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#Central Bank

# central-bank - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

JP Morgan has been fined €1.6 million by the Central Bank for 'unacceptable' regulatory failings
# Big Fine
# Big Fine

JP Morgan has been fined €1.6 million by the Central Bank for 'unacceptable' regulatory failings

Jun 26th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,682 Views 11 Comments

An Irish subsidiary of the US investment bank had breached outsourcing rules.

# central-bank - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Bank bosses may face fines and sanctions in the future, but won't get jail time under new law

Jun 18th 2019, 9:00 PM 12,010 Views 34 Comments

The new laws were drawn up in the wake of the tracker-mortgage scandal.

# central-bank - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Mortgage rates in Ireland are still one of the highest in Europe
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Mortgage rates in Ireland are still one of the highest in Europe

Jun 15th 2019, 1:13 PM 22,272 Views 87 Comments

The volume of new mortgage agreements amounted to €598 million in April 2019.

# central-bank - Thursday 6 June, 2019

The Central Bank hopes a new outdoor artwork will make its HQ 'more social and transparent'
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

The Central Bank hopes a new outdoor artwork will make its HQ 'more social and transparent'

Jun 6th 2019, 1:22 PM 691 Views 1 Comment

Acclaimed artist Eva Rothschild was commissioned to create a sculpture for the office.

# central-bank - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

New Zealand launches investigation into incoming Irish Central Bank governor
# Gabriel Makhlouf
# Gabriel Makhlouf

New Zealand launches investigation into incoming Irish Central Bank governor

Jun 5th 2019, 8:15 AM 33,904 Views 45 Comments

Questions have been raised about whether he misled authorities following a high profile budget leak.

# central-bank - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Central Bank urged to ensure banks don't pass on tracker scandal fines to customers
# Regulation
# Regulation

Central Bank urged to ensure banks don't pass on tracker scandal fines to customers

Jun 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 16,857 Views 99 Comments

This week Permanent TSB was fined €21 million for regulatory breaches.

# central-bank - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'Unacceptable harm': The scandal that led to a record fine for one of Ireland's pillar banks
# Tracker Scandal
# Tracker Scandal

'Unacceptable harm': The scandal that led to a record fine for one of Ireland's pillar banks

May 30th 2019, 8:57 PM 15,196 Views 55 Comments

Permanent TSB has been fined €21 million for regulatory breaches affecting tracker mortgage customers.

# central-bank - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

The new €100 and €200 banknotes will be in circulation from today
# Gis A Lend
# Gis A Lend

The new €100 and €200 banknotes will be in circulation from today

May 28th 2019, 10:20 AM 33,736 Views 62 Comments

The new notes feature “new and innovative security features”.

# central-bank - Friday 10 May, 2019

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Ulster Bank says it's 'unacceptable' a data breach resulted in its former customers' details being compromised

May 10th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,701 Views 29 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

# central-bank - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

New Zealand's chief treasurer appointed as governor of Irish Central Bank
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

New Zealand's chief treasurer appointed as governor of Irish Central Bank

May 1st 2019, 2:09 PM 13,453 Views 21 Comments

Gabriel Makhlouf was chosen to succeed the outgoing governor Philip Lane.

# central-bank - Monday 15 April, 2019

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks
# Irish Banking Culture Board
# Irish Banking Culture Board

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

Apr 15th 2019, 10:06 AM 17,590 Views 47 Comments

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

# central-bank - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Concerns over letters sent to mortgage-holders demanding full payment of arrears within 30 days

Apr 13th 2019, 8:30 AM 116,672 Views 111 Comments

The Central Bank is aware that a regulated entity has written to a number of buy-to-let borrowers in arrears.

# central-bank - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised
# Cabot Financial
# Cabot Financial

Debt collector data breach results in some mortgage-holders' details being compromised

Apr 11th 2019, 9:00 PM 26,101 Views 9 Comments

The breach resulted in names, contact information, and financial details being compromised.

