Financial Stability Note: Fixed-rate mortgages: building resilience or generating risk?

The majority of new Irish mortgages have rates fixed for 1-5 years, similar to products referred to in other countries as ‘teaser rates’. Many will automatically roll onto a higher variable rate at the end of the fixation period. If fixation periods lengthen, households can expect to pay higher average prices than they otherwise would More...

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By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Pound LIVE: GBP Sterling RISES as Theresa May departure date CONFIRMED

THE pound was climbing higher against the euro and US dollar this morning as Theresa May announced the date of her departure as Prime Minister. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP rises, Trump offers bargaining chip in China trade spat

THE pound US dollar exchange rate has risen today and is trading around $ 1.269 at the time of writing. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Pound euro exchange rate: GBP sinks as Theresa May ‘braced to RESIGN’ after Leadsom quits

THE pound euro exchange rate is down sharply today and is trading at €1.131 at the time of writing. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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India election results: Joy over Modi win fades as rupee erases gains and stocks fall

INDIA saw its rupee erase gains and stocks drop from record highs recorded earlier as Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to a landslide victory in the nation’s general election. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Bank of England DESTROYING its credibility by interfering too much in Brexit – economist

THE Bank of England is destroying its own credibility by getting too involved in Brexit politics, a leading City economist has warned. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Germany WARNING: Berlin has ‘LONG WAY’ to go before manufacturing returns to growth

GERMANY has a “long way” to go before its underperforming manufacturing sector returns to growth, an economist has warned in the latest downcast prediction for Europe’s largest economy. Daily Express :: Finance More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Millionaires ‘fear CORBYN more than Brexit as rising numbers look to invest in bitcoin’

WEALTHY Brits fear a Jeremy Corbyn government more than Brexit, with an increasing number considering moving their cash into cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, an expert claims. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Government to collect MORE MONEY in inheritance tax for KEY reason – ‘Big chunk of cash’

THE GOVERNMENT is set to make more money from inheritance tax over the next few years claimed money expert Duncan Simpson, with HMRC forecast to collect £6.3billion in 2023-24. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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What Brexit woes? London attracts ‘MORE investment projects than Berlin and Paris’

LONDON attracts more investment projects than major cities including Paris and Berlin, showing the UK is still a top destination for business, new research shows. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...