The Score uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 14 °C Friday 1 August, 2014

ECB

# ecb - Today’s News

SPONSORED

# ecb - Monday 23 September, 2013

From Business ETC ECB chief says tracker mortgage rates to remain low Eurozone

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.

# ecb - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie German ECB economist urges Ireland to stick to €3.1 billion target ECB

German ECB economist urges Ireland to stick to €3.1 billion target

Jorg Asmussen said he thought Ireland had made significant progress.

# ecb - Monday 16 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes – could it happen in Ireland? Money Money Money

Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes – could it happen in Ireland?

Spoiler alert: Not in the near future, at least.

# ecb - Monday 9 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Austerity hawks’ want to use Ireland as ‘economic experiment’ – Gilmore Budget 2014

‘Austerity hawks’ want to use Ireland as ‘economic experiment’ – Gilmore

Táinaiste Eamon Gilmore said in an interview with the Financial Times said that the Government will not let others ‘drive the speedometer’ on Irish austerity.

# ecb - Friday 6 September, 2013

From Business ETC ECB holds rates steady but remains ‘cautious’ about recovery Recovery

ECB holds rates steady but remains ‘cautious’ about recovery

Yesterday, Mario Draghi said the ECB is alert to geopolitical risks that may come out of the Syrian situation and said that the caution expressed about recovery was warranted.

# ecb - Monday 26 August, 2013

From Business ETC Irish banks becoming less reliant on ECB Borrowing

Irish banks becoming less reliant on ECB

Our share of ECB funding is now just 5.4 per cent compared to 26.5 per cent immediately after the bailout in November 2010.

# ecb - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The flaw at the heart of the EU? Not prioritising unemployment Opinion

Column: The flaw at the heart of the EU? Not prioritising unemployment

The European Union has a single guiding principle: keep inflation down. But that view is far too narrow at a time when the bloc is undergoing an appalling unemployment crisis, writes Tiernan Brady.

# ecb - Friday 9 August, 2013

From Business ETC Irish mortgage rates increase in June despite ECB rate stability Mortgages

Irish mortgage rates increase in June despite ECB rate stability

The Central Bank says that mortgage rates in Irish banks have “diverged somewhat” from the ECB over the past year.

# ecb - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

From Business ETC Just like us: Latvia will be using the euro from 1 January next year Latvia

Just like us: Latvia will be using the euro from 1 January next year

The decision was confirmed by the European Council yesterday and will give the Baltic state six months to prepare for the changeover.

# ecb - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Troika in town for review… just one more to go Bailout

Troika in town for review… just one more to go

The trio of the IMF, ECB and the European Commission return as Ireland’s bond yields continue steady fall.

From Business ETC IMF tells eurozone to fix the banks and sort out unemployment IMF

IMF tells eurozone to fix the banks and sort out unemployment

The IMF has given four tasks for the eurozone to complete to ensure recovery.

# ecb - Thursday 4 July, 2013

From Business ETC ECB breaks tradition and pledges continued low interest rates ECB

ECB breaks tradition and pledges continued low interest rates

Mario Draghi says ‘market volatility’ is the reason for commitment as Bank of England makes similar assurance.

# ecb - Friday 21 June, 2013

From Business ETC Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back Retrospective Recapitalisation

Noonan: Taxpayers put lots of money into BOI and AIB, now we could get some back

Michael Noonan has explained the significance of last night’s agreement between eurozone finance ministers about the potential retrospective recapitalisation of Ireland’s banks.

# ecb - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From Business ETC Continued relief for mortgage holders: ECB keeps rates at record low Super Mario Land

Continued relief for mortgage holders: ECB keeps rates at record low

Mario Draghi says the eurozone economy should stabilise over the rest of the year, but low rates are still needed for now.

# ecb - Friday 31 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Blockupy’ protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt Blockupy

‘Blockupy’ protestors block access to ECB headquarters in Frankfurt

Demonstrators were expressing concerns about the ECB’s role in enforcing austerity throughout the eurozone.

# ecb - Monday 20 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with soccer’s next big talent* Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with soccer’s next big talent*

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# ecb - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From Business ETC Troika want banks monitored after ‘disappointingly slow start’ on arrears Troika Review

Troika want banks monitored after ‘disappointingly slow start’ on arrears

The conclusion of the Troika’s tenth review mission to Ireland will result in an estimated €2.4 billion being released.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity? Opinion

Column: Are we proud that Ireland is the poster child of austerity?

Austerity has not worked in Ireland or across the eurozone, writes Joan Collins, who points out that even the architects of our bailout admit it was the wrong path.

# ecb - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Banks should disclose how ECB rate changes impact its products – Fianna Fáil ECB

Banks should disclose how ECB rate changes impact its products – Fianna Fáil

Deputy McGrath has called on the Central Bank to force banks to issue a statement following each change to the ECB’s interest rate.

