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Irish Economic Indicators

Irish RPPI inflation accelerates to 11.6%

Today’s Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) shows a sharp 1.4% gain in June. Annual inflation is now running at 11.6% – the fastest pace in two years. This marked acceleration in Irish...

Aug 9 2017 | Guest | Research Report | 4 pages

Retail data signal robust consumer spending growth in Q2

Today’s retail sales data show that the robust growth in Irish consumer spending has been maintained in Q2 2017. Retail sales (ex-motor trades) volumes rose by 1.9% in Q2, up 6.9% on...

Jul 28 2017 | David McNamara | Research Report | 4 pages

Irish economy - Irish CPI back into negative territory

Irish CPI data for June show that inflation fell back into negative territory for the first time since November 2016. The impact of sterling weakness and oil price declines is feeding into...

Jul 13 2017 | David McNamara | Research Report | 4 pages

Irish house price inflation accelerates to 12%

The Residential Property Price Index (RRPI) for May shows a 2.2% rise on the month, with prices up 11.9% on the year. In Dublin, house price inflation has accelerated from just 2% in...

Jul 11 2017 | Conall Mac Coille | Research Report | 1 page

Public finances on solid footing at half year

Exchequer returns for June show that the deficit related to the general government was €514m better than expected at the half year. Spending discipline has been broadly maintained...

Jul 4 2017 | David McNamara | Research Report | 1 page

Irish unemployment falls to 6.3%

Unemployment data show that the rate fell to 6.3% in June from 6.4% in May. Total numbers unemployed continued to decline to a fresh cycle low of 139,400 – the lowest level since June...

Jul 4 2017 | David McNamara | Research Report | 1 page

Irish residential property price inflation accelerates to 10.5%

The Irish residential property price index (RPPI) rose by a sharp 1.1% in April. This means that annual RPPI inflation is now running at 10.5%, accelerating from 9.6% in March. This is the...

Jun 7 2017 | Conall Mac Coille | Research Report | 1 page

Irish unemployment steady at 6.4% in May

Unemployment data, released to-day (May 30th), show the rate steady at 6.4% in May. Total numbers unemployed continued to decline, down 1,200 on the month and by 42,800 on the year...

May 30 2017 | Conall Mac Coille | Research Report | 1 page

Strong growth in retail sales in April

Today’s retail sales data show that the robust growth in Irish consumer spending has been maintained in Q2 2017. Retail sales (ex-motor trades) volumes rose by 0.4% in April, up 6.4% on...

May 29 2017 | David McNamara | Research Report | 1 page

Irish earnings growth accelerates to 1.4%

Today’s earnings data show wages up 1.4% in the year to Q1, ahead of the current CPI inflation rate of 0.9%. In the private sector, earnings growth was 1.5%, led by administration and...

May 26 2017 | Conall Mac Coille | Research Report | 1 page

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ECONOMIC CALENDAR

August 23 2017

  • EU : Consumer confidence, August
  • US : New home sales, July

August 24 2017

  • UK : CBI total dist. Reported sales, August
  • UK : Private consumption, Q2
  • UK : Total business investment, Q2
  • US : Existing home sales, July
  • US : Initial jobless claims, August 19

August 25 2017

  • GER : IFO business climate, August
  • US : Durable goods orders, July

August 30 2017

  • EU : Business climate indicator, August
  • UK : Mortgage approvals, July
  • US : GDP annualised, Q2

August 31 2017

  • EU : Unemployment rate, July
  • US : Chicago purchasing manager, August
  • US : Initial jobless claims, August 26
  • US : Personal spending, July

September 1 2017

  • IRE : Credit aggregates, July
  • US : University of Michigan sentiment, August
  • US : Change in non-farm payrolls, August
  • US : Unemployment rate, August
  • US : ISM manufacturing, August
  • US : Construction spending, July

September 5 2017

  • IRE : Exchequer returns, August
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