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Brexit hiatus lifts consumer and business confidence

Progress towards the achievement of a Brexit resolution has lifted consumer confidence this month, new research has found. But the Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse for November also recorded that despite the brighter consumer mood, Brexit uncertainty continues to weigh on businesses’ investment plans. The index, a composite of separate measures of consumer and business […]

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Consumer sentiment slumps further as Brexit rumbles on

Consumer sentiment fell for a fourth successive month for the first time since late 2012 as uncertainty over Brexit continued to weigh on confidence, a survey showed today.  While the economy here has remained the fastest growing in the EU throughout three years of Brexit talks, consumer confidence took a hit in recent months as […]

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Consumer price growth slows in July – CSO

Consumer price growth slows in July – CSO Consumer prices rose by 0.5% in July compared to the same month of 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office. That represents a significant slowdown in the pace of inflation, which stood at 1.1% in the year to June and 1.7% in April. In the year to […]

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Consumer price growth slows in July – CSO

Consumer price growth slows in July – CSO Consumer prices rose by 0.5% in July compared to the same month of 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office. That represents a significant slowdown in the pace of inflation, which stood at 1.1% in the year to June and 1.7% in April. In the year to […]

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Consumers spent €1.7 billion online in March

Consumers spent €1.7 billion online in March New figures from the Central Bank show that there are more payment cards than people in this country, with just over six million active credit or debit cards in circulation. In the first three months of the year, Irish people spent just over €1.7 billion using those cards […]

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Consumers spent €1.7 billion online in March

Consumers spent €1.7 billion online in March New figures from the Central Bank show that there are more payment cards than people in this country, with just over six million active credit or debit cards in circulation. In the first three months of the year, Irish people spent just over €1.7 billion using those cards […]

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