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#Bailout Republic?

# bailout-republic - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

Bailout 'would resolve market tension' - Goldman
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

Bailout 'would resolve market tension' - Goldman

Nov 10th 2010, 3:37 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

A chief strategist at Goldman Sachs believes the best way of calming markets down is to announce a bailout.

# bailout-republic - Monday 8 November, 2010

Department urged to buy bonds with pension reserve
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# Bailout Republic?

Department urged to buy bonds with pension reserve

Nov 8th 2010, 5:47 PM 318 Views 0 Comments

Reuters reports that senior Department of Finance advisers want the pension reserve to create new demand for Irish bonds.

Irish 10-year bonds over 7.7% this morning
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Irish 10-year bonds over 7.7% this morning

Nov 8th 2010, 11:42 AM 477 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, economist Morgan Kelly predicts another housing crash…

# bailout-republic - Friday 5 November, 2010

Bond markets unmoved by €6bn budget package
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Bond markets unmoved by €6bn budget package

Nov 5th 2010, 2:59 PM 144 Views 0 Comments

The cost of Irish borrowing remains largely flat in spite of the government’s Budget announcements.

# bailout-republic - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Bloodbath Budget: Government will seek €6 billion adjustments and foresees massive emigration

Bloodbath Budget: Government will seek €6 billion adjustments and foresees massive emigration

Nov 4th 2010, 4:48 PM 594 Views 0 Comments

€4.5bn in spending cuts and €1.5bn in new taxes coming your way – with 100,000 expected to leave Ireland before 2014.

Bond yields soar past 7.6% as investors look elsewhere
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Bond yields soar past 7.6% as investors look elsewhere

Nov 4th 2010, 9:37 AM 73 Views 0 Comments

# bailout-republic - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Irish-German bond spread surges past 5%
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# Bailout Republic?

Irish-German bond spread surges past 5%

Nov 3rd 2010, 5:12 PM 310 Views 0 Comments

The price of government borrowing for Ireland is now over three times higher than it is for Germany.

7.4% - investors fall away as government default fears continue
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

7.4% - investors fall away as government default fears continue

Nov 3rd 2010, 10:19 AM 153 Views 0 Comments

Up, and up, and up…

# bailout-republic - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Government borrowing costs finish day at all-time high
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# Bailout Republic?

Government borrowing costs finish day at all-time high

Nov 2nd 2010, 5:16 PM 61 Views 0 Comments

Ireland has "a month to stop bailout" - UCD economist
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# Bailout Republic?

Ireland has "a month to stop bailout" - UCD economist

Nov 2nd 2010, 9:34 AM 492 Views 0 Comments

First Colm McCarthy, now Karl Whelan says the movements in bond markets leave Ireland on the brink of default.

# bailout-republic - Monday 1 November, 2010

Cost of insuring against Irish debt hits record high
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# Bailout Republic?

Cost of insuring against Irish debt hits record high

Nov 1st 2010, 4:48 PM 55 Views 0 Comments

Borrowing costs continue upward spiral amid IMF fears
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# Bailout Republic?

Borrowing costs continue upward spiral amid IMF fears

Nov 1st 2010, 12:28 PM 212 Views 0 Comments

The cost of borrowing for Ireland goes over 7% again, as investors buy into Colm McCarthy’s fears of an IMF bailout.

# bailout-republic - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Defiant Lenihan insists Ireland can avoid bailout
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

Defiant Lenihan insists Ireland can avoid bailout

Oct 12th 2010, 8:25 AM 323 Views 0 Comments

Ireland can “absolutely” dodge the need to go cap-in-hand to Europe – but pensions and welfare could be hit.

# bailout-republic - Monday 11 October, 2010

Bailout more welcome than home-grown solution – poll
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

Bailout more welcome than home-grown solution – poll

Oct 11th 2010, 7:48 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

A new opinion poll shows that more people have faith in the ECB and IMF to manage the budget than our own politicians.

# bailout-republic - Friday 8 October, 2010

FT columnist calls bank guarantee a "catastrophic political decision"
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

FT columnist calls bank guarantee a "catastrophic political decision"

Oct 8th 2010, 8:33 AM 355 Views 0 Comments

Wolfgang Münchau decries the decision of the Irish government to back deposits without thinking of the aftermath.

# bailout-republic - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

EU ramps up pressure for management of budget deficit
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

EU ramps up pressure for management of budget deficit

Sep 29th 2010, 3:44 PM 78 Views 0 Comments

Board members of the European Central Bank say it’s vital that Dublin gets its budget deficit in order, or else…

EC assurance over bailout does little to soothe bonds
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# Bailout Republic?

