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#Central Bank of Ireland

# central-bank-of-ireland - This year 2022

Man arrested for insider trading following a report from the Central Bank of Ireland
# Insider Trading
# Insider Trading

Man arrested for insider trading following a report from the Central Bank of Ireland

Sep 13th 2022, 9:32 AM 23,946 Views 0 Comments

The extensive investigation carried out by the GNECB.

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank gives current and deposit account customers six months' notice to switch providers

Apr 13th 2022, 1:39 PM 28,413 Views 11 Comments

Separately, KBC Bank announced yesterday that from June, customers will get 90 days’ notice to move their accounts.

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads
# Coining It
# Coining It

Ireland's advertising watchdog aware of 'increasing concern' over misleading cryptocurrency ads

Jan 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 32,809 Views 56 Comments

Spain and the United Kingdom have both unveiled new rules aimed at tightening advertising standards for crypto-assets.

Irish shoppers splashed out on clothes and DIY supplies in the lead-up to Christmas
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

Irish shoppers splashed out on clothes and DIY supplies in the lead-up to Christmas

Jan 7th 2022, 2:09 PM 10,066 Views 3 Comments

But the volume of sales in pubs was still 29.2% below pre-pandemic levels in November, the CSO said.

# central-bank-of-ireland - Last year 2021

Bank of Ireland fined €24.5 million for IT failures that had potential 'serious' customer impact
# The Banks
# The Banks

Bank of Ireland fined €24.5 million for IT failures that had potential 'serious' customer impact

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:00 AM 38,056 Views 20 Comments

The failures could have led to customers being denied access to basic banking services.

Cost of living concerns mount as October sees largest annual jump in consumer prices since 2007
# Inflation
# Inflation

Cost of living concerns mount as October sees largest annual jump in consumer prices since 2007

Nov 11th 2021, 2:49 PM 21,877 Views 47 Comments

Electricity and fuel costs are the main drivers of inflation currently, the Central Statistics Office said.

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank
# Growth Spurts
# Growth Spurts

Irish economic activity to regain pre-Covid health by end of 2021, says Central Bank

Oct 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,072 Views 17 Comments

Forecasters expect price inflation pressures to moderate in 2022 and 2023.

Government should abandon plans for 'unaffordable tax cuts', says ICTU
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Government should abandon plans for 'unaffordable tax cuts', says ICTU

Updated Sep 14th 2021, 11:01 AM 26,396 Views 42 Comments
  • "Permanent tax cuts" set out in the Summer Economic Statement are "unjustified", ICTU says.
  • Instead, Budget 2022 should prioritise spending on public services including early years care.
  • Government should phase out various reliefs related to Capital Acquisitions and Local Property taxes.
Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners
# Premium Content
# Premium Content

Insurance report 'lays bare the greed behind industry crisis', say campaigners

Updated Jul 14th 2021, 12:09 PM 19,825 Views 24 Comments

It’s the first major overview of the employers’ liability, public liability and commercial property insurance market.

Outlook for Irish economy increasingly upbeat so long as reopening delays are temporary, says Central Bank
# Recovery Mode
# Recovery Mode

Outlook for Irish economy increasingly upbeat so long as reopening delays are temporary, says Central Bank

Jul 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,376 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters have upwardly revised their projections for the domestic economy and GDP.

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank
# Financial Stability
# Financial Stability

Potential for 'significant' house price growth as pandemic fails to dampen demand, says Central Bank

Jun 16th 2021, 12:40 PM 12,046 Views 29 Comments

House prices rose by 4.5% between April 2020 and April 2021, according to the CSO.

Irish consumer spending approaching pre-Covid levels as path to recovery becomes clearer
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Irish consumer spending approaching pre-Covid levels as path to recovery becomes clearer

Apr 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 25,475 Views 33 Comments

However, the outlook remains ‘uncertain’ and unemployment will remain high into 2022.

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal
# The Banks
# The Banks

Ulster Bank fined €37.8 million for its 'unacceptable' handling of tracker mortgage scandal

Mar 25th 2021, 12:01 PM 51,149 Views 80 Comments

It’s the largest fine the Central Bank of Ireland has ever handed out.

Parents with young kids are spending more during lockdown, bucking savings trend
# Red C The Journal Poll
# Red C The Journal Poll

Parents with young kids are spending more during lockdown, bucking savings trend

Mar 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,445 Views 19 Comments

Raising the threat of further house price inflation,18-34-year-olds say they have been the best savers.

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine
# Davy Stockbrokers
# Davy Stockbrokers

Paschal Donohoe calls on stockbrokers Davy to make a public statement after €4.1 million Central Bank fine

Mar 2nd 2021, 3:08 PM 33,091 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the fine relates to a transaction involving Anglo Irish Bank bonds and a Maple 10 developer.

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?
# The Banks
# The Banks

Irish banks want to take on Revolut together — but why has the competition watchdog 'rejected' them?

Jan 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 78,565 Views 37 Comments

Why has it taken so long for Irish banks to address competition from fresh-faced fintech companies?

# central-bank-of-ireland - All time

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine
# Tracker Mortgages
# Tracker Mortgages

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Sep 26th 2020, 8:30 AM 19,885 Views 33 Comments

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor?
# Gabriel Makhlouf
# Gabriel Makhlouf

Explainer: Why is there controversy over the new Central Bank governor?

Aug 10th 2019, 8:30 PM 16,038 Views 11 Comments

It all stems from a leak of New Zealand’s budget earlier this year.

Incoming Central Bank chief to take up role despite 'clumsy' handling of budget leak in New Zealand
# Gabriel Makhlouf
# Gabriel Makhlouf

Incoming Central Bank chief to take up role despite 'clumsy' handling of budget leak in New Zealand

Updated Jun 27th 2019, 3:30 PM 14,761 Views 27 Comments

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe said that he wished the incident with Gabriel Makhlouf had never happened.

