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Tánaiste hints at supports for businesses in Budget

Leo Varadkar also indicated there may be supports for the aviation sectors announced (file image) The Tánaiste has hinted that the Government intends to extend a range of supports for businesses, including the wage support scheme, in tomorrow’s Budget. Speaking at the launch of Enterprise Ireland’s International Markets Week, Leo Varadkar also indicated there may be supports for the aviation ...

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US job growth slows sharply in September

The Labor Department said in its closely watched employment report today that non-farm payrolls increased by 194,000 jobs last month US employment increased far less than expected in September amid a decline in government payrolls, but hiring could pick up in the months ahead as Covid-19 infections subside and people resume the search for work. The Labor Department said in ...

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Central Bank forecasts rebound in domestic economy

The Central Bank says domestic demand will grow by 5.5% this year and just over 7% next year A stronger than expected recovery is forecast to result in activity in the domestic economy returning to pre-pandemic levels this year, according to the Central Bank. In its Quarterly Bulletin, published today, the Central Bank also warns that in the short-term surging ...

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Evergrande: The firm that’s put markets into a panic

Evergrande Group claims to operate more than 1,300 building projects across 280 Chinese cities Global markets wobbled this week, as the debt woes of a single Chinese property company sparked fears of a new financial crisis, writes Adam Maguire. Markets around the world trembled this week over concerns that problems in China’s property market could morph into a crisis for ...

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