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# john-corrigan - Thursday 16 July, 2015

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland
# Mo Money Mo Problems
# Mo Money Mo Problems

The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland

Jul 16th 2015, 4:11 PM 25,366 Views 32 Comments

Irish government officials went to Libya to talk about a potential deal – but Libya didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ with Ireland’s handling of the financial crisis.

# john-corrigan - Friday 5 December, 2014

Thanks, lads: Standard and Poor's has upgraded Ireland to an A
# We're Back Baby
# We're Back Baby

Thanks, lads: Standard and Poor's has upgraded Ireland to an A

Dec 5th 2014, 7:33 PM 12,023 Views 109 Comments

We’re still five notches below the highest ranking though.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

Record low yield in €750 million bond sale

May 8th 2014, 11:01 AM 8,844 Views 31 Comments

The NTMA has now raised nearly 80 per cent of this year’s target.

# john-corrigan - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief
# Inflation Stations
# Inflation Stations

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Apr 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,394 Views 10 Comments

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

# john-corrigan - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA
# Bond Treasury Bond
# Bond Treasury Bond

Ireland's bond yields are almost as good as Belgium's, so we're moving the right way - NTMA

Apr 15th 2014, 7:03 PM 9,231 Views 11 Comments

NTMA CEO John Corrigan also says that over 70 per cent of Ireland’s funding for 2014 has already been raised.

# john-corrigan - Monday 20 January, 2014

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade
# NTMA
# NTMA

Markets react positively to Ireland's credit rating upgrade

Jan 20th 2014, 9:58 AM 6,923 Views 35 Comments

NTMA Chief Executive John Corrigan says it opens Ireland up to a ‘new universe’ of investors.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 18 July, 2013

How would the Minister for Finance describe Ireland in one word? Debt.
# NTMA
# NTMA

How would the Minister for Finance describe Ireland in one word? Debt.

Jul 18th 2013, 9:25 PM 10,756 Views 59 Comments

In better news, the NTMA CEO said we are on target to exit the bailout programme.

# john-corrigan - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

NTMA chief: It's looking good for 'sustainable' re-entry to markets
# Markets
# Markets

NTMA chief: It's looking good for 'sustainable' re-entry to markets

Sep 12th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,382 Views 4 Comments

However, John Corrigan does warn that “wider uncertainties” in the eurozone could be risk factor to Ireland’s progress.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 19 July, 2012

At least 3 more bond auctions before year end, says NTMA
# Return To Markets
# Return To Markets

At least 3 more bond auctions before year end, says NTMA

Jul 19th 2012, 11:47 AM 1,756 Views 5 Comments

National Treasury Management Agency sets out its roadmap for bond auctions over the next 18 months.

# john-corrigan - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Back to the markets: Ireland to offer €500 million of three-month bills
# Bond Auction
# Bond Auction

Back to the markets: Ireland to offer €500 million of three-month bills

Jul 3rd 2012, 10:22 AM 4,269 Views 23 Comments

The first auction will be held on Thursday.

# john-corrigan - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

NTMA signs partnership with Chinese government's investment fund
# Ni Hao
# Ni Hao

NTMA signs partnership with Chinese government's investment fund

Mar 27th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,965 Views 9 Comments

The agency which manages Ireland’s national savings will help China identify opportunities to invest in Irish businesses.

# john-corrigan - Friday 13 January, 2012

Ireland plans to return to bond markets this year
# Back To Life
# Back To Life

Ireland plans to return to bond markets this year

Jan 13th 2012, 3:31 PM 2,006 Views 16 Comments

The NTMA’s John Corrigan reveals that Ireland will stage a “phased re-entry” with the sale of short-term bonds this year.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Shane Ross, NTMA chief clash over NewERA appointment
# NewERA
# NewERA

Shane Ross, NTMA chief clash over NewERA appointment

Oct 6th 2011, 12:31 PM 1,328 Views 12 Comments

Shane Ross and John Corrigan, the head of the NTMA, exchange harsh words over the management of the NewERA programme.

# john-corrigan - Friday 9 September, 2011

NAMA chairman defends paying six-figure salaries to developers
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

NAMA chairman defends paying six-figure salaries to developers

Sep 9th 2011, 12:14 PM 741 Views 18 Comments

Frank Daly tells an Oireachtas committee that hiring a developer on a big salary is often cheaper than appointing a receiver.

# john-corrigan - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Stresses in eurozone 'overshadow' Ireland's economic progress: NTMA
# NTMA
# NTMA

Stresses in eurozone 'overshadow' Ireland's economic progress: NTMA

Jul 21st 2011, 10:01 PM 208 Views 1 Comment

The resolution of the eurozone issues are “fundamental” to Ireland returning to the bond markets next year, the NTMA says in its annual report.

# john-corrigan - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Senior NTMA and NAMA staff waived €850k bonuses for 2010
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Senior NTMA and NAMA staff waived €850k bonuses for 2010

May 28th 2011, 4:38 PM 537 Views 0 Comments

While some staff at the National Treasury Management Agency received bonuses, three major CEOs declined theirs.

# john-corrigan - Friday 7 January, 2011

Ireland 'could return to bond markets' this year
# Bailout
# Bailout

Ireland 'could return to bond markets' this year

Jan 7th 2011, 2:49 PM 377 Views 0 Comments

The NTMA says it hopes it can bypass Ireland’s bailout funds – as the cost of serving our debt eats up 15% of the tax take.

# john-corrigan - Friday 24 September, 2010

ECB holds off on intervention as bonds breach 6.55%
# Bailout Republic?
# Bailout Republic?

ECB holds off on intervention as bonds breach 6.55%

Sep 24th 2010, 11:37 AM 194 Views 0 Comments

The market price of 10-year Irish government debt reaches another record – but there’s no European intercession.