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#Stress Tests

# stress-tests - Saturday 30 July, 2016

AIB and BOI ranked among the worst in Europe after stress test
# Bailed Out
# Bailed Out

AIB and BOI ranked among the worst in Europe after stress test

Jul 30th 2016, 11:04 AM 21,492 Views 44 Comments

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.

# stress-tests - Saturday 11 July, 2015

McGregor vs. Mendes: Distance and Movement - A striking breakdown
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

McGregor vs. Mendes: Distance and Movement - A striking breakdown

Jul 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,093 Views 6 Comments

Analyst Connor Ruebusch examines the UFC 189 main event.

# stress-tests - Monday 27 October, 2014

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter
# Third Secret Of Fatima
# Third Secret Of Fatima

This MEP reckons he's about to get a copy of that infamous Trichet-Lenihan letter

Oct 27th 2014, 3:10 PM 32,136 Views 56 Comments

Seán Kelly claims to have a commitment from the ECB to release the letter.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Why one Irish bank will probably fail European stress tests, but you shouldn't worry (much)
# Don't Stress
# Don't Stress

Why one Irish bank will probably fail European stress tests, but you shouldn't worry (much)

Oct 22nd 2014, 1:35 PM 16,799 Views 23 Comments

Results will come out on Sunday. Don’t they know it’s a long weekend?

# stress-tests - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices?
# Doomsday Scenario
# Doomsday Scenario

Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices?

Apr 29th 2014, 3:20 PM 9,956 Views 40 Comments

That’s the question the European Banking Association is going to ask this year.

# stress-tests - Monday 24 March, 2014

Here's the letter the European Central Bank president wrote to a Fianna Fáil TD
# ECB
# ECB

Here's the letter the European Central Bank president wrote to a Fianna Fáil TD

Mar 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 26,204 Views 41 Comments

Responding to queries from the finance spokesperson, Draghi said that ‘the viability of nationalised banks’ needs to be addressed.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Feeling stressed? Banking tests on the horizon - but what do they mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Feeling stressed? Banking tests on the horizon - but what do they mean?

Mar 12th 2014, 6:00 PM 7,416 Views 21 Comments

A major review of Irish and European banks is due in the Autumn, and could have serious political and financial consequences.

# stress-tests - Monday 10 March, 2014

Noonan: The Central Bank and Morgan Kelly should ‘have a conversation’
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Noonan: The Central Bank and Morgan Kelly should ‘have a conversation’

Mar 10th 2014, 10:30 PM 11,448 Views 24 Comments

The Finance Minister has said that the Central Bank has “primary responsibility” regarding SME loans.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans
# Banking Sector
# Banking Sector

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 5,537 Views 13 Comments

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.

# stress-tests - Friday 12 October, 2012

Van Rompuy: Ireland could get deal on bank debts before new watchdog
# Bank Deal
# Bank Deal

Van Rompuy: Ireland could get deal on bank debts before new watchdog

Oct 12th 2012, 3:53 PM 4,191 Views 18 Comments

The President of the European Council says the European banking supervisor doesn’t need to be finalised for the ESM to invest in banks.

# stress-tests - Friday 28 September, 2012

Spanish banks may need €60 billion in taxpayer bailout
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish banks may need €60 billion in taxpayer bailout

Sep 28th 2012, 5:48 PM 3,645 Views 38 Comments

An independent audit of the banking sector says seven of Spain’s 14 banks will need financial support.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Column: 10 reasons why Ireland should be praying for a second bailout
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 10 reasons why Ireland should be praying for a second bailout

Jan 17th 2012, 7:30 AM 20 Views 52 Comments

Cheap money, essential reforms, and a route away from gombeenism? A second bailout would have immense benefits for Ireland, argues NAMAwinelake.

# stress-tests - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,444 Views 5 Comments

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.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Column: Why David Cameron made the right decision...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why David Cameron made the right decision...

