concerns about the impact of Brexit linger, the latest business sentiment index from KBC Bank and Chartered Accountants Ireland has found.

The mood of Irish companies improved this spring, but many remain in the dark about the potential impact of Brexit, the latest business sentiment inde(...)

Dublin consumer sentiment index fell to  137.8 in the final three months of 2016. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Consumer sentiment was “notably more gloomy” in Dublin at the end of the year, according to a regional breakdown for the fourth quarter of 2016 by KBC(...)

Irish business sentiment has “worsened markedly” in the past three months as concerns about the UK’s vote to leave the European Union dented confidenc(...)

Economists at Investec said the bigger than expected breadth of the package from the Bank of England – which cut interest rates for the first time in seven years –  proved effective in the  eyes of markets

The Bank of England has cut interest rates for the first time in seven years and announced a package of monetary stimulus measures aimed at limiting t(...)

Job market concerns, fuelled by job losses in companies like Intel, may be behind a softening of consumer confidence in May. (Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times)

Irish consumer confidence fell to a fourteen month low in May, as job market concerns, uncertainty over ‘Brexit’ and a feeling that the economic reco(...)

Healthier household finances are more widely expected this year with 38 per cent of consumers  saying they expect their financial situation to improve in the next twelve months

Irish consumer sentiment hit a 15-year high last month with households feeling increasing confident about the future despite concerns over the global (...)

Sentiment among Dublin consumers recovered in late 2015, rising from 147.6 to 152.6 points in the third quarter

Consumer sentiment rebounded in the final three months of 2015, particularly in Dublin. However, many households are concerned about what this year w(...)

December’s increase in consumer sentiment was the third monthly gain in a row

Consumer sentiment rose to a new 10-year high in December, buoyed by expectations of a stronger economy and healthier personal finances this year. Th(...)

The rise in Irish consumer sentiment last month was broadly based with four of the five main elements of the survey posting monthly gains and the fifth largely unchanged from November

Irish consumer sentiment rose to its second highest level in eight years in December, new figures show.The latest KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI consumer senti(...)

The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index rose to 92.8 from 87.1 in August, as all the main components of the index recorded monthly gains. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Irish consumer sentiment rose to its highest level since January 2007 in September, as greater optimism in relation to Irish economic prospects and a (...)

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