Service firms expanding at fastest rate since 2007

Business activity at Irish services companies increased for the sixth month running during January, the latest NCB services index has shown.

5th February, 2013

Business activity at Irish services companies increased for the sixth month running during January, the latest NCB services index has shown.

The headline index figure, at 56.8, shows that the Irish services sector is expanding at its fastest pace since August 2007.

Those respondents that posted a rise in activity during the month mainly linked this to higher new business. There were also reports of strengthening momentum in the sector. A number of panellists highlighted growth in...

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