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#Bank lending

# bank-lending - Friday 6 June, 2014

Will the ECB's new €400 billion lending plan filter down to Irish SMEs?

Yesterday the ECB sought to match words with actions, but will it have an impact for Irish SMEs?

# bank-lending - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Small business stranded by foreign bank exit

Banks are too risk averse to mop-up the loans being left behind by banks leaving the Irish market.

# bank-lending - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Bank 'cherry-picking' hurts SME sector

Only the very strongest companies are getting bank funding, according to one lender.

# bank-lending - Monday 10 June, 2013

Loan refusals for businesses at the lowest in four years

The ISME survey found that delays in decision making by banks has improved with the average wait down to four weeks from the five.

# bank-lending - Thursday 16 May, 2013

'The banks are not lending' belief is stopping SMEs applying for loans

The latest report by the ESRI says accessing finance is the third most reported problem facing small businesses in Ireland.

# bank-lending - Friday 28 September, 2012

Lending to households fell by €500m last month

New Central Bank figures show that lending to households continued to fall last month on top of a €471 million drop in July.

# bank-lending - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Bank of Ireland sells UK project finance arm

The €200m sale will not lead to job losses.

# bank-lending - Friday 2 March, 2012

Deja vu: ECB gives banks new money - and banks save it in the ECB ECB

Deja vu: ECB gives banks new money - and banks save it in the ECB

Overnight deposits in the ECB surged to their highest ever, just a day after it issued €529 billion to boost credit markets.

# bank-lending - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

ECB pumps €529bn of new cash into European banking system ECB

ECB pumps €529bn of new cash into European banking system

The second round of unusually lengthy lending sees the ECB lend €529bn to banks, hoping the cash will be passed onward.

# bank-lending - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

ECB reports biggest-ever demand from banks for cheap loans

The ECB’s one-off round of three-year loans sees more demand than anticipated, sending stock markets down.