Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Japan plans to take the pain out of Monday morning blues Shining Monday is part of a broader plan to encourage companies to cut down on employees’ overtime and get them out of the office earlier. Photo: REUTERS The government in...
Central Bank warns economy at risk of crisis from 'overheating' Mark Cassidy. Picture: Eleanor Keegan/Photocall Ireland The economy is at risk of overheating, the Central Bank's director of economics and statistics has warned, in its latest intervention in a matter of...
Blow for Liebherr employees Up to 800 staff at Liebherr in Killarney, who are on a three-day-week from September 1, have not been told for how long the cost-cutting measure will be in place. A letter of formal notice was sent...
Dollar sends yuan, Aussie dollar lower on fears of US tariff threats (stock picture) The dollar strengthened on Wednesday, sending the Chinese yuan towards recent lows and pressuring the Australian dollar on fears of an imminent escalation in the trade dispute...
EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S. A trailer is filled with soybeans at a farm in Buda, Illinois, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Acker/File Photo EU soybean imports from the United States almost quadrupled early in the new marketing year,...
How fully employed workforce still 'two years off' 75pc of adults are at work in the UK, while less than 70pc are in Ireland. Stock photo The number of people out of work has dropped by 38,200 since last year -...
Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain Brexit looms Mark Carney. Photo: Reuters The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on Thursday but signalled it was in no hurry...
A Toronto-area teacher who backpacked through Europe and slept on couches this summer was unaware he had a winning $21-million Lotto Max ticket stuck to his fridge at home. Craig Henshaw, 42, said Tuesday he bought the ticket at a...
Predicting Brexit fallout 'easiest call in 25 years' - Carney BoE Governor Mark Carney is preparing for ‘disorderly’ exit Photo: Reuters Forecasting the immediate fallout from Britain's vote to the leave the European Union in June 2016 was "probably the easiest...
Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem The Taoiseach acknowledged there was a significant amount of derelict land not being made available for development. Leo Varadkar denies that Ireland has a property bubble issue Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied that Ireland...

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