Dec 13th 2011, 8:30 PM 13 Views 38 Comments

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?

# stress-tests - Monday 12 December, 2011

20 banks that are praying Europe doesn't go bust
# Stressed
# Stressed

20 banks that are praying Europe doesn't go bust

Dec 12th 2011, 8:30 AM 5,079 Views 10 Comments

AIB and Bank of Ireland are in this list from Business Insider which ranks them the first and seventh most exposed banks in Europe.

# stress-tests - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Good news: AIB, BoI and IL&P banks pass latest round of stress tests
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Good news: AIB, BoI and IL&P banks pass latest round of stress tests

Dec 8th 2011, 6:30 PM 2,540 Views 39 Comments

The results were widely expected and indicate that Michael Noonan’s restructuring of the banking system is working in this regard.

# stress-tests - Friday 2 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:33 AM 3,275 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: All eyes on Merkel over EU’s future, BoI hits the stress-test target, more pressure on Iran – and is Joxer heading to Kiev or Warsaw?

# stress-tests - Monday 31 October, 2011

Nine companies declared insolvent every day in October
# Insolvent
# Insolvent

Nine companies declared insolvent every day in October

Oct 31st 2011, 1:22 PM 435 Views 10 Comments

The latest figures show that business and professional services now rank alongside construction companies as the worst sectors affected.

# stress-tests - Monday 17 October, 2011

Irish Life staff may pursue industrial action over State sell-off
# Irish Life
# Irish Life

Irish Life staff may pursue industrial action over State sell-off

Oct 17th 2011, 5:46 PM 727 Views 7 Comments

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
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Government concludes sale of €1bn in Bank of Ireland shares

Oct 17th 2011, 3:19 PM 2,257 Views 12 Comments

Michael Noonan hails the sale of 10.51 billion shares in Bank of Ireland, which reduces the State’s role in the banking sector.

# stress-tests - Monday 5 September, 2011

Negative equity should not mean debt forgiveness - Rabbitte
# Debt Forgiveness
# Debt Forgiveness

Negative equity should not mean debt forgiveness - Rabbitte

Sep 5th 2011, 12:20 PM 990 Views 18 Comments

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.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

British government-owned bank selling Irish arm... to Irish government-owned bank
# Northern Rock
# Northern Rock

British government-owned bank selling Irish arm... to Irish government-owned bank

Aug 30th 2011, 11:51 AM 831 Views 9 Comments

British-owned Northern Rock is selling its Irish operation to Permanent TSB – which is almost totally owned by the Irish government.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months - with banks to blame
# Exchequer Returns
# Exchequer Returns

Exchequer runs €18.9bn deficit in first seven months - with banks to blame

Aug 3rd 2011, 5:02 PM 798 Views 19 Comments

Department of Finance figures show that the Exchequer would be €2bn better off than at last year, if not for the banks.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

High Court grants permission to force through taxpayer's IL&P injection
# Courts
# Courts

High Court grants permission to force through taxpayer's IL&P injection

Jul 26th 2011, 4:51 PM 237 Views 1 Comment

The Minister for Finance is granted a court order to inject €4bn of public funds into Irish Life & Permanent.

# stress-tests - Monday 25 July, 2011

AIB posts €2.6bn loss for first six months of 2011
# AIB
# AIB

AIB posts €2.6bn loss for first six months of 2011

Jul 25th 2011, 9:31 AM 367 Views 7 Comments

AIB loses €5bn in deposits in between January and June, but made €2.2bn with public help and the sale of its Polish arm.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Enda Kenny: Tomorrow's EU summit probably won't strike a big deal
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Enda Kenny: Tomorrow's EU summit probably won't strike a big deal

Jul 20th 2011, 12:39 PM 346 Views 5 Comments

Enda Kenny says tomorrow’s EU summit probably won’t reach a deal – but France is promising a “strong message”.

