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EU counter-tariffs on US products including blue jeans, motorbikes and whiskey kicking in on Friday
# World Economy
# World Economy

EU counter-tariffs on US products including blue jeans, motorbikes and whiskey kicking in on Friday

Jun 20th 2018, 4:34 PM 20,269 Views 30 Comments

Cranberries, cranberry juice, orange juice, sweetcorn and peanut butter are among the other food products targeted.

Moving up in the world: Ireland is now the 25th most competitive country
# Watch Your Backs
# Watch Your Backs

Moving up in the world: Ireland is now the 25th most competitive country

Sep 3rd 2014, 8:16 AM 10,401 Views 30 Comments

We got high scores for primary education but our macroeconomic environment is dragging us down.

Column: If we work together, global poverty can be abolished by 2030
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: If we work together, global poverty can be abolished by 2030

Sep 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 37 Views 37 Comments

The recipe to fight world poverty is working, writes Hans Zomer, who says global levels of extreme poverty have already fallen to half what they were 13 years ago thanks to focused efforts by the international community.

World Bank warns of global growth slowdown
# World Economy
# World Economy

World Bank warns of global growth slowdown

Jan 18th 2012, 11:06 AM 1,207 Views 10 Comments

It could be worse than 2008.

Markets drop on Greek referendum 'grenade'
# Markets
# Markets

Markets drop on Greek referendum 'grenade'

Nov 1st 2011, 2:51 PM 612 Views 12 Comments

Investors react to news that Greece intends to hold a referendum on its latest bailout agreement, despite the unpopularity of the deal.

IMF lowers forecasts for world economic growth
# World Economy
# World Economy

IMF lowers forecasts for world economic growth

Sep 20th 2011, 6:23 PM 253 Views 1 Comment

But in its latest World Economic Outlook it has left its projections for Ireland unchanged.

Explainer: Why are the markets in chaos, and should you be worried?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Why are the markets in chaos, and should you be worried?

Aug 5th 2011, 12:51 PM 2,738 Views 10 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s worldwide fall on stock exchanges.

Tear gas fired at protesters in Greece as thousands march against austerity measures
# Greece
# Greece

Tear gas fired at protesters in Greece as thousands march against austerity measures

Jun 15th 2011, 2:50 PM 758 Views 20 Comments

Irish people living in Athens have told TheJournal.ie that violence is being caused by a small minority, and that life there has become very difficult.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jun 14th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,124 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it
# Crude Oil
# Crude Oil

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it

Jun 14th 2011, 4:05 PM 188 Views 0 Comments

Oil prices slipped in the wake of concern about a weakening global economy. Analysts expect crude prices to fall over the next few months.

China now world's second-largest economy
# World Economy
# World Economy

China now world's second-largest economy

Aug 16th 2010, 3:47 PM 104 Views 0 Comments

Japan beaten into third place. How long can US remain on top?

HSBC profits hit over $11bn
# Banking
# Banking

HSBC profits hit over $11bn

Aug 2nd 2010, 11:42 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

Double the profits of last year.