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#Finance Ministers

# finance-ministers - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Greek and German ministers 'can't even agree to disagree' over debt forgiveness

The two countries have failed to find common ground on the issue.

# finance-ministers - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Mission Accomplished: Michael Noonan confirms the deal that will save Ireland €1.5 billion

The Minister for Finance is having a pretty good Saturday.

# finance-ministers - Friday 15 November, 2013

"Keeping a close watch": Troika will conduct six-monthly monitoring visits to Ireland

The president of the Eurogroup said there would be be ongoing twice-yearly checks, but stressed there would be “no measures, just surveillance”.

# finance-ministers - Monday 24 June, 2013

Bank bondholders would be forced to take losses under Noonan plan

The Financial Times has obtained a proposal circulated by Noonan on how Eurozone banks should deal with problems in future.

# finance-ministers - Saturday 22 June, 2013

EU finance ministers fail to agree on who should pay for bank bailouts

The 27 EU ministers will meet again Wednesday to try and finalise a decision.

# finance-ministers - Friday 21 June, 2013

Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back

Michael Noonan has explained the significance of last night’s agreement between eurozone finance ministers about the potential retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.

# finance-ministers - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Poll: Do you trust the European Union to represent your interests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you trust the European Union to represent your interests?

A new survey has shown a massive decline in favourable views of the EU. So, do you trust them to make decisions that are right for you?

# finance-ministers - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Column: Who’s next in line to be consumed by the European crisis?

While other countries are showing signs of difficulty, it’s Spain’s deterioration which could bring the euro crisis to its most dangerous point, writes Tom McDonnell, who asks where Europe goes from here?

# finance-ministers - Friday 12 April, 2013

Garda protest outside EU finance ministers meeting in Dublin Castle

Members of the Garda Representative Association are protesting outside the two-day summit of finance chiefs.

# finance-ministers - Monday 26 November, 2012

Eurozone finance ministers meet (yet again) to try to fix Greece

This will be the third time in two weeks that finance ministers from across the EU will meet to deal with the the threat of bankruptcy for Greece.

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# finance-ministers - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Michael Noonan is officially better than he was one year ago*

*At least, according to the Financial Times which has produced its annual ranking of the EU’s finance ministers.

# finance-ministers - Monday 12 November, 2012

Greece tops agenda for EU finance ministers in Brussels

The Greek parliament agreed a tough cost cutting budget yesterday amid noisy protests in the capital.

# finance-ministers - Friday 9 November, 2012

Brian Hayes in Brussels to discuss EU budget EU

Brian Hayes in Brussels to discuss EU budget

The Minister of State will meet with other EU finance ministers to discus the bloc’s budget for the coming year.

# finance-ministers - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Column: Why banks have begun picking our pockets (and more is still to come)

We need more straight talking on the status of Irish banking, writes expert Ronan Coburn.

# finance-ministers - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Ireland will 'probably fail' to get bank debt deal by October - Bloomberg

The Department of Finance has said that the forthcoming meetings between European leaders are important to meet the end of October deadline the government has set but it isn’t looking good.

# finance-ministers - Friday 22 June, 2012

EIB president would 'like to sort out the problems that Ireland has'

Finance minister Michael Noonan has said that there are hopes that Ireland will receive fresh funding for infrastructure projects.

# finance-ministers - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Eurozone finance ministers agree in principle on first Greek bailout payment

Greece needs the money to finance a massive debt relief deal with bondholders.

# finance-ministers - Saturday 28 January, 2012

EU could take over control of Greek economy, German official warns

Ministers are discussing a proposal under which Greece would hand the final say over tax and spending to an EU commissioner.

# finance-ministers - Monday 23 January, 2012

As Greek talks continue, eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels

The finance ministers of eurozone states and the rest of the EU will hold their first meetings of the year this week.

# finance-ministers - Monday 7 November, 2011

Noonan in Brussels for eurozone summit

Finance ministers from the 17 eurozone countries are meeting today to flesh out the details that were agreed at a leaders’ summit last month.

# finance-ministers - Monday 17 October, 2011

G20 urges Eurozone leaders to come up with 'comprehensive plan'

A summit of Eurozone leaders next Sunday is expected to be decisive for the long-term economic prospects of the region.

# finance-ministers - Friday 16 September, 2011

Timothy Geithner flies in for crisis talks with EU finance ministers

Meanwhile, five major banks are pumping cash into the European banking system in a bid to provide liquidity.

# finance-ministers - Monday 20 June, 2011

Delays to Greek bailout payment impacting on euro

Greek crisis taking its toll on European markets and exchange rates.

# finance-ministers - Sunday 19 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Fix tonight: Labour picks its president; the cost of a second Greek bailout; the former government minister and the social network; The Boss looses his Big Man; and the dog who loves a riot.

# finance-ministers - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

EU officials will consider "soft" restructuring of Greek debt

Following meeting of eurozone ministers in Brussels, Jean-Claude Juncker said some debt restructuring could be considered if Greece makes further efforts to tackle its public expenditure.

# finance-ministers - Friday 8 April, 2011

Portugal may need an €80 billion bailout

It’s hope that a final deal for a rescue package for the country will be in place by mid-May.

EU finance ministers to discuss Portugal bailout terms

The discussions in Budapest are expected to overshadow Ireland’s attempts to renegotiate the interest rate on its own bailout.

# finance-ministers - Monday 6 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Lenihan voted Europe’s worst finance minister; semi state bosses to escape pay cuts, and a live stunt on German TV goes horribly wrong.