Category: ECONOMY

Business Irish

Richard Curran: Get a whistleblower to chair the new banking culture board Former Barings rogue trader Nick Leeson, whose actions brought down the bank. Photo: David Conachy The culture...

Nothing less than return to power can save Martin Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photo: Kyran O’Brien It seems unlikely that Micheál Martin is looking forward to his summer...

Netflix’s house of cards wobbles Sacred Games on Netflix Netflix has 130 million subscribers. Its programmes have earned 112 nominations for the upcoming Emmy awards. And it just announced...

Interested in alternative energy sources on your farm? The event takes place on Tuesday, 21 August at Gurteen Agricultural College in Co Tipperary. Next month Teagasc will host an...

Old town, new opportunities, for exporters to central Europe According to EY’S Attractiveness Survey 2017, Central Europe attracted nearly half of Europe’s industrial investment projects in 2016. Its strengths...

Trump accuses China of vicious trade tactics amid escalating dispute The US president is also set to meet EU chiefs for tough negotiations. Mr Trump is showing no let-up...

North Korea economy shrinks at sharpest rate in 20 years as sanctions bite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks to officials as he inspects the construction site of a...

Hundreds missing, several feared dead after Laos dam collapse Screen grab taken on handout video footage from ABC Laos on July 24, 2018 shows people sitting on a rooftop...

Factory growth picks up after slow start to year The Bank of England is weighing up a decision on whether to raise interest rates. Firms’ investment intentions have fallen...

Opinion

European models of home ownership: so how do they do it in Italy? Even the Italian obsession with bricks and mortar has fallen foul of the market, writes Paddy...

New Zealand to charge visitors €20 ‘tourist tax’ to enter the country New Zealand plans to charge visitors up to NZ$35, but are taxes the best way to tackle...

Confidence on public debt pile is sound – but a perfect storm is brewing Conor O’Kelly, chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency. Photo: Fennell Photography ‘Almost irrespective...