# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 27 September, 2014
The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.
# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 31 May, 2014
The former European Central Bank president has has said he will not appear before the forthcoming inquiry citing ECB rules.
# jean-claude-trichet - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
But he stressed that the ECB would have to be consulted.
# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
The former head of the ECB says he won’t appear before the banking inquiry but Leo Varadkar and Eamon Gilmore think that he should.
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.
# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 22 March, 2014
Sinn Féin MEP candidate Matt Carthy said that the odds of three votes being incorrect due to a technical fault were ‘astronomical’.
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 16 January, 2014
Labour MEP Emer Costello has been strongly critical of the troika for putting the banks and bondholders ahead of citizens.
# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 24 October, 2012
The release of further documents this week help to shed further light on Ireland’s bailout. But what don’t we know?
“There comes a point at which negative sentiment starts to feed on itself … we are clearly at that point.”
The Department of Finance has released the letter of November 21, 2010 where Brian Lenihan says: ‘We need help.’
# jean-claude-trichet - Sunday 21 October, 2012
After Stephen Donnelly reports the Troika shifted blame from themselves, Michael Noonan says: it’s Trichet’s fault.
# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 1 September, 2012
The Irish Times publishes details of letters the ECB sent to Brian Lenihan in the lead-up to Ireland seeking a bailout two years ago leading to more calls for the letters to published in full.
# jean-claude-trichet - Sunday 26 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
With the letters back in the news today, we thought we’d publish the response to a request we made in April 2011.
Michael Noonan has been asked to publish letters which allegedly bullied Ireland into its bailout. Should he?
Fianna Fáil has called on Michael Noonan to publish Jean-Claude Trichet’s letter himself, after the minister said it should be released.
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 29 December, 2011
2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.
# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 19 October, 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy says “very important decisions” will have to be made – unlike Merkel, who has played down chances of a deal.
# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 8 October, 2011
Will this be the most important month for the 17 nations of the euro area?
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 6 October, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: The presidential candidates doing well in the latest opinion polls; tributes flow for Steve Jobs, and who is the Irish Examiner columnist who is accused of plagiarism?
Meanwhile, President Jean-Claude Trichet says that Ireland’s credibility is visibly improving month after month.
The ECB’s monthly meeting today is the latest before Jean-Claude Trichet hands over the reins at the European Central Bank.
# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 10 September, 2011
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 8 September, 2011
The ECB president has some kind words, as the main ECB interest rate remains unchanged – and could even be lowered soon.
European Central Bank officials will meet in Frankfurt today to make a decision that will affect Irish homeowners.
# jean-claude-trichet - Saturday 3 September, 2011
Silvio Berlusconi has been forced to drop some plans in a bid to win political support – but Jean-Claude Trichet isn’t too pleased.
# jean-claude-trichet - Monday 29 August, 2011
# jean-claude-trichet - Monday 15 August, 2011
Confirmation that the bank intervened to prop up Italian and Spanish bonds comes before Germany and France meet tomorrow to discuss the ongoing debt crisis.
# jean-claude-trichet - Wednesday 10 August, 2011
The loans – which are for the unusually long period of six months – are aimed at steadying the banking system.
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 4 August, 2011
But Silvio Berlusconi insists the banks are solid and that his austerity plan will work.
# jean-claude-trichet - Tuesday 2 August, 2011
If it was borrowing today, Spain would pay 6.3 per cent interest for a 10-year loan – a level that can’t be sustained.
# jean-claude-trichet - Monday 18 July, 2011
The German chancellor has warned private investors they must share the burden – putting her on a collision course with EU banking chiefs.
Nine things to know this morning: Darren Clarke’s remarkable Open triumph, how Irish households are under new financial pressure, and the new trend replacing ‘planking’…
# jean-claude-trichet - Monday 11 July, 2011
Italy could be the next country holding out the beggar’s bowl – in a bailout that would dwarf the previous ones.
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 7 July, 2011
A hike of 0.25 per cent is expected – bad news for those with tracker and standard variable rate mortgages.
# jean-claude-trichet - Sunday 3 July, 2011
Meanwhile, thousands of mortgage holders in arrears are being refunded charges incorrectly applied to their accounts, according to the Central Bank.
# jean-claude-trichet - Friday 24 June, 2011
The only candidate for the post has been officially appointed Trichet’s successor.
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 9 June, 2011
The European Central Bank keeps its key rate unchanged for now – but Trichet’s “strong vigilance” means one next month.
# jean-claude-trichet - Thursday 2 June, 2011
Jean-Claude Trichet has proposed increasing EU control over national spending exercised by member states’ governments.
# jean-claude-trichet - Tuesday 17 May, 2011
Mario Draghi will take over on November 1, when Jean-Claude Trichet’s eight-year term comes to an end. So who is he?