Grocery inflation drops to lowest in a year, while remaining in double figures
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Latest survey data from Kantar shows a continued slow reduction in price increase
14 September 2023 News
ECB hikes rates again but hints this could be the top
Another 0.25% increase will be a disappointment for borrowers hoping for some respite.
16 August 2023 News
Farmers see input costs as sector’s toughest challenge
High input costs are seen as the biggest challenge facing farming, followed closely by falling farmgate prices.
Argentina’s currency is crashing – and beef exports suspended
The speed of the decline this week is a major warning sign for the economy.
16 August 2023 News
FBD’s increased profit buoyed by legal settlement and fair weather
Insurer’s first-half results confirm payment of €1-per-share dividend
16 August 2023 News
Almost 80% of farmers fear income drop in 2023
Dairy and tillage farmers in particular are bracing for a fall in income this year, writes Noel Bardon.
9 August 2023 News
Slowing inflation not enough to stop the ECB raising borrowing costs
Europe’s central bank is all but certain to raise interest rates by a quarter of a percent.
26 July 2023 News
Food price inflation hits agri food sales hardest
Despite another fall in June, UK food price inflation remains twice as high as overall inflation and that is bad news for Irish farmers.
21 July 2023 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
News snippets from Ukraine, China, Argentina and the UK.
19 July 2023 World
Another busy year for the Irish insurance industry
Soaring inflation, falling financial asset valuations and increased regulation can all affect quotations.
5 July 2023 Insurance
Aldi makes further 10c cut to milk prices
The move will raise concern among farmers about other retailers following suit to cut fresh food prices and hit their farm income.
1 July 2023 News
Fifteen-year high point for bank base rate
The hike in rates is a blow to borrowers, but will it cool the land market in NI?
28 June 2023 Northern Ireland