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18 May

Europe: Shares set to extend winning streak on oil surge, weak euro

[MILAN] European shares dipped in morning trading on Friday but were on course for eight straight weeks of gains, supported by a rally in energy shares and a weaker euro, which helped investors shrug off worries over political risk in Italy. The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.3 per cent but remained near its highest […]

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17 May

Hundreds affected by mistakes in mortgage calculations

Hundreds of homeowners have had their monthly mortgage repayments calculated incorrectly by the largest credit servicing firm in the State. Pepper Asset Servicing has admitted that some people have been charged too much on their mortgages, with others charged too little. Customers have also been issued with incorrect mortgage statements. The issues have been brought […]

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17 May

Corporation tax volatility will lead to ‘inevitable fall’

The “wind is at our backs” in relation to corporation tax yield but “it cannot continue indefinitely”, the head of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council has warned. Economist Seamus Coffey told the Oireachtas Budgetary Oversight Committee there is “significant volatility taking place under the bonnet” when it comes to corporation tax revenues and that a […]

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16 May

Rental home numbers slide as Airbnb hits Dublin market

The number of homes available for rent has steadily dropped, with fewer than 1,000 expected to be available in the capital by the end of the year, property website Daft.ie has warned. The listings site said a lack of new properties coming on stream meant the number of houses and apartments being offered to tenants […]

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16 May

No Brexit impact for Irish savers as 51pc put away extra cash every month

Just over half of Irish people are now regular savers, and almost all of them say that Brexit has not affected their saving patterns. The latest Bank of Ireland-ESRI Savings and Investment Index, which measures sentiment towards savings and investment, found that 51pc of Irish people are now saving regularly. That’s up from 46pc in […]

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16 May

No Brexit impact for Irish savers as 51pc put away extra cash every month

Just over half of Irish people are now regular savers, and almost all of them say that Brexit has not affected their saving patterns. The latest Bank of Ireland-ESRI Savings and Investment Index, which measures sentiment towards savings and investment, found that 51pc of Irish people are now saving regularly. That’s up from 46pc in […]

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15 May

Employers will have to reveal gender pay gaps under new legislation

Men and women will soon have the right to know if they are being paid differently based on gender. Employers will have to show the differences in the pay of male and female staff under the Government’s proposed gender pay gap legislation, due to be published in the coming weeks. Any differences in the pay […]

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