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# Second bailout

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# Economy
Speculating on second bailout 'profoundly unhelpful' - Howlin
The Minister says speculation about a possible second bailout for Ireland was unhelpful – but concedes that Ireland’s position is “buffeted by external realities”.
# Greece
Success for Greece as huge majority of investors agree to bond swap
The biggest sovereign bond swap in history will unltimately see 95.7 per cent of investors agree to write down their debts.
# Second bailout
Moody's expects Ireland to require partial second bailout
The only ratings agency to rank Ireland at ‘junk’ status says Ireland will have difficulty getting back to the markets.
# Bailout
Will Ireland need a second bailout? Here's what 10 economists think
Economists in Ireland are divided on whether or not the country will need a new bailout programme next year. But very few think it is likely we can return to the markets as scheduled.
Column: 10 reasons why Ireland should be praying for a second bailout
Cheap money, essential reforms, and a route away from gombeenism? A second bailout would have immense benefits for Ireland, argues NAMAwinelake.
# Second bailout
Talk of a second bailout is 'ludicrous' - Noonan
The Minister for Finance was responding to the suggestion from a Citigroup economist who said that Ireland should have a second bailout deal on standby.
# Bailout
Brussels says discussion of second Irish bailout is 'not helpful'
Ireland’s first bailout is performing well, says a spokesman for Olli Rehn – so it’s “not particularly useful” to discuss a second one.
# Second bailout
Ireland 'should be praying for a second bailout', DCU economist warns
Tony Foley said only borrowing more billions from the EFSF would save Ireland from paying punitive interest rates on financial markets.