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# ecb - Friday 7 November, 2014

Permanent TSB submit plan to the ECB a week early
# Stress Test
# Stress Test

Permanent TSB submit plan to the ECB a week early

Nov 7th 2014, 9:25 PM 6,854 Views 9 Comments

The bank failed the latest ECB stress test after an €855 million shortfall was identified.

# ecb - Thursday 6 November, 2014

'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

'Take a bailout or we'll cut emergency funding' - ECB to Ireland in 2010

Nov 6th 2014, 3:25 PM 40,748 Views 270 Comments

The infamous letter from Jean-Claude Trichet has finally been released.

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout
# Letters Of Note
# Letters Of Note

These are the letters sent between Brian Lenihan and the ECB before the bailout

Nov 6th 2014, 12:49 PM 18,355 Views 68 Comments

The ECB has finally decided to release the infamous letters.

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,019 Views 41 Comments

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

# ecb - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'
# Report Card
# Report Card

'The IMF did not sufficiently tailor its advice to countries during the crisis'

Nov 4th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,882 Views 28 Comments

An IMF internal review finds that some European authorities thought it was “inappropriate” for the IMF to be seated at the negotiating table.

# ecb - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

Here's when we'll find out if that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter will be released

Oct 28th 2014, 3:15 PM 20,274 Views 59 Comments

The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week

# ecb - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Report card in... Permanent TSB has an €855m shortfall
# Stress Test
# Stress Test

Report card in... Permanent TSB has an €855m shortfall

Oct 26th 2014, 7:39 PM 18,026 Views 73 Comments

The group confirmed that it has already “provided for” over 80% of the shortfall .

Permanent TSB, along with 25 other eurozone banks expected to fail stress test
# Fail
# Fail

Permanent TSB, along with 25 other eurozone banks expected to fail stress test

Oct 26th 2014, 9:17 AM 9,733 Views 21 Comments

The results are expected to be out shortly after 11am today.

# ecb - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Why one Irish bank will probably fail European stress tests, but you shouldn't worry (much)
# Don't Stress
# Don't Stress

Why one Irish bank will probably fail European stress tests, but you shouldn't worry (much)

Oct 22nd 2014, 1:35 PM 16,807 Views 23 Comments

Results will come out on Sunday. Don’t they know it’s a long weekend?

# ecb - Thursday 2 October, 2014

The ECB will start its shopping spree within weeks to get the eurozone going
# Hey Big Spender
# Hey Big Spender

The ECB will start its shopping spree within weeks to get the eurozone going

Oct 2nd 2014, 4:08 PM 8,898 Views 20 Comments

Interest rates remain at record lows as euro bankers plan a two-year spending binge.

# ecb - Friday 26 September, 2014

Taxpayers look like the losers (yet again) in the latest bank bailout developments
# Still Hurting
# Still Hurting

Taxpayers look like the losers (yet again) in the latest bank bailout developments

Sep 26th 2014, 2:41 PM 15,201 Views 32 Comments

Central Bank “under pressure” to fast-track sale of Anglo Irish Bank-related debts.

# ecb - Friday 12 September, 2014

Ireland's industrial output motoring ahead: Eurostat
# Building Up
# Building Up

Ireland's industrial output motoring ahead: Eurostat

Sep 12th 2014, 1:45 PM 6,542 Views 10 Comments

Big jump in local production as European industry finally starts getting into gear.

# ecb - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Raonaid Murray, Lego, and Brian Cody: The week in numbers

Sep 6th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,039 Views 17 Comments

Plus: How much will the new Garda Commissioner be paid?

# ecb - Friday 5 September, 2014

Euro goes down, exporters cheer (some of them)
# Going Down
# Going Down

Euro goes down, exporters cheer (some of them)

Sep 5th 2014, 11:11 AM 13,763 Views 33 Comments

It’s not such good news if your business does most of its trade in Europe.

# ecb - Thursday 4 September, 2014

The ECB's "extreme" anti-deflation measures could now be worth €1 trillion
# Big Bazooka
# Big Bazooka

The ECB's "extreme" anti-deflation measures could now be worth €1 trillion

Sep 4th 2014, 1:15 PM 14,560 Views 100 Comments

A raft of measures announced today are “the last throw of the dice”, experts said.

# ecb - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Eurozone stagnates as Ireland steams ahead
# Slow Zone
# Slow Zone

Eurozone stagnates as Ireland steams ahead

Sep 3rd 2014, 4:57 PM 10,475 Views 24 Comments

France and Italy go backwards, but Ireland a “bright spot” on jobs.

Spot the difference? Here's what the new €10 note looks like
# Tenner
# Tenner

Spot the difference? Here's what the new €10 note looks like

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:40 PM 28,895 Views 26 Comments

The ECB have gone all out with their holograms and security features.

# ecb - Friday 29 August, 2014

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps
# Deflation Stations
# Deflation Stations

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps

Aug 29th 2014, 4:46 PM 9,733 Views 48 Comments

Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.

