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#Interest Rate

# interest-rate - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders
# Moneylending
# Moneylending

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders

Mar 27th 2018, 9:44 PM 12,256 Views 39 Comments

St Vincent de Paul said action was needed to protect consumers from “predatory and exploitative” forms of credit.

# interest-rate - Monday 17 February, 2014

Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing
# Libor
# Libor

Three former bankers charged in connection with UK lending rate fixing

Feb 17th 2014, 1:53 PM 5,112 Views 17 Comments

It brings the total of people charged in relation to the scandal to six.

# interest-rate - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Steady as she goes: ECB holds interest rate at record low of 0.25 per cent
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

Steady as she goes: ECB holds interest rate at record low of 0.25 per cent

Dec 5th 2013, 1:50 PM 4,158 Views 27 Comments

Good news for those on tracker mortgages today as records remain at a record low.

# interest-rate - Thursday 7 November, 2013

All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders
# Super Mario
# Super Mario

All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders

Nov 7th 2013, 1:06 PM 12,615 Views 106 Comments

ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.

# interest-rate - Thursday 5 July, 2012

ECB cuts interest rate to record low
# Interest Rate
# Interest Rate

ECB cuts interest rate to record low

Jul 5th 2012, 1:58 PM 4,243 Views 18 Comments

Key eurozone interest rate cut by 0.25 per cent.

# interest-rate - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Falling German inflation could mean ECB cut for mortgage holders
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Falling German inflation could mean ECB cut for mortgage holders

Jun 27th 2012, 2:53 PM 3,751 Views 8 Comments

New data shows German inflation at its lowest for 18 months – meaning less pressure on the ECB to keep rates up.

# interest-rate - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Good news for mortgage customers: PTSB to cut interest rate
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Good news for mortgage customers: PTSB to cut interest rate

May 1st 2012, 1:15 PM 3,350 Views 15 Comments

The bank announced this afternoon it is cutting its interest rate to move closer in line with competitors.

# interest-rate - Thursday 9 February, 2012

ECB interest rates remain unchanged
# ECB
# ECB

ECB interest rates remain unchanged

Feb 9th 2012, 2:30 PM 1,456 Views 6 Comments

ECB head Mario Draghi said that there are “tenatative” signs of stabilisation in the eurozone.

# interest-rate - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Taoiseach urges banks to pass on interest rate cut
# Bankers
# Bankers

Taoiseach urges banks to pass on interest rate cut

Dec 13th 2011, 7:42 PM 2,412 Views 41 Comments

The ECB has announced a cut in interest rates – but AIB, Ulster Bank and National Irish Bank have all said they won’t pass on the cut to mortgage customers.

# interest-rate - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

ECB interest rate cut may be announced on Thursday
# ECB
# ECB

ECB interest rate cut may be announced on Thursday

Dec 6th 2011, 8:36 AM 2,450 Views 14 Comments

Homeowners could benefit from a cut by the European Central Bank in interest rates, which is expected to be up to 0.5 per cent.

# interest-rate - Friday 11 November, 2011

Gilmore urges other banks to follow AIB with rate cut
# Rate Cut
# Rate Cut

Gilmore urges other banks to follow AIB with rate cut

Nov 11th 2011, 9:06 AM 347 Views 15 Comments

The Tánaiste has called on Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank to also pass on the ECB rate reduction to mortgage customers.

# interest-rate - Thursday 10 November, 2011

AIB announces interest cut to variable rate mortgages
# AIB
# AIB

AIB announces interest cut to variable rate mortgages

Nov 10th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,018 Views 25 Comments

In a turnaround from yesterday, the bank has decided to implement a cut of 0.25 per cent on variable rate mortgages.

# interest-rate - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

AIB will not pass ECB interest rate cut to customers
# AIB
# AIB

AIB will not pass ECB interest rate cut to customers

Nov 9th 2011, 5:13 PM 1,195 Views 61 Comments

The bank says it hasn’t passed on the ECB’s past two rate increases to customers and, similarly, would not be passing on the recent cut.

# interest-rate - Friday 4 November, 2011

Two banks will pass on ECB interest rate cut to mortgage holders
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

Two banks will pass on ECB interest rate cut to mortgage holders

Nov 4th 2011, 9:48 AM 3,420 Views 23 Comments

But aside from Permanent TSB and KBC Bank Ireland, what are the other banks doing?

# interest-rate - 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 2,691 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.

# interest-rate - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Trichet: Ireland is gaining credibility and increasing creditworthiness
# ECB
# ECB

Trichet: Ireland is gaining credibility and increasing creditworthiness

Sep 8th 2011, 2:47 PM 757 Views 14 Comments

The ECB president has some kind words, as the main ECB interest rate remains unchanged – and could even be lowered soon.

Mortgage relief as ECB expected to avoid hiking interest rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Mortgage relief as ECB expected to avoid hiking interest rates

Sep 8th 2011, 10:49 AM 323 Views 7 Comments

European Central Bank officials will meet in Frankfurt today to make a decision that will affect Irish homeowners.

# interest-rate - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

New bailout deal will reduce debt quicker than expected - ESRI
# Bailout
# Bailout

New bailout deal will reduce debt quicker than expected - ESRI

Sep 6th 2011, 7:19 AM 691 Views 11 Comments

Ireland could return to normal lending markets by 2014 according to the economic think tank.

# interest-rate - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Relief for mortgage holders? Analysts reckon ECB will cut interest rates
# Mortgages
# Mortgages

Relief for mortgage holders? Analysts reckon ECB will cut interest rates

Sep 3rd 2011, 3:00 PM 765 Views 9 Comments

The ECB had been expected to continue raising interest rates this year, but may now cut them to revive the economy.

