# european-central-bank - Today’s News
# european-central-bank - Saturday 4 July, 2015
The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 2 July, 2015
The main bone of contention in negotiations between Greece and its creditors has been how to resolve the pension system. But why is it such a huge issue?
# european-central-bank - Monday 29 June, 2015
And what will it mean for Ireland if Greeks take the nuclear option?
# european-central-bank - Thursday 9 April, 2015
The country made its latest loan repayment today – but more trouble lies ahead.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 18 March, 2015
Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 5 February, 2015
The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
It’s going to be a big day for the country’s new leaders.
# european-central-bank - Monday 2 February, 2015
It’s threatening to end emergency funding if the Greeks don’t play ball.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 27 November, 2014
Matt Carty of Sinn Fein said he hopes the goverment will be “robust” in making sure the ECB does take part.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
The banking inquiry’s public hearings will begin the week after next – but it looks like the ECB won’t be there.
# european-central-bank - Friday 21 November, 2014
Those on tracker loans will hear the decision-making process of the ECB’s record-low interest rates.
# european-central-bank - Friday 14 November, 2014
Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.
# european-central-bank - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes explains the detail of the new pan-eurozone Single Supervisory Mechanism.
# european-central-bank - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The ECB’s governing council will consider releasing the letter at its meeting next week
# european-central-bank - Thursday 4 September, 2014
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
# european-central-bank - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Under the new system, for one month every year Ireland will not be able to vote.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 5 June, 2014
SME and non-financial corporate lending is the main target of today’s package of measures, with the ECB also cutting inflation expectations.
The rate at which the European Central Bank pays commercial banks for depositing their unused cash has been reduced from zero per cent to minus 0.10 per cent.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 1 May, 2014
No interbank transaction can take place across the EU today.
# european-central-bank - Sunday 20 April, 2014
With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?
# european-central-bank - Monday 24 March, 2014
Responding to queries from the finance spokesperson, Draghi said that ‘the viability of nationalised banks’ needs to be addressed.
# european-central-bank - Friday 21 March, 2014
Health of Irish system appears to be on the up as calls for support from Frankfurt slide
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
A major review of Irish and European banks is due in the Autumn, and could have serious political and financial consequences.
# european-central-bank - Monday 10 March, 2014
The Finance Minister has said that the Central Bank has “primary responsibility” regarding SME loans.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Good news for those on tracker mortgages today as records remain at a record low.
# european-central-bank - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 13 November, 2013
Our shared currency system is not just preventing our ability to recover but is at the root of inevitable further looming crises, writes Mike Hall.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 7 November, 2013
ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
Michael Noonan meets Mario Draghi for discussions on how Ireland will exit its international bailout programme on 15 December.
# european-central-bank - Monday 23 September, 2013
Mario Draghi says that the Eurozone is recovering, slowly, but had good news for holders of tracker mortgages.
# european-central-bank - Friday 6 September, 2013
Yesterday, Mario Draghi said the ECB is alert to geopolitical risks that may come out of the Syrian situation and said that the caution expressed about recovery was warranted.
# european-central-bank - Monday 26 August, 2013
Our share of ECB funding is now just 5.4 per cent compared to 26.5 per cent immediately after the bailout in November 2010.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 15 August, 2013
The European Union has a single guiding principle: keep inflation down. But that view is far too narrow at a time when the bloc is undergoing an appalling unemployment crisis, writes Tiernan Brady.
# european-central-bank - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
The decision was confirmed by the European Council yesterday and will give the Baltic state six months to prepare for the changeover.
# european-central-bank - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
The trio of the IMF, ECB and the European Commission return as Ireland’s bond yields continue steady fall.
# european-central-bank - Friday 21 June, 2013
The EU and IMF have agreed to a request from the Irish authorities to delay the first bills from early 2014 to early 2015.
# european-central-bank - Thursday 6 June, 2013
Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy should stabilise over the rest of the year, but low rates are still needed for now.
# european-central-bank - Friday 31 May, 2013
Demonstrators were expressing concerns about the ECB’s role in enforcing austerity throughout the eurozone.