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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 25 October, 2014

#Central Bank

# central-bank - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin apartment prices are up 35% in a year, but the house market is finally starting to cool Pricey Pads

Dublin apartment prices are up 35% in a year, but the house market is finally starting to cool

Most of buyers’ ‘mattress money’ that was built up during the boom years is gone.

# central-bank - Monday 20 October, 2014

From Business ETC ‘Panic buying’ is gone from the property market say estate agents No Panic

‘Panic buying’ is gone from the property market say estate agents

The Real Estate Alliance say that prices are rising but homebuyers aren’t feeling pressured.

# central-bank - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: The Central Bank mortgage restrictions make great sense – here’s why Bubble Buster

Aaron McKenna: The Central Bank mortgage restrictions make great sense – here’s why

With these rules in place, property prices will tied to people’s incomes rather than crazy speculations.

# central-bank - Friday 10 October, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Bubble busters, more budget babble and startups as far as the eye can see Inbox Me

# central-bank - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank’s tough new lending rules are ‘simply unfair’ Property Bubble

Fianna Fáil thinks the Central Bank’s tough new lending rules are ‘simply unfair’

Yep, the party in power during the last property bubble…

From TheJournal.ie Nearly everyone in Ireland will have a job again by 2020* Crystal Ball

Nearly everyone in Ireland will have a job again by 2020*

*Assuming ESRI’s latest predictions are right.

# central-bank - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From Business ETC Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls Laying Down The Law

Bubble buster: Homebuyers face 20% deposits as banks hit with tighter controls

The Central Bank is seeking to reduce banks lending risky mortgages.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie People buying homes will now need a mandatory deposit, says Central Bank New Rules

People buying homes will now need a mandatory deposit, says Central Bank

The Central Bank is to announce new rules today to try to avert a new property bubble.

# central-bank - Friday 3 October, 2014

From Business ETC The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don’t get too excited… Killjoys

The official jobs and economic outlooks are better than expected, but don’t get too excited…

Because those crystal-ball gazers at the Central Bank say we shouldn’t get carried away with that tax-cut nonsense.

# central-bank - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie We should cap how much people can borrow or risk another property bubble Bust A Cap

We should cap how much people can borrow or risk another property bubble

New loans could be capped at 80% of property prices and about four times buyers’ incomes, Central Bank told.

# central-bank - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee 6 Years On

30 Days in September: An Oral History of the Bank Guarantee

What happened in the days and weeks leading up to the bank guarantee of 30 September 2008? TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth account from the people who were in the thick of it.

# central-bank - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 things you’ll only understand if you were an Irish emo kid I Must Be Emo

# central-bank - Friday 26 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taxpayers look like the losers (yet again) in the latest bank bailout developments Still Hurting

Taxpayers look like the losers (yet again) in the latest bank bailout developments

Central Bank “under pressure” to fast-track sale of Anglo Irish Bank-related debts.

# central-bank - Monday 8 September, 2014

From Business ETC Household debts going down, savings up (slightly) Less Debt

Household debts going down, savings up (slightly)

Irish families now owe a combined €94.5 billion… and falling.

# central-bank - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From Business ETC Spot the difference? Here’s what the new €10 note looks like Tenner

Spot the difference? Here’s what the new €10 note looks like

The ECB have gone all out with their holograms and security features.

# central-bank - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# central-bank - Friday 22 August, 2014

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Ryanair’s aggressive moves, Brexit and Sean Dunne’s gaff Inbox Me

# central-bank - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From Business ETC Nearly half of SMEs with Celtic Tiger property debts are defaulting Debt Hangover

Nearly half of SMEs with Celtic Tiger property debts are defaulting

Jobs in the SME sector could be threatened by bad property debts, according to the Central Bank.

# central-bank - Friday 8 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie We’re still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe Pay Up

We’re still paying more for mortgages than the rest of Europe

The rate is coming down, but new lending for house purchase is still more expensive than the euro zone average.

From Business ETC The Briefcase: Russia freezes us out, house prices and drinking on the job Inbox Me

# central-bank - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners are stepping up problem mortgage repayments – but it’s not enough to solve the arrears crisis Payback Time

Homeowners are stepping up problem mortgage repayments – but it’s not enough to solve the arrears crisis

Meanwhile, new mortgage approvals have hit a three year high, with over €400 million approved in the second quarter.