# ecb - Thursday 14 August, 2014

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.
# Sluggish
# Sluggish

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here's what it means.

Aug 14th 2014, 11:29 AM 12,932 Views 60 Comments

Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.

# ecb - Sunday 10 August, 2014

"Second class Euro membership": Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

"Second class Euro membership": Ireland could lose automatic right to ECB vote

Aug 10th 2014, 11:33 AM 20,979 Views 172 Comments

Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.

# ecb - Friday 6 June, 2014

Will the ECB's new €400 billion lending plan filter down to Irish SMEs?
# Trickle Down
# Trickle Down

Will the ECB's new €400 billion lending plan filter down to Irish SMEs?

Jun 6th 2014, 6:26 PM 5,900 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday the ECB sought to match words with actions, but will it have an impact for Irish SMEs?

# ecb - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Is this the big bazooka? - €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi
# Kablamo
# Kablamo

Is this the big bazooka? - €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi

Jun 5th 2014, 3:28 PM 15,566 Views 43 Comments

SME and non-financial corporate lending is the main target of today’s package of measures, with the ECB also cutting inflation expectations.

ECB announces negative rate in bid to fight deflation
# Uncharted Territory
# Uncharted Territory

ECB announces negative rate in bid to fight deflation

Jun 5th 2014, 1:29 PM 12,962 Views 42 Comments

The rate at which the European Central Bank pays commercial banks for depositing their unused cash has been reduced from zero per cent to minus 0.10 per cent.

# ecb - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

ECB action could be 'too little, too late' as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent
# Inflation Stations
# Inflation Stations

ECB action could be 'too little, too late' as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:33 PM 11,482 Views 61 Comments

Disappointing inflation figures mean we’re likely to see some action this month, but will it make a difference?

# ecb - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry
# Smoking Gun?
# Smoking Gun?

'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry

May 27th 2014, 5:15 PM 13,006 Views 52 Comments

But he stressed that the ECB would have to be consulted.

# ecb - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month

May 14th 2014, 6:43 PM 22,717 Views 40 Comments

Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.

# ecb - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?
# Back To The Drawing Board
# Back To The Drawing Board

Does this man know how to fix the Eurozone?

May 7th 2014, 12:17 PM 17,226 Views 60 Comments

A former advisor to Jose Manuel Barroso says the only way to save Europe is to change direction.

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility

May 7th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,944 Views 46 Comments

The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.

# ecb - Thursday 1 May, 2014

European Bank Holiday leaves employees without wages despite early warnings
# Transactions
# Transactions

European Bank Holiday leaves employees without wages despite early warnings

May 1st 2014, 1:33 PM 33,498 Views 42 Comments

No interbank transaction can take place across the EU today.

# ecb - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief
# Inflation Stations
# Inflation Stations

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Apr 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,404 Views 10 Comments

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

# ecb - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

The ECB is back in town. Here's why.
# Explainer
# Explainer

The ECB is back in town. Here's why.

Apr 15th 2014, 11:58 AM 11,511 Views 39 Comments

Frankfurt set for bigger role in regulating and punishing Irish banks.

# ecb - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

# ecb - Monday 24 March, 2014

Here's the letter the European Central Bank president wrote to a Fianna Fáil TD
# ECB
# ECB

Here's the letter the European Central Bank president wrote to a Fianna Fáil TD

Mar 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 26,243 Views 41 Comments

Responding to queries from the finance spokesperson, Draghi said that ‘the viability of nationalised banks’ needs to be addressed.

# ecb - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme
# IMF
# IMF

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme

Mar 19th 2014, 10:13 PM 5,755 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, IMF chief Christine Lagarde denied any wrongdoing as she was questioned for the third time by French prosecutors in a corruption case.

# ecb - Saturday 15 March, 2014

2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public
# Bailout
# Bailout

2010 ECB letter to Lenihan could finally be made public

Mar 15th 2014, 2:31 PM 14,049 Views 76 Comments

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a motion calling for the publishing of the letter.

# ecb - Friday 7 March, 2014

Ombudsman unhappy ECB won't give Brian Lenihan letter to journalist
# Transparency
# Transparency

Ombudsman unhappy ECB won't give Brian Lenihan letter to journalist

Mar 7th 2014, 10:06 AM 9,652 Views 21 Comments

Emily O’Reilly said that the ECB has “wasted an opportunity” to use transparency.

# ecb - Thursday 6 March, 2014

No interest rate break for tracker holders
# Tracker Bar
# Tracker Bar

No interest rate break for tracker holders

Mar 6th 2014, 4:00 PM 13,339 Views 29 Comments

ECB president Mario Draghi holds interest rates firm.

# ecb - Monday 30 December, 2013

No more austerity, not even for the sake of the euro
# Attitudes
# Attitudes

No more austerity, not even for the sake of the euro

Dec 30th 2013, 2:29 PM 17,723 Views 106 Comments

A new Red C poll of Irish adults finds that just 27 per cent of Irish people would support cuts to save the euro.