Jim Power

Business Correspondent

JIM POWER: Softer Brexit may mean Ireland taps UK bounce

The parliamentary rejection of the British prime minister, Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement came as no surprise to anybody, nor should it have.


JIM POWER: After 2018, don’t be fooled by quiet start for stock markets

Last year turned out to be an uncertain, volatile and generally difficult one for equity market investors, writes Jim Power.


JIM POWER: The foundations for the euro were set 20 years ago this week. But I fear that the project would not survive any new crisis

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the start of EMU--the European Economic and Monetary Union.


JIM POWER: With geopolitics to the fore it was not a great year for the global economy

2017 was a great year for the global economy. 2018 was a good year, but certainly not a great one, writes Jim Power.