December 31, 2014 10:28 am· Comments Off on Ireland's overseas visitor arrivals grow by 9% in 2014
DUBLIN, Dec. 31 — Ireland's overseas visitor arrivals grew by 9 percent to 7.3 million, the highest number since 2008, according to latest figures on Tuesday.
December 31, 2014 10:28 am· Comments Off on Ebola virus death count nears 7,900 – WHO
GENEVA, Dec. 31 — The number of people killed by the Ebola virus has reached 7,879, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement Tuesday.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on U.S. stocks retreat with global shares
NEW YORK, Dec. 31 — U.S. stocks drifted lower Tuesday following the decline of equities across the board around the world, as benchmark indices lost some momentum after the recent record rally in the past two consecutive weeks.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Spain's prices fall by 1.1% in December
MADRID, Dec. 31 — Spain's prices fell by 1.1 percent in December when compared with the same month in 2013, according to advanced data of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published on Tuesday by the Spanish Statistical Office (INE).
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on U.S. dollar declines on profit-taking
NEW YORK, Dec. 31 — The U.S. dollar inched down against most major currencies on Tuesday as investors took profits from recent rally in the greenback before the end of the year.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Oil prices rebound after sharp decline
NEW YORK, Dec. 31 — Oil prices gained Tuesday as traders started to buy in following a sharp decline in the previous session.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Germany's benchmark DAX closes down
FRANKFURT, Dec. 31 — The benchmark DAX index at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on Tuesday fell by 1.22 percent and closed at 9805.55 points.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Latvian central bank not upbeat about lending growth prospects
RIGA, Dec. 31 — Prospects for lending growth in Latvia are not optimistic, Bank of Latvia economist Vilnis Purvins admitted in a commentary on the central bank's analytical website.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on Lithuanian FinMin forecasts lower GDP growth in 2015
VILNIUS, Dec. 31 — Lithuania's finance minister Rimantas Sadzius said on Tuesday foresaw Lithuanian economy to grow at 2.7-2.9 percent next year, 0.5-0.7 percentage points lower than official projections announced by the Finance Ministry in September.
December 31, 2014 10:27 am· Comments Off on PHL posts US$ 51-B net liability position at end-Sept 14
MANILA, Dec. 31 — The Philippines International Investment Position (IIP) at end-September 2014 has posted a net liability of US$ 51.4 billion, higher by US$ 1 billion from end-June this years US$ 50.4 billion net liability position, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said.