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# Interest Rates

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AIB increases interest rates - but mortgage repayments safe for now
AIB increases saving and lending rates, but there’s no move for standard rate mortgages for the time being.
Emergency EU meeting amid fears Italy could be next in crisis
Herman Van Rompuy has called top officials together for talks as the markets show jitters over Italian government debt.
Mortgage holders facing rate hike beyond ECB rise
Meanwhile, thousands of mortgage holders in arrears are being refunded charges incorrectly applied to their accounts, according to the Central Bank.
ECB holds interest rate for now, but Trichet hints at July hike
The European Central Bank keeps its key rate unchanged for now – but Trichet’s “strong vigilance” means one next month.
Doctor Doom: ECB could force Ireland into a second recession
Nouriel Roubini says increasing interest rates will strengthen the Euro – and make it difficult for weak countries to recover.
ECB leaves interest rates unchanged - for now
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
The ECB meets today to decide whether to increase its main interest rate in June – with one phrase being a key indicator.
Can't keep up with your mortgage rate? Try this new calculator
National Consumers Agency gives confused homeowners a hand to figure out how rate changes impact their payments.
Government asked to respond to the "mortgage arrears crisis"
Worries for 80,000 homeowners after yesterday’s interest rate increase by the European Central Bank.
What will the ECB's interest rate hike mean for your mortgage?
Our at-a-glance guide will tell you how much the ECB’s 0.25 per cent rate increase will add to your monthly repayment.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.
ECB rise in interest rate to 1.25 per cent will hit Ireland hard say analysts
Interest rates have risen to 1.25 per cent in a move widely anticipated.
Permanent TSB to cut 250 to 350 jobs
The mortgage lender will shed a large proportion of its 1,900-strong workforce – while preparing to raise mortgage interest rates.
Japan slashes core interest rate to almost zero
Following the lead of the US, the Bank of Japan makes it almost free to borrow cash.
ECB maintains 1% interest rate, extends emergency bank loans
The European Central Bank remains in crisis mode.
BOI mortgage rate hike.