# central-bank - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Central Bank tenders €4.5 million contract for 'business partner' to provide support if a bank goes bust
# Deposit Guarantee Scheme
# Deposit Guarantee Scheme

Central Bank tenders €4.5 million contract for 'business partner' to provide support if a bank goes bust

Apr 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,589 Views 15 Comments

The successful tenderer will help the Central Bank administer the provisions of the Deposit Guarantee Scheme of €100,000.

# central-bank - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Central Bank writes to firms over concerns on 'fitness and probity' of some senior managers
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Central Bank writes to firms over concerns on 'fitness and probity' of some senior managers

Apr 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 18,678 Views 7 Comments

The Central Bank has observed a number of cases where individuals didn’t provide “material information” on their applications.

# central-bank - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'The banks are dictating what happens': TDs say government relying on 'constitution' card to block vulture funds Bill
# Sell Off
# Sell Off

'The banks are dictating what happens': TDs say government relying on 'constitution' card to block vulture funds Bill

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 15,006 Views 35 Comments

Officials were quizzed about their assertions the Bill is unconstitutional and would result in higher mortgage interest rates.

# central-bank - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Central Bank to scrap code of conduct for banks on the transfer of mortgages as it's 'not relevant'
# Homeowners' Rights
# Homeowners' Rights

Central Bank to scrap code of conduct for banks on the transfer of mortgages as it's 'not relevant'

Apr 2nd 2019, 12:05 AM 30,248 Views 35 Comments

Sinn Féin’s No Consent, No Sale Bill aims to puts the code on a statutory footing.

# central-bank - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Fancy being the next governor of the Central Bank? New appointment rules have been approved
# Top Banker
# Top Banker

Fancy being the next governor of the Central Bank? New appointment rules have been approved

Mar 20th 2019, 8:10 PM 12,388 Views 18 Comments

New procedures were approved by Cabinet today.

# central-bank - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve

Mar 5th 2019, 6:07 AM 13,660 Views 30 Comments

A Central Bank report found that 80% of senior appointments in recent years were men.

# central-bank - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Central Bank says 35-45 year olds who bought homes in the boom will be most impacted if tracker rates rise
# Outlook
# Outlook

Central Bank says 35-45 year olds who bought homes in the boom will be most impacted if tracker rates rise

Feb 27th 2019, 4:57 PM 38,027 Views 26 Comments

Despite Brexit, the Central Bank believes workers are in line for pay increases of up to 7% over the next two years.

# central-bank - Monday 4 February, 2019

Banks pay out €647 million to victims of tracker mortgage scandal
# Tracker Mortgage
# Tracker Mortgage

Banks pay out €647 million to victims of tracker mortgage scandal

Feb 4th 2019, 1:04 PM 19,578 Views 34 Comments

The number of people affected by the overcharging scandal has now risen to almost 40,000.

# central-bank - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Central Bank governor Philip Lane only applicant for top role at European Central Bank
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Central Bank governor Philip Lane only applicant for top role at European Central Bank

Jan 30th 2019, 9:43 PM 13,692 Views 31 Comments

He’s on course to take job of chief economist from 1 June.

# central-bank - Friday 25 January, 2019

Higher costs, fewer exports: The economic warning for Ireland in a no-deal Brexit
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Higher costs, fewer exports: The economic warning for Ireland in a no-deal Brexit

Jan 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,932 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s economy is performing strongly, the Central Bank says, but Brexit could slow things down considerably.

# central-bank - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

New rules making it easier to switch your mortgage kick in from today
# Save Money
# Save Money

New rules making it easier to switch your mortgage kick in from today

Jan 1st 2019, 9:00 AM 32,776 Views 28 Comments

Lenders will now have to tell customers 60 days before their fixed term ends and let them know about new rates and other options.

# central-bank - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Almost 7,000 loans in arrears held by 'unregulated loan owners'
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Almost 7,000 loans in arrears held by 'unregulated loan owners'

Dec 20th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,407 Views 77 Comments

Unregulated loan owners hold 17% of all mortgages in arrears over 720 days.

# central-bank - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Concern over whether Irish customers of liquidated insurer will receive claim payouts
# Qudos Insurance
# Qudos Insurance

Concern over whether Irish customers of liquidated insurer will receive claim payouts

Dec 6th 2018, 5:18 PM 9,479 Views 22 Comments

About 50,000 Irish policyholders could be affected while there are currently 1,570 claims ongoing.

