Wednesday November 25, 2020

Economic figure regains some lost Brexit ground

Bank of Ireland says businesses and households more positive in August

29th August, 2016
Consumers more positive about jobs outlook. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse stood at 93.7 in August, up 2.5 points on July, regaining a quarter of the ground lost following the Brexit vote.

The business component of the survey rose in the month, on the back of a pick-up in confidence among firms in the industry, retail and construction sectors. The consumer figure also rose in August, with households more positive about the outlook for the economy and employment.

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