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Global financial crisis

# global-financial-crisis - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat Troika

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# global-financial-crisis - Monday 1 July, 2013

EU accuses top banks in derivatives cartel probe

Thirteen top investment banks including Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs have been accused of colluding over derivatives trading – a serious breach of EU antitrust rules.

# global-financial-crisis - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Ex-Iceland PM says trial ‘is not an example’ for other countries

Geir Haarde was found not guilty on all but one of the five charges brought against him by authorities in Iceland. He was the first world leader to go on trial over the global financial crisis.

# global-financial-crisis - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Borrowing costs spike for Italy and Spain

Italy and Spain’s borrowing rates jumped to the highest levels since the beginning of the financial crisis today.