Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Carney rate-hike guidance hits pound

Carney rate-hike guidance hits pound Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. Photo: PA The pound fell yesterday despite the Bank of England lifting interest rates from crisis-era lows, after Governor Mark Carney said...

Profits up 60pc at Topshop Irish arm

Profits up 60pc at Topshop Irish arm Revenues were up at the firm which operates the Burton, Dorothy Perkins and Evans brands Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of Cristina Green's retail firm...

How fully employed workforce still ‘two years off’

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...

European economy slows amid global trade war fears

European economy slows amid global trade war fears Growth eased to 0.3%, down from 0.4% in the first quarter. There are fears of a global trade war over the policies pursued by US...

€1K ‘Granny Grant’ proposed for grandparents who help with childcare in Budget talks

€1K 'Granny Grant' proposed for grandparents who help with childcare in Budget talks Independent Alliance demands payment in Budget negotiations (Stock photo)Transport Minister Shane Ross wants to reduce the impact of childcare costs for...

UK growth set to rebound as summer weather defrosts economy

UK growth set to rebound as summer weather defrosts economy Economic growth in the second quarter is expected to reach 0.4%. The recent heatwave is expected to have boosted the economy (PA) UK economic...

Zimbabwe’s ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll

Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa Photo: AFP/GettyPeople look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare (AP)Supporters of the opposition...

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Holland & Barrett eyes £2bn in revenue under new owner

Holland & Barrett eyes £2bn in revenue under new owner The business is now owned by an investment fund controlled by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman. Holland...

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