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#Euro

# euro - Monday 16 March, 2015

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro
# The New Lira
# The New Lira

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro

Mar 16th 2015, 10:06 AM 41,275 Views 70 Comments

Put it this way – it’s a good time to be a US tourist in Europe.

# euro - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Mar 15th 2015, 9:00 AM 19,167 Views 0 Comments

Everyone was talking about the euro on a downward spiral, a solid-gold Apple Watch and Blurred Lines.

# euro - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon
# Yikes!
# Yikes!

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon

Mar 11th 2015, 12:25 PM 27,407 Views 53 Comments

The currency has already hit a new 12-year low today.

# euro - Monday 9 March, 2015

How much lower can the euro go?
# Rock Bottom
# Rock Bottom

How much lower can the euro go?

Mar 9th 2015, 1:05 PM 25,678 Views 39 Comments

The currency is headed towards equal footing with the US dollar.

# euro - Friday 6 March, 2015

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro
# That Sinking Feeling
# That Sinking Feeling

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro

Mar 6th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,703 Views 82 Comments

The ECB will start its €1.1 trillion spending programme on Monday and that’s hitting the currency hard.

# euro - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line
# Who Blinks First?
# Who Blinks First?

Euro leaders are giving Greece until Friday to sign on the dotted bailout line

Feb 17th 2015, 3:55 PM 13,407 Views 149 Comments

Greece has called the deadline “absurd”.

# euro - Monday 16 February, 2015

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money - and returns to talks today
# Grexit
# Grexit

Greece is two weeks away from running out of money - and returns to talks today

Feb 16th 2015, 3:30 PM 14,727 Views 57 Comments

In the worst case scenario, a chaotic “Grexit” could jeopardise the whole euro project.

# euro - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?
# No Cash For You
# No Cash For You

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?

Feb 5th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,494 Views 99 Comments

Europe’s lender of last resort is facing a torrent of criticism in the fallout from last night’s statement concerning Greece’s government debt

# euro - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us
# Twilight Zone
# Twilight Zone

Opinion: Break up the eurozone and slim down the EU – or voters will do it for us

Jan 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 110 Views 70 Comments

The refusal to deal with the core problems of the Union are driving people to fringe parties that take absolute positions against the EU.

# euro - Monday 26 January, 2015

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck
# Syriza
# Syriza

The boyish Prime Minister out to restore Greece's luck

Jan 26th 2015, 10:35 PM 10,116 Views 54 Comments

Who is Alexis Tsipra?

# euro - Saturday 24 January, 2015

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party
# On A Debt Plane
# On A Debt Plane

One Irish TD is travelling to Greece for a possible Syriza victory party

Jan 24th 2015, 11:25 AM 16,196 Views 156 Comments

Paul Murphy says a Syriza win could provoke a ‘further radicalisation in Ireland’.

# euro - Thursday 22 January, 2015

It's not the best time to order stuff from America...
# Quantitative Healing
# Quantitative Healing

It's not the best time to order stuff from America...

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:09 PM 30,235 Views 23 Comments

Something big happened today…

# euro - Friday 16 January, 2015

People are going bankrupt because of Swiss franc chaos
# Unpegged
# Unpegged

People are going bankrupt because of Swiss franc chaos

Jan 16th 2015, 7:09 PM 36,590 Views 53 Comments

Some even think it could threaten the entire economy.

# euro - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Today is a very good day to have a pocket full of Swiss francs
# Like Clockwork
# Like Clockwork

Today is a very good day to have a pocket full of Swiss francs

Jan 15th 2015, 2:57 PM 18,040 Views 34 Comments

But not a good day to have a home loan in Poland.

# euro - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...
# Fill It Up
# Fill It Up

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...

Jan 7th 2015, 11:43 AM 24,310 Views 32 Comments

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# euro - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Oil is cheaper today than it has been for nearly 6 years
# Cheap Fuel
# Cheap Fuel

Oil is cheaper today than it has been for nearly 6 years

Jan 6th 2015, 2:54 PM 13,645 Views 71 Comments

The price of a barrel of oil is now below $50 by some benchmarks.

# euro - Monday 5 January, 2015

This chart shows why you're getting less and less US dollars for your euro
# Bang For Your Buck
# Bang For Your Buck

This chart shows why you're getting less and less US dollars for your euro

Jan 5th 2015, 10:40 AM 11,486 Views 22 Comments

The fresh talk of Greece leaving the Euro really isn’t helping.

# euro - Thursday 1 January, 2015

You'll be seeing this new euro coin in your purse very soon...
# New Money
# New Money

You'll be seeing this new euro coin in your purse very soon...

Jan 1st 2015, 2:40 PM 31,152 Views 72 Comments

The national coat of arms has appeared on Lithuanian currency since the 14th century.

# euro - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Another country is switching over to the euro currency tomorrow...
# Sign Me Up
# Sign Me Up

Another country is switching over to the euro currency tomorrow...

Dec 31st 2014, 2:35 PM 33,639 Views 37 Comments

132 million individual banknotes have been brought in and euro coins have been minted.

# euro - Monday 22 December, 2014

Ireland's economy grew 'spectacularly' this year
# Euro
# Euro

Ireland's economy grew 'spectacularly' this year

Dec 22nd 2014, 10:20 AM 12,063 Views 34 Comments

Ibec believes the economy grew by 5.7%.

