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# ebs - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months - with banks to blame
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months - with banks to blame

Aug 3rd 2011, 5:02 PM 798 Views 19 Comments

Department of Finance figures show that the Exchequer would be €2bn better off than at last year, if not for the banks.

# ebs - Friday 17 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 17th 2011, 7:57 PM 1,797 Views 0 Comments

In today’s fix: Private courses for secondary teachers, goat-killing bodhrán makers and the Take That invasion begins…

Rate hike for EBS mortgage customers
# Mortgage
# Mortgage

Rate hike for EBS mortgage customers

Jun 17th 2011, 5:57 PM 410 Views 0 Comments

The Standard Variable Rate is going up by a quarter of one per cent from 1 August.

# ebs - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

€7.3bn: the cost of bailing out unguaranteed bank bondholders so far
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

€7.3bn: the cost of bailing out unguaranteed bank bondholders so far

Jun 8th 2011, 3:13 PM 814 Views 14 Comments

While most of the banks’ liabilities are covered by the government guarantee, we’ve been footing the bill for other bonds.

# ebs - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

# ebs - Thursday 26 May, 2011

€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society
# AIB-EBS Merger
# AIB-EBS Merger

€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society

May 26th 2011, 8:59 PM 2,075 Views 0 Comments

The merger will be completed by July 1, but EBS will retain its own brand after AIB buys its shares for the price of €1.

# ebs - Monday 18 April, 2011

Ireland's banks downgraded to junk status
Live Apr 18th 2011, 8:48 AM

Ireland's banks downgraded to junk status

# ebs - Friday 15 April, 2011

EBS posts records losses of €590m for 2010
Live Apr 15th 2011, 3:34 PM

EBS posts records losses of €590m for 2010

# ebs - Sunday 10 April, 2011

EBS branches may be closed down in AIB merger
Live Apr 10th 2011, 1:56 PM

EBS branches may be closed down in AIB merger

# ebs - Friday 1 April, 2011

Irish Life and Permanent shares plummet as trading resumes
# Shares
# Shares

Irish Life and Permanent shares plummet as trading resumes

Apr 1st 2011, 9:32 AM 673 Views 0 Comments

Mixed reactions to the stress tests as Bank of Ireland shares go up this morning, but IL&P continue to drop.

No bondholder burden-sharing or EU concessions after stress tests
# Banks
# Banks

No bondholder burden-sharing or EU concessions after stress tests

Apr 1st 2011, 8:18 AM 572 Views 0 Comments

The government will give four Irish banks €24bn to keep them afloat – but won’t be spreading the damage among senior bondholders.

# ebs - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Finance Minister announces "radical restructuring" of Irish banking system
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Finance Minister announces "radical restructuring" of Irish banking system

Mar 31st 2011, 5:23 PM 1,547 Views 0 Comments

Michael Noonan has announced the merger of AIB and EBS to form one of two pillar banks in Ireland, the other being Bank of Ireland.

State must shell out another €24bn to banking sector - stress tests
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

State must shell out another €24bn to banking sector - stress tests

Mar 31st 2011, 4:49 PM 1,192 Views 0 Comments

AIB needs €13.3bn, Bank of Ireland €5.2bn, Irish Life & Permanent €4bn, and EBS building society €1.5bn in state funds.

What is a bank stress test?
# Stressed
# Stressed

What is a bank stress test?

Mar 31st 2011, 10:58 AM 1,111 Views 0 Comments

Results of the Central Bank’s stress testing of four Irish lenders due out this afternoon, but what is it?

# ebs - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 30th 2011, 7:56 PM 1,920 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

Sale of EBS halted by the government
# EBS
# EBS

Sale of EBS halted by the government

Mar 30th 2011, 4:33 PM 773 Views 0 Comments

The National Treasury Management Agency says the sale of the building society was not ‘commercially attractive’

# ebs - Monday 21 March, 2011

Government to receive stress test results this week
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Government to receive stress test results this week

Mar 21st 2011, 11:35 AM 400 Views 0 Comments

The results of the new Prudential Capital and Liquidity Assessment Reviews were received by the Central Bank this weekend.

# ebs - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Central Bank reveals full extent of banks' bond liabilities
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Central Bank reveals full extent of banks' bond liabilities

Mar 2nd 2011, 3:24 PM 842 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank decides, on a ‘once-off’ basis, to tell us that Ireland’s banks owe bondholders a total of €63.4 billion.

# ebs - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

American billionaire 'could complete' EBS deal within months
# EBS
# EBS

American billionaire 'could complete' EBS deal within months

Mar 1st 2011, 10:16 AM 803 Views 0 Comments

Wilbur Ross and his overseas consortium could take control of the state-owned building society “within months”.

# ebs - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

High Court orders ten homes repossessed after some owners fail to appear
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

High Court orders ten homes repossessed after some owners fail to appear

Feb 15th 2011, 8:59 AM 2,594 Views 0 Comments

Ten homes have been placed under repossession orders after owners failed to make repayments – meanwhile, AIB is expected to raise variable mortgage interest rates.

# ebs - Friday 11 February, 2011

EU wants banks recapitalised "as soon as possible"
# Bank Recapitalisation
# Bank Recapitalisation

EU wants banks recapitalised "as soon as possible"

Feb 11th 2011, 2:54 PM 1,056 Views 0 Comments

Olli Rehn’s spokesman said the European Union thought Brian Lenihan’s delay was “temporary” – but still wants it done.

# ebs - Wednesday 24 November, 2010

Bank of Ireland comes under state control in €85bn bailout
# Banks
# Banks

Bank of Ireland comes under state control in €85bn bailout

Nov 24th 2010, 8:11 AM 1,947 Views 0 Comments

The EU/IMF emergency fund will make €85bn available for Ireland – but will require the state to recapitalise the banks again.

# ebs - Thursday 21 October, 2010

Gardaí hold one following EBS raid
# EBS Raid
# EBS Raid

Gardaí hold one following EBS raid

Oct 21st 2010, 9:15 PM 54 Views 0 Comments

# ebs - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

European Commission begins investigation into EBS plan
# EBS
# EBS

European Commission begins investigation into EBS plan

Oct 19th 2010, 11:31 AM 274 Views 0 Comments

The European Commission begins its probe into the plans of the state-owned building society, which is up for sale.

# ebs - Monday 11 October, 2010

EU to investigate government’s EBS restructuring plan
# European Commission
# European Commission

EU to investigate government’s EBS restructuring plan

Oct 11th 2010, 1:55 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

Concerns about the restructuring plan distorting competition have been raised.

# ebs - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

EBS loses €250m in first half, but modest operating profit
# EBS
# EBS

EBS loses €250m in first half, but modest operating profit

Sep 21st 2010, 12:38 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

The nationalised building society made €25.6m and only incurred losses because of impaired loans and NAMA transfers.

# ebs - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

The good Life: IL&P cuts operating losses by 80%
# Irish Banks
# Irish Banks

The good Life: IL&P cuts operating losses by 80%

Aug 31st 2010, 9:47 AM 241 Views 0 Comments

Irish Life sees operating profits up 40%, while Permanent TSB holds steady.