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This country has the ‘fastest growing major economy’

Ireland posted a blistering pace of economic growth in 2015 – so strong that it's the "fastest growing major economy in the world," according to a BMO Nesbitt Burns economist. Ireland's real gross domestic product surged 7.8 per cent last year, following a 5.2-per-cent gain in 2014. "Double-digit gains in exports and business investment led the way, while personal consumption also rose smartly," said BMO's Sal Guatieri in a note.

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