EUROZONE WARNING: Now fears for IRELAND’S economy as shock figures show nation on brink


Fears for the nation’s finances have jumped after official statistics showed the country has around a quarter more debt than earlier estimates. The eurozone state was found to have a debt level of around 106 per cent, compared to 75 per cent, as part of a new economic measure that strips the profits of US companies based in Ireland – known More...

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By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017

POUND LIVE: Pound plunges to 9-month low against euro after ECB update

Sterling hit as low as 1.112 against the euro on Friday morning before a small recovery to 1.115, after the single currency benefited from an update by monetary policymakers in the eurozone.  The ECB made no More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

POUND LIVE: Pound dips amid latest Brexit talks and Euro Bank update

Sterling fell against the euro to around 1.13 and against the US dollar to 1.29, as Britain and the EU share progress on four days of Brexit talks between the two sides. It’s hoped Mr Davis and Mr Barnier More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Bitcoin crash LIVE updates: Digital currency latest as markets bounce back

COINDESK Bitcoin: Prices fell throughout the weekend before rebounding Wednesday July 19 11.30am: Bitcoin is continuing its recovery and is currently priced at $2397.65. The digital currency community appears More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Carillion: Construction group begins rebuilding after winning more contracts

The FTSE 250 company, which lost 70 per cent of its market value last week amid concerns after a profit warning, won two of the seven main packages of work worth £1.34billion, alongside fellow UK building and More...

By admin On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Pensioner left shocked after price of monthly phone contract nearly doubled

GETTY – STOCK IMAGE The monthly charge that Sheila Smith was expecting almost doubled The shock change really worried the pensioner but she was left hanging on in vain for the refund she More...

By admin On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

The credit bubble only seems to blow larger and larger, says HARVEY JONES

The decision by the Bank of England and other central bankers to slash interest rates to near zero after the financial crisis may have averted financial meltdown, but only by triggering another debt binge. British More...

By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

EasyJet lands Austria base for Brexit flights

The budget airline needs an air operator certificate (AOC) in an EU member country to carry on flying between member states. About 30 per cent of its passengers fly on routes linking airports of the EU’s 27 More...

By admin On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Pound V euro: GBP trapped at opening levels against EUR as markets await US data

The pound is unable to move away from the seven-day high struck during early morning trading following optimistic comments yesterday from Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) member Ian McCafferty. One of the MPC’s More...

By admin On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Britain steps up battle to win biggest ever stock market listing of Saudi Arabia oil giant

The Middle East kingdom has not yet decided where to list its oil giant Saudi Aramco, which is expected to be the largest ever Initial Public Offering (IPO). In an apparent bid to secure the listing, the Financial More...