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Davy lowers forecasts for Irish economy
Davy’s research division has revised its forecasts for Irish economic growth down as the global outlook deteriorates.
Brussels paints bleak picture for European economic recovery
The European Commission’s new review lowers its expectation of economic growth, which will be flat in the third quarter.
EU economic growth grinds to a halt in second quarter
GDP in both the EU and the Eurozone grew by just 0.2 per cent between April and June – a big drop from the previous quarter.
New bailout deal will reduce debt quicker than expected - ESRI
Ireland could return to normal lending markets by 2014 according to the economic think tank.
Who's boosting Eurozone GDP growth?
The answer may surprise many – because it’s a country without a government.
Spanish government agrees to constitutionally cap budget deficits
Such measures have been talked about in relation to Ireland but would require a referendum here.
Budget deficit for first half of the year stands at €10.8bn
While the deficit is in line with the Department of Finance’s estimates, the tax-take for the first six months of 2011 is below the government’s forecast.
While Greece riots, Italy passes €47bn austerity plan
Europe’s financial worries deepen as Italy plans for more austerity measures to balance its budget.
CSO reports mixed bag for Ireland's growth
Although GDP grew in the first quarter of 2011, GNP fell, suggesting that the domestic market is still struggling.
Meltdown: Ernst & Young predicts economy will shrink in 2011
Forget predictions of a modest growth – Ernst & Young’s forecast believes Ireland’s economy will contract by 2.3 per cent.
European Commission pares back forecasts for Irish economic growth
Olli Rehn tells a briefing that Ireland’s economy will grow by 0.6 per cent – further bolstering the case for a bailout rate cut.
Unemployment to stay above 14 per cent until end of 2012
Central Bank releases grim figures for job seekers – and shaves 0.1 per cent off its previous forecast for economic growth.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Catch up on today’s main news stories.
Japan overtaken by China as world's second-largest economy
… And now Japan is predicting that China will also overtake the US in the next 10 to 20 years.
Europe halves projections of Ireland's growth rate
The four year plan last week said Ireland would have economic growth of 1.75% next year. Europe says: 0.9%.
IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women
A cut in taxes for women would increase GDP, says the IMF.
Member states ask EU to change its accounting rules
Countries say changes to accounting protocols could help cut their budget deficits.