AIB Economic Research Unit

Daily Commentary 

  • Tight range trading on FX front

    Data-wise, the main release of note yesterday was UK retail sales for February. Sales surprised strongly to the upside of expectations, registering monthly growth of 1.4% (vs f’cast for 0.4%). However, they are still on course to contract in Q1. This would represent t Read More..
    March 24, 2017 08:02

Weekly Market Brief

  • 27th-31st March 2017

    The official Brexit process finally gets underway this week, with the triggering of Article 50... Read More..
    March 24, 2017 03:04
  • 20th-24th March 2017

    The euro has had a bit more of a swagger in the past week as... Read More..
    March 24, 2017 03:02

Special Updates

  • Brexit Update - February 2017

    Downside risks remain for sterling next year as the exit negotiations come to a head... Read More..
    February 13, 2017 11:44
  • US Presidential Election Briefing - November 2016

    Donald Trump has caused a big surprise by capturing the White House. It has been a... Read More..
    November 09, 2016 02:00

Global Economy & Financial Markets

Economic & Financial Forecasts

 

Irish Economy Watch

  • March 2017

    Irish GDP rose by 5.2% in 2016. However, the data remain highly distorted by... Read More..
    March 16, 2017 08:08
 

Forex & IR Monthly

  • February 2017

    Solid growth in advanced economies, with headline ination moving higher... Read More..
    February 20, 2017 11:18
 

Interest Rate Forecasts

  • February 2017

    See the latest Interest Rate Forecasts from AIB. Read More..
    February 20, 2017 11:24
 

Housing Market Bulletin

  • March 2017

    Reacceleration in house prices, while supply remains low Read More..
    March 23, 2017 04:05
 

ECB Watch

  • March 2017

    The ECB statement and indicate that while it retains an easing bias, the strength of this bias has reduced... Read More..
    March 09, 2017 04:19
 

Forex Forecasts

  • February 2017

    See the latest Exchange Rate Forecasts from AIB Read More..
    February 20, 2017 11:25
 

Irish Economic Updates

  • March 2017

    The recently published CSO National Accounts for 2016 show that GDP grew by 5.2%... Read More..
    March 15, 2017 09:38
 

BoE Watch

  • March 2017

    The BoE is paying closer attention to the inflation outlook... Read More..
    March 16, 2017 03:33
 

Global Economic Forecasts

  • December 2016

    See the latest Global Economy Forecasts from AIB Read More..
    December 21, 2016 02:43
 

Irish Economy Presentations

  • March 2017

    Latest slide pack detailing the performance of the Irish economy. Read More..
    March 01, 2017 01:54
 

Fed Watch

  • March 2017

    Fed hikes and maintains its 2017/18 rate projections ... Read More..
    March 16, 2017 02:53
 

Irish Economic Forecasts

  • December 2016

    See the latest Irish Economic Forecast Table from AIB Read More..
    December 22, 2016 10:05

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Oliver Mangan
Chief Economist
oliver.n.mangan@aib.ie

John Fahey
Senior Economist
john.j.fahey@aib.ie

Dara Turnbull
Economist
dara.c.turnbull@aib.ie