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# kbc-bank - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Explainer: Why Irish banks are being accused of 'profiteering from the pandemic'

Developments in recent days have undermined the banks’ positions.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Overwhelming majority of Irish people expect austerity to return after the pandemic

Opposition parties and trade unions have made strong statements in recent weeks against possible public spending cuts.

# kbc-bank - Friday 15 November, 2019

Calls for head of KBC group to apologise after comments about 'annoying' tracker mortgage scandal

More than 40,000 people were affected by the scandal.

# kbc-bank - Friday 11 October, 2019

Roscommon family in controversial eviction case given one month to leave home

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 10 October, 2019

KBC seeks fresh injunction to force family at centre of controversial Strokestown eviction to leave property

The eviction gained national media attention last December.

# kbc-bank - Monday 15 April, 2019

'It won't happen overnight': Launch of new body to improve culture in Irish banks

The board is funded by the five pillar banks and chaired by a retired Court of Appeal judge.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Salaries predicted to rise by 5% on average this year as employers forecast Irish jobs Brexit boost

Consumer sentiment was strong in January as spenders wait to see how Brexit will affect their pockets.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

TDs meet with KBC Bank and say they don't want return to days of the Black and Tans

Mattie McGrath, Michael Collins and Carol Nolan met with the bank’s reps in the wake of violent scenes in Roscommon.

# kbc-bank - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Yellow vest' protesters demonstrate at KBC headquarters as gardaí probe Dublin attacks

A KBC building was also set alight on Thursday night in Dublin city centre.

# kbc-bank - Friday 21 December, 2018

Gardaí investigating fire at KBC building in Dublin city centre

The alarm was raised last night and a fire was extinguished in the lobby.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Occupation of KBC Bank branch ends after talks about evictions 'settled'

Three TDs and a dozen members of the Land League had staged a protest in the Baggot Street branch of the bank since 2pm.

# kbc-bank - Friday 29 June, 2018

Court rules that KBC are entitled to repossess properties belonging to Jerry Beades

The financial lender claims that more than €2 million in loans to the anti-eviction activist remains outstanding.

# kbc-bank - Friday 27 April, 2018

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home

Gordon Smith was removed from the court by gardai after refusing to say whether he would abide by a new court order to vacate the Balbriggan property.

# kbc-bank - Monday 26 February, 2018

Galway couple overcharged €1.23 million by KBC Bank on their mortgage

The couple were overcharged on mortgages for a number of investment properties.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

# kbc-bank - Friday 2 June, 2017

‘Not good enough’ - KBC customers left frustrated as payments delayed

Customers have reported previous problems with payments before Bank Holiday weekends

# kbc-bank - Thursday 9 February, 2017

These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland

The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.

KBC Ireland committing to business in Ireland, safeguarding 1,000 jobs

The company’s Irish profits increased by over €150 million in one year.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'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.

# kbc-bank - Monday 10 October, 2016

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes

KBC was found to have breached Central Bank rules on 18 separate occasions.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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.

# kbc-bank - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Whose recovery is it anyway? Many left behind as the economy accelerates

Saddled with debt and facing little prospect of wage growth, many Irish people aren’t feeling the benefit of the economic turnaround.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

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.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'The shortest bankruptcy in the world' - IMHO agrees three month debt deal with banks

The mortgage holder’s advocate has struck a deal with two major banks and hopes more will follow.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Business sentiment hits 7 year high

But changes in the level of activity are “fairly modest”.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'

How are you feeling about spending more money?

# kbc-bank - Monday 16 September, 2013

Priory Hall resident whose partner died by suicide welcomes 21 day timeline for solution

Minister Phil Hogan has tasked Department of Environment officials with the job of talking to all the stakeholders at the Donaghmede complex and proposing a solution within the next three weeks.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 5 September, 2013

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Better business conditions mean 'more firms are hiring'

A new survey from KBC Bank Ireland and Chartered Accountants Ireland looks at business sentiment in the country, and says Irish business activity has strengthened.

# kbc-bank - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Back for good? Irish lenders promoting 90 per cent mortgages

KBC Bank is now actively seeking candidates for 90 per cent loans, but did you know other lenders are making similar offers?

# kbc-bank - Monday 8 April, 2013

Consumer confidence rises slightly in March

The marginal increase comes amid concerns about the looming property tax and cuts to pay outlined in the Croke Park II deal.

# kbc-bank - Friday 25 January, 2013

Belgian KBC to pay back €8.3bn in ECB loans

The bank says it will soon reimburse money borrowed in exceptional ECB long-term lending operations, owing to improvements in the credit markets and its own cash position.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Retail sales and consumer sentiment up in July, August

KBC Bank Ireland said Katie’s Taylor’s big win may have increased shopper positivity…

# kbc-bank - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Consumer sentiment in July strongest in two years

KBC Bank Ireland said influences such as the EU summit on Ireland’s bank debt, the ECB rate cut and the latest Troika review likely impacted on sentiment.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Consumer sentiment brightened (slightly) in March

Consumer sentiment has risen for the third month in a row and is now at its highest level since last October according to the KBC Bank/ESRI

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Consumer sentiment shows surprise increase in October

Irish consumers became more positive in October, apparently finding more reasons to be optimistic about the economic outlook.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Front-loaded budget ‘could push economy to breaking point’

The KBC/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index is virtually unchanged, but shows a worrying emerging trend in the medium term.

# kbc-bank - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Summer sales fail to bring out the shoppers

KBC says consumer sentiment fell in July, despite aggressive price cuts by retailers, with shoppers fearing for the future.

# kbc-bank - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Consumer sentiment slips back to February levels

Latest consumer sentiment data shows a drop in June as people continue to worry about the economic outlook, retaining their jobs and a likely ECB interest rate hike in July.

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