# euro - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Cruise liners are basically hauling the cash into Dublin
# 50 Million Squid
# 50 Million Squid

Cruise liners are basically hauling the cash into Dublin

Dec 20th 2014, 1:30 PM 22,453 Views 33 Comments

The cruise season has extended by two months this year, right into winter.

# euro - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Switzerland has brought in negative interest rates because of desperate Russians
# Putin It Away
# Putin It Away

Switzerland has brought in negative interest rates because of desperate Russians

Dec 18th 2014, 1:48 PM 18,128 Views 136 Comments

People are sinking their cash into the safe haven as the rouble plunges.

# euro - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Poll: Do you feel positive about the Irish economy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel positive about the Irish economy?

Oct 9th 2014, 9:15 AM 14,625 Views 80 Comments

The ESRI does, what about you?

# euro - Friday 5 September, 2014

Euro goes down, exporters cheer (some of them)
# Going Down
# Going Down

Euro goes down, exporters cheer (some of them)

Sep 5th 2014, 11:11 AM 13,767 Views 33 Comments

It’s not such good news if your business does most of its trade in Europe.

# euro - Thursday 4 September, 2014

The ECB's "extreme" anti-deflation measures could now be worth €1 trillion
# Big Bazooka
# Big Bazooka

The ECB's "extreme" anti-deflation measures could now be worth €1 trillion

Sep 4th 2014, 1:15 PM 14,569 Views 100 Comments

A raft of measures announced today are “the last throw of the dice”, experts said.

# euro - Sunday 10 August, 2014

"Second class Euro membership": Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

"Second class Euro membership": Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote

Aug 10th 2014, 11:33 AM 20,982 Views 172 Comments

Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.

# euro - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid
# Crime
# Crime

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:45 PM 15,744 Views 15 Comments

The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.

# euro - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life
# Cancer
# Cancer

Banning mobile phones and cigarettes - this MEP candidate wants a simpler way of life

May 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 17,143 Views 56 Comments

“We are literally floating in a sea of radiation nowadays. It’s completely reckless.”

# euro - Monday 5 May, 2014

Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Candidates submit official complaints over RTÉ poll coverage

May 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,081 Views 77 Comments

European elections candidate Bríd Smith believes that RTÉ “deliberately” cut her from a news report.

# euro - Friday 2 May, 2014

Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless
# Crisis
# Crisis

Unemployment down in eurozone but 18 million still jobless

May 2nd 2014, 11:20 AM 5,480 Views 34 Comments

Greece is still the country faring the worst with an unemployment rate of 26.7 per cent.

# euro - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Why are the Irish not more critical of the EU?

Mar 9th 2014, 8:30 AM 273 Views 156 Comments

And more to the point – are we “f**ked and brainwashed” by the ‘European Project’?

# euro - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Here's how much it's costing to save Pompeii's ruins
# Makeover
# Makeover

Here's how much it's costing to save Pompeii's ruins

Mar 4th 2014, 6:07 PM 14,809 Views 9 Comments

Parts of the Temple of Venus were damaged by rainfall earlier this week.

# euro - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?
# Jyrki Katainen
# Jyrki Katainen

Column: Will Kenny finish the job he started as a 'reforming' leader in Brussels?

Feb 11th 2014, 1:05 PM 39 Views 58 Comments

If Enda Kenny seeks the position of either President of the European Council or head of the European Commission, he could achieve great things for Ireland and Europe, writes David Moloney.

# euro - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Explainer: What is this SEPA thing all about?
# Mo Money Mo Rights
# Mo Money Mo Rights

Explainer: What is this SEPA thing all about?

Jan 25th 2014, 8:15 AM 18,290 Views 26 Comments

Have you your IBAN ready?

# euro - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

House prices in the euro area are still on the rise
# House Prices
# House Prices

House prices in the euro area are still on the rise

Jan 21st 2014, 2:04 PM 7,341 Views 32 Comments

Countries like Slovenia and Denmark, however, are not faring well.

# euro - Monday 13 January, 2014

Your 'firm and flexible' friend: The new €10 banknote has arrived
# New Cash
# New Cash

Your 'firm and flexible' friend: The new €10 banknote has arrived

Jan 13th 2014, 11:12 AM 29,219 Views 57 Comments

The new notes are designed to be more durable and more resistant to counterfeiting.

# euro - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers

Jan 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 6,182 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many people in the world are obese?

# euro - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

And then there were 18: Latvia joins the Euro today
# Welcome Aboard
# Welcome Aboard

And then there were 18: Latvia joins the Euro today

Jan 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,157 Views 75 Comments

There was some surprise about the timing of Latvia’s request to join the Euro, but its government thinks it will help to attract investors.

# euro - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Dec 31st 2013, 12:13 PM 5,458 Views 22 Comments

Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.

Check behind the couch, there's still €231.3m worth of Punt hanging around
# Irish Pound
# Irish Pound

Check behind the couch, there's still €231.3m worth of Punt hanging around

Dec 31st 2013, 6:45 AM 13,929 Views 17 Comments

The Central Bank exchanged €1,600,000 worth of Irish pound in Euro between January 1 and December 17 this year.