EC assurance over bailout does little to soothe bonds

Sep 29th 2010, 1:56 PM 126 Views 0 Comments

The price of government borrowing remains close to its all time record despite Olli Rehn’s assurance about funding.

# bailout-republic - Monday 27 September, 2010

ECB 'prepared countries to raise cash for Ireland' - newspaper
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# Bailout Republic?

ECB 'prepared countries to raise cash for Ireland' - newspaper

Sep 27th 2010, 1:54 PM 267 Views 0 Comments

A German paper says we were ready for a bailout – and the bond yields hit new records. Yes, again.

# bailout-republic - Friday 24 September, 2010

ECB holds off on intervention as bonds breach 6.55%
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# Bailout Republic?

ECB holds off on intervention as bonds breach 6.55%

Sep 24th 2010, 11:37 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

The market price of 10-year Irish government debt reaches another record – but there’s no European intercession.

# bailout-republic - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

Auction a ‘relative success’ as NTMA raises €1.5bn
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# Bailout Republic?

Auction a ‘relative success’ as NTMA raises €1.5bn

Sep 21st 2010, 10:42 AM 196 Views 0 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency offloads €1.5bn of bonds in what is considered a ‘solid performance’.

# bailout-republic - Monday 20 September, 2010

Goldman Sachs: Ireland could still need the IMF
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

Goldman Sachs: Ireland could still need the IMF

Sep 20th 2010, 4:35 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

This might have something to do with why the bond price won’t lie down: economists reckon we’ll still need a bailout.

# bailout-republic - Friday 17 September, 2010

Moody's downgrade rating of Anglo Irish bonds
# Moody's
# Moody's

Moody's downgrade rating of Anglo Irish bonds

Sep 17th 2010, 4:09 PM 381 Views 0 Comments

The ratings agency cites concerns over the liquidity of Anglo’s commercial assets for downgrading from AAA to AA2.

IMF says it doesn't think Ireland needs its help
# Bond Markets
# Bond Markets

IMF says it doesn't think Ireland needs its help

Sep 17th 2010, 3:38 PM 311 Views 0 Comments

The International Monetary Fund praises the efforts to prop up the banking system as bond yields reach another all-time high.

# bailout-republic - Thursday 9 September, 2010

The Anglo break-up: the questions still to be answered
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

The Anglo break-up: the questions still to be answered

Sep 9th 2010, 10:10 AM 1,114 Views 0 Comments

The announcement that Ireland’s nationalised bank will be split in two perhaps raises more questions than it answers. Here’s a few.

The Anglo break-up: what the world’s papers say
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

The Anglo break-up: what the world’s papers say

Sep 9th 2010, 8:59 AM 1,351 Views 0 Comments

Our guide to what the world’s media is saying about the break-up of Anglo Irish Bank into ‘funding’ and ‘recovery’ banks.

# bailout-republic - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

Anglo to be split into ‘funding’ and ‘recovery’ banks
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Anglo to be split into ‘funding’ and ‘recovery’ banks

Sep 8th 2010, 3:08 PM 1,536 Views 1 Comment

The nationalised bank will be split into two newly-formed banks after the government agrees on a radical restructuring plan.

Irish bond yields continue to however well above 6%
# Government Bonds
# Government Bonds

Irish bond yields continue to however well above 6%

Sep 8th 2010, 2:37 PM 131 Views 0 Comments

Why you should care about the bond market chaos
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# Bailout Republic?

Why you should care about the bond market chaos

Sep 8th 2010, 9:53 AM 586 Views 0 Comments

What’s this ‘premium bond yield rate return’ stuff all about anyway? Here’s our (mostly) jargon-free guide.

Bond prices shoot past 6% in early trading
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

Bond prices shoot past 6% in early trading

Sep 8th 2010, 9:21 AM 1,132 Views 0 Comments

# bailout-republic - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

Cowen asks for calm over bond market ‘ebbs and flows’
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# Bailout Republic?

Cowen asks for calm over bond market ‘ebbs and flows’

Sep 7th 2010, 4:33 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach says today’s spike in bond prices are a natural feature of the market and that Ireland is safe.

The internet asks: why no coverage of the bond crisis?
# Irish Economy
# Irish Economy

The internet asks: why no coverage of the bond crisis?

Sep 7th 2010, 2:41 PM 777 Views 1 Comment

The cost of borrowing balloons as the world fears Ireland could be the next country to fold. But why so little coverage?