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#Banking

# banking - Friday 19 December, 2014

From Business ETC These Offaly protesters don’t want the only bank in their town closed Ferbane

These Offaly protesters don’t want the only bank in their town closed

The Ferbane branch is one of 14 being closed by Ulster Bank.

# banking - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

‘Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better’

Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.

# banking - Sunday 30 November, 2014

The Central Bank wants to limit how much you can save in a credit union

If you have over €50,000 in savings, that is.

# banking - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Remember Ulster Bank’s IT failure in 2012? The bank has been fined €3.5 million over it

Thousands of customers were unable to access their accounts in 2012.

Five banks fined €2.5 BILLION over rigging foreign exchange rates

The fines were handed down by UK and US regulators.

# banking - Monday 10 November, 2014

AIB is giving out more mortgages and fewer people are in arrears

The bank says it is “profitable” this year.

# banking - Friday 31 October, 2014

From Business ETC SMEs will soon to able to access €800m from Ireland’s newest bank Sbci

SMEs will soon to able to access €800m from Ireland’s newest bank

The Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland is hoped to be up and running by the end of the year.

# banking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Do you have an AIB, EBS or Haven mortgage? Good news*!

*Except tracker mortgage holders.

# banking - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From Business ETC Report card in… Permanent TSB has an €855m shortfall Stress Test

Report card in… Permanent TSB has an €855m shortfall

The group confirmed that it has already “provided for” over 80% of the shortfall .

# banking - Friday 24 October, 2014

From Business ETC Permanent TSB will need to find €800m after failing stress test Stressed

Permanent TSB will need to find €800m after failing stress test

Bloomberg are reporting that the bank failed on the most extreme scenario.

# banking - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From Business ETC Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls Laying Down The Law

Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls

The Central Bank is seeking to reduce banks lending risky mortgages.

# banking - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From Business ETC Permanent TSB hit by ‘short-term’ technical glitch Debit Cards

Permanent TSB hit by ‘short-term’ technical glitch

But don’t worry, it’s all fixed now.

# banking - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Are Credit Unions and An Post teaming up to take on banks?

The answer is a strong maybe.

# banking - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Russian bank is giving out cats to people taking out mortgages Cat Melodeon

# banking - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Richard Bruton: I don’t want to talk about whether my brother is annoying the government

Former taoiseach John Bruton has been in the news in recent weeks.

# banking - Friday 1 August, 2014

From Business ETC Bank of Ireland insists all customers should be paid today Any Minute Now

Bank of Ireland insists all customers should be paid today

Although there may be some slight delays.

# banking - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From Business ETC AIB made a pre-tax profit of €437 million in the first half of 2014 Back In Black

AIB made a pre-tax profit of €437 million in the first half of 2014

The bank says that it has cut mortgage arrears and impaired loans.

# banking - Monday 28 July, 2014

Revenue scam warning: Here’s what fraudulent tax websites can look like

Scam sites copy details from authentic websites in an attempt to con unsuspecting users out of important personal information.

# banking - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Permanent TSB says problem with debit cards should be fixed now

Customers have been unable to withdraw money from ATMS or use their cards to pay for things.

# banking - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From Business ETC Aaron McKenna: Massive state intervention in house building? Welcome back to 2007 NAMA

Aaron McKenna: Massive state intervention in house building? Welcome back to 2007

In the normal course of things, Nama would be wound down and consigned to the history books…

# banking - Thursday 24 July, 2014

# banking - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously… including TDs

The independent TD says he has no regrets about quitting the banking inquiry last month.

# banking - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate

The Oireachtas Committee met for the third time in private session this morning.

# banking - Saturday 28 June, 2014

‘The entire system is rubbish’: Just 40 houses bought through mortgage-to-rent scheme

David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.

# banking - Monday 23 June, 2014

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out Getting Burnt This post contains videos

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# banking - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From Business ETC Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial Banking Inquiry

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

# banking - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Banking inquiry ‘rocked’ after lengthy row over senator’s ‘conflict of interest’

Angry scenes in the upper house after a claim that a senator has a conflict of interest, preventing him from serving on the banking inquiry, is later withdrawn.

Want to be a banker? You’re in luck

There are over 100 jobs up for grabs at the Central Bank.

# banking - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From Business ETC The funding ‘hunger march’: over half of companies refused bank credit SMEs

The funding ‘hunger march’: over half of companies refused bank credit

Banks are ‘sugar-coating’ the acceptance figures, while the Government watches on, ISME said.

# banking - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From Business ETC Investment company creates 50 new jobs in Dublin Jobswatch

Investment company creates 50 new jobs in Dublin

The new roles are in in fund governance and risk management.

# banking - Friday 23 May, 2014

From Business ETC Safety deposit boxes are no more at Bank of Ireland Withdrawal

Safety deposit boxes are no more at Bank of Ireland

The bank said that safekeeping service is causing an “unacceptable risk” in the branch network.

# banking - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels Mortgage Arrears

PTSB has reduced problem mortgages to one-tenth of peak levels

The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.

# banking - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From Business ETC KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million Bad Loans

KBC Bank halves loan impairments to €48 million

The bank is planning a blitz targeting new customers throughout the year.

# banking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Irish people “suffered great hardship” because of the bank guarantee as the Dáil debated a motion to establish an inquiry.

From Business ETC Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses Debt Burden

Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses

As with mortgages, it seems the bank is taking a hard line on debt forgiveness.

# banking - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC Central Bank issues warning over “China Construction Bank Mexico” Illegal

Central Bank issues warning over “China Construction Bank Mexico”

The firm has been contacting members of the public, but bears no relation to the legal China Construction Bank (London) Limited.

# banking - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Wanted: someone to explain banking to our TDs

If you can hammer out the intricacies of the banking system in less than 4,500 words, step this way.

# banking - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Profile: Who is John Moran?

A look back at the former Secretary-General’s life and times since joining Finance in 2012.

# banking - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From Business ETC Damien Kiberd: Some very solid reasons why the banking inquiry will fail to deliver Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Some very solid reasons why the banking inquiry will fail to deliver

“This country is suffering from paralysis by analysis”.

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