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#Bonds

# bonds - Thursday 11 March, 2021

The Explainer: Banks, brokers, bonds… are back in the news. Should we be worried (again)?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Banks, brokers, bonds… are back in the news. Should we be worried (again)?

Mar 11th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,636 Views 3 Comments

In today’s episode, business reporter Ian Curran explains what’s been going on.

# bonds - Monday 26 December, 2016

Prize Bonds have become really popular again
# Bond Prize Bond
# Bond Prize Bond

Prize Bonds have become really popular again

Dec 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 21,231 Views 20 Comments

So have Savings Bonds and Post Office accounts.

# bonds - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Good news - People are betting that Ireland will still be around in 100 years
# Worth A Punt
# Worth A Punt

Good news - People are betting that Ireland will still be around in 100 years

Mar 30th 2016, 4:57 PM 18,007 Views 41 Comments

The State has sold it’s first ever 100-year-bond.

# bonds - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Ireland sold bonds worth €4 billion today
# Going Like Hotcakes
# Going Like Hotcakes

Ireland sold bonds worth €4 billion today

Jan 7th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,193 Views 40 Comments

A good day’s work, says the Finance Minister.

# bonds - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden
# Payback Time
# Payback Time

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

Nov 20th 2014, 4:52 PM 25,600 Views 64 Comments

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# bonds - Monday 28 July, 2014

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'

Jul 28th 2014, 4:29 PM 6,934 Views 6 Comments

Agency’s latest figures show that it has repaid 43% of its senior debt liabilities ahead of schedule.

# bonds - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

NAMA redeems €2.5bn in bonds
# Bonds
# Bonds

NAMA redeems €2.5bn in bonds

Jun 25th 2014, 1:53 PM 7,499 Views 16 Comments

National Asset Management Agency recently reported profits of €211m.

# bonds - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Here's why Moody's looks likely to upgrade Ireland tomorrow
# Rating Bump
# Rating Bump

Here's why Moody's looks likely to upgrade Ireland tomorrow

May 15th 2014, 1:20 PM 12,841 Views 32 Comments

It would be the second upgrade in six months from the agency which has traditionally talked Ireland down.

# bonds - Monday 5 May, 2014

Europe predicts growth and less unemployment for Ireland
# European Commission
# European Commission

Europe predicts growth and less unemployment for Ireland

May 5th 2014, 3:26 PM 9,422 Views 61 Comments

The European Commission predicted 1.4 per cent growth for 2014 and employment growth of 2.4 per cent.

# bonds - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

# bonds - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Sold: NTMA sells €1 billion worth of Irish government debt

Sold: NTMA sells €1 billion worth of Irish government debt

Mar 13th 2014, 10:48 AM 7,013 Views 19 Comments

The yield of 2.967% is less than was previously expected.

# bonds - Friday 7 March, 2014

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009
# Debt
# Debt

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Mar 7th 2014, 10:31 PM 6,160 Views 15 Comments

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

# bonds - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Highly unlikely' that NAMA will still be operating by 2020
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

'Highly unlikely' that NAMA will still be operating by 2020

Feb 28th 2014, 2:22 PM 8,394 Views 28 Comments

The bad bank announced plans today for another multi-billion redemption of senior bonds.

# bonds - Monday 3 February, 2014

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:50 AM 6,592 Views 4 Comments

It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.

# bonds - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

One stunning Irish bond chart tells the whole story
# Borrowing Costs
# Borrowing Costs

One stunning Irish bond chart tells the whole story

Jan 21st 2014, 12:27 PM 15,914 Views 48 Comments

“What a ride…”

# bonds - Monday 20 January, 2014

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade
# NTMA
# NTMA

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade

Jan 20th 2014, 9:58 AM 6,941 Views 35 Comments

NTMA Chief Executive John Corrigan says it opens Ireland up to a ‘new universe’ of investors.

# bonds - Friday 17 January, 2014

Moody’s restores Ireland’s credit rating to investment grade
# A Good Rating
# A Good Rating

Moody’s restores Ireland’s credit rating to investment grade

Jan 17th 2014, 10:50 PM 16,729 Views 86 Comments

The ratings agency says that strong growth potential and the bailout exit were two major factors in the decision.

# bonds - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

NTMA reaffirms aim to raise as much as €10bn from markets this year
# Funding
# Funding

NTMA reaffirms aim to raise as much as €10bn from markets this year

Jan 7th 2014, 1:47 PM 3,802 Views 24 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency published its review of 2013 this afternoon, and details a number of

# bonds - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders
# Markets
# Markets

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Dec 31st 2013, 12:13 PM 5,462 Views 22 Comments

Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.

# bonds - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

NTMA announces buyback of treasury bond
# NTMA
# NTMA

NTMA announces buyback of treasury bond

Dec 17th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,738 Views 22 Comments

The 4 per cent treasury bond will mature in January.

