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# 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 14,428 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 15,106 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 10,443 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 19,252 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 15,650 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 41,262 Views 71 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 27,401 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 25,673 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 52,902 Views 139 Comments

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

# ecb - Friday 6 March, 2015

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro
# That Sinking Feeling
# That Sinking Feeling

The last few days have been pretty brutal for the euro

Mar 6th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,695 Views 82 Comments

The ECB will start its €1.1 trillion spending programme on Monday and that’s hitting the currency hard.

# ecb - Thursday 5 March, 2015

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

Mar 5th 2015, 6:19 PM 5,165 Views 19 Comments

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

# ecb - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all
# Greece Lightnin'
# Greece Lightnin'

Greece really, really wants to stay in the Eurozone after all

Feb 26th 2015, 7:10 PM 15,854 Views 68 Comments

Syriza’s aggressive stance continues to soften in the wake of its loans being extended by the ECB

# ecb - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Here's what the new €20 note looks like
# Scór
# Scór

Here's what the new €20 note looks like

Feb 24th 2015, 2:00 PM 25,278 Views 46 Comments

The notes won’t be distributed until 25 November.

# ecb - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,328 Views 80 Comments

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

# ecb - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness
# Money Woes
# Money Woes

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness

Feb 5th 2015, 10:49 PM 10,160 Views 80 Comments

The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?
# No Cash For You
# No Cash For You

Is the ECB 'so inept' that Greece may actually end up leaving the euro?

Feb 5th 2015, 3:24 PM 16,485 Views 99 Comments

Europe’s lender of last resort is facing a torrent of criticism in the fallout from last night’s statement concerning Greece’s government debt

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Why did the Dáil vote against a European debt conference?

Feb 5th 2015, 9:00 AM 9,463 Views 41 Comments

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

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

Feb 5th 2015, 7:34 AM 33,579 Views 239 Comments

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# ecb - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

'No-brainer', 'game changer' and 'a dig out of a hole' - why these people want a debt conference
# Greece
# Greece

'No-brainer', 'game changer' and 'a dig out of a hole' - why these people want a debt conference

Feb 3rd 2015, 3:38 PM 9,497 Views 58 Comments

Will the Government change its mind?

# ecb - Monday 2 February, 2015

The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout
# Emergency Cash
# Emergency Cash

The ECB is threatening Greece the same way it did Ireland before the bailout

Feb 2nd 2015, 3:35 PM 17,328 Views 83 Comments

It’s threatening to end emergency funding if the Greeks don’t play ball.

# ecb - Sunday 25 January, 2015

The Briefcase: A money-conjuring trick, billionaires' paradise and so many buzzwords
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: A money-conjuring trick, billionaires' paradise and so many buzzwords

Jan 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 12,754 Views 15 Comments

This was the week in business.

# ecb - Friday 23 January, 2015

The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years
# In Decline
# In Decline

The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years

Jan 23rd 2015, 1:33 PM 21,633 Views 79 Comments

How low can it go?

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages
# Cash
# Cash

England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:49 AM 12,621 Views 18 Comments

A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.

# ecb - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree
# The Big Guns
# The Big Guns

Stand and deliver: Super Mario fires off a €1 TRILLION ECB spending spree

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:57 PM 29,100 Views 105 Comments

The central bank has finally announced its long-awaited money-creation programme.

# ecb - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property
# Obsessed Much?
# Obsessed Much?

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property

Jan 21st 2015, 5:08 PM 14,352 Views 75 Comments

The ECB man told the banking inquiry it is hard to overstate the part our ‘cultural attitude’ played in the crisis.

# ecb - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection
# Draghinomics
# Draghinomics

The head of the ECB is greasing markets for a money-printing injection

Jan 14th 2015, 4:57 PM 13,668 Views 42 Comments

An advisor to the EU’s top court has cleared a controversial bond-buying scheme.

# ecb - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole
# Downward Spiral
# Downward Spiral

The ECB will get radical soon to stop the eurozone going down a deflationary hole

Jan 7th 2015, 6:47 PM 15,560 Views 51 Comments

Prices are falling, but that’s not the good news you may think.

# ecb - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise

Dec 31st 2014, 9:23 AM 10,267 Views 128 Comments

An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.

# ecb - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges
# Aint Gonna Happen
# Aint Gonna Happen

Environment Department denies Europe could force us to pay higher water charges

Dec 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 9,010 Views 77 Comments

Independent MEP Marian Harkin said the Commission could tell the Government to increase the controversial charge.

# ecb - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: I'll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry
# Good Luck With That
# Good Luck With That

Enda: I'll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry

Dec 17th 2014, 2:02 PM 7,131 Views 49 Comments

The Taoiseach was described as “a crawler” by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil today.

ECB to Ireland: We don't have to answer to you
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB to Ireland: We don't have to answer to you

Dec 17th 2014, 9:01 AM 9,472 Views 38 Comments

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

# ecb - Thursday 4 December, 2014

European economies look even sicker than expected, but the ECB isn't getting radical yet
# Ecb Waiting Game
# Ecb Waiting Game

European economies look even sicker than expected, but the ECB isn't getting radical yet

Dec 4th 2014, 5:40 PM 8,788 Views 32 Comments

There will be no new ECB spending spree this month – despite growth forecasts being slashed.

# ecb - Saturday 29 November, 2014

'You need a humour bypass': Here are the winners and losers from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'You need a humour bypass': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

Nov 29th 2014, 7:15 PM 11,349 Views 48 Comments

In a week that saw a new Garda Commissioner, a big fat ‘no’ from the ECB and some serious eye-rolling.

# ecb - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry?
# The Pressure's On
# The Pressure's On

Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry?

Nov 27th 2014, 8:29 AM 6,207 Views 30 Comments

Matt Carty of Sinn Fein said he hopes the goverment will be “robust” in making sure the ECB does take part.

# ecb - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The ECB has more or less said: 'We're not going to Dublin, you can forget about it'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

The ECB has more or less said: 'We're not going to Dublin, you can forget about it'

Nov 26th 2014, 5:29 PM 15,292 Views 44 Comments

The banking inquiry’s public hearings will begin the week after next – but it looks like the ECB won’t be there.

# ecb - Friday 21 November, 2014

The ECB is going to let you in on why they're slashing interest rates
# Transparency
# Transparency

The ECB is going to let you in on why they're slashing interest rates

Nov 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 11,017 Views 19 Comments

Those on tracker loans will hear the decision-making process of the ECB’s record-low interest rates.

# ecb - 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 25,579 Views 64 Comments

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

# ecb - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry
# No Show
# No Show

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry

Nov 18th 2014, 10:57 AM 7,404 Views 46 Comments

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

# ecb - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Permanent TSB should turn a profit sooner - but don't expect cheaper mortgages
# Back In Black
# Back In Black

Permanent TSB should turn a profit sooner - but don't expect cheaper mortgages

Nov 12th 2014, 6:28 PM 8,109 Views 12 Comments

The bank’s boss said its lending costs were still higher than those of bigger competitors.

# ecb - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Taxpayers may never have to bail out 'too-big-to-fail' banks again*
# Too Big To Fail
# Too Big To Fail

Taxpayers may never have to bail out 'too-big-to-fail' banks again*

Nov 11th 2014, 5:38 PM 13,359 Views 56 Comments

*If new laws proposed by the global banking watchdog are brought in… and if they actually work.