Yemen has seen growing turmoil since the Shiite rebels launched a power grab in Sanaa in February

Oil price surge over Yemen crisis 'temporary'

26 Mar The oil price surge after Saudi jets bombed Yemeni rebels will be "short-lived" as the market is well-supplied and a full-blown conflict with Iran is unlikely, analysts said.

A look at some of today's business stories in the newspapers

Today in the press

26 Mar The Government could decide on a sale of the State's 25.1% stake in Aer Lingus early next month, according to the flag carrier's chief executive, Stephen Kavanagh.

The ESRI expects GNP growth of 4% this year and next

ESRI expects further strong economic growth

25 Mar The Economic and Social Research Institute has said the economy is now growing so strongly that the budget deficit could be virtually eliminated by next year - two years ahead of schedule.

Dr Julien Mercille said that after the crash, the media also presented the Government's crisis resolution policies in a largely favourable manner

Media maintained there was no bubble, inquiry told

25 Mar An academic who specialises in media analysis has told the Banking Inquiry that, overwhelmingly, the Irish media maintained that there was no bubble and that the boom would eventually end in a "soft landing".