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# ecb - Thursday 10 December, 2020

More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022
# Stimulus Package
# Stimulus Package

More stimulus for Europe as ECB adds €500 billion to €1.35 trillion package, extending it into 2022

Dec 10th 2020, 12:48 PM 8,826 Views 18 Comments

It comes against the backdrop of gloomy economic forecasts.

# ecb - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Hopes for a swift economic recovery in 2021 have faded, says ECB
# ECB
# ECB

Hopes for a swift economic recovery in 2021 have faded, says ECB

Nov 25th 2020, 10:46 AM 24,692 Views 21 Comments

A resurgence of the virus has weakened euro area growth forecasts.

# ecb - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Explainer: Everything you've always wanted to know about bonds but were afraid to ask
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Everything you've always wanted to know about bonds but were afraid to ask

May 24th 2020, 11:00 AM 21,737 Views 13 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency auctioned €1.5 billion of Irish government bonds last week.

# ecb - Friday 8 May, 2020

Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme
# ECB
# ECB

Top EU court hits back at German ruling on €2 trillion bond-buying scheme

May 8th 2020, 1:32 PM 27,809 Views 32 Comments

The European Court of Justice warns the decision could jeopardise EU legal unity.

# ecb - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

'Economic shock' of Covid-19: Some central banks cut interest rates as Lagarde raises spectre of 2008
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'Economic shock' of Covid-19: Some central banks cut interest rates as Lagarde raises spectre of 2008

Mar 11th 2020, 5:37 PM 22,391 Views 30 Comments

The economic effects of coronavirus can be mitigated “if we handle it well,” according to the Bank of England.

# ecb - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured
# Vulture Funds
# Vulture Funds

Minister concedes homeowners who engaged with PTSB may not have deals honoured

Feb 21st 2018, 3:44 PM 23,620 Views 122 Comments

PTSB, which is 75% State owned, has been defending its plan to sell off a book of non-performing loans.

# ecb - Monday 19 February, 2018

He was the frontrunner, but now Ireland has withdrawn Philip Lane as a candidate for top ECB job
# Changing Lanes
# Changing Lanes

He was the frontrunner, but now Ireland has withdrawn Philip Lane as a candidate for top ECB job

Feb 19th 2018, 2:18 PM 28,677 Views 60 Comments

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said he didn’t want the candidacy of Lane to be a “source of disagreement”.

# ecb - Friday 2 December, 2016

Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland
# Report Card
# Report Card

Europe raises concerns about lack of housing in Ireland

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:50 PM 15,476 Views 44 Comments

The European Commission and ECB say “recent price and rent increases have drawn attention to persistent housing supply bottlenecks”.

# ecb - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Trichet's Corn: Yanis Varoufakis says the ECB are as bad as the British during the Famine
# Trevelyan
# Trevelyan

Trichet's Corn: Yanis Varoufakis says the ECB are as bad as the British during the Famine

Oct 4th 2016, 11:40 AM 17,666 Views 83 Comments

Charles Trevelyan is one of the most vilified figures in Irish history but Varoufakis sees parallels in the ECB’s Jean-Claude Trichet.

# ecb - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'
# Make Money Money
# Make Money Money

'Good for Ireland': Germany's top court rules that the ECB can 'print money'

Jun 21st 2016, 12:40 PM 23,901 Views 97 Comments

The challenge to the bond-buying plan could have ended the single currency.

# ecb - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

The €500 banknote looks set for the chop - but some Germans aren't happy
# Nein Danke
# Nein Danke

The €500 banknote looks set for the chop - but some Germans aren't happy

May 4th 2016, 11:16 AM 22,695 Views 55 Comments

The note is known as a ‘Bin Laden’ because of its associations with crime.

# ecb - Sunday 6 March, 2016

After five long years, Ballyhea will march to say “No” for final time today
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

After five long years, Ballyhea will march to say “No” for final time today

Mar 6th 2016, 12:34 PM 22,905 Views 33 Comments

Their campaign will continue, however.

# ecb - Thursday 3 December, 2015

This man is taking the euro deeper and deeper into the unknown
# Santa Mario
# Santa Mario

This man is taking the euro deeper and deeper into the unknown

Dec 3rd 2015, 3:33 PM 19,615 Views 60 Comments

The ECB cut a key interest rate to a new record low for the region today.

# ecb - Monday 23 November, 2015

The poor euro is getting pummelled again
# Low Note
# Low Note

The poor euro is getting pummelled again

Nov 23rd 2015, 12:25 PM 34,843 Views 53 Comments

Things were looking OK there for a while.

# ecb - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

These figures show Irish people lost more than anyone in the financial crisis
# Bottom Of The Pile
# Bottom Of The Pile

These figures show Irish people lost more than anyone in the financial crisis

Oct 20th 2015, 12:06 PM 18,944 Views 73 Comments

But it has been a good few years to be Dutch, Belgian or Danish.

