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# bank - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction
# Salary
# Salary

Government expects "detailed proposals" from banks on salary reduction

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 5,934 Views 34 Comments

Simon Coveney said today that the pillar banks had been contacted by the government about proposals to reduce salary levels.

# bank - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Cyprus to exempt small savers from deposit tax ahead of crucial vote

Mar 19th 2013, 11:23 AM 8,186 Views 53 Comments

Accounts with balances under €20,000 will be exempted from a controversial levy if it is approved by MPs today.

# bank - Monday 18 March, 2013

Poll: Is Cyprus right to tax people's savings?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is Cyprus right to tax people's savings?

Mar 18th 2013, 11:18 AM 16,058 Views 191 Comments

Cyprus is trying to push ahead with the EU bailout deal which will see people’s savings taxed – but is this fair?

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday
# Controversial
# Controversial

Cyprus postpones crucial vote on unpopular bailout until Tuesday

Mar 18th 2013, 10:25 AM 6,061 Views 62 Comments

The president is trying to get parliamentarians to back the bailout deal that slaps a hugely unpopular levy on bank savings.

# bank - Saturday 9 March, 2013

IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday
# Ibrc
# Ibrc

IBRC liquidators to meet IBOA union on Monday

Mar 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 4,365 Views 13 Comments

The staff want a 2011 redundancy package to be honoured, and have threatened industrial action if they don’t receive “just severance”.

# bank - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Cork: Man arrested following armed robbery of bank
# Cork
# Cork

Cork: Man arrested following armed robbery of bank

Mar 5th 2013, 9:25 PM 12,555 Views 23 Comments

The man threatened staff with a handgun before escaping on foot with an amount of cash.

# bank - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Noonan announces end of the Bank Guarantee

Feb 26th 2013, 5:03 PM 13,673 Views 83 Comments

The Minister said that this marks a significant step in the normalisation of the Irish banking system.

# bank - Friday 22 February, 2013

McDonald criticises plan to take property tax from bank accounts
# Property Tax
# Property Tax

McDonald criticises plan to take property tax from bank accounts

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:09 AM 9,726 Views 176 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD said the idea was “simply wrong” at a time when households are experiencing financial distress.

# bank - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears
# Mortgage Arrears
# Mortgage Arrears

AIB commits to working out deals for mortgage holders in arrears

Feb 19th 2013, 10:53 AM 4,048 Views 31 Comments

The bank said today it has built up a staff of 300 people dedicated to supporting customers in difficulty.

# bank - Monday 11 February, 2013

Union meeting with IBRC liquidator over future of 800 jobs
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Union meeting with IBRC liquidator over future of 800 jobs

Feb 11th 2013, 1:35 PM 4,788 Views 17 Comments

The contracts of some 800 workers in Ireland were essentially terminated when the government decided to liquidate the bank last week.

# bank - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City

Jan 23rd 2013, 8:00 PM 7,664 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# bank - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Bank of Ireland Public Interest Directors paid over half a million since appointment
# Banking
# Banking

Bank of Ireland Public Interest Directors paid over half a million since appointment

Dec 20th 2012, 12:17 PM 6,132 Views 47 Comments

Joe Walsh and Tom Considine were questioned about salaries, bonuses and credit card interest hikes at the Bank of Ireland.

# bank - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe

Dec 11th 2012, 7:49 AM 3,238 Views 13 Comments

Banking giant HSBC paid the huge sum to settle allegations of money laundering that were said to have helped terrorists and Iran.

# bank - Monday 10 December, 2012

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November
# Construction
# Construction

Rate of decline in construction activity unchanged in November

Dec 10th 2012, 7:10 AM 3,111 Views 2 Comments

Jobs were also being cut at a sharper pace during the month, in line with reduced workloads, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction PMI.

# bank - Friday 9 November, 2012

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter
# CSO
# CSO

Disposable income and household savings up in second quarter

Nov 9th 2012, 11:34 AM 4,340 Views 42 Comments

The CSO said savings were primarily used to pay down debt and fund property investment.

# bank - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

British bank accepts $340 million fine over Iran transactions
# Fine
# Fine

British bank accepts $340 million fine over Iran transactions

Aug 14th 2012, 9:05 PM 3,955 Views 15 Comments

The bank had denied accusations that it systematically hid $250 billion worth of Iranian client transactions.

# bank - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

"Stay out of the eurozone", top Austrian banker tells Czechs
# Friendly Advice
# Friendly Advice

"Stay out of the eurozone", top Austrian banker tells Czechs

Aug 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 4,939 Views 24 Comments

“The Czech Republic now finds itself in a good situation. It has its own currency and its own monetary policy,” said Andreas Treichl.

# bank - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Consumers' Association launches 'class action' against Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Consumers' Association launches 'class action' against Ulster Bank

Jul 31st 2012, 11:02 AM 4,911 Views 7 Comments

The CAI is gathering information from customers left out of pocket by the recent technical problems at Ulster Bank.

# bank - Thursday 26 July, 2012

'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea
# Bank Bonuses
# Bank Bonuses

'Culture of bonus as an entitlement' behind push for banker bonus legislation, says O'Dea

Jul 26th 2012, 9:54 AM 2,054 Views 23 Comments

Former FF minister says proposals target higher-ranking bankers and their work performance.

