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#Interest Rates

# interest-rates - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Thursday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 5th 2012, 8:08 PM 6,642 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Passing ECB cut on to customers a 'commercial decision for each bank' - Dept of Finance
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Passing ECB cut on to customers a 'commercial decision for each bank' - Dept of Finance

Jul 5th 2012, 2:59 PM 4,867 Views 23 Comments

Tracker mortgage customers will see their rate adjusted as per the ECB change – but what about other mortgage holders?

# interest-rates - Monday 2 July, 2012

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal
# Investigation
# Investigation

UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal

Jul 2nd 2012, 7:08 PM 2,818 Views 16 Comments

David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.

# interest-rates - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Football, flats and detached retinas: The week in numbers

Jun 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 4,556 Views 2 Comments

How many people were murdered in Ireland last year? And how much Coke would you need to get drunk?

# interest-rates - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Falling German inflation could mean ECB cut for mortgage holders
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Falling German inflation could mean ECB cut for mortgage holders

Jun 27th 2012, 2:53 PM 3,748 Views 8 Comments

New data shows German inflation at its lowest for 18 months – meaning less pressure on the ECB to keep rates up.

# interest-rates - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts
# Draghing It Out
# Draghing It Out

ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts

Jun 6th 2012, 2:14 PM 2,742 Views 60 Comments

But Mario Draghi says Ireland’s vote is a welcome affirmation of its priorities, and that market access could be close at hand.

# interest-rates - Friday 1 June, 2012

# interest-rates - Thursday 3 May, 2012

ECB leaves interest rate unchanged at 1pc
# ECB
# ECB

ECB leaves interest rate unchanged at 1pc

May 3rd 2012, 2:38 PM 1,168 Views 5 Comments

# interest-rates - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

New Permanent TSB chief executive promises to review mortgage rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

New Permanent TSB chief executive promises to review mortgage rates

Apr 11th 2012, 5:51 PM 4,625 Views 24 Comments

The lender had been criticised for keeping its variable mortgage rates higher than other state-owned mortgage lenders.

# interest-rates - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

ECB to keep interest rates at 1 per cent
# ECB
# ECB

ECB to keep interest rates at 1 per cent

Apr 4th 2012, 8:42 AM 1,558 Views 14 Comments

The European Central Bank is set to keep interest rates at the record low of 1 per cent later today.

# interest-rates - Thursday 8 March, 2012

ECB leaves main interest rate unchanged at 1 per cent
# ECB
# ECB

ECB leaves main interest rate unchanged at 1 per cent

Mar 8th 2012, 12:56 PM 1,038 Views 1 Comment

As expected, the monthly meeting of the ECB’s governing council decides not to tinker with the main interest rates.

# interest-rates - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Mortgage holders told to ensure new interest relief is applied
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders told to ensure new interest relief is applied

Jan 5th 2012, 7:11 PM 9,289 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Finance says lenders have been told to apply mortgage interest relief with effect from January 1st.

# interest-rates - Thursday 8 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 8th 2011, 7:54 PM 3,173 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: what have Sarkozy and Kenny been saying today; what does the interest rate cut mean for mortgage holders; and who has had some harsh words for Roy Keane?

AIB will not pass on ECB's 0.25pc cut to mortgage customers
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

AIB will not pass on ECB's 0.25pc cut to mortgage customers

Dec 8th 2011, 3:07 PM 3,891 Views 26 Comments

AIB says its funding costs are not driven by the ECB’s own rates – and that it needs to ensure it makes money for the taxpayer.

ECB could cut interest rate cut by 0.5 per cent today
# ECB
# ECB

ECB could cut interest rate cut by 0.5 per cent today

Dec 8th 2011, 8:37 AM 1,465 Views 15 Comments

The bank is expected to announce its second rate cut in five weeks as EU leaders travel to Brussels for a eurozone crisis summit.

# interest-rates - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Government may 'take action' against banks not passing on mortgage rate cut
# Banks
# Banks

Government may 'take action' against banks not passing on mortgage rate cut

Nov 10th 2011, 11:20 AM 699 Views 40 Comments

Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank and AIB will not pass on the recent ECB rate cut to homeowners, it has emerged.

# interest-rates - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

National Irish Bank says rate hike not related to ECB cut
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

National Irish Bank says rate hike not related to ECB cut

Nov 8th 2011, 12:51 PM 790 Views 14 Comments

The Danish-owned lender confirms a mortgage rate increase of up to 0.95 per cent – but says it’s nothing to do with the ECB’s cut.

# interest-rates - Friday 4 November, 2011

Two banks will pass on ECB interest rate cut to mortgage holders
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Two banks will pass on ECB interest rate cut to mortgage holders

Nov 4th 2011, 9:48 AM 3,405 Views 23 Comments

But aside from Permanent TSB and KBC Bank Ireland, what are the other banks doing?

# interest-rates - Thursday 3 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Nov 3rd 2011, 8:01 PM 2,525 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The low-down on Greece (and why it’s extra bad for Silvio), some good news for mortgage holders and the best picture of Michael Noonan you will see for a while.

Surprise! ECB cuts interest rate to 1.25 per cent
# Cut
# Cut

Surprise! ECB cuts interest rate to 1.25 per cent

Nov 3rd 2011, 1:21 PM 1,065 Views 34 Comments

On his first day in the job, ECB president Mario Draghi surprised everyone by cutting the eurozone’s main interest rate.

