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#European Financial Stability Mechanism

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Monday 24 June, 2013

Debt deals mean we're borrowing €20bn less in next decade - Noonan
# Every Little Helps
# Every Little Helps

Debt deals mean we're borrowing €20bn less in next decade - Noonan

Jun 24th 2013, 8:32 PM 4,553 Views 32 Comments

The finance minister gives his formal tip-of-the-hat to the news that the two European bailout funds are delaying repayments.

Eurozone bailout fund gives Ireland seven more years to repay loans
# Bailout Loans
# Bailout Loans

Eurozone bailout fund gives Ireland seven more years to repay loans

Jun 24th 2013, 10:47 AM 4,911 Views 40 Comments

Good news for Michael Noonan this morning…

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

EU finance ministers confirm deal to delay Ireland's bailout repayments
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU finance ministers confirm deal to delay Ireland's bailout repayments

Mar 5th 2013, 12:15 PM 7,047 Views 99 Comments

Ministers have asked the Troika to come up with a proposal on the best options for extending the maturities of Irish loans.

Deal could delay repayment of Ireland's EU bailout loans
# Bailout
# Bailout

Deal could delay repayment of Ireland's EU bailout loans

Mar 5th 2013, 8:05 AM 4,190 Views 40 Comments

The detail of extended loan repayments on the EU portion of Ireland’s bailout is still to be worked out but could save the State significant amounts of money in the coming years.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

EU issues €3 billion bond to fund Irish and Portuguese bailouts
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU issues €3 billion bond to fund Irish and Portuguese bailouts

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:15 PM 4,907 Views 23 Comments

€1 billion of the funds – which were sold at an interest rate of 2.621 per cent – will be sent to Ireland.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Monday 26 September, 2011

Merkel warns against Greek default - but says 'firewall' is needed
# Greece
# Greece

Merkel warns against Greek default - but says 'firewall' is needed

Sep 26th 2011, 8:56 AM 546 Views 12 Comments

A ‘firewall’ is needed in order to stop Euro members falling like dominoes, Angela Merkel says – though Greece is sustainable for now.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

European Commission reduces margin on Irish bailout to zero
# Bailout
# Bailout

European Commission reduces margin on Irish bailout to zero

Sep 14th 2011, 12:14 PM 2,682 Views 42 Comments

The EC says it’s lowering the interest on its part of Ireland’s bailout loans in line with that of the Eurozone’s portion.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Bailed-out Ireland could stump up €11.1 billion… to pay for new bailout fund
# Bailout
# Bailout

Bailed-out Ireland could stump up €11.1 billion… to pay for new bailout fund

Jul 27th 2011, 1:00 PM 1,006 Views 32 Comments

The new European Stability Mechanism will need will claw back a huge amount of the loans it’s already giving us.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Monday 20 June, 2011

Here's how a new deal on EU bailouts could help Ireland escape a second one
# Bailout 2?
# Bailout 2?

Here's how a new deal on EU bailouts could help Ireland escape a second one

Jun 20th 2011, 7:30 PM 809 Views 11 Comments

A nutshell guide to how an amendment to the European Stability Mechanism could help Ireland get back on its feet.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Monday 16 May, 2011

European finance leaders sign off on Portugal's €78bn bailout
# Bailout
# Bailout

European finance leaders sign off on Portugal's €78bn bailout

May 16th 2011, 7:15 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

Portugal will borrow over 7.5 years at an average interest rate of 5.7 per cent – slightly less than the 5.83 per cent we pay.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Portuguese finance minister admits: 'We're going to need a bailout'
# Portugal
# Portugal

Portuguese finance minister admits: 'We're going to need a bailout'

Apr 6th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,493 Views 0 Comments

A third Eurozone country admits the need for foreign help after a new bond auction sends interest rates spiralling.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Ireland's already taken 27 per cent of its bailout cash
# Bailout
# Bailout

Ireland's already taken 27 per cent of its bailout cash

Mar 29th 2011, 6:35 PM 791 Views 0 Comments

New figures from the Financial Regulator show that Ireland’s drawn down €18.4bn of the €67.5bn set aside by the EU-IMF.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Monday 21 March, 2011

Government may accept borrowing limits in return for bailout rate cut
# Bailout
# Bailout

Government may accept borrowing limits in return for bailout rate cut

Mar 21st 2011, 7:33 AM 878 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of crucial European summits, ministers say corporation tax is off the agenda – but that other concessions could be made.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Friday 25 February, 2011

FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley
# Bailout
# Bailout

FG-Lab not likely to force bond haircuts, says Morgan Stanley

Feb 25th 2011, 10:01 PM 1,632 Views 0 Comments

Morgan Stanley sends a note to clients advising them about the financial stakes of Ireland’s general election outcome.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Europe auctions €5bn in Irish 'bailout bonds'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Europe auctions €5bn in Irish 'bailout bonds'

Jan 25th 2011, 12:39 PM 582 Views 0 Comments

A second batch of European bonds is being auctioned off today, with an average interest rate half of what we’ll pay.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

Ireland borrows first tranche of bailout funds
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# Bailout

Ireland borrows first tranche of bailout funds

Jan 12th 2011, 5:56 PM 377 Views 0 Comments

€5bn of the potential €67.5bn in foreign aid is drawn down, as Brian Lenihan insists the interest rate won’t be changed.

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Japan to invest billions in Irish bailout bonds
# Bailout
# Bailout

Japan to invest billions in Irish bailout bonds

Jan 11th 2011, 1:41 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Japan will buy up 20% of the bonds being issued by the European Financial Stability Mechanism, issued to pay for our help,

# european-financial-stability-mechanism - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

EU offloads €5bn in bonds to pay for Irish bailout
# Bailout
# Bailout

EU offloads €5bn in bonds to pay for Irish bailout

Jan 5th 2011, 4:14 PM 423 Views 0 Comments

The European Financial Stability Mechanism is inundated with offers to buy bonds, at rates only a third of what Ireland will pay.