# central-bank - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Warning people will be stuck in rental market as regulator leaves mortgage rules unchanged
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Warning people will be stuck in rental market as regulator leaves mortgage rules unchanged

Nov 28th 2018, 5:04 PM 24,221 Views 82 Comments

Central Bank governor Philip Lane said the measures protect borrowers from excessive debt.

# central-bank - Saturday 24 November, 2018

No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct
# Great Irish Sell Off
# Great Irish Sell Off

No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct

Nov 24th 2018, 8:00 AM 12,419 Views 30 Comments

The Central Bank said no sanctions have been put in place since the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears commencement in 2009.

# central-bank - Friday 23 November, 2018

Poll: Have you found phone insurance useful?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you found phone insurance useful?

Nov 23rd 2018, 10:13 AM 18,556 Views 41 Comments

There’s concerns that people aren’t clear on what their phone insurance covers, leaving them stuck when it gets damaged.

# central-bank - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Some people are paying 'on the double' for phone insurance
# Gadgets
# Gadgets

Some people are paying 'on the double' for phone insurance

Nov 22nd 2018, 10:04 PM 15,364 Views 10 Comments

Companies don’t give enough information about benefits and how to make a claim, the Central Bank has said.

# central-bank - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Hot-desk giant WeWork has a spot in the new One Central Plaza but no plans outside Dublin yet
# Office Space
# Office Space

Hot-desk giant WeWork has a spot in the new One Central Plaza but no plans outside Dublin yet

Nov 18th 2018, 10:31 AM 17,133 Views 6 Comments

The company has two offices open in the capital with three more in the pipeline.

# central-bank - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review

Nov 13th 2018, 10:16 PM 14,150 Views 28 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said there will be no change to the code of conduct, as it is working effectively.

# central-bank - Friday 12 October, 2018

Pace of economic growth strong in 2018 as Central Bank forecasts another 154,000 new jobs
# Forecast Is Good
# Forecast Is Good

Pace of economic growth strong in 2018 as Central Bank forecasts another 154,000 new jobs

Oct 12th 2018, 6:20 AM 8,989 Views 38 Comments

Things aren’t looking too bad.

# central-bank - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Number affected by tracker mortgage scandal rises - it's now over 38,000
# Customer Treatment
# Customer Treatment

Number affected by tracker mortgage scandal rises - it's now over 38,000

Oct 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 17,698 Views 23 Comments

The Central Bank governor says a review of the scandal raises serious concerns about current Irish banking culture.

# central-bank - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Poll: Are you wealthier now than during the boom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you wealthier now than during the boom?

Sep 11th 2018, 10:34 AM 31,509 Views 91 Comments

The net worth of of Irish households has hit record highs.

# central-bank - Friday 7 September, 2018

343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018
# Mortgage Crisis
# Mortgage Crisis

343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018

Sep 7th 2018, 5:50 PM 37,025 Views 84 Comments

Tens of thousands of people are still feeling the effects of the mortgage crisis ten years later.

# central-bank - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Bank of Ireland reverses decision to stop all-day cash services in over 100 branches
# Cash Is King
# Cash Is King

Bank of Ireland reverses decision to stop all-day cash services in over 100 branches

Sep 1st 2018, 9:45 AM 45,048 Views 50 Comments

Earlier this year, the bank announced that around 100 branches across the country would have cash services for half days only.

# central-bank - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland
# Boom To Bust
# Boom To Bust

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:15 AM 20,460 Views 95 Comments

Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.

# central-bank - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle

Jul 31st 2018, 12:10 AM 21,244 Views 46 Comments

The Central Bank said the government needs to avoid policies that could add to this risk.

# central-bank - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Irish banks are fond of customer-first slogans - but the Central Bank says they're not living up to them
# Culture
# Culture

Irish banks are fond of customer-first slogans - but the Central Bank says they're not living up to them

Jul 24th 2018, 2:30 PM 13,761 Views 37 Comments

The review found there is still a crisis-era mindset in several executive committees.