# interest-rate - Thursday 4 August, 2011

ECB maintains 1.5 per cent rate amid Eurozone concerns
# Interest Rates
# Interest Rates

ECB maintains 1.5 per cent rate amid Eurozone concerns

Aug 4th 2011, 3:05 PM 167 Views 0 Comments

Spanish and Italian bond yields have eased slightly today on the 14-years highs they struck earlier.

ECB to meet amid one prediction that Italy will default
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

ECB to meet amid one prediction that Italy will default

Aug 4th 2011, 7:46 AM 947 Views 8 Comments

But Silvio Berlusconi insists the banks are solid and that his austerity plan will work.

# interest-rate - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Noonan warns bailout rate change won’t ease budget cuts
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Noonan warns bailout rate change won’t ease budget cuts

Jul 23rd 2011, 12:42 PM 379 Views 12 Comments

The next budget will contain further cuts of around €4bn, despite the country saving millions on its bailout loan payments.

# interest-rate - Friday 22 July, 2011

Poll: Are you happy with the new Eurozone deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you happy with the new Eurozone deal?

Jul 22nd 2011, 11:32 AM 3,272 Views 39 Comments

Ireland is set to save between €600-€800m on its loans – does this go far enough?

Ireland 12.5, France 0: Corporate tax spat over as country to save hundreds of millions
# Bailout
# Bailout

Ireland 12.5, France 0: Corporate tax spat over as country to save hundreds of millions

Jul 22nd 2011, 7:35 AM 850 Views 25 Comments

A lower interest rate means savings of between €600 million and €800 million on Ireland’s loans. And corporate tax? C’est fini. But what’s the future for Europe?

# interest-rate - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Irish bailout rate 'cut to under 4 per cent' by draft agreement - report
# Bailout
# Bailout

Irish bailout rate 'cut to under 4 per cent' by draft agreement - report

Jul 21st 2011, 4:31 PM 478 Views 11 Comments

RTÉ says a draft agreement being considered in Brussels would slash our interest rate and extend our repayments.

# interest-rate - Monday 18 July, 2011

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Nearly half of all households paying bills late each month

Jul 18th 2011, 8:21 AM 1,156 Views 9 Comments

Disposable income index shows that half of Irish people don’t feel able to save regularly – and increasing numbers of working adults are left without spare cash after essentials paid for.

# interest-rate - Sunday 17 July, 2011

# interest-rate - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Poll: Who do you believe… Moody’s or Michael Noonan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you believe… Moody’s or Michael Noonan?

Jul 13th 2011, 10:55 AM 3,791 Views 53 Comments

The credit rating agency says Ireland will probably need a second bailout, while the Department of Finance says the economic plan is on track. Who to believe?…

# interest-rate - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

European Parliament president backs cut in bailout interest rate
# Bailout
# Bailout

European Parliament president backs cut in bailout interest rate

Jul 12th 2011, 10:16 AM 298 Views 10 Comments

Jerzy Buzek is in Ireland for a two-day visit, and will address the Seanad and an Oireachtas Committee on Ireland’s role.

Hopes of interest rate cut aided by statement from EU finance leaders
# Bailout
# Bailout

Hopes of interest rate cut aided by statement from EU finance leaders

Jul 12th 2011, 8:02 AM 433 Views 7 Comments

But when this and other debt burden reduction measures will take place is far from clear.

# interest-rate - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Mortgage holders braced for ECB interest rate hike
# Rate Hike
# Rate Hike

Mortgage holders braced for ECB interest rate hike

Jul 7th 2011, 9:31 AM 190 Views 1 Comment

A hike of 0.25 per cent is expected – bad news for those with tracker and standard variable rate mortgages.

# interest-rate - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Tánaiste expects a bailout interest rate cut this year
# Bailout
# Bailout

Tánaiste expects a bailout interest rate cut this year

Jun 29th 2011, 11:53 AM 529 Views 5 Comments

Eamon Gilmore tells TheJournal.ie that we’re closer to a reduction than ever before and says he expects it will happen this year.

# interest-rate - Friday 24 June, 2011

Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus
# Summit
# Summit

Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus

Jun 24th 2011, 7:43 AM 541 Views 7 Comments

Reluctance to cut Ireland’s bailout interest rate appears to now hinge on a different tax issue than our low corporate tax rate…

# interest-rate - Thursday 23 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# The Daily Fix
# The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 23rd 2011, 8:02 PM 1,774 Views 9 Comments

In this evening’s wrap-up: All eyes on Brussels, a new plant at Sellafield, some classic tourist no-nos, and Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival…

# interest-rate - Monday 20 June, 2011

Caption competition: What's so small, Madame Lagarde?
# Caption Comp
From The Daily Edge
# Caption Comp

Caption competition: What's so small, Madame Lagarde?

Jun 20th 2011, 6:24 PM 1,259 Views 60 Comments

Christine Lagarde and Michael Noonan are in talks in Luxembourg this afternoon. But what is Christine saying here?

Noonan meets Lagarde as interest rate cut gets German backing
# Interest Rate
# Interest Rate

Noonan meets Lagarde as interest rate cut gets German backing

Jun 20th 2011, 3:42 PM 460 Views 10 Comments

But will Sarkozy and France relent?

# interest-rate - Friday 17 June, 2011

Rate hike for EBS mortgage customers
# Mortgage
# Mortgage

Rate hike for EBS mortgage customers

Jun 17th 2011, 5:57 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

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

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