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Economy - Today’s News

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Economy - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie House prices went up again last month and they’re not stopping On The Up

House prices went up again last month and they’re not stopping

But the rate of property price increases is slowing.

From TheJournal.ie The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two Employment

The latest job numbers are pretty good news for these two

Employment is now increasing at a rate of over 1,000 jobs per week.

Economy - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Does the ‘great fall of China’ mean it’s time to stockpile canned goods? Some seem to think so Fragile China

Does the ‘great fall of China’ mean it’s time to stockpile canned goods? Some seem to think so

A former top UK government adviser has some dire predictions for the global economy.

From TheJournal.ie Developers received trips to Venice and the Ryder Cup from banks before financial crash Banking Inquiry

Developers received trips to Venice and the Ryder Cup from banks before financial crash

Gerard Gannon and Peter Cosgrave have given details in written statements to the banking inquiry.

Economy - Monday 24 August, 2015

China just sneezed and the whole world caught a cold

Today was ‘black Monday’ for Asian stocks – and Ireland wasn’t immune from the fallout.

From TheJournal.ie How old is the average first-time house buyer? On The Ladder

How old is the average first-time house buyer?

They’re getting older.

Economy - Friday 21 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election What Next?

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

From TheJournal.ie It looks like the government will give you some rent certainty this autumn Not Rent Controls

It looks like the government will give you some rent certainty this autumn

Legislative proposals on rent reform will come before cabinet in the coming weeks.

Economy - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Are you burning money on car insurance? Premiums have shot up recently

The AA say they’ve gone up by more this year than any time in a decade.

Economy - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie You win again, Australia… Here are the ‘most liveable’ cities in the world Dublin Up

You win again, Australia… Here are the ‘most liveable’ cities in the world

There’s some positive news for Ireland: Dublin’s up four spots in this year’s rankings.

From TheJournal.ie The ‘last pressure valve’ in the housing market is about to blow – and students will suffer Room To Rent

The ‘last pressure valve’ in the housing market is about to blow – and students will suffer

People looking for rental properties in all Ireland’s major cities are in for a rude shock.

Economy - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro Whoops

Technical error sees Revenue ask foreign businesses for millions of euro

The issue relates to the new ‘VAT Moss’ system.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes Property Tax

Revenue taking money from people who have undervalued their homes

The number of individuals who have mandatory reductions on pensions or wages has doubled since 2013.

Economy - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Economy - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland Green Green Grass Of Home

Economy - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout Vote Passed

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

Economy - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This Irish hotel has been named as the best in the world Fancy
From TheJournal.ie The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college College

Economy - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy Spending Habits

Can I see your boarding pass? Retailers are using your flight information to understand what you buy

You might be able to refuse showing your card when shopping at some airports, but the DAA said it’s a boarding card scan is obligatory to make a purchase in their outlets.

Hotels are raking in the cash – and here’s how much they make on every room

Tourists have been flocking to the country and hoteliers are reaping the spoils.

The terrible weather in July didn’t stop people going on nights out

People have been spending more money on clothes and shoes too…

Economy - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Flying with Ryanair over the next few days? Check in is down tonight System Upgrade

Flying with Ryanair over the next few days? Check in is down tonight

Ryanair’s check in service, website and mobile app will close for five hours.

From TheJournal.ie Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means Bailout

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

Economy - Monday 10 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There are cows in supermarkets as people lose the plot over the price of milk Udder Madness

There are cows in supermarkets as people lose the plot over the price of milk

Farmers saying they are being paid less than it costs them to produce the commodity.

From TheJournal.ie “There’ll always be objections, there’s objections to somebody putting an extension onto their house.” Children's Hospital

“There’ll always be objections, there’s objections to somebody putting an extension onto their house.”

Planning permission for the new hospital to be built on the St James’s Hospital site is due to be submitted today.

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

Something strange happens to the quality of teachers during recessions

It also reveals how to attract better teachers into classrooms.

Economy - Saturday 8 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Just how much money will Sligo be making from the Fleadh Cheoil this week? Big Business

Just how much money will Sligo be making from the Fleadh Cheoil this week?

The annual festival of traditional Irish music will see hundreds of thousands people in attendance.

Economy - Thursday 6 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: London’s having another 24-hour Tube strike (and it doesn’t look at all fun) What A Circus

Pictures: London’s having another 24-hour Tube strike (and it doesn’t look at all fun)

It’s not quite chaos, but it’s not fun either.

Economy - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

There is some bad news in the latest jobless figures

The unemployment rate for July went in the wrong direction for the first time since the start of 2014.

Economy - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland’s most popular car Spot Of Golf

This is Ireland’s most popular car

Are the good times back?

From TheJournal.ie Drive in Dublin city? You might want to make note of these changes Crosstown Luas

Drive in Dublin city? You might want to make note of these changes

The Luas line is undergoing more works.

Economy - Monday 3 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie European cities are banning cars for a day … but Ireland’s not getting involved Not Happening This post contains videos

Economy - Saturday 1 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This high tech New Zealand ‘man cave’ is like something out of 1950s science fiction Property Porn

This high tech New Zealand ‘man cave’ is like something out of 1950s science fiction

Plastics engineer Jono Williams spent 3,000 hours outside his day job building the ultimate man cave.

Economy - Friday 31 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Central Bank is limiting how much you can save in a Credit Union Dispute

The Central Bank is limiting how much you can save in a Credit Union

Irish Credit Unions have said new rules will damage their competitiveness.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken Competitiveness

Ireland could have fewer jobs next year unless urgent action is taken

While there have has been big growth, there is still plenty to worry about.

Economy - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got? The Full Decision

What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got?

The full decision from Eurostat has been revealed. Irish Water looks to be a “heavily subsidised public monopoly” the agency says.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation… Private Practice

Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

Economy - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Why Richard Branson isn’t a good role model for would-be startup founders

Budding entrepreneurs need to have more realistic goals.

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