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# banks - Today’s News

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# banks - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The curious case of a palace in Prague, an Irish company and Nama Blank Czech

The curious case of a palace in Prague, an Irish company and Nama

A Czech developer is attempting to sue the agency.

# banks - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Banks are taking lots of people to court – and winning Debt And Taxes

Banks are taking lots of people to court – and winning

Banks were awarded judgements of €148 million in the first half of this year.

# banks - Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes Open For Business

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# banks - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit Debt Deal

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

# banks - Thursday 9 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was “very painful” Banking Inquiry

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was “very painful”

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

# banks - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Did Noonan’s warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates Finally

Did Noonan’s warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates

Good news for some mortgage holders – depending on which bank they’re with.

# banks - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far) The Life Of Brian

9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

# banks - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing Opinion

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

# banks - Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week Grexit

Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week

The country is taking the measure to avoid financial panic.

# banks - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money Default

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money

The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.

# banks - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Europe’s biggest bank will shed up to 50,000 workers on its 150th anniversary

HSBC could shift its base from the UK to Hong Kong.

# banks - Friday 29 May, 2015

AIB’s new boss has a long year ahead of him

The state-owned bank has announced its replacement CEO.

From TheJournal.ie The Central Bank’s new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way Application Denied

The Central Bank’s new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way

Year on year growth in mortgage lending has slowed to 12%, its lowest in two years.

# banks - Friday 22 May, 2015

Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

# banks - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’ No Dissenter

‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

# banks - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland accused of a ‘crusade’ against Brian O’Donnell over Gorse Hill The Battle For Gorse Hill

Bank of Ireland accused of a ‘crusade’ against Brian O’Donnell over Gorse Hill

“I’d love to see the bill for the legal fees.”

# banks - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Not good – European banks are ‘just as likely to fail’ now as in 2008 RISKY BUSINESS

Not good – European banks are ‘just as likely to fail’ now as in 2008

“A repeat of the last financial crisis is feasible,” claims a new report into the banking meltdown.

# banks - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie If the banks continue to ‘gouge’ mortgage-holders, maybe it’s time to gouge them back… Pack Of Bankers

If the banks continue to ‘gouge’ mortgage-holders, maybe it’s time to gouge them back…

AIB aside, Ireland’s main banks have refused to drop their rates despite record numbers of mortgages being in trouble.

# banks - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former AIB chief: ‘I’m very sorry … I feel deeply disappointed every day’ Panic On The Streets

Former AIB chief: ‘I’m very sorry … I feel deeply disappointed every day’

Eugene Sheehy said the bank took too many risks and he could have stopped this from happening.

# banks - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all? IOU Lots Of Money

Will Permanent TSB be able to pay back its bailout cash after all?

The bank certainly seems to think so. And Michael Noonan too.

# banks - Monday 27 April, 2015

There’s some ‘good news’ for Ulster Bank mortgage holders in arrears

Those who qualify for social housing can sell their homes and not be pursued for the outstanding debt.

# banks - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 staff at AIB are on over €100,000 a year Making Bank

Over 1,000 staff at AIB are on over €100,000 a year

That means they make up 1% of Ireland’s high earners.

Consumers ordered to pay €52 million back to banks so far this year

The average amount awarded to banks was €600,000.

# banks - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Did the banks get ANOTHER bailout ‘by stealth’ – to the tune of €10 billion?

Nama took its turn before the banking inquiry today.

# banks - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mary O’Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry “under notice” about Brian Lenihan evidence Watching Closely

Mary O’Rourke putting the Banking Inquiry “under notice” about Brian Lenihan evidence

Mary O’Rourke and Conor Lenihan have information they believe may be useful to the committee.

# banks - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homeowners are drowning in debt – this is one of their stories Mortgage Crisis

Thousands of homeowners are drowning in debt – this is one of their stories

“It was like someone had a gun to my head. I was crying on the steps of the bank.”

# banks - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications… Fuzzy Logic

It’s costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications…

Are lenders cutting off their nose to spite their face?

# banks - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can’t pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you… Radical Thinking

Can’t pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you…

Whatever action the government takes on Ireland’s housing debt crisis will be the ‘biggest political decision since Irish Water’ according to a householders’ group.

# banks - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika We All Partied

The government says it saved over €10bn by complaining to the Troika

Some people still think we could have got a better deal, however.

# banks - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears ‘corruption is sexy’ Power Vs Money

Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears ‘corruption is sexy’

Surely none of our politicians are THAT corrupt?

# banks - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A poor Irish kid turned out to be one of America’s most famous bank robbers Slick Willie

A poor Irish kid turned out to be one of America’s most famous bank robbers

One victim said his robberies were like being at the movies, except the usher had a gun.

# banks - Friday 27 February, 2015

Debt management firms criticised for giving people poor information

The Central Bank became responsible for regulating these firms in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland made a lot of money last year Yeah Boi

Bank of Ireland made a lot of money last year

A lot more than the year before, anyway.

# banks - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank made €752 million in profit last year Back In Black

Ulster Bank made €752 million in profit last year

That marks its first profit since 2008.

# banks - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Lots of people still have complaints about their mortgages

Mortgage issues continue to be the highest drivers of complaints.

# banks - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Repossession order over €1.4m struck out, but unlikely to impact majority of cases Banks

Repossession order over €1.4m struck out, but unlikely to impact majority of cases

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation said the case was a unique and unusal one.

Couple secure €1.26m debt write down and keep their family home

The personal insolvency arrangement involved a number of banks.

# banks - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Banks ordered to be extra careful with ‘high-risk customers’ like political figures

The Central Bank has found problems across the local industry.

# banks - Monday 16 February, 2015

Irish banks ‘targeted’ in cyber-heist crime spree worth millions

Banks across the world were allegedly hacked over a two-year period.

# banks - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions Banking Inquiry

Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions

‘Nexus’ is coming their way…

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