# default - Saturday 16 March, 2013
The Finance Minister has dismissed a claim that as many as 35 per cent of mortgage arrears cases in Ireland are a result of strategic default where a borrower chooses not to pay their mortgage.
# default - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# default - Thursday 7 February, 2013
The restructured debt obligation will give the Government fiscal space and breathing room. Whether this benefits the young depends on what they do with that time, writes Sam Brazys.
# default - Saturday 2 February, 2013
Professor John McHale, the chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, said Ireland has made huge progress – but is not out of the woods yet.
# default - Thursday 13 December, 2012
The Minister for Justice said the right for banks to repossess a home when a person defaults already exists in mortgage contracts.
# default - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
The agreement was made in a memorandum sent by Finance Minister Michael Noonan to the Troika.
# default - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
From Business ETC
The value of judgements against commercial debtros increased by 554 per cent to almost €293 million.
# default - Friday 8 June, 2012
From Business ETC
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Ireland has made the list – unsurprisingly – but where does it rank?
# default - Saturday 14 April, 2012
Economist Constantin Gurdgiev describes his work on a new book asking the question: What would happen if Ireland walked away from its debts?
# default - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
Financial information services company Markit has produced a table detailing the 10 countries with the widest credit default swap spreads…
# default - Tuesday 28 February, 2012
The ratings agency demonstrates it can read, by officially acknowledging that Greece’s bond-swap is a ‘selective default’.
# default - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
The ratings agency has downgraded Greece just one day after EU leaders agreed on a €130 billion bailout deal for the country.
# default - Monday 20 February, 2012
Arriving in Brussels, Evangelos Venizelos says Greece is “ready to conclude this long process” and secure more funding.
Days past the original deadline, eurozone finance ministers are to decide on the €130 billion rescue package today.
# default - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
Nine things you need to know by 9am, including: Enda heads Stateside (again), penalties for jobseekers turning down work, and good news on the jobs front for Dublin.
# default - Sunday 12 February, 2012
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Fireballs light up the evening sky in the Greek capital as parliament approves new austerity measures to help secure a €130bn bailout.
# default - Saturday 11 February, 2012
MPs vote tomorrow on approving the government’s new austerity plans – but many have threatened to scupper it.
# default - Friday 10 February, 2012
The Greek daily Dimokratia isn’t best pleased with the EU-enforced austerity. Check out yesterday’s front page…
EU finance ministers are refusing to release the aid package despite a deal reached by Greece’s leaders yesterday.
# default - Thursday 9 February, 2012
If Greece doesn’t secure a bailout loan by 15 February it may not have the money to pay a €14.5 billion bond on 20 March.
# default - Monday 6 February, 2012
The leaders of the three coalition parties meet with the PM to agree on austerity measures so a €130bn bailout can be secured – and a default avoided.
# default - Friday 13 January, 2012
Talks between Greece and its bondholders have “paused for reflection” but may be on the verge of total collapse.
# default - Saturday 5 November, 2011
George Papandreou has made a pledge to step aside if necessary, and has called for a new coalition government.
# default - Thursday 3 November, 2011
A bank run, devaluation, civil disobedience – what exactly would be the effect of Greece pulling out of the eurozone?
# default - Saturday 8 October, 2011
Will this be the most important month for the 17 nations of the euro area?
# default - Wednesday 28 September, 2011
The Troika are in town today, the day after massive protests greeted the passage of a new property tax through parliament.
# default - Wednesday 21 September, 2011
Cuts in pension and a reduction in the number of civil servants are among the new measures agreed upon to try and persuade international creditors that the Greek Government is serious about fiscal reform.
# default - Tuesday 20 September, 2011
Nine things to know by 9am: FF prepares for crunch meeting on Áras, is Greece going to withdraw from the Euro?, and Europe’s women reveal their biggest turn-off…
# default - Monday 19 September, 2011
Former trader Nick Leeson argues that while Greece would take a long time to recover from a default, it could have a number of outcomes for Irish fortunes…
The Greek government promises to spend less than it takes in in 2012 – but says it won’t repay interest on loans before that.
# default - Sunday 18 September, 2011
Nine things to know this Sunday morning including €500 All Ireland tickets, the latest in the race for the Áras, and Dale Farm travellers brace for eviction…
# default - Saturday 17 September, 2011
TheJournal.ie reporters have been quizzing those in the know to describe the potential fallout of a Greek debt default on Ireland’s economic, social and political scene…
# default - Friday 16 September, 2011
Take a look at who is the most exposed when it comes to the possibility of a Greek default…
# default - Wednesday 14 September, 2011
Gunther Oettinger says lowering the flags of “default sinners” is an idea already out there – and that he didn’t say he supports it.
# default - Tuesday 13 September, 2011
Günther Oettinger wants the flags of ‘deficit sinner’ countries – including Ireland – to be at half-mast at all EU institutions.
# default - Thursday 4 August, 2011
Spanish and Italian bond yields have eased slightly today on the 14-years highs they struck earlier.
# default - Sunday 31 July, 2011
Negotiations to raise the US debt ceiling continue at the White House as Tuesday’s default deadline looms closer.
# default - Friday 29 July, 2011
John Boehner calls off a vote on a draft plan to cut the US deficit, amid fears that party members wouldn’t back it.