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Bank upgrades growth forecast as employment growth accelerates

28th July, 2017
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The Central Bank has raised its forecasts for growth in the Irish economy over the next two years, due to faster than expected jobs growth and a pick-up in the European economy.

In its latest quarterly bulletin, the bank says it expects the economy to grow by 4.5 per cent this year, a big upgrade from the 3.5 per cent it expected in its last bulletin. The 2018 forecast has also been raised from 3.2...

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