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New KBC research shows 41% of Irish consumers plan home improvements

1/3 plan to stay put and renovate - 32% will spend over 5k

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Economic Briefings

This section includes Austin Hughes’ analysis of topical data especially with regard to interest rates and currency markets, as well as significant Irish economic developments.

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KBC Bank Ireland / ESRI Consumer Sentiment Survey

The Consumer Sentiment Index is a monthly report produced jointly by the ESRI and KBC Bank Ireland that aims to fill the existing information gap on the consumer sector. The index uses monthly data collected by the ESRI and is constructed using a methodology based on international best practice.

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KBC Bank Ireland / Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey

The KBC Bank Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey reflects the views of chartered accountants working in senior positions (CEO’s, MD’s and FDs) in Ireland’s leading companies. It looks beyond headline figures to give a deeper understanding on how the Irish economy is performing, identifies emerging risks to Irish businesses and provides significant platform for Accountants to voice their concerns on the Irish economy

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Ad Hoc Presentations and Seminars

Presentations, speeches and seminars thought to be relevant and topical.

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