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Investec ups economic growth forecasts, Nama surplus

A new report from Investec suggests the economy may expand by 5% for 2018, ahead of a previous forecast of 4.4%

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
18th June, 2018

Ireland’s economy could expand by 5% this year despite a weakness start to 2918 caused by snow, while Nama could deliver a €4.5 billion return for the state, according to economists at Investec.

In a new report this morning Investec said data from employment figures, manufacturing output, construction activity and trade point to the economy growing faster-than-expected in 2018 to more than make up for the days lost to snow and poor weather in the...

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