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# imf - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Troika in town for review... just one more to go
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika in town for review... just one more to go

Jul 9th 2013, 10:43 AM 4,848 Views 25 Comments

The trio of the IMF, ECB and the European Commission return as Ireland’s bond yields continue steady fall.

IMF tells eurozone to fix the banks and sort out unemployment
# IMF
# IMF

IMF tells eurozone to fix the banks and sort out unemployment

Jul 9th 2013, 10:25 AM 4,036 Views 20 Comments

The IMF has given four tasks for the eurozone to complete to ensure recovery.

# imf - Monday 8 July, 2013

Greece to receive €6.8 billion rescue fund
# Greece
# Greece

Greece to receive €6.8 billion rescue fund

Jul 8th 2013, 9:23 PM 4,914 Views 14 Comments

Out of the total, €5 billion will come from Europe and €1.8 billion will be put up by the IMF.

# imf - Monday 24 June, 2013

Debt deals mean we're borrowing €20bn less in next decade - Noonan
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

Debt deals mean we're borrowing €20bn less in next decade - Noonan

Jun 24th 2013, 8:32 PM 4,553 Views 32 Comments

The finance minister gives his formal tip-of-the-hat to the news that the two European bailout funds are delaying repayments.

Eurozone bailout fund gives Ireland seven more years to repay loans
# Bailout Loans
# Bailout Loans

Eurozone bailout fund gives Ireland seven more years to repay loans

Jun 24th 2013, 10:47 AM 4,908 Views 40 Comments

Good news for Michael Noonan this morning…

# imf - Friday 21 June, 2013

Ireland gets another seven years to repay its European bailout loans
# Bailout Loans
# Bailout Loans

Ireland gets another seven years to repay its European bailout loans

Jun 21st 2013, 2:09 PM 7,997 Views 89 Comments

EU finance ministers have officially signed off on a deal which means the average European loan will be repaid in 19.5 years.

# imf - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Ireland gets another €1.6 billion in bailout loans from the EFSF
# Bailout
# Bailout

Ireland gets another €1.6 billion in bailout loans from the EFSF

Jun 18th 2013, 3:37 PM 7,230 Views 78 Comments

That’s on top of the IMF loans announced earlier today – and these ones will be on the books until 2042.

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde
# G8
# G8

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde

Jun 18th 2013, 12:59 PM 8,395 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach is among the world’s most powerful leaders in Fermanagh again today.

The IMF wants Budget 2014 to ignore the promissory note deal
# Bailout
# Bailout

The IMF wants Budget 2014 to ignore the promissory note deal

Jun 18th 2013, 8:01 AM 10,038 Views 59 Comments

The Washington-based fund says we’ve completed our tenth quarterly review under the bailout, with a mixed outlook.

# imf - Monday 17 June, 2013

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice
# Iceland
# Iceland

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice

Jun 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,381 Views 40 Comments

Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson says he will ignore the IMF’s criticism of his government’s plans to reduce household debt following the country’s economic collapse.

# imf - Thursday 6 June, 2013

# imf - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus

May 15th 2013, 8:09 PM 4,496 Views 9 Comments

The IMF said the money is intended to stabilise the country’s ravage financial system.

# imf - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

EU will inspect Ireland’s finances for decades after bailout, under new rules
# Two-pack
# Two-pack

EU will inspect Ireland’s finances for decades after bailout, under new rules

May 14th 2013, 6:40 AM 5,560 Views 69 Comments

The ‘two-pack’ also means the Budget will have to be submitted to Brussels for its approval every October from now on.

# imf - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Troika want banks monitored after 'disappointingly slow start' on arrears
# Troika Review
# Troika Review

Troika want banks monitored after 'disappointingly slow start' on arrears

May 9th 2013, 3:55 PM 7,464 Views 49 Comments

The conclusion of the Troika’s tenth review mission to Ireland will result in an estimated €2.4 billion being released.

Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity?

May 9th 2013, 7:00 AM 97 Views 105 Comments

Austerity has not worked in Ireland or across the eurozone, writes Joan Collins, who points out that even the architects of our bailout admit it was the wrong path.

# imf - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's fanciful to think a wealth tax would make the rich leave Ireland

May 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 133 Views 125 Comments

A former IMF head of the mission for Ireland has said an entire reliance on austerity was not the right move – yet we’re still following that road. David Cronin asks why.

# imf - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal: 30,000 jobs cuts, working hours increased and pension age rises

May 4th 2013, 2:03 PM 9,692 Views 102 Comments

The cuts should save an estimated €4.8 billion by 2015.

# imf - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission
# Troika
# Troika

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission

Apr 23rd 2013, 10:11 AM 4,671 Views 60 Comments

Officials from the EU, IMF and ECB arrive in Dublin today to conduct their tenth review of Ireland’s bailout programme.

# imf - Monday 22 April, 2013

Troika wants Ireland to outline spending cuts for three years
# Bailout
# Bailout

Troika wants Ireland to outline spending cuts for three years

Apr 22nd 2013, 2:32 PM 10,006 Views 86 Comments

The European Commission approves the latest €1.6 billion loan – but wants Dublin to say WHERE it will continue to cut back.

