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ECB to focus on quarterly meetings with slow, gradual rate cuts – Knot

The European Central Bank can gradually reduce interest rates given the decline in inflation, and decisions on future cuts could ...
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Retail sales dip by 1.2% in April from March – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that retail sales fell by 1.2% on a monthly basis in April ...
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Cross border tourism triples in last decade, report shows

The tourism industry across the island of Ireland is worth almost €17 billion to the economy, and supports 300,000 jobs, ...
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Credit union lending up almost 14%, driven by mortgages

Lending at credit unions increased by almost 14% in the past year, driven by a significant rise in mortgage lending. ...
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Over two thirds of firms concerned about pension auto-enrolment

A new report has found that over two thirds of businesses are concerned about the introduction of pension auto-enrolment. The ...
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Cost-of-living measures ‘must be a focus’ of Budget 2025 – Harris

Cost-of-living measures “must once again be a focus” for Budget 2025, Taoiseach Simon Harris has said. Mr Harris made the ...
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ECB’s Lane says ready to start cutting interest rates

The European Central Bank is ready to cut interest rates next month but policy must continue to be restrictive this ...
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Lack of funding the main barrier to innovation by firms

60% of Irish based businesses say a lack of funding is the main barrier they face when it comes to ...
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Grocery price inflation falls to 2.6% in May from 13.3% last year

New figures from Kantar show that grocery inflation stood at 2.6% in the 12 weeks to May 12, down from ...
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