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Election 2016: Ian Kehoe on the crisis at the gate

I am worried that our politicians don’t seem to care

14th February, 2016
Many chief executives and business leaders are privately sketching out contingency plans to cut costs and rationalise operations in the event that the bear market continues and impacts on Ireland.

I’m worried. In fact, I’m worried a lot. I’m worried about the panic that is now stalking the markets, spooking investors and rattling policymakers.

I’m worried that the markets have lost their belief in the powers of central bankers. I’m worried about falling asset prices, low inflation, stuttering economic growth and the potential for future shocks. I’m worried about what all this means for Ireland’s fledgling, fragile economic recovery....

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