Andrew Fanning

Andrew Fanning

Hard Brexit would slash 2019 growth outlook - ESRI

Hard Brexit would slash 2019 growth outlook - ESRI

The ESRI adds that this forecast does not take into account potentially significant short-term shocks to the economy from consumer uncertainty, disruption in financial markets or lack of access to international supply chains

Property price growth slows as capital's market cools

Property price growth slows as capital's market cools

Prices of apartments across the country fell by 0.6 per cent during October, the first monthly fall for almost two years, according to CSO figures

Lower income households lost out more in Budget 2019, ESRI finds

Lower income households lost out more in Budget 2019, ESRI finds

The ESRI says the decision to leave both personal and employee tax credits unchanged amounts to an effective tax increase for many workers, as it warns on corporation and carbon taxes

Donohoe to tackle corporation tax surge concerns

Donohoe to tackle corporation tax surge concerns

For the first 11 months of the year, corporation tax receipts were almost €9.5 billion, 20 per cent or more than €1.5 billion above target

FBD Hotels & Resorts buys The Heritage

FBD Hotels & Resorts buys The Heritage

The hotel had been put on the market earlier this year by CBRE’s hotel division on behalf of its US-based owners, investors Adrian Carmack and Robert Wright

Woodbrook Group prepares for Nasdaq listing

Woodbrook Group prepares for Nasdaq listing

The Cyprus-based financial advisory firm headed by Waterford native Michael Doherty has bought a US company in a move which paves the way for a listing on New York’s Nasdaq market

Government repeating past mistakes on spending, says watchdog

Government repeating past mistakes on spending, says watchdog

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council's budget assessment warns of a 'worrying pattern' in the management of the public finances in recent years

Can economy deliver increase in housing supply?

Can economy deliver increase in housing supply?

A large number of the workers required to build the extra homes will have to come from abroad, the ESRI warns in a new report

CRH shrugs off US weather disruption

CRH shrugs off US weather disruption

The building materials group now expects full-year earnings to come in at €3.35 billion, up from €3.15 billion last year and in line with what analysts had been expecting

Lack of competition key to Irish bank profits, says report

Lack of competition key to Irish bank profits, says report

Author Ciarán Nevin said Irish banks’ net interest margins had increased significantly since the financial crisis, while declining in other EU banks

May stands firm amid Brexit deal backlash

May stands firm amid Brexit deal backlash

More letters of no confidence have been submitted to the chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservatives. If the figure reaches 48, that would trigger a leadership contest

Central Bank says mortgage code 'working' for sold-off loans

Central Bank says mortgage code 'working' for sold-off loans

The report, which focused on borrowers whose loans have been sold by the banks to so-called vulture funds, was commissioned by Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe

How will Brexit affect the housing market?

How will Brexit affect the housing market?

Researchers from the ESRI and the Nevin Institute told the Oireachtas Housing Committee that ideally the state should be ready to step in if Brexit led to a reduction in housing activity by private developers

Draghi: Irish banking market a 'quasi-monopoly'

Draghi: Irish banking market a 'quasi-monopoly'

ECB chief faces questions on bank's actions during financial crisis in first appearance before Oireachtas committee

Some migrant findings 'concerning', says ESRI

Some migrant findings 'concerning', says ESRI

A report on how well migrants are settling into Ireland finds, however, that many non-Irish nationals are matching Irish people in several key social and economic measures