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# ntma - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

NTMA could gobble up your savings next March if they have become dormant

But don’t worry, you can get them back. If you haven’t touched Savings Bonds or Certificates in 15 years, they could be transferred to the State.

NTMA suspends Treasury Bill auctions until 2014

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

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Monday 12 August, 2013

39 per cent jump in Government-issued debt in the last year

The liquidation of IBRC led to a rise in the twelve months between June 2012 and June 2013.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Thursday 18 July, 2013

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

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

NTMA sells T-Bills as Troika completes penultimate review

The €500 million sale of three-month Treasury Bills achieved an interest rate of 0.2%, the same as last month.

# ntma - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

NTMA to sell €500m of T-Bills this week

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) will undertake the seventh Treasury Bill sale of 2013 on Thursday.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Check behind the sofa: €2.15m in Prize Bond prizes are still unclaimed

Over €2 million in prizes are unclaimed – and the State doesn’t have any plans to keep the money for itself.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Thursday 23 May, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Friday 10 May, 2013

No more consultations on salary waivers for NAMA/NTMA staff on over €200k

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said there will be no further discussions with three members of staff who refused to waive 15 per cent of their salaries.

# ntma - Thursday 9 May, 2013

NTMA paid PR company €630,000 to "keep taxpayers in the dark"

NAMA and NTMA paid more than €630,000 to one media relations company since 2010

# ntma - Saturday 4 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added man getting swallowed by a hippo

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Ireland sells €500m of Treasury Bills at auction

The T-Bills have a maturity of three months and were sold at an annual interest rate of 0.24 per cent.

# ntma - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Ireland buys back €500 million of its own bonds

The NTMA cancels €500 million of debts due to mature next month, after buying the bonds on the second-hand market.

# ntma - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Ireland to auction €500 million in T-Bills

The next sale is slated for Thursday, 21 March.

# ntma - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Ireland sells first 10-year government bonds since before bailout

The NTMA planned to raise about €3bn in an auction – but got bids for over four times as much, leading to the sale of €5bn.

# ntma - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

NTMA announces issue of new 10-year bond 'in due course'

The bond will help restore market confidence in Ireland.

# ntma - Thursday 21 February, 2013

SOLD! Ireland sees slightly higher cost of borrowing on T-Bills

The NTMA sold €500 million worth of short-term bonds at auction this morning.

# ntma - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Ireland to auction off €500 million of Treasury Bills on Thursday

The auction is the latest attempt to test the waters for Ireland’s eventual return to normal lending markets.

# ntma - Friday 8 February, 2013

Ireland's cost of borrowing falls as NTMA formally issues new bonds

The body that manages Irish debt has formally issued new bonds to replace the promissory notes.

# ntma - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Here is how much was won on Prize Bonds last year

The amount has increased significantly over the past three years as people sought safe places to put their money.

# ntma - Saturday 26 January, 2013

24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars

In addition, at least one of two company cars used by employees on work-related travel was bought after the State guarantee of the banks in 2008.

# ntma - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Dáil reform, Ireland's EU birthday and national debt

Gay Mitchell will address the Seanad today on the role of the EU in solving the world’s great problems.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

NTMA in talks with investors on selling new 10-year bonds

The body in charge of Ireland’s borrowing says it’s looking at trying to sell Ireland’s first 10-year bond since 2010.

# ntma - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Ireland raises another €2.5bn at the bond markets

The short-notice auction is the biggest since we were bailed out – and helps build up a cash buffer ahead of fiscal independence.

# ntma - Monday 7 January, 2013

NTMA to tap bond markets

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

# ntma - Monday 17 December, 2012

Prize Bond prizes to fall as cost of borrowing goes down

The NTMA, which issues prize bonds, has lowered the rate it uses to calculate the overall number of prizes on offer.

# ntma - 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.

# ntma - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Ireland's cost of borrowing drops as another €500 million is raised

Today’s T-Bills auction was oversubscribed.

# ntma - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Fitch takes Ireland's credit rating off 'negative' watch list

Ireland’s credit rating is still only BBB+, but Fitch says it’s no longer expecting to downgrade us again.

# ntma - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Ireland to go back to the markets again

The auction of T-Bills is set to raise another €500 million.