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Irish budget: Finance minister Paschal Donoghue announces first budget
…The Irish finance minister has told the Dáil (Irish parliament) that his first… investments with state finances, before annual payments of 500m euros (£450m) per year… finances in a changing and risky world, especially in light of Brexit," the minister…


Staycation trend cuts debit card use overseas, says UK Finance
… in 2016, figures from trade body UK Finance show. A total of £3.16bn was spent… on UK debit cards overseas has fallen since the start of the year, and UK Finance… in sterling rather than the domestic currency. Growth of contactless The UK Finance


Car finance not a cause for concern 'per se' says regulator
… in personal loans, including car finance products, could contribute to financial… the products. Car finance deals - do they spell trouble? Bank sounds alarm on debt bubble… risks Reality Check: Has personal debt been growing? Car finance debt has rocketed…


India economy in distress, warns ex-finance minister Yashwant Sinha
…Former Indian finance minister Yashwant Sinha has created an uproar by saying… finance ministers, he published his opinions in a newspaper column on 27 September. He… crackdown failed - bank report In response to his column, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley…


Schäuble set to step down as German finance minister
…Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany's long-standing pro-austerity finance minister…, is set to leave the post. He has been finance minister for the past eight years… like to run the finance ministry. The FDP is a potential coalition partner…


How do you solve a problem like debt?
…? Borrowing on loans, overdrafts, credit cards and car finance has accelerated since 2011…


GP finance advice scheme boosts income
…A project to offer financial advice at two GP surgeries in Glasgow has led to an £850,000 cash windfall for those who sought advice, a report has claimed. Between December 2015 and May 2017 figures showed that 165 people took advantage of…


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Pro-EU group fined over campaign spending
… those to have been fined over the way their finances were reported. The Electoral… their fines. The commission is in charge of monitoring rules on political finance


Brexit bill opposition of Welsh ministers 'not lessened'
Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has said the Welsh Government's opposition…