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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bondholders

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Merkel issues stern warning for Greece
The German chancellor will meet with Italian leader Mario Monti today – after giving Greece an ultimatum.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Catch upon the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
IMF was in favour of Government burning senior bondholders
Ajai Chopra, Chief Negotiator with the IMF, reveals that his group would have backed such a move – but the European partners in the bailout would not.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
Catch up on the day’s main stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Noonan: 'I never promised I'd burn senior bondholders'
Michael Noonan says he would like to share the burden of Anglo with its bondholders, but that the ECB wouldn’t support it.
Noonan: 'I'm not too pleased that Anglo is being paid back'
The Minister for Finance insists that it is important to work in consultation with European authorities on the issue and blames the “disaster” of the last government.
Enda Kenny says no way out of repaying €700 million Anglo bond
As the state prepares to repay a billion-dollar unsecured Anglo Irish Bank bond, the Taoiseach says that default is not an option for Ireland.
Column: 3 reasons why we shouldn't pay the Anglo billion-dollar bond
Independent TD Stephen Donnelly says even Michael Noonan once argued that this is not our debt; it is not required by the EU/IMF and the markets will punish us for it.
Govt under pressure over Anglo bondholder payout
Tomorrow, the Government is due to sign off on a US$1 billion (€718 million) payout to unsecured Anglo Irish Bank bondholders.
Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil critical of Euro summit deal
Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have expressed disappointment with the government’s failure to secure a reduction in the cost of recapitalising the banks.
Kenny: Ireland has 'number of options' to further reduce bailout bill
Enda Kenny says Ireland can still reduce the interest on its bailouts, amid questions on why Greece is getting a haircut and Ireland isn’t.
Greece to be hooked on bailouts for a decade, says Troika report
A document prepared for finance ministers, leaked to the press, says bondholders may be burnt to the tune of 60 per cent.
IMF's Chopra says link between state and banks led to Ireland's 'crippling downward spiral'
Ajai Chopra was in Kenmare in Kerry to deliver a speech on the financial stability of the EU.
Govt criticised for U-turn on Anglo senior bondholders
Ireland is to save €10 billion from bailout interest rate cuts but Finance Minister Michael Noonan says it is unlikely the ECB will allow any “burning” of Anglo Irish Bank’s senior debt.
Noonan exploring bondholder burning plan
Minister for Finance and the ECB president are likely to discuss Noonan’s plan of imposing losses on senior Anglo and INBS bondholders next week.
'I've lost about a stone in weight - that's my contribution to Ireland's cause'
Irish Examiner sports journalist renews his anti-bondholder protest by launching a seven-day “bread and water” fast.
Poll: Are you happy with the new Eurozone deal?
Ireland is set to save between €600-€800m on its loans – does this go far enough?
Merkel throws down gauntlet to bondholders over Greek bailout
The German chancellor has warned private investors they must share the burden – putting her on a collision course with EU banking chiefs.
UK may give the public shares in bailed-out banks
Nick Clegg backs plan for every voter to be issued with shares in RBS and Lloyds.
Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money
Former trader Nick Leeson says lessons never seem to be learned by regulators – but we should focus on some suggestions from the British Chancellor to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.
Will the European Central Bank support Noonan's bondholder burning?
One analyst warns that if the government imposed losses on senior bond holders, no Irish bank would be able to access the market for years.
European Central Bank must agree to Noonan's proposal to burn senior bondholders
The International Monetary Fund has backed the move to burn over €3 billion worth of loans but what line the European Central Bank will take is much harder to predict.
Finance Minister announces plans to try to burn senior bondholders
Michael Noonan says attempts will be made to impose significant losses on bondholders at Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society.
UK pensioners taking BOI to court over burden-sharing plan
UK investors face losing 80 per cent of their investment under the bank’s plan – but could lose much more if they vote against the plan and it passes.
AIB announce junior bondholder burden-sharing scheme
Minister Noonan says AIB’s plan is the last chance to ensure appropriate burden-sharing by the bank’s bondholders.
Noonan dismisses court challenge of AIB junior bondholders against being burnt
A group of AIB investors with €2.6bn in bonds is trying to stop the government from enforcing an 80 per cent haircut.
Greece to announce new austerity measures
The country is expected to unveil its latest plans amid investor concerns about its ability to meet the terms of its EU/IMF bailout.