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU
# Household Debt
# Household Debt

Irish households are the third most indebted in the EU

May 9th 2016, 4:54 PM 19,271 Views 115 Comments

The Central Bank says this ranking is in spite of a significant decline in the ratio of household debt to disposable income.

The Central Bank has paid out €230,000 in order to keep key staff, but says they're not bonuses
# No-nuses
# No-nuses

The Central Bank has paid out €230,000 in order to keep key staff, but says they're not bonuses

Nov 25th 2015, 7:10 PM 10,627 Views 30 Comments

They say they’re designed to keep key staff.

Paddy's day has come: Ireland's top banker to announce early retirement
# The Guvnor
# The Guvnor

Paddy's day has come: Ireland's top banker to announce early retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 7:40 PM 15,128 Views 62 Comments

Patrick Honohan is leaving his position a year ahead of schedule.

The Central Bank still doesn't know what to do with its golden ball
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

The Central Bank still doesn't know what to do with its golden ball

Feb 16th 2015, 6:02 PM 21,401 Views 64 Comments

The Crann an Oir sculpture was unveiled in 1991 by Charles Haughey.

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k
# Relief
# Relief

First-time buyers will be able to borrow 90% of property value up to €220k

Jan 27th 2015, 11:04 PM 43,044 Views 149 Comments

New mortgage regulations announced today will mean all other primary dwelling buyers will have to pay 20% of the value themselves.

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?
# Remember
# Remember

Could you be the person to design the 1916 collector coin?

Jan 10th 2015, 12:13 PM 13,669 Views 51 Comments

The Central Bank will issue the coins in the first quarter of next year and it could be your handiwork, if you’re good enough.

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against 'vulture funds'
# Mortgage Holders
# Mortgage Holders

10,000 Irish homeowners need protection against 'vulture funds'

Dec 29th 2014, 6:21 PM 12,511 Views 45 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Finance Spokesperson Michael McGrath has said the issue needs to be dealt with in 2015.

The Central Bank is looking for someone to finish what Anglo started
# Anglo Rebuilt
# Anglo Rebuilt

The Central Bank is looking for someone to finish what Anglo started

May 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 9,951 Views 51 Comments

Construction on the new home of the Central Bank is now set to start in 2015.

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

Honohan told to 'stand up to the ECB' as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year's deal

Apr 8th 2014, 8:52 AM 7,459 Views 40 Comments

In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Central Bank director Fiona Muldoon resigns

Nov 29th 2013, 2:07 PM 15,799 Views 38 Comments

Muldoon will remain in her post until May next year.

Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff
# Incentives
# Incentives

Central Bank warns of risks of paying sales incentives to insurance staff

Nov 27th 2013, 6:08 PM 6,297 Views 11 Comments

The bank said there are a number of risks that may encourage sales behaviours that are not in the best interests of consumers.

Central Bank warns of unauthorised financial firm
# Warning
# Warning

Central Bank warns of unauthorised financial firm

Nov 11th 2013, 2:16 PM 9,815 Views 42 Comments

The bank said it is a criminal offence for companies such as this to provide financial services that require authorisation from the bank.

Banks to refund €25m to customers over mis-sold policies
# Banks
# Banks

Banks to refund €25m to customers over mis-sold policies

Oct 4th 2013, 7:52 AM 8,545 Views 40 Comments

One in five of the PPI policies reviewed by the Central Bank were found to be in breach of its consumer protection code.

Scaling back on fiscal adjustment is risky, says Central Bank
# Risky
# Risky

Scaling back on fiscal adjustment is risky, says Central Bank

Oct 2nd 2013, 12:30 PM 2,436 Views 13 Comments

The Central Bank has downgraded Ireland’s growth forecast for this year stating Ireland’s recovery will be a “gradual” one.

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009
# Arrears
# Arrears

Number of homeowners in mortgage arrears quadrupled since 2009

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:01 AM 4,475 Views 72 Comments

Figures from the Central Bank of Ireland reveals that outstanding mortgage arrears increased in the second quarter of this year.

Central Bank cuts growth forecast and tells govt: Don't ease-up on austerity
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Central Bank cuts growth forecast and tells govt: Don't ease-up on austerity

Jul 26th 2013, 9:27 PM 5,553 Views 76 Comments

The bank has also cut its forecast for growth of the country’s economy or gross domestic product from 1.2 per cent this year to 0.07 per cent blaming the falls in the export of goods and services.

Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Borrowers may be able to leave tracker mortgage when rates increase

Jun 27th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,800 Views 26 Comments

The new Code of Conduct for Mortgage Arrears will allow borrowers to move to a variable rate instead of repossession.

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm
# Nelson Capital Advisors
# Nelson Capital Advisors

Central Bank of Ireland warns about unauthorised investment firm

May 24th 2013, 12:05 PM 7,654 Views 13 Comments

Nelson Capital Advisors has been offering investment services to the Irish public.

Why you can't see the 'black book' that was never used for the banking crisis
# Secret Book
# Secret Book

Why you can't see the 'black book' that was never used for the banking crisis

May 11th 2013, 3:40 PM 11,293 Views 18 Comments

The manual is intended for us during financial crises but was not used during Ireland’s banking crisis and neither the Central Bank nor the Minister for Finance will release it, it was revealed this week.

€100m boost as Central Bank announces bigger profit than expected
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

€100m boost as Central Bank announces bigger profit than expected

Apr 30th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,980 Views 25 Comments

The Central Bank’s profits for 2012 were higher than forecast in Budget 2013 – offering some relief for the State coffers.

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