Wednesday, August 22, 2018
ECB interest rates to remain at present levels at least 'through the summer of 2019' ECB President Mario Draghi The European Central Bank said it will end its unprecedented bond purchase scheme by the close of the year, taking its biggest...
Irish engineering firm wins €10m contract in Zambia Irish engineering consultancy firm Nicholas O'Dwyer has signed a €10m contract to carry out work on the $1.2bn Lusaka to Ndola road in Zambia. The company, which was founded in 1932, will carry...
Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs The president is expected to impose tariffs on at least 35 billion to 40 billion dollars of Chinese imports. Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs...
Donald Trump hits back at ‘very Low IQ’ Robert De Niro De Niro received a standing ovation at the Tony awards for yelling ‘f*** Trump’. Donald Trump has hit back at Robert De Niro and labelled him ‘punch-drunk’. (Niall Carson/PA) Donald Trump...
US tariffs on Chinese imports escalate trade dispute China’s government responded quickly by announcing it will immediately impose penalties of ‘equal strength’ on US products. China has said that it will retaliate (Andy Wong/AP) The Trump administration has announced a 25% tariff...
Kim offered assurances in bid to secure peace North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un visits The Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore yesterday. Photos: REUTERS/Edgar Su Donald Trump yesterday was preparing to tell Kim Jong-un he would not be toppled as North...
Government urged to make up €1.5m shortfall in Briery Gap funding Cost of refurbishment works at the Macroom centre has shot up to €4 million Smoke billowing from the front of the Briery Gap during the 2016 blaze Pressure is being brought...
At the heart of BoI's strategy is a bet on the housing recovery Francesca McDonagh, Bank of Ireland CEO, released a wide-ranging strategy plan yesterday to investors in London. Picture: Caroline Quinn Bank of Ireland is betting that a housebuilding revival...
European Central Bank winds down crisis-era stimulus programme The bond purchases will be wound up completely after December. Euro notes (Niall Carson/PA) The European Central Bank says it will phase out the bond-buying stimulus programme credited with helping the 19 countries that...
German sentiment at six-year low German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with representatives of the trade organisations in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Reuters The mood among German investors has sunk to its lowest in nearly six years, a survey has...
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