KBC Invest 2019: Slow and steady wins the race

KBC Invest 2019: Slow and steady wins the race
Austin Hughes, chief economist at KBC Picture: Fergal Phillips

Economist Austin Hughes believes the Irish economy is on a path to sustainable growth - as long as a US crisis does not trip it up

Austin Hughes is upbeat, but with a cautionary note, about Ireland. The veteran economist, who has been with KBC for nearly 30 years, reaches for his coffee in a hotel near the Belgian bank’s Dublin headquarters.

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