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# timothy-geithner - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know including: The latest Eurozone debt crisis talks with one special guest, another eventful day in the presidential race and meet the latest YouTube sensations.

Timothy Geithner flies in for crisis talks with EU finance ministers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ENDA KENNY HAS gruffly told the Dáil that he did not discuss the content of his College Green speech, prior to the address of President Obama, with the US president before delivering it. Micheál Martin, pressing Kenny on the speech, said he was not referring to the ‘plagiarism’ row over Kenny’s remarks – but rather his failure to discuss allegations that the US intervened to stop Ireland from burning its bank bondholders. Martin joked that Kenny’s speech, in other regards, “paid homage to the policies of the outgoing government.”

# timothy-geithner - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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

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

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

Brazil demands "new criteria" for choosing IMF chief

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Day 2 of the Queen’s trip sees her visit Croke Park; the Olympic torch may stop over in Dublin during its London 2012 tour; and IMF boss’s lawyers claim sex with chambermaid was consensual.

# timothy-geithner - Monday 16 May, 2011

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

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

The very benchmark of government financial reliability – the US Treasury bond – is given a talking-to by Standard & Poor’s.

# timothy-geithner - Saturday 16 April, 2011

G20 countries agree guidelines aimed at preventing future financial crises G20

G20 countries agree guidelines aimed at preventing future financial crises

Despite the agreement, it is not clear what repercussions there would be for countries whose finances contain dangerous imbalances.

# timothy-geithner - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A hoax text message spreads panic in Asia, the Taoiseach and Tanaiste head to the USA for Saint Patrick’s Day and how happy twits flock together.