# ecb - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout
# Vote Passed
# Vote Passed

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

Aug 14th 2015, 3:35 PM 12,960 Views 68 Comments

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# ecb - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August
# Neverending Story
# Neverending Story

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Jul 21st 2015, 10:50 PM 20,358 Views 91 Comments

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

# ecb - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes
# Open For Business
# Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Jul 20th 2015, 7:26 AM 20,114 Views 107 Comments

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# ecb - Saturday 18 July, 2015

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'
# Bad Choices
# Bad Choices

'Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict'

Jul 18th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,676 Views 84 Comments

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# ecb - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,559 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# ecb - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?

Jul 5th 2015, 9:31 AM 22,949 Views 229 Comments

Nai or oxi?

# ecb - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015
# Debt March
# Debt March

Greece has another €10.3 billion in debt due in 2015

Jul 2nd 2015, 7:56 AM 13,951 Views 115 Comments

And you thought your debts were bad.

# ecb - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall
# Bailout Secret
# Bailout Secret

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

Jun 25th 2015, 4:17 PM 12,496 Views 24 Comments

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Jun 25th 2015, 12:20 PM 31,217 Views 77 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# ecb - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'

Jun 24th 2015, 4:25 PM 25,057 Views 37 Comments

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# ecb - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

'The last thing the government wants to see is Greece get a better deal than they could'

Jun 23rd 2015, 12:08 PM 20,546 Views 101 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# ecb - Monday 22 June, 2015

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Enda Kenny says he believes a deal is possible for Greece

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:45 PM 31,240 Views 115 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan earlier said he wasn’t optimistic a deal could be reached today.

# ecb - Friday 19 June, 2015

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone
# Plan B
# Plan B

Ireland is now really thinking about what happens if Greece leaves the eurozone

Jun 19th 2015, 2:25 PM 30,354 Views 157 Comments

The government has confirmed talks with the Central Bank and the NTMA about the implications of Greece exiting the eurozone.

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money
# Default
# Default

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money

Jun 19th 2015, 7:55 AM 13,499 Views 137 Comments

The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.

# ecb - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

Jun 18th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,098 Views 54 Comments

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

# ecb - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don't drop mortgage rates?
# Michael Says So
# Michael Says So

Will this man finally get tough with banks if they don't drop mortgage rates?

May 19th 2015, 5:55 PM 18,939 Views 79 Comments

The Finance Minister has been meeting with lenders.

# ecb - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Greece just slid back into recession
# STORM BREWING
# STORM BREWING

Greece just slid back into recession

May 13th 2015, 4:33 PM 14,421 Views 85 Comments

It’s the first time since late 2013 that the country’s economy has been in decline.

# ecb - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Paddy's day has come: Ireland's top banker to announce early retirement
# The Guvnor
# The Guvnor

Paddy's day has come: Ireland's top banker to announce early retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 7:40 PM 15,091 Views 62 Comments

Patrick Honohan is leaving his position a year ahead of schedule.

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,438 Views 67 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# ecb - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Glitterbombing woman calls for 'end to ECB dictatorship'
# Glitterbomb
# Glitterbomb

Glitterbombing woman calls for 'end to ECB dictatorship'

Apr 15th 2015, 3:37 PM 19,238 Views 77 Comments

That’s one way to make your point.

# ecb - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

People are so mad about the ECB's new headquarters they're burning cars in Germany
# Frankfurt's Way
# Frankfurt's Way

People are so mad about the ECB's new headquarters they're burning cars in Germany

Mar 18th 2015, 10:31 AM 15,633 Views 100 Comments

Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.

# ecb - Monday 16 March, 2015

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro
# The New Lira
# The New Lira

These forecasters have some dire predictions for the euro

Mar 16th 2015, 10:06 AM 41,254 Views 70 Comments

Put it this way – it’s a good time to be a US tourist in Europe.

# ecb - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon
# Yikes!
# Yikes!

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon

Mar 11th 2015, 12:25 PM 27,388 Views 53 Comments

The currency has already hit a new 12-year low today.

# ecb - Monday 9 March, 2015

How much lower can the euro go?
# Rock Bottom
# Rock Bottom

How much lower can the euro go?

Mar 9th 2015, 1:05 PM 25,660 Views 39 Comments

The currency is headed towards equal footing with the US dollar.

Explainer: Why the ECB will be pulling €1.1 TRILLION out of thin air... and what it means for you
# To Qe Or Not To Qe
# To Qe Or Not To Qe

Explainer: Why the ECB will be pulling €1.1 TRILLION out of thin air... and what it means for you

Mar 9th 2015, 12:25 PM 52,799 Views 139 Comments

The European Central Bank’s €1.1 trillion QE plan starts today.

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