Friday, November 16, 2018
China wasn't invited to Singapore summit - but got everything it wanted Chinese President Xi Jinping wasn’t invited to the Singapore summit but will have been pleased with its outcome Not so long ago, China was written off as a bystander...

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Asian shares falter as US readies China tariffs Photo: Depositphotos Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for US tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise...
Kim offered assurances in bid to secure peace North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un visits The Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore yesterday. Photos: REUTERS/Edgar Su Donald Trump yesterday was preparing to tell Kim Jong-un he would not be toppled as North...
European Central Bank winds down crisis-era stimulus programme The bond purchases will be wound up completely after December. Euro notes (Niall Carson/PA) The European Central Bank says it will phase out the bond-buying stimulus programme credited with helping the 19 countries that...
Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack Larry Kudlow (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) Donald Trump's chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has suffered a "very mild" heart attack, the White House said. Mr Kudlow was being treated at Walter Reed National Military...
German sentiment at six-year low German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with representatives of the trade organisations in Berlin, Germany. Photo: Reuters The mood among German investors has sunk to its lowest in nearly six years, a survey has...
Vampyr gets into a grim early 20th century mood Vampyr (Playstation 4): 7/10 If you like your vampires and bleak renditions of World War 1-era London, then Vampyr is a game for you. For such a familiar and well-loved piece of folklore,...
What housing minister needs now is courage Murphy's policy document on height is imminent, but will it lift Dublin's skyline 'Eoghan Murphy has put through some measures but there's a lot more to do' Photo: Keith Arkins Just when you thought we...
Comment: Rainy Day Fund could help us rebalance EU spending rules Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe. Photo: Sean Curtin True Media In fiscal space, no one can hear you scream. That's how a seldom-laughed-at joke in the Department of Finance goes. But there...
Irish engineering firm wins €10m contract in Zambia Irish engineering consultancy firm Nicholas O'Dwyer has signed a €10m contract to carry out work on the $1.2bn Lusaka to Ndola road in Zambia. The company, which was founded in 1932, will carry...

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