# imf - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Austerity-only policy for Ireland was a mistake, admits former IMF chief
# IMF
# IMF

Austerity-only policy for Ireland was a mistake, admits former IMF chief

Apr 11th 2013, 2:30 PM 14,396 Views 131 Comments

Ashoka Mody says the Troika chose to go down an austerity-only route instead of conceding on terms and conditions.

# imf - Monday 8 April, 2013

IMF: Bank losses and IBRC wind-down could cost taxpayer another €16bn
# IMF
# IMF

IMF: Bank losses and IBRC wind-down could cost taxpayer another €16bn

Apr 8th 2013, 9:33 AM 7,317 Views 81 Comments

The IMF says NAMA may need to be compensated if it pays more than the market price for IBRC assets.

Portugal PM announces severe spending cuts
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portugal PM announces severe spending cuts

Apr 8th 2013, 8:38 AM 5,644 Views 24 Comments

As the EU warned the debt-hit nation to respect the aims of its international bailout.

# imf - Thursday 4 April, 2013

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II
# IMO
# IMO

IMO votes unamimously against Croke Park II

Apr 4th 2013, 4:23 PM 6,645 Views 59 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation said their members would not be bound by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions by accepting the Croke Park II proposals

# imf - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

IMF: European help, progress on mortgages crucial to exit from bailout
# Make Or Break
# Make Or Break

IMF: European help, progress on mortgages crucial to exit from bailout

Apr 3rd 2013, 4:00 PM 6,321 Views 49 Comments

The IMF’s latest quarterly review of Ireland’s progress says progress on dealing with mortgage arrears is a make-or-break.

# imf - Thursday 28 March, 2013

With limits on cash withdrawals, Cypriot banks reopen calmly
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

With limits on cash withdrawals, Cypriot banks reopen calmly

Mar 28th 2013, 8:22 PM 4,174 Views 29 Comments

The restrictions on withdrawals, cashing of cheques and taking money abroad will be lifted within a month, the country’s foreign minister said today.

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300
# Nicosia
# Nicosia

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300

Mar 28th 2013, 8:31 AM 4,365 Views 34 Comments

Armed security guards have been posted, but there was no sign of customers queuing early for access to their cash.

# imf - Monday 25 March, 2013

Updated: All banks in Cyprus will now stay closed until Thursday
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Updated: All banks in Cyprus will now stay closed until Thursday

Mar 25th 2013, 10:05 PM 10,769 Views 83 Comments

Earlier it had been reported that all banks, aside from the country’s two biggest financial institutions, would reopen tomorrow.

Cyprus reaches last minute deal to avoid bankruptcy
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus reaches last minute deal to avoid bankruptcy

Mar 25th 2013, 7:41 AM 11,815 Views 87 Comments

A failure to reach a deal could have seen the country exit the Euro.

# imf - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus

Mar 24th 2013, 5:29 PM 17,226 Views 23 Comments

Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.

Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis

Mar 24th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,040 Views 68 Comments

Ministers will hold a last-ditch meeting to decide whether Cyprus will get a bailout – or be forced to leave the euro.

# imf - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Merkel ally admits European authorities underestimated Cyprus 'mess'
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Merkel ally admits European authorities underestimated Cyprus 'mess'

Mar 23rd 2013, 4:30 PM 6,515 Views 43 Comments

Elmar Brok, the chair of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, has admitted he can foresee a situation where Cyprus could exit the single currency and said that authorities underestimated the current situation there.

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:53 AM 6,655 Views 71 Comments

The Troika are in Cyprus for intensive talks, while Nicos Anastasiades could yet lead a delegation to Brussels this afternoon.

IMF approves latest round of bailout loans for Ireland
# Bailout
# Bailout

IMF approves latest round of bailout loans for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2013, 11:10 AM 7,282 Views 58 Comments

The approval of nearly €1 billion in new lending means the IMF has handed over about 89 per cent of the total loan.

# imf - Friday 22 March, 2013

Cypriot parliament approves first EU bailout measures
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cypriot parliament approves first EU bailout measures

Mar 22nd 2013, 9:26 PM 7,562 Views 42 Comments

MPs voted in favour of a national solidarity fund meaning the nationalisation of public and private sector pensions and of capital controls to prevent a run on banks.

Cyprus parliament to vote on plans to 'armour the banking system'
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Cyprus parliament to vote on plans to 'armour the banking system'

Mar 22nd 2013, 8:03 AM 4,986 Views 104 Comments

Officials scramble to cement a revised plan to stop a possible collapse of the country’s banking system.

# imf - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Investigators search home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde
# IMF
# IMF

Investigators search home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde

Mar 20th 2013, 4:14 PM 15,913 Views 35 Comments

The IMF chief’s lawyer said that the search is part of an inquiry into her role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favour of a tycoon.

# imf - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed

Mar 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,765 Views 93 Comments

Deposits in Cypriot banks will be hit with a one-off levy of 6.75 per cent with those with over €100,000 in banks hit with a 9.9 per cent levy under the €10 billion bailout proposal.

# imf - Friday 8 March, 2013