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#Timothy Geithner

# timothy-geithner - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'

Sep 27th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,745 Views 55 Comments

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

# timothy-geithner - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Spanish bailout welcomed by world financial leaders
# Bailout
# Bailout

Spanish bailout welcomed by world financial leaders

Jun 10th 2012, 9:30 AM 3,223 Views 26 Comments

Key figures in the IMF, the US and the EU have all hailed the €100bn bailout – but Irish hopes for an opening have been disappointed.

# timothy-geithner - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Obama presses China on human rights but silent over escaped activist
# China
# China

Obama presses China on human rights but silent over escaped activist

May 1st 2012, 10:01 AM 673 Views 1 Comment

The case of Chen Guangcheng is proving particularly troublesome for US authorities with reports that he is hiding out at the US embassy in Beijing.

# timothy-geithner - Monday 5 December, 2011

'Merkozy' meet to plan stronger fiscal coordination across eurozone
# Euro
# Euro

'Merkozy' meet to plan stronger fiscal coordination across eurozone

Dec 5th 2011, 8:14 AM 1,163 Views 12 Comments

The German Chancellor and French President are meeting in Paris today to finalise their proposals for stronger fiscal coordination to stabilise the euro.

# timothy-geithner - Saturday 15 October, 2011

G20 finance ministers open door for larger IMF role in fighting crisis
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

G20 finance ministers open door for larger IMF role in fighting crisis

Oct 15th 2011, 6:48 PM 281 Views 7 Comments

Ministers from the world’s 20 major economies invite the IMF to come up with a plan of action for fighting the debt crisis.

# timothy-geithner - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Obama: Euro crisis is 'scaring the world'
# Euro Crisis
# Euro Crisis

Obama: Euro crisis is 'scaring the world'

Sep 27th 2011, 8:04 AM 470 Views 10 Comments

The US president says European leaders have not been acting quickly enough to solve the crisis – and that the world is suffering.

# timothy-geithner - Friday 16 September, 2011

Timothy Geithner flies in for crisis talks with EU finance ministers
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

Timothy Geithner flies in for crisis talks with EU finance ministers

Sep 16th 2011, 7:31 AM 306 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, five major banks are pumping cash into the European banking system in a bid to provide liquidity.

# timothy-geithner - Monday 8 August, 2011

S&P's "stunning lack of knowledge" shown in US downgrade
# US Debt
# US Debt

S&P's "stunning lack of knowledge" shown in US downgrade

Aug 8th 2011, 8:58 AM 733 Views 12 Comments

News of the weekend’s rating downgrade hasn’t gone down well with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

# timothy-geithner - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

US backing likely to seal the deal for Lagarde and the IMF job
# IMF
# IMF

US backing likely to seal the deal for Lagarde and the IMF job

Jun 28th 2011, 2:53 PM 218 Views 3 Comments

The new head of the International Monetary Fund is expected to be named later, and Christine Lagarde is thought to be a shoo-in.

# timothy-geithner - Thursday 16 June, 2011

European Central Bank must agree to Noonan's proposal to burn senior bondholders
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

European Central Bank must agree to Noonan's proposal to burn senior bondholders

Jun 16th 2011, 7:57 AM 558 Views 18 Comments

The International Monetary Fund has backed the move to burn over €3 billion worth of loans but what line the European Central Bank will take is much harder to predict.

# timothy-geithner - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Finance Minister announces plans to try to burn senior bondholders
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

Finance Minister announces plans to try to burn senior bondholders

Jun 15th 2011, 5:35 PM 455 Views 3 Comments

Michael Noonan says attempts will be made to impose significant losses on bondholders at Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society.

# timothy-geithner - Monday 13 June, 2011

Mr Noonan goes to Washington: Minister begins investment tour
# US Trip
# US Trip

Mr Noonan goes to Washington: Minister begins investment tour

Jun 13th 2011, 9:08 AM 212 Views 2 Comments

The Minister for Finance is trying to drum up new business – and will meet the man who stopped us burning the bondholders.

# timothy-geithner - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Kenny 'did not run College Green speech past Obama'
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Kenny 'did not run College Green speech past Obama'

Jun 8th 2011, 12:23 PM 298 Views 4 Comments

# timothy-geithner - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Accused former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn wins $1m bail
# DSK
# DSK

Accused former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn wins $1m bail

May 19th 2011, 10:09 PM 171 Views 0 Comments

The former managing director of the International Monetary Fund is freed on 24-hour home detention with an electronic tag.

# timothy-geithner - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Brazil demands "new criteria" for choosing IMF chief
# DSK
# DSK

Brazil demands "new criteria" for choosing IMF chief

May 18th 2011, 6:48 PM 367 Views 0 Comments

As Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s future hangs in the balance, Brazil asks for the next leader to come from the developing world.

# timothy-geithner - Monday 16 May, 2011

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit
# United States
# United States

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit

May 16th 2011, 5:40 PM 1,578 Views 8 Comments

Timothy Geithner tells Congress that the US has reached its legal limit for debt – and he’ll need to take drastic action.

# timothy-geithner - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

US government bonds put on 'negative' watchlist by S&P
Live Apr 19th 2011, 10:54 AM

US government bonds put on 'negative' watchlist by S&P

# timothy-geithner - Saturday 16 April, 2011

G20 countries agree guidelines aimed at preventing future financial crises
Live Apr 16th 2011, 2:23 PM

G20 countries agree guidelines aimed at preventing future financial crises

# timothy-geithner - Wednesday 16 March, 2011