# banking - Friday 15 June, 2012
Independent News and Media may close pension scheme as AIB says it will.
# banking - Thursday 14 June, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
# banking - Wednesday 13 June, 2012
An essential round-up of the details to date of the Spanish bailout, from interest rates to lending conditions.
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Jamie Dimon testifying to US Senate about how America’s biggest bank lost $2 billion in six weeks.
# banking - Sunday 10 June, 2012
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Plus, the reaction from the Spanish press.
# banking - Saturday 9 June, 2012
But will Ireland have to contribute to the bailout?
Spain is braced to become the fourth eurozone country to ask for assistance – but its bailout will not come with a programme for austerity.
What exactly does ‘hashed’ and ‘salted’ mean? And after breaches for LinkedIn, eHarmony and Last.fm this week, how can you make your password stronger?
# banking - Thursday 7 June, 2012
# banking - Wednesday 6 June, 2012
European Commission says new framework will be primarily based on preventing and preparing for banking problems.
New proposals aim to ensure that losses are borne by shareholders and creditors.
# banking - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
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# banking - Thursday 31 May, 2012
Latest figures from the Central Bank show that the level of lending to Irish households continued to decline last month.
# banking - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…
Former trader Nick Leeson is fed up with the light-touch reporting on the Bloxham demise – and with what he deems as inaction by the Central Bank and Financial Regulator.
Matthew Elderfield has said in an interview that the banks are likely to need a further €3-4 billion in order to meet stiff capital requirements.
Spain looking at issuing promissory notes to prop up its largest bank to the tune of €19bn. Don’t do it, says the Financial Times – just look at Ireland…
# banking - Monday 28 May, 2012
The central Bank has ordered Bloxham, one of the most well-known stockbroking firms in the country, to cease trading.
# banking - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
The Irish Independent reports today that the bank – the last major bank with mostly free banking – will change tack.
# banking - Thursday 17 May, 2012
Victoria Grant will blow you away.
# banking - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Businessman George Mordaunt has some practical tips for dealing with their banks in times of financial stress.
# banking - Saturday 12 May, 2012
There has been some alarm and many questions as to how America’s biggest bank lost so much money.
Greek political leaders are to meet tomorrow for a final attempt at forming a coalition.
Ireland has seen a massive growth in Islamic finance in recent years – but Irish banks still don’t offer Islamic banking to Ireland’s Muslims.
# banking - Wednesday 9 May, 2012
Don’t worry, Android users: an Android app will be launched in the coming weeks.
# banking - Monday 30 April, 2012
The Finance Minister is to establish an implementation group in order to facilitate the restructuring of the the country’s Credit Unions.
This week, regular TheJournal.ie columnist Nick Leeson says that Ireland technically doesn’t have white collar crime – but only because no-one is being properly punished for bad business actions.
# banking - Thursday 26 April, 2012
Bank welcomes Troika and government approval
# banking - Tuesday 24 April, 2012
Bank report for first quarter of 2012 says that residential property prices don’t appear to have “fully stabilised”.
# banking - Monday 23 April, 2012
Without the whole banking debt, it could have been down to 9.4 per cent.
The Taoiseach tells the German edition of the Financial Times: ‘There’s a widespread belief that the ESM should lend to banks.’
Geir Haarde led the government when the country’s banks collapsed in October 2008.
# banking - Saturday 21 April, 2012
The Finance Minister has confirmed that 24 staff at the institution, which is 99.8 per cent owned by the State, are continuing to receive salaries in excess of €250,000.
While £2m of punts were exchanged between mid-February and mid-March, over 7.5 per cent of all old Irish currency is still out there…
# banking - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
The Finance Minister has said recommendations made by the Commission on Credit Unions will inform Government policy on credit unions for the “foreseeable future”.
# banking - Tuesday 3 April, 2012
Former trader Nick Leeson on bidding wars at boom-time black-tie balls… and how someone saw fit to flick the over-ride switch so the excess could continue.
# banking - Tuesday 27 March, 2012
Featuring some Muppets. Real Muppets.
# banking - Thursday 22 March, 2012
Ann Fitzgerald said she would be asking the Financial Regulator to examine the new charging regime introduced by the bank.
# banking - Wednesday 21 March, 2012
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
A new regime taking effect in two months will mean customers with less than €2,500 in the bank will face transaction charges.