AIB Economic Research Unit

Daily Commentary 

  • Main FX pairs remain in tight ranges

    The action on currency markets was confined to tight ranges. This was in a large part due to the fact that Tuesday’s macro schedule was very quiet. The only releases of any note were from the UK. Public finance data for April came in better than expected and provided. Read More..
    May 23, 2018 08:06

Weekly Market Brief

  • 21st-25th May 2018

    The belief that the slowdown in growth evident in many economies during the first quarter was... Read More..
    May 18, 2018 03:21
  • 14th-18th May 2018

    Softer data, including on inflation, have provided some support for markets recently... Read More..
    May 11, 2018 03:17

Special Updates

  • May 2018

    Still Much Uncertainty Over Brexit As Exit Date Nears... Read More..
    May 22, 2018 02:19
  • Brexit Update - March 2018

    Battle Lines Drawn in Brexit Trade Talks... Read More..
    March 14, 2018 11:29

Global Economy & Financial Markets

Economic & Financial Forecasts


Irish Economy Watch

  • May 2018

    The services PMI also recovered in April following March cold weather decline... Read More..
    May 22, 2018 02:18

Forex & IR Monthly

  • April 2018

    Global economy losses some momentum in recent months, while inflation remains subdued Read More..
    April 30, 2018 10:37

Interest Rate Forecasts

  • Aptil 2018

    See the latest Interest Rate Forecasts from AIB... Read More..
    April 30, 2018 10:38

Housing Market Bulletin

  • March 2018

    Double digit price growth amid on-going big supply shortfall... Read More..
    March 29, 2018 03:11

ECB Watch

  • April 2018

    Today’s meeting of the ECB Governing Council concluded in line with market expectations, with no changes... Read More..
    April 26, 2018 03:48

Forex Forecasts

  • April 2018

    See the latest Exchange Rate Forecasts from AIB Read More..
    April 30, 2018 10:40

Irish Economic Updates

  • April 2018

    Irish growth forecasts revised upwards... Read More..
    April 20, 2018 03:02

BoE Watch

  • May 2018

    A rate increase before the end of summer cannot be ruled out. Futures contracts are... Read More..
    May 22, 2018 02:16

Global Economic Forecasts

  • January 2018

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

Irish Economy Presentations

  • May 2018

    Latest slide pack detailing the performance of the Irish economy... Read More..
    May 04, 2018 03:00

Fed Watch

  • May 2018

    The May Federal Reserve meeting concluded as expected, with no changes to rates... Read More..
    May 04, 2018 02:55

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