Category: ECONOMY

Trump better have an appetite for humble pie The Observer from 50 years ago How does the old saying go again: the more things change, the more they stay...

US wants a fair trade deal, Donald Trump tells EU leaders Donald Trump met European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the White House European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker meets...

Donald Trump ‘willing to hit all goods imported from China with tariffs’ US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping – Chinese state spending has increased in June...

As trade war steps up, WTO already dealing with hundreds of disputes The threat of a global trade war is new and the atmosphere around trade is unusually fraught,...

Breathing space for Chancellor ahead of Budget as borrowing falls Economists said the figures suggest Philip Hammond could be able to change course in November. Chancellor Philip Hammond was...

Open arms awaiting as showpiece makes way to Portrush James Corrigan on how the Northern Ireland venue is already preparing for momentous event Carnoustie in all its glory during...

Irish tech firm eShopWorld appoints heavy-hitter to roll out expansion in the US Cynthia Hollen and Tommy Kelly are ramping up eShopWorld’s operations in the United States. Photo: Larry...

Financial distress on rise as thousands of firms show signs of difficulties New figures on the state of UK firms come at a particularly bleak time for high street...

US warnings as workers struggle despite buoyant jobs market Click here to view full-size graphic By almost every measure, the US economy is booming. But a look behind the...

Hyundai’s Highland fling test The Santa Fe should be ideal tackling the ultimate road trip around the north of Scotland, writes Campbell Spray FAST-SELLING: The Santa Fe is a...

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The boom is back: We’re now shelling out at least €30,000 on our new cars Photo posed We are now spending an average of €30,000+ on a new vehicle,...