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Central bankers’ bank warns of danger of bonds to markets

A SURGE in the supply of corporate debt in the riskiest investment-grade category may leave markets vulnerable to a rout if economic weakness triggers bouts of rating downgrades, according to the Bank for International Settlements.

EU budget contributions rise hits Exchequer surplus

The Exchequer surplus for February came in lower than expected at €139m, according to Department of Finance data issued yesterday.

Unemployment rate falls to 5.6% in February – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the rate of unemployment fell to 5.6% in February, from the revised rate of 5.7% in January.

Unemployment rate falls to 5.6% in February – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the rate of unemployment fell to 5.6% in February, from the revised rate of 5.7% in January.

ECB interest rate-setters seek to reassure markets

The European Central Bank (ECB) will hold an interest rate-setting meeting on Thursday when it will likely seek to reassure financial markets while not adding to panic setting in around Europe’s sluggish economic performance.

ECB interest rate-setters seek to reassure markets

The European Central Bank (ECB) will hold an interest rate-setting meeting on Thursday when it will likely seek to reassure financial markets while not adding to panic setting in around Europe’s sluggish economic performance.

New law aims to protect workers in casual employment

A new law to protect workers in casual and precarious employment comes into effect today, aimed at improving the security and predictability of working hours.

More Corporation Tax than expected in February’s Exchequer returns

Exchequer returns for February show a shortfall in Income Tax and VAT receipts, but these are largely offset by a bigger than expected payments of Corporation Tax.

Irish businesses now stockpiling raw materials ahead of Brexit date

The clearest evidence yet has emerged of stockpiling by Irish businesses ahead of Brexit in the latest evidence of how the UK’s planned exit from the EU is hitting Irish industry.

Irish businesses now stockpiling raw materials ahead of Brexit date

The clearest evidence yet has emerged of stockpiling by Irish businesses ahead of Brexit in the latest evidence of how the UK’s planned exit from the EU is hitting Irish industry.

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