AIB Economic Research Unit

Daily Commentary 

  • Dollar still on the back foot overall

    There was a more positive tone to financial markets last week. Equities recovered from the lows seen the previous week, with the main indices up around 3-4% in Europe and the US. This more positive sentiment coincided with some dollar weakness. The US currency had see Read More..
    February 19, 2018 07:59

Weekly Market Brief

  • 19th-23rd February 2018

    The recent instability in financial markets has its roots in hardening interest rate expectations... Read More..
    February 16, 2018 02:57
  • 12th-16th February 2018

    Volatility is back in a return to normality... Read More..
    February 09, 2018 03:11

Special Updates

  • Brexit Update - December 2017

    The European Commission is satised that sucient progress has been made on Phase 1 of the Brexit negotiations... Read More..
    December 12, 2017 02:12
  • Eurozone Economic Update

    It is ironic that just as the UK is preparing to leave the EU, the Eurozone has become the fastest growing economic Read More..
    November 20, 2017 02:38

Global Economy & Financial Markets

Economic & Financial Forecasts


Irish Economy Watch

  • February 2018

    Core retail sales continue to perform strongly—up 2.1% in Q4 after 1.4% in Q3 Read More..
    February 15, 2018 12:48

Forex & IR Monthly

  • January 2018

    Global recovery continues to gather momentum, but ination stays subdued... Read More..
    January 16, 2018 03:32

Interest Rate Forecasts

  • January 2018

    See the latest Interest Rate Forecasts from AIB... Read More..
    January 16, 2018 03:35

Housing Market Bulletin

  • December 2017

    Some encouraging signs on the supply front... Read More..
    December 18, 2017 10:21

ECB Watch

  • January 2018

    ECB dovish in tone, but euro continues to soar... Read More..
    January 25, 2018 04:15

Forex Forecasts

  • January 2018

    See the latest Exchange Rate Forecasts from AIB Read More..
    January 16, 2018 03:37

Irish Economic Updates

  • January 2018

    Irish economy approaching previous employment peak... Read More..
    January 23, 2018 11:33

BoE Watch

  • February 2018

    The BoE, though, clearly signalled that it is likely to be necessary to raise rates to a somewhat greater exte Read More..
    February 08, 2018 03:21

Global Economic Forecasts

  • January 2018

    See the latest Global Economy Forecasts from AIB. Read More..
    January 19, 2018 03:13

Irish Economy Presentations

  • February 2018

    Latest slide pack detailing the performance of the Irish economy. Read More..
    February 02, 2018 02:31

Fed Watch

  • January 2018

    The Fed January meeting statement remains consistent with the consensus view that the Fed will... Read More..
    February 01, 2018 10:10

Irish Economic Forecasts

  • December 2017

    See the latest Irish Economic Forecast Table from AIB Read More..
    December 21, 2017 03:19

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Oliver Mangan
Chief Economist

John Fahey
Senior Economist

Dara Turnbull