# bank - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Seán FitzPatrick arrested during Anglo investigation
# Anglo
# Anglo

Seán FitzPatrick arrested during Anglo investigation

Jul 24th 2012, 7:56 AM 9,441 Views 74 Comments

The arrest is part of the ongoing investigation into alleged financial irregularities at the former Anglo Irish Bank.

# bank - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 5th 2012, 8:32 AM 6,904 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# bank - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 4th 2012, 8:34 AM 5,948 Views 5 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# bank - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

BOI wants customers to choose its... hold music
# Hold Please
From The Daily Edge
# Hold Please

BOI wants customers to choose its... hold music

Jul 3rd 2012, 2:52 PM 5,376 Views 37 Comments

Tired of the same old hold music when you ring Bank of Ireland? Well the bank is now giving customers their say on what it should be.

# bank - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend

Jun 30th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,973 Views 26 Comments

Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.

# bank - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Ulster Bank: Full services will be back to normal by Monday
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank: Full services will be back to normal by Monday

Jun 27th 2012, 8:40 AM 3,886 Views 31 Comments

Bank is working to clear backlog created after last week’s technical glitch.

# bank - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog
# Day 7
# Day 7

UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog

Jun 26th 2012, 12:06 PM 4,735 Views 29 Comments

Ulster Bank’s British parent RBS says it’s finished clearing its British backlog, and staff are now working ‘flat out’ for Ireland.

# bank - Monday 25 June, 2012

Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week
# Day 6
# Day 6

Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week

Jun 25th 2012, 8:05 AM 3,903 Views 29 Comments

The bank says a “significant number of minor issues” mean it’s taking longer than expected to work through a backlog.

# bank - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog
# Gremlins
# Gremlins

Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog

Jun 24th 2012, 12:46 PM 5,445 Views 31 Comments

The bank says it is taking longer than anticipated to fix the technical error which has been causing problems for customers since Wednesday.

# bank - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Toulouse bank raider releases one hostage
# France
# France

Toulouse bank raider releases one hostage

Jun 20th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,640 Views 5 Comments

Three people are still being held hostage by the gunman at a bank branch in Toulouse.

# bank - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

AIB launches €250m investment programme for Agri-sector
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

AIB launches €250m investment programme for Agri-sector

May 8th 2012, 1:09 PM 1,642 Views 14 Comments

The move has been welcomed by the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, who said that it ensures greater access to adequate funding for viable farm enterprise propositions.

# bank - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland introduces new mortgage options

Apr 19th 2012, 12:52 PM 6,199 Views 59 Comments

The bank has launched two new options – Trade Up Negative Equity and Trade Down Negative Equity – that will allow greater numbers of customers in negative equity to move home.

# bank - Monday 9 April, 2012

Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Priory Hall residents request meeting with Irish Banking Federation

Apr 9th 2012, 3:53 PM 3,564 Views 36 Comments

Later this month, they will hear if Dublin City Council has to provide them with temporary accommodation. The residents are requesting that mortgage providers suspend their mortgages until a solution is put in place.

# bank - Monday 2 April, 2012

Permanent TSB reports losses of €424million
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

Permanent TSB reports losses of €424million

Apr 2nd 2012, 8:38 AM 2,564 Views 21 Comments

The bank warned of a “significant deterioration” in the number of borrowers in arrears.

# bank - Thursday 23 February, 2012

There's IR£285m in Irish punts still just lying around
# Empty The Couches
# Empty The Couches

There's IR£285m in Irish punts still just lying around

Feb 23rd 2012, 12:10 PM 8,022 Views 30 Comments

The Central Bank says there are €362.5 million of Irish punts still to be exchanged – that’s £62.32 for everyone in Ireland.

Central Bank still exchanging €10k worth of punts every day
# Taking A Punt
# Taking A Punt

Central Bank still exchanging €10k worth of punts every day

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:24 AM 5,440 Views 12 Comments

The Minister for Justice has said that there’s nothing suspicious about people exchanging their punts for euro more than ten years after the changeover.

# bank - Monday 23 January, 2012

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin

Jan 23rd 2012, 1:20 PM 6,684 Views 97 Comments

Protesters have gathered outside the former Anglo Irish buildings in both cities today to protest against the payment of €1.25 billion to senior bondholders.

# bank - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

What challenges face the new ECB chief?
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

What challenges face the new ECB chief?

Nov 1st 2011, 3:30 PM 217 Views 4 Comments

Mario Draghi has officially taken over from Jean-Claude Trichet as head of the European Central Bank. So what can he expect in his new role?

Manager says 'Irish revolutionaries' forced him to rob his own bank
# Green Revolution?
From The Daily Edge
# Green Revolution?

Manager says 'Irish revolutionaries' forced him to rob his own bank

Nov 1st 2011, 9:10 AM 1,503 Views 4 Comments

John Thomas Forrester is on trial in Australia for the robbery of his own bank two years ago…

# bank - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UBS to shed 3,500 jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

UBS to shed 3,500 jobs

Aug 23rd 2011, 9:53 AM 78 Views 0 Comments

Swiss bank UBS is to reduce its staff headcount by 3,500 as part of massive cost-cutting measures.

# bank - Friday 17 June, 2011

Bank offer brings sizeable bonus
# Finance
# Finance

Bank offer brings sizeable bonus

Jun 17th 2011, 1:52 PM 655 Views 1 Comment

Permanent TSB’s scheme for tracker mortgage customers netted both parties a generous amount of money.