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#Mario Draghi

# mario-draghi - Thursday 2 October, 2014

The ECB will start its shopping spree within weeks to get the eurozone going

Interest rates remain at record lows as euro bankers plan a two-year spending binge.

# mario-draghi - Friday 29 August, 2014

Pressure is mounting on Mario Draghi to turn on the cash taps

Weak inflation data from the EU could force the Italian’s hand.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here’s what it means. Sluggish

This morning, major European economies hit the slow lane. Here’s what it means.

Germany and France both posted negative results, with pressure now on Mario Draghi to act.

# mario-draghi - Friday 6 June, 2014

Will the ECB’s new €400 billion lending plan filter down to Irish SMEs?

Yesterday the ECB sought to match words with actions, but will it have an impact for Irish SMEs?

# mario-draghi - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Is this the big bazooka? – €400 billion funding package announced by Draghi

SME and non-financial corporate lending is the main target of today’s package of measures, with the ECB also cutting inflation expectations.

ECB announces negative rate in bid to fight deflation

The rate at which the European Central Bank pays commercial banks for depositing their unused cash has been reduced from zero per cent to minus 0.10 per cent.

# mario-draghi - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

ECB action could be ‘too little, too late’ as eurozone inflation slows to 0.5 per cent

Disappointing inflation figures mean we’re likely to see some action this month, but will it make a difference?

# mario-draghi - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Damien Kiberd: United States of Europe? Then show us the benefits

With the EU forcing us into a ‘devaluation for slow learners’, isn’t it time we look closer at what exactly the euro has done for us?

# mario-draghi - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy Forecast This post contains videos

Morgan Kelly warns SMEs could ‘go under’ taking a big chunk of the Irish economy

Kelly said there is going to be a lot of SMEs cleared out ‘in one go’ following ECB stress tests.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bank note computer game winners to receive Mario Draghi signed €5 note Competition

Bank note computer game winners to receive Mario Draghi signed €5 note

The new €10 banknote will be unveiled on 13 January 2014.

# mario-draghi - Monday 16 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish banks still a source of ‘some concern’ says Mario Draghi Banking

Irish banks still a source of ‘some concern’ says Mario Draghi

He said swift and decisive action is needed to address some of the issues in the Irish banking system.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Steady as she goes: ECB holds interest rate at record low of 0.25 per cent

Good news for those on tracker mortgages today as records remain at a record low.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 7 November, 2013

All-time low: ECB cuts its main interest in boost to tracker mortgage holders

ECB president Mario Draghi has cut the rate for the fifth time in two years.

# mario-draghi - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Five Irish banks included in ECB stress-test plans

Bank of Ireland, AIB, Merrill Lynch International Bank, Ulster Bank and Permanent TSB have all been named on a list of 128 banks to take part in the process.

From TheJournal.ie When Michael met Mario: Noonan in Frankfurt for bailout exit talks with ECB chief Let's Talk

When Michael met Mario: Noonan in Frankfurt for bailout exit talks with ECB chief

Michael Noonan meets Mario Draghi for discussions on how Ireland will exit its international bailout programme on 15 December.

# mario-draghi - Monday 23 September, 2013

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.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 4 July, 2013

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.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 6 June, 2013

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.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 2 May, 2013

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.

# mario-draghi - Friday 12 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans Eurogroup

Updated: EU finance ministers agree to delay repayment of Irish bailout loans

All 27 EU finance ministers have now given a green light to extending the maturity of Ireland’s bailout loans by seven years.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 4 April, 2013

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.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 7 March, 2013

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.

# mario-draghi - Monday 18 February, 2013

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

# mario-draghi - Thursday 7 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal Promissory Notes

As it happened: Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin on promissory note deal

The two Ministers will be holding a press conference from 4pm about the promissory note agreement. Let’s see what they have to say.

From TheJournal.ie Draghi says ECB “took note” of IBRC liquidation Promissory Notes

Draghi says ECB “took note” of IBRC liquidation

The European Central Bank President said that no decision has been taken on the IBRC promissory note.

# mario-draghi - Monday 4 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath Wrote You A Letter

Read in full: Mario Draghi’s letter to Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath

The Fianna Fáil finance spokesperson has called on Michael Noonan to hold face-to-face negotiations with the European Central Bank president after he wrote to him last month.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 10 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The €5 note is getting a facelift in May New Banknotes

The €5 note is getting a facelift in May

The new €5 banknote is the first in the new ‘Europa series’, featuring the image of the figure from Greek mythology.

# mario-draghi - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Silly diagram does a great job explaining what’s wrong with the Eurozone

The Eurozone house of cards has a solid roof – but the foundations are very rocky.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Euro banknotes to be redesigned with image of Greek ‘Europa’ Euro

Euro banknotes to be redesigned with image of Greek ‘Europa’

The €5 note will be the first to get a facelift, with Europa’s face in the watermark and hologram.

# mario-draghi - Sunday 28 October, 2012

ECB chief backs plans for EU to get veto on national budgets

Mario Draghi has told Der Spiegel he ‘completely supported’ giving the European Commission power to veto budgets.

# mario-draghi - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mario Draghi and his VP caught joking on mic

They won’t move the markets with their words, it seems.

# mario-draghi - Thursday 4 October, 2012

ECB leaves main interest rate unchanged at 0.75 per cent

The benchmark interest rate has been left untouched by the European Central Bank.

# mario-draghi - Friday 14 September, 2012

ECB, IMF ‘in talks over €300bn Spanish bailout’ – report

A Dutch newspaper quotes an insider as saying informal talks for a full-blown sovereign bailout are underway.

# mario-draghi - Friday 7 September, 2012

ECB’s bond-buying is not a breach of its rules – Merkel ECB

ECB’s bond-buying is not a breach of its rules – Merkel

But that’s not what her Central Bank thinks…

# mario-draghi - Thursday 6 September, 2012

ECB may buy Irish bonds at end of bailout programme ECB

ECB may buy Irish bonds at end of bailout programme

The European Central Bank’s new bond-purchasing programme will see the bank lend to countries coming out of bailout programmes.

THE GOVERNING COUNCIL of the European Central Bank has left the bank’s main interest rate unchanged at 0.75 per cent. There had been some speculation in recent days that the ongoing uncertainty about the future of the eurozone could have prompted a cut to the rate. ECB president Mario Draghi will give a press conference later at which he may discuss the possibility of a new bond-buying programme.

# mario-draghi - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Starting tonight: an epic week for the global economy

This week we’ll hear from Mario Draghi and Barack Obama, as well as finding out more about job creation and manufacturing.

# mario-draghi - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

ECB President says solution to crisis lies in balanced change

Mario Draghi said it should be agreed that it is not sustainable for countries to pursue national policies that can cause economic harm to others.

# mario-draghi - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge It’s official: Ireland is a Third World country* Bad News

It’s official: Ireland is a Third World country*

*But it’s probably not what you think.

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