Business ETC uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 20 December, 2014

Economy - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Cruise liners are basically hauling the cash into Dublin 50 Million Squid

Cruise liners are basically hauling the cash into Dublin

The cruise season has extended by two months this year, right into winter.

Economy - Yesterday’s News

‘An air of panic is setting in to the property market’

New figures show a spike in the number of mortgage approvals.

From TheJournal.ie Nama: Developers will not be paid “bonuses” but they may get financial rewards NAMAland

Nama: Developers will not be paid “bonuses” but they may get financial rewards

Three developers are on over €200,000 from the state bad bank.

Ireland owes the EU €1 million for an outstanding fruit and veg bill

And you thought Marks and Spencer’s was pricey…

Economy - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Credit union ‘lent €3.1 million for five years with no interest or payments’ Pay Me Later

Credit union ‘lent €3.1 million for five years with no interest or payments’

Killorglin Credit Union has been transferred to Tralee Credit Union.

‘It saddens me to be part of a parliament that brings about this grief’ – Nama told

But the bad bank’s boss came out swinging against claims it was being a bully.

Switzerland has brought in negative interest rates because of desperate Russians

People are sinking their cash into the safe haven as the rouble plunges.

Economy - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda: I’ll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry Good Luck With That

Enda: I’ll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry

The Taoiseach was described as “a crawler” by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better’ Banking Inquiry

‘Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better’

Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.

Eddie Rocket’s to create 50 new jobs with new fast-food franchise

Two new restaurants will offer more of a fast-food experience and will be named simply ‘Rocket’s’.

From TheJournal.ie This has been a pretty massive year for car sales Sucking Diesel

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

SPONSORED

From TheJournal.ie Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them Bigger Boat

Like Dublin Bay prawns? Irish fishermen are allowed to catch more of them

Ireland convinced the European Commission’s to change their mind on fish quotas.

From TheJournal.ie 30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

From TheJournal.ie The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI Leaking Cash

The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI

But at least things are looking good for jobs and the economy.

Economy - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny withdraws claims that bank guarantee documents were shredded Take It Back

Enda Kenny withdraws claims that bank guarantee documents were shredded

The Taoiseach first made the claims in the summer of 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s just how bad the Russian crisis is… in three graphs Freefall

Here’s just how bad the Russian crisis is… in three graphs

The Russian Rouble has lost 20% of its value today.

No sympathy from central bank as Russians told to ‘get used to it’

The Russian rouble lost 20% in value today, suffering its steepest drop in 16 years.

Economy - Monday 15 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cattle-rustling: Man to face charges after border arrest Border Town

Cattle-rustling: Man to face charges after border arrest

An illegal slaughterhouse was also found recently.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s some good news if you earn the minimum wage Cash Money This post contains videos

Here’s some good news if you earn the minimum wage

A new Low Pay Commission is being set up to examine the current rate of €8.65 and whether it should be increased.

Economy - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Steve Jobs predicted the future of e-commerce in 1996 Online Jobs

Steve Jobs predicted the future of e-commerce in 1996

And was pretty much bang on.

Economy - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another city is getting ready to ban Uber Car Wars

Another city is getting ready to ban Uber

Brussels isn’t a fan.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you shop local this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you shop local this Christmas?

Where will you being buying those presents?

Economy - Friday 12 December, 2014

Denis O’Brien-owned Topaz to take control of 38 Esso stations

The acquisition will see staff at the Esso stations remain in their positions.

‘Things are more likely to be getting worse than better for consumers’

Most people also expect to pay more on essential items over the next six months.

Poll: How will your Christmas spend compare to last year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will your Christmas spend compare to last year?

Shoppers are predicted to spend a little bit more this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer Income

Budget 2015 made rich people richer and poor people poorer

An ESRI report also found that contrary to popular belief the ‘squeezed middle’ has not been hardest hit in recent years.

Economy - Thursday 11 December, 2014

The economy ‘flatlined’ over the summer, but Michael Noonan’s not worried

The country’s still on target to meet its Budget forecasts.

From TheJournal.ie NAMA’s court bid to seize dead farmer’s land from widow and son Bad Bank

NAMA’s court bid to seize dead farmer’s land from widow and son

The Public Accounts Committee is to seek a hearing with the widow of a farmer who took his own life two years ago.

Dublin rents are almost back to their property-bubble peaks

The latest rent index shows that Dublin rents increased by 9.5% in the last year but that growth moderated in the third quarter of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Mattie McGrath: ‘I could use the C-word about NAMA’ Watch

Mattie McGrath: ‘I could use the C-word about NAMA’

The Tipperary TD claimed the bad bank is “relentlessly terrorising a widow in his county”.

SPONSORED

Fewer families are having their electricity and gas cut off

In October, just under 700 households were disconnected.

Economy - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will only rich people be able to buy houses under new mortgage rules?

That’s the concern of the Department of Finance.

From TheJournal.ie Unemployment is dropping – but where exactly are all the jobs? Jobswatch

Unemployment is dropping – but where exactly are all the jobs?

The answer isn’t that surprising.

Economy - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Which regions in Ireland have the best (and worst) jobs prospects for the coming months? Fat Of The Land

Which regions in Ireland have the best (and worst) jobs prospects for the coming months?

If you thought it was all about the capital, you would be wrong.

1 2 3 4 5