Tue, 03 Nov, 2020
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Fri, 01 May, 2020
A debate about whether Permanent TSB can keep its independence and remain as a standalone bank has not gone away despite the huge strides made in restoring it to financial health since the crash, leading analysts have said.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
The chief of KBC Bank Ireland has said its parent is “absolutely committed” to staying in Ireland even as the top boss of the Belgian group expressed impatience with the long-running Central Bank review into
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Sky-high expectations the ECB will sanction a large stimulus next month to help Germany and other parts of the eurozone to avoid recession sent the market costs of Irish government borrowing to a new low, as Irish bank shares were hit again.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
Global markets appear to have called time on the dangerous game of hardball US president Donald Trump is playing with China, as a plunge in shares, government bond yields, and the price of oil signalled his trade wars could lead to world recession.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2019
In the coming days, markets may probe and call the bluff on Boris Johnson's threat to crash Britain out of the EU, setting up a full-blown currency crisis well before the Brexit deadline he has set to get out with or without a transition deal by Halloween.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
TO judge by the Central Bank’s latest consumer protection bulletin, Irish consumers are a very forgiving lot. Despite the scandals that have afflicted the banking sector, we all still tend to stay with the first bank we signed up with. However bad the marriage, we’re determined to stick it out.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
The Central Bank has been urged to improve and simplify its switching code of practice on the back of new figures showing the number of people changing their current account to another bank hit a five-year low last year.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
It comes as new Central Bank figures show that long-term arrears “are entrenched” as ever, with 27,979 mortgage accounts in arrears for over two years at the end of March -- an unexpected increase since the start of the year, said the senior policy analyst at the Free Legal Advice Centres, or Flac.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
The costs of a record €21m fine the Central Bank imposed on Permanent TSB for its part in the industry-wide tracker mortgage probe should not be passed onto customers in higher loan costs and fees, the financial adviser who did the most to uncover the scandal has urged.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
The fall of Theresa May pushed sterling slightly higher, but only after the currency had fallen sharply in the past week on the prospect her probable successor, hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson would drive Britain out of the EU without a deal.
Fri, 24 May, 2019