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#National Treasury Management Agency

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Here's how much the NTMA made from selling a bond today

There was over €8bn in bids, but how much did the Agency get?

# national-treasury-management-agency - Monday 28 July, 2014

NTMA meets Irish 'debt repayment milestone'

Agency’s latest figures show that it has repaid 43% of its senior debt liabilities ahead of schedule.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Friday 16 May, 2014

As expected, Moody's upgrades Ireland's debt for second time

The ratings agency gave Ireland its second ratings bump in a year.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

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

# national-treasury-management-agency - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Here are the Merrill Lynch reports that underestimated the bank bailout by €47bn

These are the full documents prepared for the Department of Finance and the National Treasury Management Agency at the height of the crisis.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 20 March, 2014

NTMA grabs €500m from markets

Ireland looks likely to continue cash raising drive as low interest rates persist.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Sunday 12 January, 2014

IT experts say your NTMA Prize Bonds password may not be stored securely

While no sensitive information is accessible on, customer’s emails and passwords could be easily revealed if the website was maliciously hacked.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn

Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

NTMA announces buyback of treasury bond

The 4 per cent treasury bond will mature in January.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014

The National Treasury Management Agency won’t be holding anymore monthly Treasury Bills sales in 2013.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

NTMA to sell more T-Bills but markets unlikely to learn anything

Ireland will hope to sell €500 million worth of short-term treasury bills this week with the short-term loans are expected to go with little fuss.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Friday 2 August, 2013

€43 million collected from dormant accounts this year

Already this year €37, 556 has been released from the Dormant Accounts Fund for charity donations or community projects.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

NTMA to sell €500m of T-bills at auction this week

The agency plan to sell the bills on Thursday 20 June, 2013 and offer a three-month maturity on them.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Sunday 2 June, 2013

NTMA launches State Savings products

The National Treasury Management Agency has announced new issues of fixed rate State Savings products as well as changes to the interest rates on variable rate products.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 23 May, 2013

NTMA and NAMA staff will lose exemption from new public pay cuts

Some staff at the NTMA refused to take voluntary pay cuts – so now the agency will be liable to mandatory deductions.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 16 May, 2013

€500m worth of T-Bills sold at auction

The bills were sold at a lower interest rate this month than last month.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Another €500m of T-Bills for sale this week

The NTMA will hold another auction this Thursday as it attempts to help Ireland return to normal lending markets.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Friday 26 April, 2013

Three NTMA staff earning over €200k won't take pay cut this year

Finance Minister Michael Noonan had asked the 13 staff earning over €200,000 at the National Treasury Management Agency to continue voluntary pay cuts this year but some have refused.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills at auction

The T-Bills were sold at a yield of 0.19 per cent.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Ireland to sell €500 million Treasury Bills this week

The auction is the latest in a series of measures undertaken by the National Treasury Management Agency as it looks to return Ireland to normal lending markets.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Monday 7 January, 2013

NTMA to tap bond markets

The decision will see money raised through medium-term bonds.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 22 November, 2012

NTMA Chief says State Street "perpetrated a fraudulent act"

State Street said the individuals involved in improperly taking commission are no longer with the company.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Friday 2 November, 2012

Exchequer returns show €2.9 billion deficit due, in part, to payment to the ESM

Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Bond auction sees Ireland’s cost of borrowing fall dramatically

The NTMA successfully raises €500 million at a cost far lower than two months ago.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

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

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

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

NTMA to raise another €500m on bond markets this week

The treasury agency will auction €500 million of three-month bills on Thursday.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Irish 9-year bonds fall below 6% for the first time since 2010

Bond yields have fallen to their lowest rate since 19 October 2010, when Ireland entered into a bailout agreement with the EU/IMF.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Friday 27 July, 2012

Irish bond auction welcomed but 'country is still on life support'

The NTMA auctioned over €4 billion in Irish bonds yesterday in the first long-term debt sale since the bailout.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Ireland raises €4.19 billion in first return to bond markets

Investors were willing to give us €4.19 billion in loans maturing in 2017 and 2020 – but they come at a cost.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats

How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?

# national-treasury-management-agency - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Ireland's €500m government debt sale goes better than expected

Minister for Finance welcomes auction of Treasury Bills which fetched a 1.8 per cent yield.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Ireland still planning to issue short-term bonds this summer

The NTMA says it wants to get back to issuing some bills ‘during the summer months’ to warm up for full re-entry.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Monday 14 May, 2012

Report on €3.6 billion accounting error may be published next week

Both an internal investigation and external review have been completed, with Michael Noonan now left to seek government approval.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Monday 2 April, 2012

NTMA management agree to 15 per cent pay cut

However, one senior employee at the State agency refused to accept the reduction.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Ireland returns to bond markets with €3.53 billion 'swap offer'

The NTMA swaps €3.5bn in bonds, which were maturing in January 2014, for paper maturing in February 2015.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Friday 13 January, 2012

Ireland plans to return to bond markets this year

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

# national-treasury-management-agency - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

State 'no better or worse' off as result of €3.6bn accounting error, says CSO

The Central Statistics Office says that a €3.6 billion accounting error in the state finances is due to the figure being mistakenly treated as “external borrowings”.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

European Commission slams "incomprehensible" Moody's downgrade

Jose Manuel Barroso’s spokesman says the Commission can’t understand why Moody’s is taking such a dim view.

Department of Finance 'disappointed' by Ireland's junk status

Moody’s decision to downgrade appears to indicate we’ll need a second bailout.

# national-treasury-management-agency - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

NTMA staff paid an average of €7,700 in 2010 bonuses

NAMA staff are among those who received additional payments for 2010. Two million euro was paid out in total.

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