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Irish business sentiment at its highest level to date

Firms are increasingly confident that the upswing will continue in the final months of 2015

30th October, 2015
Shoppers on Dublin's Grafton Street. Pic: Bloomberg

Irish business sentiment strengthened significantly in the third quarter of 2015 on the back of companies’ own experience of increased activity levels and their greater sense of optimism about the outlook for the broader Irish economy.

The KBC Bank Ireland/ Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Index increased to 130.8 from 123.6 in the previous quarter.

This is the strongest reading since the survey began in late 2006. The results suggest the upswing has become more broadly based...

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