Boosting demand may not spur housing supply
The new rules make it easier for the conditions of a mortgage bubble to emerge
The Sunday Business Post does not presume to lecture central bankers about economics.
It’s obviously a losing battle, like a child lecturing a parent about the specifics of motoring. But if the parent is driving too fast, the child doesn’t need to know how internal combustion engines work to be able to make an observation. Last week, the Irish Central Bank did the equivalent of pressing its foot down on the accelerator when...
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Private rental sector remains strong despite Covid-19
Demand continues to outstrip supply in both residential and PRS markets, while developers adapt new build designs to take the pandemic into account
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Comment: US must defuse Covid-19’s ticking time bomb of debt
The United States cannot defeat the pandemic like a military foe but it can learn from looking back at its post-war economic recovery