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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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# Dublin Bus
Dublin Bus hike prepaid ticket prices – with two days’ notice
The bus operator raises prepaid most fares by 5%, effective tomorrow.
What’s a Double Dip recession? Your 60-second guide
The services sector is slowing down. Is a second recession on the way? And what does that mean?
# Economy
Exchequer deficit hits €12.1bn in August
Government insists returns are “stabilising”.
# Anglo Irish Bank
Anglo posts €8.2bn first half losses – the biggest in Irish history
Bank chairman Alan Dukes says a good-bad split is the cheapest option – in direct conflict with the Department of Finance.
# Japan
Japan to introduce $11bn stimulus package
Japan has proposed a new stimulus package in an attempt to revive the country’s faltering economy.
# Credit Unions
Change of image for credit unions?
Survey shows most union members want to shake things up.
# Personal Finance
New regulations for homeowners in arrears
New rules for mortgage lenders have been proposed to help struggling homeowners.
# Greece
Greece turns a corner – and can borrow more money
The EU and IMF praise “impressive” progress in rescuing the country’s finances.
# Banking
UK gets tough on Bankers pay
A new code will see at least 40% of bonuses deferred for three years.
# State Assets
McCarthy heads group to check state assets
Board will look into efficiency of assets such as RTÉ and an Post.