# stress-tests - Monday 18 July, 2011

Bond markets turn up the heat on Spain and Italy
# Euro In Crisis
# Euro In Crisis

Bond markets turn up the heat on Spain and Italy

Jul 18th 2011, 1:47 PM 255 Views 0 Comments

Some of Europe’s largest economies will find it tougher and tougher to survive without a crippling bailout…

# stress-tests - Friday 15 July, 2011

Eight banks fail European stress tests
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Eight banks fail European stress tests

Jul 15th 2011, 5:46 PM 514 Views 5 Comments

The results of the European Banking Authority assessment of 91 banks across the eurozone are in…

Bank stress test results due today
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Bank stress test results due today

Jul 15th 2011, 7:55 AM 308 Views 3 Comments

The results of this fourth test will show which banks have enough capital to withstand a prolonged recession.

# stress-tests - Monday 11 July, 2011

Bank of Ireland shareholders to vote on removing €1.9bn from public bill
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland shareholders to vote on removing €1.9bn from public bill

Jul 11th 2011, 9:07 AM 262 Views 4 Comments

If a deal offering shares to bondholders is turned down, the bank will need a taxpayer top-up and fall under State control.

# stress-tests - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Bank of Ireland deal knocks €2bn off taxpayer’s bill
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland deal knocks €2bn off taxpayer’s bill

Jun 23rd 2011, 7:19 PM 895 Views 16 Comments

The savings mean the taxpayer will have to give the bank less cash to keep it afloat.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer
# Credit Unions
# Credit Unions

80 Credit Unions 'risk closure' over loan losses - insurer

Jun 15th 2011, 2:48 PM 837 Views 6 Comments

CUNA Mutual, a major insurer of Irish credit unions, says a fifth of branches could close over mounting lending losses.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Credit unions could be next to receive taxpayer funding

Jun 14th 2011, 5:20 PM 857 Views 13 Comments

The Cabinet will soon discuss a solvency plan that could see the State provide a capital injection into credit unions.

# stress-tests - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Court grants order for Irish Life business to be sold
# Irish Life
# Irish Life

Court grants order for Irish Life business to be sold

Jun 9th 2011, 1:35 PM 336 Views 2 Comments

The High Court grants an order to the Minister for Finance directing Irish Life & Permanent to sell its life assurance business.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Bank of Ireland confirms plan to burn junior bondholders – and save us €2bn
# Bank Of Ireland
# Bank Of Ireland

Bank of Ireland confirms plan to burn junior bondholders – and save us €2bn

May 31st 2011, 12:26 PM 1,136 Views 0 Comments

The last bank outside State ownership wants to save as much as it can of the €2.6bn it owes in subordinated bonds.

# stress-tests - Thursday 26 May, 2011

€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society
# AIB-EBS Merger
# AIB-EBS Merger

€1: The price AIB will pay to take over EBS Building Society

May 26th 2011, 8:59 PM 2,054 Views 0 Comments

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.

# stress-tests - Friday 8 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Apr 8th 2011, 8:03 PM 3,339 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stress Tests
# Stress Tests

Eight days after €24bn payout, banks face more stress tests

Apr 8th 2011, 7:05 PM 699 Views 0 Comments

AIB, Bank of Ireland, and Irish Life and Permanent will all face new EU tests – which could hit German banks hardest.

# stress-tests - Wednesday 6 April, 2011

Withdrawals from banks down following stress tests
# Banks
# Banks

Withdrawals from banks down following stress tests

Apr 6th 2011, 2:22 PM 805 Views 0 Comments

Shares in AIB and BOI rally as the Finance Minister announces that ‘fragile’ confidence in the banking system has been restored.

# stress-tests - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Apr 5th 2011, 8:16 AM 3,756 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Investigation underway after some gardaí allegedly joked about ‘raping’ and ‘deporting’ Corrib protesters; fears of a serial killer on the loose in New York and why Ireland’s not the only country worried about banking stress tests.

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