# interest-rates - Monday 10 October, 2011

US academics share Nobel economics prize for work on macroeconomic theory
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

US academics share Nobel economics prize for work on macroeconomic theory

Oct 10th 2011, 3:21 PM 264 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims both independently examined the cause-and-effect relationships in large economies.

# interest-rates - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Relief for homeowners as ECB holds interest rates
# ECB
# ECB

Relief for homeowners as ECB holds interest rates

Oct 6th 2011, 1:19 PM 287 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, the Bank of England has announced it will inject £75 billion into the UK’s sluggish economy.

# interest-rates - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Trichet: Ireland is gaining credibility and increasing creditworthiness
# ECB
# ECB

Trichet: Ireland is gaining credibility and increasing creditworthiness

Sep 8th 2011, 2:47 PM 755 Views 14 Comments

The ECB president has some kind words, as the main ECB interest rate remains unchanged – and could even be lowered soon.

# interest-rates - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Mortgage defaults 'could cost banks up to €10bn' - FF
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage defaults 'could cost banks up to €10bn' - FF

Sep 4th 2011, 4:30 PM 539 Views 34 Comments

Michael McGrath believes the ‘worst case scenario’ that went into the stress tests is now a reality – and it’s going to get worse.

# interest-rates - Saturday 3 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Sep 3rd 2011, 7:23 PM 1,827 Views 12 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The fall out from the Vatican’s response to the Cloyne report; why there could be good news for mortgage holders; and what’s happening down at the Electric Picnic?

Relief for mortgage holders? Analysts reckon ECB will cut interest rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Relief for mortgage holders? Analysts reckon ECB will cut interest rates

Sep 3rd 2011, 3:00 PM 762 Views 9 Comments

The ECB had been expected to continue raising interest rates this year, but may now cut them to revive the economy.

# interest-rates - Friday 12 August, 2011

Interest rate hike for Bank of Ireland customers
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Interest rate hike for Bank of Ireland customers

Aug 12th 2011, 9:54 PM 367 Views 18 Comments

The standard variable mortgage rate is going up, as are rates on personal credit cards and personal variable loans.

# interest-rates - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Dow Jones rallies after Fed statement
# Markets
# Markets

Dow Jones rallies after Fed statement

Aug 9th 2011, 9:48 PM 216 Views 0 Comments

The Federal Reserve said today that it’s likely to keep interest rates at record lows for the next two years. It also acknowledged that the economy is weaker than it had thought.

# interest-rates - Thursday 4 August, 2011

ECB maintains 1.5 per cent rate amid Eurozone concerns
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

ECB maintains 1.5 per cent rate amid Eurozone concerns

Aug 4th 2011, 3:05 PM 166 Views 0 Comments

Spanish and Italian bond yields have eased slightly today on the 14-years highs they struck earlier.

# interest-rates - Monday 18 July, 2011

AIB increases interest rates - but mortgage repayments safe for now
# AIB
# AIB

AIB increases interest rates - but mortgage repayments safe for now

Jul 18th 2011, 3:14 PM 713 Views 2 Comments

AIB increases saving and lending rates, but there’s no move for standard rate mortgages for the time being.

# interest-rates - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Emergency EU meeting amid fears Italy could be next in crisis
# Euro Crisis
# Euro Crisis

Emergency EU meeting amid fears Italy could be next in crisis

Jul 10th 2011, 7:01 PM 893 Views 35 Comments

Herman Van Rompuy has called top officials together for talks as the markets show jitters over Italian government debt.

# interest-rates - Thursday 7 July, 2011

# interest-rates - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Mortgage holders facing rate hike beyond ECB rise
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage holders facing rate hike beyond ECB rise

Jul 3rd 2011, 3:39 PM 730 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, thousands of mortgage holders in arrears are being refunded charges incorrectly applied to their accounts, according to the Central Bank.

# interest-rates - Thursday 9 June, 2011

ECB holds interest rate for now, but Trichet hints at July hike
# Interest Rate
# Interest Rate

ECB holds interest rate for now, but Trichet hints at July hike

Jun 9th 2011, 2:00 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

The European Central Bank keeps its key rate unchanged for now – but Trichet’s “strong vigilance” means one next month.

# interest-rates - Friday 6 May, 2011

Doctor Doom: ECB could force Ireland into a second recession
# Doctor Doom
# Doctor Doom

Doctor Doom: ECB could force Ireland into a second recession

May 6th 2011, 3:20 PM 2,299 Views 0 Comments

Nouriel Roubini says increasing interest rates will strengthen the Euro – and make it difficult for weak countries to recover.

# interest-rates - Thursday 5 May, 2011

ECB leaves interest rates unchanged - for now
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

ECB leaves interest rates unchanged - for now

May 5th 2011, 3:45 PM 472 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Claude Trichet gives no indication of an interest rate increase next month – meaning one is now due for July.

Investors keep watch for codeword that signals ECB rate increase
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Investors keep watch for codeword that signals ECB rate increase

May 5th 2011, 10:18 AM 375 Views 0 Comments

The ECB meets today to decide whether to increase its main interest rate in June – with one phrase being a key indicator.

# interest-rates - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Can't keep up with your mortgage rate? Try this new calculator
# Mortgage Calculator
# Mortgage Calculator

Can't keep up with your mortgage rate? Try this new calculator

Apr 28th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,307 Views 0 Comments

National Consumers Agency gives confused homeowners a hand to figure out how rate changes impact their payments.