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# 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.

# central-bank - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From Business ETC Ireland’s household debt dropped by €2.4 billion in three months Improvement

Ireland’s household debt dropped by €2.4 billion in three months

New figures from the Central Bank show we’re paying down debt at the fastest rate since 2012.

# central-bank - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

# central-bank - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From Business ETC Setanta policyholders advised to get new insurance Search Starts

Setanta policyholders advised to get new insurance

A liquidator has now been appointed to the company.

# central-bank - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It’s a false dichotomy. Anglo

Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It’s a false dichotomy.

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair because Judge Nolan believes they were led into ‘error and illegality’ by the Financial Regulator? Well, the Anglo Tapes tell a very different story.

From Business ETC Honohan “not happy” about mortgage sales to vulture funds Vulture Culture

Honohan “not happy” about mortgage sales to vulture funds

Central Bank governor says he told the Government of his concerns over protections for mortgage holders.

From TheJournal.ie Stay the course on austerity, warns Honohan Not Over Yet

Stay the course on austerity, warns Honohan

Honohan warns that deviation from the current path would be “folly”.

# central-bank - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From Business ETC Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders ‘stranded without cover’ In Limbo

Setanta Insurance wind up leaves policyholders ‘stranded without cover’

The Central Bank said today that Setanta is not in a position to confirm that claims will be met in full.

# central-bank - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From Business ETC The ECB is back in town. Here’s why. Explainer

The ECB is back in town. Here’s why.

Frankfurt set for bigger role in regulating and punishing Irish banks.

# central-bank - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From Business ETC Hands up: Department of Finance to adjust figures after mixing-up €101m of VAT with income tax Oops

Hands up: Department of Finance to adjust figures after mixing-up €101m of VAT with income tax

The department say that the overall level of tax collected remains unchanged.

From Business ETC Honohan told to ‘stand up to the ECB’ as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year’s deal Serious Concerns

Honohan told to ‘stand up to the ECB’ as Frankfurt puts the pressure on last year’s deal

In it’s annual report published yesterday, the ECB says that, “liquidation of the IBRC raises serious monetary financing concerns”.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

# central-bank - Friday 4 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low Economy

Central Bank: The economy is on the up, but inflation remains stubbornly low

Quarterly bulletin finds that drop in unemployment is ‘clearest indicator’ of improving economic fortunes.

# central-bank - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From Business ETC They’re back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring Questions And Answers

They’re back: Bank executives to face TDs on mortgage restructuring

The last time bank executives provided updates to the Finance Committee they were criticised for not being direct enough.

# central-bank - Friday 21 March, 2014

From Business ETC Do you know how much you paid for your house? Total Recall This post contains a poll

Do you know how much you paid for your house?

New research from the Central Bank shows that Irish people don’t remember how much they paid for their house.

# central-bank - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers Malpractice

Central Bank sets up hotline for bank whistleblowers

Officials have promised concerned bankers more firepower and protection when reporting improper practice.

# central-bank - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: The Central Bank and Morgan Kelly should ‘have a conversation’ Let's Talk

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

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

# central-bank - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC 6,000 bank customers are missing out on their share of a €67m PPI pay-out Unopened Letters

6,000 bank customers are missing out on their share of a €67m PPI pay-out

77,000 customers were mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance since 2007. However some people may be missing out because they haven’t opened letters from their bank…

# central-bank - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From Business ETC Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less? Payday

Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less?

Over the last ten years, graduate salaries went up, but then down even quicker.

# central-bank - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union Credit Unions

Court approves transfer of Howth Sutton Credit Union

The branch will continue to operate as normal following the transfer, the Irish League of Credit Unions stressed today.

# central-bank - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’ Consensus

‘Considerable protections already apply to people who are in mortgage difficulties’

Despite Fergus O’Dowd’s criticism of the Fianna Fáil’s bill, the government will not oppose its passage.

From TheJournal.ie Concern that banks are only tackling “easy” mortgage arrears cases Arrears

Concern that banks are only tackling “easy” mortgage arrears cases

The new figures show that 168 properties were taken into possession by lenders in the last quarter of 2013.

# central-bank - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From Business ETC IBRC mortgage holders will still be protected under new deal Mortgage Arrears

IBRC mortgage holders will still be protected under new deal

Concerns had been expressed about the sale of these mortgages leaving families vulnerable but bidders have agreed to sign up to the Central Bank’s code of conduct.

# central-bank - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured Work To Do

Nearly 60,000 mortgages in long-term arrears have not been restructured

Data from the Department of Finance shows that 59,226 mortgages in arrears of 90 days plus have not been restructured, though this is down on 62,643 in September last year.

# central-bank - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie World-famous Irish tenor to be commemorated on new coin New Tenner

World-famous Irish tenor to be commemorated on new coin

John McCormack was once the most popular singers in the world and was well-known for his rendition of “It’s a Long Way to Tipperary”.

# central-bank - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From Business ETC Here’s what the new Central Bank HQ will look like New Digs

Here’s what the new Central Bank HQ will look like

Having been on Dame Street for nearly 40 years, the Central Bank is moving home. And here’s where to.

# central-bank - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Credit unions critical of Central Bank’s “anti-competitive” lending rules Loans

Credit unions critical of Central Bank’s “anti-competitive” lending rules

The Central Bank has confirmed that rescheduled mortgages are not subject to the same restrictions as credit union loans.

# central-bank - Friday 10 January, 2014

From Business ETC Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin Central Bank

Central Bank governor: The bailout programme did what it said on the tin

Honohan said, now that we have exited the programme, “the rest is up to us”.

# central-bank - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From Business ETC Noonan named as Europe’s Finance Minister of the Year by ‘The Banker’ Top Dog

Noonan named as Europe’s Finance Minister of the Year by ‘The Banker’

The Financial Times’ magazine said that Noonan was awarded the accolade because of his “extraordinary progress” since taking the job in 2011.

# central-bank - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Check behind the couch, there’s still €231.3m worth of Punt hanging around Irish Pound

Check behind the couch, there’s still €231.3m worth of Punt hanging around

The Central Bank exchanged €1,600,000 worth of Irish pound in Euro between January 1 and December 17 this year.

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