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UK inflation hits more than three-year low, raising pressure on Bank of England

UK inflation sank unexpectedly to a more than three-year low in December as hotels slashed prices, ramping up expectations that ...
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UK consumers banned from using credit cards to gamble

Gamblers in the UK will no longer be able to use their credit cards to place bets online after a ...
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China trade surplus with US dropped 8.5% to $296 billion

China’s trade surplus with the US narrowed last year as the world’s two biggest economies exchanged punitive tariffs in a ...
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Used car sales reach highest ever level in 2019 – CSO

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show the number of new cars licensed for the first time fell by ...
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USC threshold increasing due to rise in minimum wage

The threshold for USC is to be raised to allow for a previously announced increase in the minimum wage. This ...
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December grocery sales pass €1 billion for first time

The grocery market hit a new milestone over the Christmas weeks, as sales in December passed the €1 billion for ...
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Davy upgrades GDP growth forecast for 2020 to 5.5%

Stockbrokers Davy have revised upwards their GDP growth forecast for 2020 to 5.5% from 4.1% previously. Davy said the upgrade ...
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Mortgage holders benefit from – and need – advice, says ESRI

The Economic and Social Research Institute has found that mortgage holders can get a better deal when they read independent ...
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Proposed laws aim to create new online safety regulator

Internet and social media services could in future be blocked for not complying with online safety rules, if draft new ...
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