# central-bank - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ivor Callely, heavy metal and Joan Burton: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Ivor Callely, heavy metal and Joan Burton: The week in numbers

Plus: How many Benzodiapine tablets were seized by the Revenue Customs Service this week.

# central-bank - Friday 1 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated Moving Money

Bantry to take over after Berehaven Credit Union liquidated

The news will be welcomed by locals in the Castletownbere area.

# central-bank - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From Business ETC The Central Bank sent €10 million to Berehaven Credit Union depositors last night Payback

The Central Bank sent €10 million to Berehaven Credit Union depositors last night

That’s 85% of members of the liquidated credit union.

# central-bank - Friday 25 July, 2014

From Business ETC Banks ‘fail’ to identify risk of awarding bonuses for higher sales Remuneration

Banks ‘fail’ to identify risk of awarding bonuses for higher sales

The Central Bank has asked all firms to review their guidelines by the start of next year.

# central-bank - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Berehaven Credit Union to be liquidated after ‘poor governance and lending practices’ Credit Crunch

Berehaven Credit Union to be liquidated after ‘poor governance and lending practices’

The Central Bank says problems at Berehaven resulted in “serious financial difficulties”.

From TheJournal.ie Setanta customers won’t be covered by insurance emergency fund Take Cover

Setanta customers won’t be covered by insurance emergency fund

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland would be “exceeding its brief” by paying out to customers of the bust Maltese outfit.

# central-bank - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Call for more scrutiny on bank lending to SMEs Funding Woes

Call for more scrutiny on bank lending to SMEs

An Oireachtas Committee wants the Central Bank to find out just what the true approval rate for SME loans is.

# central-bank - Monday 14 July, 2014

From Business ETC A third of ads for financial services ‘do not meet guidelines’ Banks

A third of ads for financial services ‘do not meet guidelines’

A Central Bank survey assessed almost 300 advertisements from 23 different firms.

# central-bank - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Briefcase: Tax havens, a €100 million deal for Quinn’s companies, and a Wetherspoons fry-up Inbox Me

# central-bank - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From Business ETC Regulator had concerns about Setanta Insurance seven months before warning consumers Delay

Regulator had concerns about Setanta Insurance seven months before warning consumers

The failed insurer has combined unpaid liabilities and premiums of around €45 million, the Finance Committee was told today.

# central-bank - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Finance Committee tells Central Bank: legal letters to crisis mortgages aren’t ‘sustainable’ Not Good Enough

Finance Committee tells Central Bank: legal letters to crisis mortgages aren’t ‘sustainable’

A draft copy of the committee’s report on mortgage arrears seen by TheJournal.ie contains strong words for the Central Bank.

# central-bank - Monday 30 June, 2014

From Business ETC Lending to small businesses is up for the first time in 18 months Debt Drawdown

Lending to small businesses is up for the first time in 18 months

Non financial corporations are pulling down more cash, but households are still borrowing less.

# central-bank - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out Getting Burnt This post contains videos

Central Bank Governor says another financial meltdown can’t be ruled out

Patrick Honohan said he thought that “our fiscal crisis of the 1980s would have cured us of excesses of any type for 100 years”, but it didn’t.

# central-bank - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From Business ETC Central Bank issues warning on crowdfunding regulation Regulation Stations

Central Bank issues warning on crowdfunding regulation

Dame Street wants consumers to be on their guard, but the industry says it wants to be regulated.

# central-bank - Monday 9 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie USI says ‘internship culture’ to blame for low graduate wages Money Money Money

USI says ‘internship culture’ to blame for low graduate wages

Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.

# central-bank - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want to be a banker? You’re in luck Job Fairy

Want to be a banker? You’re in luck

There are over 100 jobs up for grabs at the Central Bank.

# central-bank - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC Central Bank issues warning over “China Construction Bank Mexico” Illegal

Central Bank issues warning over “China Construction Bank Mexico”

The firm has been contacting members of the public, but bears no relation to the legal China Construction Bank (London) Limited.

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