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US inflation down slightly ahead of latest Fed decision

US consumer inflation ticked lower last month, according to US government data, giving the US Federal Reserve positive news shortly ...
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Increase to poverty rates from pension reforms – ESRI

Government plans to increase Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI) to fund the State pension will lead to a slight increase ...
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Irish mortgage rates drop slightly in April, Central Bank data shows

Irish mortgage rates dropped slightly in April, new data from the Central Bank of Ireland shows. The average interest rate ...
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Live Register figures ease by 0.3% in May, CSO data shows

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the seasonally adjusted Live Register total fell by 0.3% to 173,200 ...
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SCSI calls for increase in building control inspections

Ireland’s approach to the enforcement of building regulations requires a cultural shift, according to the new President of the Society ...
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Oil edges down as cautious investors await Fed meet, US CPI data

Oil prices traded lower today, as investors waited for key US and China CPI data as well as the outcome ...
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Euro falls in warning sign for markets after Macron calls snap France vote

The euro fell sharply today, hit by political uncertainty after gains by the far-right in voting for the European Parliament ...
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Increases in construction activity continued in May – BNP Paribas

Housing commencements remain on an upward trend, according to BNP Paribas Real Estate Ireland, with continued increases in construction activity ...
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World food prices rise for third straight month in May, UN says

The United Nations world food price index rose for a third consecutive month in May, as higher cereals and dairy ...
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