# bonds - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

NAMA meets 'major milestone' with redemption of €500m in senior bonds
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA meets 'major milestone' with redemption of €500m in senior bonds

Dec 4th 2013, 12:31 PM 7,732 Views 10 Comments

The bonds redemmed were issued as consideration for loans acquired from financial institutions in 2010 and 2011.

# bonds - Friday 22 November, 2013

Tough decisions ahead regardless of Troika involvement - Minister
# Bailout Exit
# Bailout Exit

Tough decisions ahead regardless of Troika involvement - Minister

Nov 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 3,237 Views 16 Comments

Junior Minister Paschal Donohoe says that since we have now chosen to leave the bailout without a precautionary credit line, we must now keep borrowing rates low:

# bonds - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Two Irish banks raise funds in transactions not seen for several years
# Markets
# Markets

Two Irish banks raise funds in transactions not seen for several years

Nov 20th 2013, 10:45 PM 21,551 Views 43 Comments

Both transactions, made by Allied Irish Bank and Permanent TSB, were met with strong demand.

# bonds - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant
# My Precious
# My Precious

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant

Oct 1st 2013, 3:00 PM 11,745 Views 36 Comments

But don’t worry, you can get them back. If you haven’t touched Savings Bonds or Certificates in 15 years, they could be transferred to the State.

# bonds - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Ireland sells €500m of T-bills at a higher rate than last month
# Sold
# Sold

Ireland sells €500m of T-bills at a higher rate than last month

Jun 20th 2013, 11:35 AM 4,759 Views 15 Comments

Total bids received amounted to €1.46 billion which was 2.9 times the amount on offer.

# bonds - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy

May 19th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,155 Views 33 Comments

Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.

# bonds - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Trinity Comprehensive
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Trinity Comprehensive

Apr 13th 2013, 7:56 PM 9,236 Views 5 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# bonds - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs

Mar 20th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,800 Views 2 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# bonds - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ireland to auction €500 million in T-Bills
# Markets
# Markets

Ireland to auction €500 million in T-Bills

Mar 19th 2013, 9:52 AM 5,674 Views 11 Comments

The next sale is slated for Thursday, 21 March.

# bonds - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

NTMA announces issue of new 10-year bond 'in due course'
# Bonds
# Bonds

NTMA announces issue of new 10-year bond 'in due course'

Mar 12th 2013, 9:25 PM 6,538 Views 15 Comments

The bond will help restore market confidence in Ireland.

# bonds - Thursday 21 February, 2013

SOLD! Ireland sees slightly higher cost of borrowing on T-Bills
# Markets
# Markets

SOLD! Ireland sees slightly higher cost of borrowing on T-Bills

Feb 21st 2013, 10:52 AM 5,816 Views 51 Comments

The NTMA sold €500 million worth of short-term bonds at auction this morning.

# bonds - Monday 28 January, 2013

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,273 Views 52 Comments

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

Irish investor sentiment now positive - RaboDirect
# Sentiment
# Sentiment

Irish investor sentiment now positive - RaboDirect

Jan 28th 2013, 10:59 AM 3,442 Views 17 Comments

RaboDirect’s Investor Barometer has also shown that 42 per cent of investors would prefer to invest in emerging markets.

# bonds - Monday 14 January, 2013

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today
# Bond
# Bond

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today

Jan 14th 2013, 1:19 PM 8,418 Views 86 Comments

The repayment is part of over €17 billion that will be paid to bondholders by Irish banks in 2013.

# bonds - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Ireland sells €1 billion in Bank of Ireland bonds
# Bailout
# Bailout

Ireland sells €1 billion in Bank of Ireland bonds

Jan 9th 2013, 9:22 PM 9,987 Views 96 Comments

Michael Noonan said the sale marks the start of the process of recovering money for the Irish taxpayer.

# bonds - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added fake Monopoly boards
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added fake Monopoly boards

Jan 8th 2013, 7:50 PM 6,356 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# bonds - Friday 28 December, 2012

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million

Dec 28th 2012, 7:30 PM 10,719 Views 68 Comments

The only one of Ireland’s main banks not under State control makes the final payment to bondholders today bringing to over €20 billion the amount paid out by it and other banks this year.

# bonds - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

NAMA redeems €1.5 billion in bonds
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA redeems €1.5 billion in bonds

Dec 19th 2012, 6:54 PM 8,297 Views 19 Comments

This means NAMA has reduced its indebtedness by over €5 billion since its establishment three years ago.

# bonds - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Bank of Ireland raises €250 million in sale of subordinated debt
# Fundraising
# Fundraising

Bank of Ireland raises €250 million in sale of subordinated debt

Dec 13th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,211 Views 6 Comments

The beleaguered bank has ventured back into the fundraising markets.

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