Fri, 31 Jul, 2020
ECB president Mario Draghi disappointed expectations the bank would act decisively to counter growing global economic clouds — but financial markets signal that it could yet be forced to cut rates later this year.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Analysts have hailed ECB head Mario Draghi as his handling of a cutback in euro crisis measures helped relieve European exporters, boosted European stock- markets, pushed down Irish bond yields, while reassuring there would be no early hike in interest rates.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
BBC’s Panorama recently revealed new evidence about the banking crisis. It suggested that the UK regulator was complicit in manipulating Libor, the main UK benchmark interest rate from which millions of financial products are priced.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
Banks will face extensive scrutiny of their mortgage loan books and have to justify more clearly the way they deal with distressed borrowers in arrears in the Programme of Government struck between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
A leading economist recommends investors should buy the bond debt of the so-called eurozone peripheral nations, such as Portugal, Spain and Italy, as market participants predict that ECB rates could stay at ultra-low levels for a decade.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Interest rates are low; very low, and staying low for a considerable time. This has a dramatic impact on savers, annuity holders, and investors: No compounding of interest, inflation eating into your capital, and maybe negative interest rates to come.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016