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Government says income tax won’t change in Budget

The Minister for Finance has confirmed that the Government does not plan to make any changes to income tax, USC ...
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Bank of Japan sees economic gloom lifting slightly

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy steady today and slightly upgraded its view on the economy, suggesting that no ...
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Covid-19 and Brexit hitting different parts of the economy – ESRI

The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has found there is limited overlap between the parts of the economy most ...
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Payment breaks source of temporary relief at time of extraordinary financial stress – Central Bank

The Central Bank has published an analysis of payment breaks taken by mortgage holders and firms which shows the overwhelming ...
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UK inflation falls but by less than expected in August

The UK’s restaurant subsidy scheme to support the hospitality sector through the Covid-19 pandemic helped to push the country’s inflation ...
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Ibec calls for €6bn support for businesses in Budget

Employers’ group Ibec has called on the Government to provide an additional €6 billion in supports for businesses in the upcoming ...
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Inflation may be higher than official measure – Makhlouf

The Governor of the Central Bank has said price inflation experienced by households may be higher than what is officially ...
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State’s chief economist warns on state of the economy

A presentation by the Department of Finance’s chief economist describes the fall in the economy in the second three months ...
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EU to delay euro clearing decision on Brexit divorce threat – source

The European Union is set to delay a decision on allowing clearing houses in London to continue clearing euro transactions ...
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