# ecb - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week’s news skewed Not The News

Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.

# ecb - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From Business ETC Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates Super Mario Land

Relief for tracker mortgage holders as ECB cuts main interest rates

Falling inflation around the eurozone – particularly in Germany – means big decisions from Draghi and co.

# ecb - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From Business ETC Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut Eurozone

Eurozone inflation hits new low, raising prospect of ECB rate cut

The governing council of the European Central Bank meets on Thursday where it could provide a fresh boost to mortgage holders.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank governor Honohan to face TDs and senators Oireachtas

Central Bank governor Honohan to face TDs and senators

Patrick Honohan will discuss economic and monetary union with TDs and senators on the Oireachtas EU Affairs Committee this afternoon.

# ecb - Saturday 27 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC ECB

Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC

The finance minister says the ECB has not told Ireland to refuse Freedom of Information requests about the IBRC wind-up.

# ecb - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From Business ETC Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission Troika

Talks on public sector pay likely to top agenda on latest Troika mission

Officials from the EU, IMF and ECB arrive in Dublin today to conduct their tenth review of Ireland’s bailout programme.

# ecb - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From Business ETC ECB chief Draghi admits initial Cyprus bailout plan was ‘not smart’ Eurozone

ECB chief Draghi admits initial Cyprus bailout plan was ‘not smart’

The head of the European Central Bank was speaking as the eurozone’s central bank left interest rates unchanged at 0.75 per cent today.

# ecb - Thursday 28 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300 Nicosia

Cypriot banks brace for reopening with cash withdrawals capped at €300

Armed security guards have been posted, but there was no sign of customers queuing early for access to their cash.

# ecb - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From Business ETC AIB recorded pre-tax loss of €3.8 billion in 2012 Annual Financial Report

AIB recorded pre-tax loss of €3.8 billion in 2012

AIB’s chief executive David Duffy – who the report shows was paid €546,000 last year – said that assisting mortgage customers in difficulty would be a “major priority for this year”.

# ecb - Saturday 23 March, 2013

From Business ETC Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax Cyprus

Cyprus president prepares for Brussels as parties debate 25pc deposit tax

The Troika are in Cyprus for intensive talks, while Nicos Anastasiades could yet lead a delegation to Brussels this afternoon.

# ecb - Friday 22 March, 2013

From Business ETC Cypriot parliament approves first EU bailout measures Cyprus

Cypriot parliament approves first EU bailout measures

MPs voted in favour of a national solidarity fund meaning the nationalisation of public and private sector pensions and of capital controls to prevent a run on banks.

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus parliament to vote on plans to ‘armour the banking system’ Cyprus

Cyprus parliament to vote on plans to ‘armour the banking system’

Officials scramble to cement a revised plan to stop a possible collapse of the country’s banking system.

# ecb - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From Business ETC Ireland leads deal with European Parliament on new banking watchdog Banking Union

Ireland leads deal with European Parliament on new banking watchdog

The deal with the parliament means that MEPs will now get the ability to pick the leaders of the supervisory board.

# ecb - Saturday 16 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed Cyprus

Bank deposits hit as EU/IMF bailout for Cyprus agreed

Deposits in Cypriot banks will be hit with a one-off levy of 6.75 per cent with those with over €100,000 in banks hit with a 9.9 per cent levy under the €10 billion bailout proposal.

# ecb - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From Business ETC Draghi: ECB’s bond-buying programme can’t help Ireland escape bailout ECB

Draghi: ECB’s bond-buying programme can’t help Ireland escape bailout

The ECB president says the bank won’t use its bond-buying programme to ease Ireland out if its EU-IMF funding.

# ecb - Sunday 3 March, 2013

From Business ETC Noonan chases Irish version of Greek deal on ECB profits Seconds Out

Noonan chases Irish version of Greek deal on ECB profits

Any profits the ECB makes on buying Greek bonds are given straight back to Greece – and Ireland may look for similar.

# ecb - Monday 18 February, 2013

From Business ETC Draghi: ECB hasn’t yet considered whether Irish deal is legal Promissory Notes

Draghi: ECB hasn’t yet considered whether Irish deal is legal

Mario Draghi tells MEPs that the European Central Bank only checks ‘monetary financing’ operations once a year

# ecb - Sunday 10 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank Governor says ‘deal’ will not unravel Promissory Notes

Central Bank Governor says ‘deal’ will not unravel

Patrick Honohan said Ireland’s debt is now more sustainable than it was.

# ecb - Friday 8 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal Promissory Notes

Businesses and financial institutions hail promissory notes deal

Danske Bank Markets said it now expects rating agencies to upgrade Ireland’s status while businesses say the deal will improve consumer confidence.

# ecb - Thursday 7 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything Prom Night This post contains videos

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything

These are Ireland’s REAL assets.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Facebook privacy Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Facebook privacy

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.