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# KBC Bank Ireland

Last year
2022
# Banking
Finance Committee hears update from KBC and Ulster Bank ahead of market withdrawal
Ulster Bank told the committee that around 1,000 accounts are currently on track to be frozen from 11 November.
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# The Banks
KBC Bank fined €18.3 million by the Central Bank over tracker mortgage scandal
The Central Bank said the impact on customers was ‘devastating’.
# compensation
After putting aside €4m last year to cover tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m
KBC estimates up to 1,661 of its customers may have been impacted.
# dear leo
High Court Master lashes KBC and tells father in arrears to write to Taoiseach
Edmund Honohan: ‘What kind of a way is that for a bank to approach its customers?’
# KBC Bank Ireland
'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday
The results of a strategic review of KBC Group’s Irish activities will be announced this coming Thursday.
# feeling good
Irish consumers haven't felt this good for 10 years
The figures from the ESRI and KBC Bank Ireland show consumer sentiment at its highest point for ten years.
# Thumbs up
Two out of three ain't bad: another ratings agency gives Ireland an A
The move should spark even more interest in our government debt.
# Steady as She Grows
Life in the slow lane: Irish business outlook 'steady' compared to bullish 2013
After major improvements towards the end of 2013, Irish businesses are making slower progress this year.
# life in the slow lane
Two speed recovery underway with consumers unconvinced by economic 'upturn'
Irish consumers are still overwhelmingly negative about their personal finances, with many unconvinced of the impact of the economic recovery.
# Out the door
On the way out? KBC Bank considers a sale of its Irish outfit
The Belgian outfit is focused on returning to profitability within two years, but then says that all options are on the table.
# Ballot Box Blues
Did the elections cause a nosedive in how good we're feeling about the economy?
KBC Bank’s consumer sentiment survey tumbled last month, with the election blamed for widespread bad humour.
# Bad Loans
KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million
The bank is planning a blitz targeting new customers throughout the year.
# feeling good
Irish consumers in 'notably more positive mood' last month
It appears that our bailout exit made consumers feel more confident about their own financial situation too.
# Consumers
Concern over Budget 2014 weakened consumer sentiment last month
KBC Bank said the most recent survey seems to reflect a “broad endorsement of domestic economic policy” even if there is a sense that it will hurt household finances.
# Consumer Sentiment
Consumer sentiment weakened in February amid job concerns
Pressures on household finances and high-profile job losses contributed to the weakening of consumer sentiment in February.
# Consumers
Consumer sentiment increases sharply in January
A significant drop in December took economists by surprise but confidence levels now appear to have stabilised.
# Consumer Confidence
Irish consumer confidence rose in November
The KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI index shows a small amount of growth with sentiment at 63.8 in November compared to 60.9 in October.
# Your Say
Poll: Is speculation about the Budget impacting on your spending?
Is the talk of possible tax hikes and benefit cuts in next month’s Budget affecting how you spend your money right now?
# KBC Bank Ireland
Irish business activity increasing but consumer sector displaying renewed weakness - survey
Concerns over the eurozone and the upcoming Budget are hitting companies expansion plans, say KBC Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland
# Spending
Retail organisation urges against negative budget speculation
While consumer confidence is on the increase, Retail Excellence Ireland warns that spending continues to fall.
# Business
Irish business activity "strengthens in early 2012"
A survey by KBC Bank Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland shows that Irish business activity levels show the first clear improvement since 2007.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you feel more optimistic about the Irish economy?
The latest consumer sentiment index tells us that consumers became slightly more confident in February. Did you?
# Consumers
Consumer sentiment brightened in February
Consumer sentiment was up last month – and had also increased compared to last year, as consumers become less pessimistic about the outlook for the jobs market, KCB Bank Ireland and the ESRI said today.
# Interest Rates
Two banks will pass on ECB interest rate cut to mortgage holders
But aside from Permanent TSB and KBC Bank Ireland, what are the other banks doing?