Economic Research Unit

The Economic Research Unit (ERU) provides commentary and analysis of economic and market events in Ireland, the UK, the Euro Area and US.

In addition to a daily blog and weekly update, the ERU prepares regular reports on the global, UK and Irish economies and also produces the Bank of Ireland Economic Pulse, a monthly indicator charting changes in consumer and business sentiment in Ireland. Our latest publications are available for download here.

If you would like to get in touch, you can contact the team on economics@boi.com.

 

Euro firmer

05.08.2020 Daily blog

The euro is slightly firmer this morning trading back a touch above $1.18 against the dollar, though it still remains off its best levels of late last week, and at just over 90p against sterling. This sees the pound trading below $1.31 against the US currency, again off its highs of last Friday Core bond yields are […]

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  • Weekly Round Up – 31st July 2020

    31.07.2020

    This week’s highlights: Dollar under pressure; Bond yields lower; Sharp fall in Euro area GDP ; US GDP down 9.5% in Q2. Read in full: Weekly Round Up 31 July 2020    

  • Euro firmer

    05.08.2020

    The euro is slightly firmer this morning trading back a touch above $1.18 against the dollar, though it still remains off its best levels of late last week, and at just over 90p against sterling. This sees the pound trading below $1.31 against the US currency, again off its highs of last Friday Core bond yields are […]

  • Ireland Outlook – July 2020

    29.07.2020

    Economy rebooting but pandemic aftershocks Download the Ireland Outlook in full here: BANK_OF_IRELAND_IRELAND_OUTLOOK_JULY_2020

  • Ireland Infographic -July 2020

    29.07.2020

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    29.07.2020

    Economy on the mend but risks remain Download the UK Outlook in full here: BANK_OF_IRELAND_UK_OUTLOOK_JULY_2020

  • UK Infographic – July 2020

    29.07.2020

    GDP forecast at -9.5% this year and 6.7% in 2021 Download the infographic as a PDF: BANK_OF_IRELAND_UK_INFOGRAPHIC_JULY_2020  

  • Ireland Housing Watch – August 2019

    22.08.2019

    Affordability and uncertainty biting Download the Ireland Housing Watch in full here: BOI_IRELAND_HOUSING_WATCH_ AUGUST_2019  

  • Ireland Housing Infographic – July 2019

    22.08.2019

    Price expectations cooling Download this infographic as a PDF BOI_IRELAND_ HOUSING_WATCH_ INFOGRAPHIC_ JULY_2019  

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Dr. Loretta O’Sullivan

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Michael Crowley, Senior Economist
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Patrick Mullane, Senior Economist
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Conn Creedon, Senior Economist
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Diane Woods, Economist/Operations Manager
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