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# Stress Tests

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AIB and BOI ranked among the worst in Europe after stress test
AIB placed at 4.31% for the end of 2018 under adverse scenarios, below the 5.5% level markets and regulators typically expect it to hold.
McGregor vs. Mendes: Distance and Movement - A striking breakdown
Analyst Connor Ruebusch examines the UFC 189 main event.
This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter
Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.
Why one Irish bank will probably fail European stress tests, but you shouldn't worry (much)
Results will come out on Sunday. Don’t they know it’s a long weekend?
Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices?
That’s the question the European Banking Association is going to ask this year.
Here's the letter the European Central Bank president wrote to a Fianna Fáil TD
Responding to queries from the finance spokesperson, Draghi said that ‘the viability of nationalised banks’ needs to be addressed.
Feeling stressed? Banking tests on the horizon - but what do they mean?
A major review of Irish and European banks is due in the Autumn, and could have serious political and financial consequences.
Noonan: The Central Bank and Morgan Kelly should ‘have a conversation’
The Finance Minister has said that the Central Bank has “primary responsibility” regarding SME loans.
Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans
Bank of Ireland, AIB, Merrill Lynch International Bank, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB have all been named on a list of 128 banks to take part in the process.
Van Rompuy: Ireland could get deal on bank debts before new watchdog
The President of the European Council says the European banking supervisor doesn’t need to be finalised for the ESM to invest in banks.
Spanish banks may need €60 billion in taxpayer bailout
An independent audit of the banking sector says seven of Spain’s 14 banks will need financial support.
Column: 10 reasons why Ireland should be praying for a second bailout
Cheap money, essential reforms, and a route away from gombeenism? A second bailout would have immense benefits for Ireland, argues NAMAwinelake.
Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.
Column: Why David Cameron made the right decision...
Those in the eurozone are facing a ‘lost decade’, writers former trader Nick Leeson – and who would want to hand over more policy-making power to the managers of that crisis?
20 banks that are praying Europe doesn't go bust
AIB and Bank of Ireland are in this list from Business Insider which ranks them the first and seventh most exposed banks in Europe.
Good news: AIB, BoI and IL&P banks pass latest round of stress tests
The results were widely expected and indicate that Michael Noonan’s restructuring of the banking system is working in this regard.
Nine companies declared insolvent every day in October
The latest figures show that business and professional services now rank alongside construction companies as the worst sectors affected.
Irish Life staff may pursue industrial action over State sell-off
Hundreds of staff will vote tomorrow on whether to take industrial action over the possible breakup and sale of the company.
Government concludes sale of €1bn in Bank of Ireland shares
Michael Noonan hails the sale of 10.51 billion shares in Bank of Ireland, which reduces the State’s role in the banking sector.
Negative equity should not mean debt forgiveness - Rabbitte
The communications minister says “blanket debt forgiveness” is not an option, but that banks should write off loans where there’s a genuine inability to pay.
British government-owned bank selling Irish arm... to Irish government-owned bank
British-owned Northern Rock is selling its Irish operation to Permanent TSB – which is almost totally owned by the Irish government.
Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months - with banks to blame
Department of Finance figures show that the Exchequer would be €2bn better off than at last year, if not for the banks.
High Court grants permission to force through taxpayer's IL&P injection
The Minister for Finance is granted a court order to inject €4bn of public funds into Irish Life & Permanent.
AIB posts €2.6bn loss for first six months of 2011
AIB loses €5bn in deposits in between January and June, but made €2.2bn with public help and the sale of its Polish arm.
Enda Kenny: Tomorrow's EU summit probably won't strike a big deal
Enda Kenny says tomorrow’s EU summit probably won’t reach a deal – but France is promising a “strong message”.
Bond markets turn up the heat on Spain and Italy
Some of Europe’s largest economies will find it tougher and tougher to survive without a crippling bailout…
Eight banks fail European stress tests
The results of the European Banking Authority assessment of 91 banks across the eurozone are in…
Bank stress test results due today
The results of this fourth test will show which banks have enough capital to withstand a prolonged recession.
Bank of Ireland shareholders to vote on removing €1.9bn from public bill
If a deal offering shares to bondholders is turned down, the bank will need a taxpayer top-up and fall under State control.
Bank of Ireland deal knocks €2bn off taxpayer’s bill
The savings mean the taxpayer will have to give the bank less cash to keep it afloat.
80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer
CUNA Mutual, a major insurer of Irish credit unions, says a fifth of branches could close over mounting lending losses.
Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding
The Cabinet will soon discuss a solvency plan that could see the State provide a capital injection into credit unions.
Court grants order for Irish Life business to be sold
The High Court grants an order to the Minister for Finance directing Irish Life & Permanent to sell its life assurance business.
Bank of Ireland confirms plan to burn junior bondholders – and save us €2bn
The last bank outside State ownership wants to save as much as it can of the €2.6bn it owes in subordinated bonds.
€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society
The merger will be completed by July 1, but EBS will retain its own brand after AIB buys its shares for the price of €1.
The Daily Fix: Friday
Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.
Eight days after €24bn payout, banks face more stress tests
AIB, Bank of Ireland, and Irish Life and Permanent will all face new EU tests – which could hit German banks hardest.
Withdrawals from banks down following stress tests
Shares in AIB and BOI rally as the Finance Minister announces that ‘fragile’ confidence in the banking system has been restored.