Global demand fears dent Irish business mood

Sentiment index may suggest easing of growth pace

19th May, 2016
Growing fears about weaker global demand Pic Getty

A measure of the mood of Irish business slipped back in the first three months of 2016 after hitting a nine-year high in the previous quarter, according to a survey compiled by KBC Bank Ireland and Chartered Accountants Ireland.

They said the pull-back stemmed from some easing in the pace of output growth but also from a notably increased level of uncertainty. But the survey compilers added that the latest figure still suggests that the Irish...

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