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.

 

Dollar firmer after Fed minutes

18.10.2018 Daily blog

The dollar is firmer and US bond yields are higher after the release of the minutes of the Fed’s recent monetary policy meeting. The former has strengthened to under $1.15 against the euro and to under $1.31 against sterling, while US 10-year yields closed around 6bps higher yesterday at over 3.2%. The Fed minutes noted that, in the context […]

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Dr. Loretta O’Sullivan

Group Chief Economist
Bank of Ireland

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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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Andrew Hopkins, Economist
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