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Interest rate hike in state’s home loan scheme

The Government has sharply increased the rate of interest it will charge future first-time home buyers availing of its Rebuilding ...
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Dublin Port’s trade with Europe spikes as Brexit takes toll on UK

Volumes through the country’s busiest port indicate a shift from the UK to a growing trade with the continent. Figures ...
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Car sales in Europe get late-year boost helped by incentives

Europe emerged as a bright spot for the embattled global car industry after car sales jumped to a record in ...
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Soaring gold price leads to a refining boom

In a refinery just outside Uganda’s main airport, workers slip bars of freshly refined gold into clear plastic bags sealed ...
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Housing costs push 2019 inflation rate up to 0.9% – CSO

New Central Statistics Office figures show the rate of inflation almost doubled in 2019 compared to 2018 with housing, water, ...
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Central Bank announces consumer and investor protection priorities for 2020

The Central Bank has said that the protection of borrowers in mortgage arrears will continue to be a key priority ...
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Dow, S&P 500 at record highs after US-China trade deal

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 rose to record highs on Wall Street last night following a volatile session marked ...
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State may exit US currency blacklist

The United States may remove Ireland from its list of potential currency manipulators next year after the State’s current account ...
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Residential property prices rise by 1.4% in November

Residential property prices posted annual growth of 1.4% in November, the fastest growth in three months, new figures from the ...
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