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From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Irish grocery market slips back into decline - report Groceries

Irish grocery market slips back into decline - report

The grocery sector declined by 0.5 per cent last year due to falling inflation.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock….

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February Inflation

Cost of living rose by 0.9 per cent in February

Surging costs of clothing and footwear, and bumps to the cost of transport and furniture, mean inflation is on the up.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January Deflation

Cost of living fell by 0.5 per cent in January

You might’nt have noticed, but technically you got a pay rise – though the cost of living is still 2.2 per cent higher than last year.

From TheJournal.ie That's one less bill for the new Comptroller and Auditor General to worry about Appointments

That's one less bill for the new Comptroller and Auditor General to worry about

Michael Noonan has signed off on a €41,000 pay cut for whoever succeeds John Buckley as the country’s chief accountant.

From TheJournal.ie Prime numbers: the week in stats In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

How ‘special’ can a special adviser be? How many As can a credit rating have? And just how expensive can pneumonia be?

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK Inflation

Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK

The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.

From TheJournal.ie Euro nears 12-month low after poor demand at German auction Bond Auctions

Euro nears 12-month low after poor demand at German auction

While the demand for the latest batch of 10-year bonds was higher than November, it was far below the usual standard.

From TheJournal.ie The single image that explains what happens if we leave the euro Eurozone

The single image that explains what happens if we leave the euro

This image from Boston Consulting Group provides a handy guide to the practical impact of leaving the common currency.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Inflation rate remains unchanged in November Inflation

Inflation rate remains unchanged in November

The cost of living remained unchanged in November, meaning the annual inflation rate is at 2.9 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Inflation rose to 2.8 per cent in October - CSO Inflation

Inflation rose to 2.8 per cent in October - CSO

The rate is up from 2.6 per cent in September.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Inflation rose to 2.6 per cent in September Inflation

Inflation rose to 2.6 per cent in September

The annual rate of inflation rose from 2.2 per cent in August to 2.6 per cent last month, the CSO has said today.

From TheJournal.ie Blow for mortgage holders as Eurozone inflation hits three-year high Eurozone

Blow for mortgage holders as Eurozone inflation hits three-year high

The surprising surge in interest makes it less likely that the ECB will cut interest rates – a blow for struggling mortgage holders.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of living increased by 0.2 per cent in August Inflation

Cost of living increased by 0.2 per cent in August

The Central Statistics Office says the annual rate of inflation in Ireland stood at 2.2 per cent as of the end of August.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the lowest inflation rate in the EU Inflation

Ireland has the lowest inflation rate in the EU

It’s not all bad news when it comes to Ireland and our economy – we have a 1 per cent inflation rate, compared to 5.3 per cent in Estonia.

From TheJournal.ie Irish inflation flat at 2.7 per cent Inflation

Irish inflation flat at 2.7 per cent

CSO monthly figures reveal Irish inflation rate at 2.7 per cent for three months in-a-row.

From TheJournal.ie We're paying more for food... again Groceries

We're paying more for food... again

Grocery prices in three major supermarket chains have increased by more than five per cent since last year, new figures show.

From TheJournal.ie Mortgage holders braced for ECB interest rate hike Rate Hike

Mortgage holders braced for ECB interest rate hike

A hike of 0.25 per cent is expected – bad news for those with tracker and standard variable rate mortgages.

From TheJournal.ie Rate of inflation rises to 2.7 per cent, but slowing Inflation

Rate of inflation rises to 2.7 per cent, but slowing

New statistics from the Central Statistics Office show that inflation increased by only 0.1 per cent last month.

From The42 Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia? Science Fiction

Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?

Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?

From TheJournal.ie Annual inflation rate reaches 3.2 per cent in April Inflation

Annual inflation rate reaches 3.2 per cent in April

The Consumer Price Index rises 3.2 per cent, fuelled by a surge in the price of domestic utilities and housing.

From TheJournal.ie ECB leaves interest rates unchanged at 1 per cent - for now Inflation

ECB leaves interest rates unchanged at 1 per cent - for now

Eurozone banking head Trichet hints that while consumer confidence is growing, he may yet consider an interest rate hike to prevent risk of high inflation.

From Business ETC UK savers undone by rocketing inflation rate Inflation

UK savers undone by rocketing inflation rate

The inflation rate hits 4 per cent in January – meaning savers need interest rates of 5 per cent to keep their spending power.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom Consumer Price Index

Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom

The costs of education and health care have soared since 2006 according to the latest Consumer Price Index;

From TheJournal.ie Inflation stays on the rise for September Inflation

Inflation stays on the rise for September

The price of a regular basket of goods was 0.5% higher in September 2010 than it was in September 2009.

From TheJournal.ie We're still the second richest in the EU Stats

We're still the second richest in the EU

How did that happen? A new CSO report puts our relative wealth in second spot, despite the massive fall in GDP.