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# bonds - Monday 26 December, 2016

Prize Bonds have become really popular again

So have Savings Bonds and Post Office accounts.

# bonds - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Good news - People are betting that Ireland will still be around in 100 years

The State has sold it’s first ever 100-year-bond.

# bonds - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Ireland sold bonds worth €4 billion today

A good day’s work, says the Finance Minister.

# bonds - Thursday 20 November, 2014

Ireland can offload a big chunk of its bailout debts early, thanks to Sweden

The government could have another €400m in the coffers each year now it has struck a deal.

# bonds - Monday 28 July, 2014

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'

Agency’s latest figures show that it has repaid 43% of its senior debt liabilities ahead of schedule.

# bonds - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

NAMA redeems €2.5bn in bonds

National Asset Management Agency recently reported profits of €211m.

# bonds - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Here's why Moody's looks likely to upgrade Ireland tomorrow

It would be the second upgrade in six months from the agency which has traditionally talked Ireland down.

# bonds - Monday 5 May, 2014

Europe predicts growth and less unemployment for Ireland

The European Commission predicted 1.4 per cent growth for 2014 and employment growth of 2.4 per cent.

# bonds - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# bonds - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Sold: NTMA sells €1 billion worth of Irish government debt

Sold: NTMA sells €1 billion worth of Irish government debt

The yield of 2.967% is less than was previously expected.

# bonds - Friday 7 March, 2014

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

# bonds - Friday 28 February, 2014

'Highly unlikely' that NAMA will still be operating by 2020

The bad bank announced plans today for another multi-billion redemption of senior bonds.

# bonds - Monday 3 February, 2014

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation

It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.

# bonds - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

One stunning Irish bond chart tells the whole story

“What a ride…”

# bonds - Monday 20 January, 2014

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade

NTMA Chief Executive John Corrigan says it opens Ireland up to a ‘new universe’ of investors.

# bonds - Friday 17 January, 2014

Moody’s restores Ireland’s credit rating to investment grade

The ratings agency says that strong growth potential and the bailout exit were two major factors in the decision.

# bonds - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

NTMA reaffirms aim to raise as much as €10bn from markets this year

The National Treasury Management Agency published its review of 2013 this afternoon, and details a number of

# bonds - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.

# bonds - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

NTMA announces buyback of treasury bond

The 4 per cent treasury bond will mature in January.

# bonds - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

NAMA meets 'major milestone' with redemption of €500m in senior bonds

The bonds redemmed were issued as consideration for loans acquired from financial institutions in 2010 and 2011.

# bonds - Friday 22 November, 2013

Tough decisions ahead regardless of Troika involvement - Minister

Junior Minister Paschal Donohoe says that since we have now chosen to leave the bailout without a precautionary credit line, we must now keep borrowing rates low:

# bonds - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Two Irish banks raise funds in transactions not seen for several years

Both transactions, made by Allied Irish Bank and Permanent TSB, were met with strong demand.

# bonds - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant

But don’t worry, you can get them back. If you haven’t touched Savings Bonds or Certificates in 15 years, they could be transferred to the State.

# bonds - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Ireland sells €500m of T-bills at a higher rate than last month

Total bids received amounted to €1.46 billion which was 2.9 times the amount on offer.

# bonds - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Column: Here's how to protect your bank deposits in this unsettled economy

Many sensible individuals are now rightly worried about the security of their savings and investments, writes David Quinn who says diversification is key.

# bonds - Saturday 13 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Trinity Comprehensive

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# bonds - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# bonds - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ireland to auction €500 million in T-Bills

The next sale is slated for Thursday, 21 March.

# bonds - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

NTMA announces issue of new 10-year bond 'in due course'

The bond will help restore market confidence in Ireland.

# bonds - Thursday 21 February, 2013

SOLD! Ireland sees slightly higher cost of borrowing on T-Bills

The NTMA sold €500 million worth of short-term bonds at auction this morning.

# bonds - Monday 28 January, 2013

Open thread: What do you want to know about the promissory notes issue?

It’s back on the agenda as the Irish government seeks a deal to avoid paying back €3.06 billion due in March, but what do you want to know about those pesky promissory notes?

Irish investor sentiment now positive - RaboDirect

RaboDirect’s Investor Barometer has also shown that 42 per cent of investors would prefer to invest in emerging markets.

# bonds - Monday 14 January, 2013

State-owned Permanent TSB pays €1.3bn to bondholders today

The repayment is part of over €17 billion that will be paid to bondholders by Irish banks in 2013.

# bonds - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Ireland sells €1 billion in Bank of Ireland bonds

Michael Noonan said the sale marks the start of the process of recovering money for the Irish taxpayer.

# bonds - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

The Evening with added fake Monopoly boards

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

# bonds - Friday 28 December, 2012

In last bondholder payment of 2012, BoI pays out nearly €40 million

The only one of Ireland’s main banks not under State control makes the final payment to bondholders today bringing to over €20 billion the amount paid out by it and other banks this year.

# bonds - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

NAMA redeems €1.5 billion in bonds

This means NAMA has reduced its indebtedness by over €5 billion since its establishment three years ago.

# bonds - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Bank of Ireland raises €250 million in sale of subordinated debt

The beleaguered bank has ventured back into the fundraising markets.

# bonds - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Greek buy-back deal would wipe €20 billion off national debt

The deal will see some people get only a third of their money back – but others will get three times their investment.

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