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# world-economy - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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 20,257 Views 30 Comments

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

# world-economy - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

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 10,387 Views 30 Comments

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

# world-economy - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

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 18 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-economy - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

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

World Bank warns of global growth slowdown

Jan 18th 2012, 11:06 AM 1,199 Views 10 Comments

It could be worse than 2008.

# world-economy - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

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

Markets drop on Greek referendum 'grenade'

Nov 1st 2011, 2:51 PM 602 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.

# world-economy - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

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

IMF lowers forecasts for world economic growth

Sep 20th 2011, 6:23 PM 241 Views 1 Comment

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

# world-economy - Friday 5 August, 2011

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 2,724 Views 10 Comments

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

# world-economy - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

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 751 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.

# world-economy - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

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

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jun 14th 2011, 7:59 PM 2,111 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 181 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.

# world-economy - Thursday 26 May, 2011

# world-economy - Monday 16 August, 2010

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

China now world's second-largest economy

Aug 16th 2010, 3:47 PM 93 Views 0 Comments

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

# world-economy - Monday 2 August, 2010

HSBC profits hit over $11bn
# Banking
# Banking

HSBC profits hit over $11bn

Aug 2nd 2010, 11:42 AM 246 Views 0 Comments

Double the profits of last year.