Sunday, May 19, 2019
Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the world economy. What they are witnessing and the decisions...
Erdogan said Turkey will boycott US electronic goods as spat which helped drive lira to record lows continues Lira sank to all-time low on Monday Currency lost more than 40 pct this year Fall has unsettled global markets Turkey is...
Turkey's central bank bids to boost lira as markets meltdown spirals Women exchange currency at an office in Istanbul Turkish policymakers made their first move to bolster the financial system and investor confidence amid a plunge in the lira. The currency,...
Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more employment in research, development and the green economy...
Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of some US...
'Alive and kicking' - German economy shifts into higher gear Stock photo The German economy picked up more steam than expected in the second quarter, driven by higher household and state spending, data showed on Tuesday, suggesting that Europe's biggest economy...
Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Caoimhe Hegarty (10) from Cong, Co Mayo, entertains the crowds on the first day of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann yesterday. For the first time in its...
Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, says the country has a rich tradition in the field. Newgrange in County Meath (Niall Carson/PA) The...
Loan scheme launched for Scottish farmers affected by adverse weather Loans to help farmers hit by months of adverse weather are being offered by the Scottish Government. The National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) was launched on Monday by Rural Economy...
Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Filling up a tank of fuel in socialist Venezuela today costs less than one US cent. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Miraflores Presidential Palace/AP) Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has said fuel will soon...

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