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# tracker-mortgages - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Banking Culture Board not commenting on individual reports after KBC's €18.3 million fine

Central Bank investigations into three other banks are ongoing.

# tracker-mortgages - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Banking industry asks Irish public for its say on new culture board to help 'rebuild trust' in sector

The banks have said they know their reputation has been damaged, and they want to take steps to address that.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 30 November, 2017

BOI hiking up some tracker mortgage rates by 1% 'should not have occurred'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said he would be raising the issue with the Central Bank.

# tracker-mortgages - Friday 3 November, 2017

Margaretta D'Arcy tried to perform a 'citizen's arrest' of AIB bosses over the tracker scandal

D’Arcy – who has a history of taking part in high-profile campaigns and activism – took to the stage at the EGM today.

Minister's warning: 'Tenure of individual bank directors' in firing line unless there's progress on trackers

Paschal Donohoe says he’s prepared to use his influence as a shareholder if he’s not satisfied with how banks perform.

# tracker-mortgages - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Sorry is too little, too late for tracker customers who suffered for years because of bank overcharging

Now that the banks have set deadlines for paying customers back, there is a risk that this issue will be put to one side.

# tracker-mortgages - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'We apologise unreservedly' 'We sincerely apologise': Five banks say sorry for tracker mortgage mess

Minister Donohoe was addressing the media in a week where he met all the main banks’ CEOs.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Over 100 PTSB customers still on the wrong tracker mortgage rate despite bank identifying error

Thousands of customers were denied tracker rates and charged a higher rate of interest.

# tracker-mortgages - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Gardaí consulted on tracker-mortgage scandal - no reports made yet

It’s still unknown what rebates are in store for those that lost out because of the tracker mortgage issue.

Tracker mortgage scandal: Widower charged wrong interest rate may now lose family home Exclusive

The bank secured a possession order on Raymond Flavin’s Kerry home – then admitted to overcharging him for ‘a period of time’.

# tracker-mortgages - Monday 19 December, 2016

'An admission of failure': Criticism of Central Bank as report shows 8,200 denied tracker mortgage

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said it showed the regulator was still trying to get to grips with the scale of the controversy.

# tracker-mortgages - Friday 16 December, 2016

Bank of Ireland confirms it overcharged on almost 4,000 mortgages

The bank says it will commence refunding customers from the beginning of 2017.

# tracker-mortgages - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Permanent TSB company fined €4.5 million for "serious failings" dealing with tracker mortgages

222 tracker mortgage customers were affected.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Is this the big bazooka? - €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi

SME and non-financial corporate lending is the main target of today’s package of measures, with the ECB also cutting inflation expectations.

# tracker-mortgages - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Mario has a bonus for tracker mortgage holders next month

Frankfurt looks set to deliver a long-awaited interest rate cut next month.

# tracker-mortgages - Monday 7 April, 2014

Are mortgage repayment hikes crippling Irish under-50s?

Older people are leading the regular savings charge while younger mortgage holders struggle.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 7 November, 2013

All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders

ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.

# tracker-mortgages - Monday 23 September, 2013

ECB chief says tracker mortgage rates to remain low

Mario Draghi says that the Eurozone is recovering, slowly, but had good news for holders of tracker mortgages.

# tracker-mortgages - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Bank of Ireland raises mortgage interest rates by 0.5pc

Mortgage holders have been written to in the last days informing them of an increase in rates from late next month.

# tracker-mortgages - Friday 15 June, 2012

11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

# tracker-mortgages - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

ECB president: Fiscal Compact not ‘quid pro quo’ for deal on bank debts

But Mario Draghi says Ireland’s vote is a welcome affirmation of its priorities, and that market access could be close at hand.

ECB to meet to discuss potential cut to interest rates

A 0.25 per cent cut would be good news for mortgage holders – though most expect it to come next month, not today.

# tracker-mortgages - Friday 1 June, 2012

Could the ECB cut its main interest rate next week?

Danske Bank reckons a drop in European manufacturing output could mean some great news for mortgage holders…

# tracker-mortgages - Monday 12 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil accuses Govt of putting debt deal in jeopardy

“All over the place” is how Michael McGrath described Fine Gael and Labour’s handling of the Anglo debt negotiations.

# tracker-mortgages - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Noonan says debt restructuring deal is being negotiated

The Finance Minister has confirmed negotiations are underway on a major restructuring of Ireland’s banking debts.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 8 March, 2012

ECB leaves main interest rate unchanged at 1 per cent

As expected, the monthly meeting of the ECB’s governing council decides not to tinker with the main interest rates.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Mortgage holders advised to check contracts for possible savings

Thousands of homeowners in Ireland will see their fixed rate mortgage deals end in the coming months and they may be able to reduce their monthly repayments as a result.

# tracker-mortgages - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Relief for mortgage holders? Analysts reckon ECB will cut interest rates

The ECB had been expected to continue raising interest rates this year, but may now cut them to revive the economy.

# tracker-mortgages - Monday 18 July, 2011

AIB increases interest rates - but mortgage repayments safe for now

AIB increases saving and lending rates, but there’s no move for standard rate mortgages for the time being.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 9 June, 2011

ECB holds interest rate for now, but Trichet hints at July hike

The European Central Bank keeps its key rate unchanged for now – but Trichet’s “strong vigilance” means one next month.

# tracker-mortgages - Thursday 14 April, 2011

"Huge numbers" signing up to challenge Permanent TSB on tracker mortgage changes

Protect Our Trackers group says it will defy the lender by organising customers en masse to take action.

# tracker-mortgages - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Group launches challenge to Permanent TSB tracker mortgage move

The ‘Protect Our Trackers’ group says a decision to terminate their interest-only periods is a breach of contract.

AIB may forgive debt for struggling mortgage holders

The majority State-owned bank says it might write off a portion of some home loans, in a bid to help out homeowners.