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# banks - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From Business ETC Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses Debt Burden

Bank of Ireland: no debt write-downs for small businesses

As with mortgages, it seems the bank is taking a hard line on debt forgiveness.

# banks - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC “They’ve replaced the tellers with plants” – are banks interested in lending to small business? Don't Bank On It

“They’ve replaced the tellers with plants” – are banks interested in lending to small business?

Domestic banks are failing to support a vital segment of the economy, lobby groups have said.

# banks - Monday 12 May, 2014

From Business ETC AIB is back in the black Return Of The Profit

AIB is back in the black

AIB is back in profit, and has shed some light on how the bank is doing at the moment, but what does it all mean?

# banks - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From Business ETC ‘SSIA for SMEs’ could unlock €90 billion funding pot Savings Time

‘SSIA for SMEs’ could unlock €90 billion funding pot

CPA Ireland’s new chief says that the Government needs to re-think existing financing options.

# banks - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From Business ETC BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously So Long

BAN THE BANKS: There’s a wild theory going around that some people are starting to take seriously

What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?

# banks - Friday 2 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie “No residual issues” – but some delays – after banking ‘holiday’ yesterday Sepa Holiday This post contains a poll

“No residual issues” – but some delays – after banking ‘holiday’ yesterday

A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.

# banks - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From Business ETC Chief whip accuses exiting banks of ‘slash and burn’ No Clean Break

Chief whip accuses exiting banks of ‘slash and burn’

Government Seanad chief whip says that foreign banks are damaging the economy.

# banks - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts Analysis

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts

The government is pressing ahead with an inquiry but it will be a while before it starts properly and there are a number of outstanding issues before it does.

From TheJournal.ie Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it Banking Inquiry

Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it

A motion will be brought before the Dáil next Tuesday following a discussion at this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# banks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From Business ETC Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices? Doomsday Scenario

Could Irish banks survive a 21 per cent fall in property prices?

That’s the question the European Banking Association is going to ask this year.

# banks - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is this the solution to property bubbles? Bursting Bubbles This post contains a poll

Is this the solution to property bubbles?

The Reform Alliance reckon it has housing bubbles licked.

From Business ETC Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland Improvement

Number of defaulted loans fall at Bank of Ireland

BoI says it is trading normally as shareholders meet in Dublin.

# banks - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught Oceans 9

Thieves break into bank, hack into computers and steal over £1.25 million…but get caught

The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London

# banks - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From Business ETC AIB wrote off €2 billion in SME debt in the last year Debt Writedown

AIB wrote off €2 billion in SME debt in the last year

“Debt compromise” has been rolled out to 1,500 small business debtors.

From TheJournal.ie Jury yet to reach a verdict in Anglo trial Anglo Irish Bank

Jury yet to reach a verdict in Anglo trial

Today is day 45 of the trial which has heard evidence from 54 witnesses.

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.

From TheJournal.ie How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports Oireachtas Agenda

How banks are helping SMEs and why the GAA signed a deal with SKY Sports

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# banks - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The banks are stinkers’: Senator Norris joins protest at Dublin auctioneers Evictions

‘The banks are stinkers’: Senator Norris joins protest at Dublin auctioneers

The organisers were asking the auctioneers to agree that no properties will be offered for sale where there is a legal dispute.

From Business ETC Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year Onwards And Upwards

Dublin property prices will climb 10 per cent this year

Merrion warns of deflation risk amid housing pickup.

# banks - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000 Mortgage Arrears Crisis

Number of homeowners in arrears over 90 days falls to 78,000

The number of permanent restructures is up by around 200 in February.

# banks - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year Debt

AIB explains why its home repossessions tripled last year

The bank is currently engaged in 9,000 legal or potential legal cases with customers in mortgage arrears.

# banks - Monday 7 April, 2014

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# banks - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Banking corruption and injustice – the focus of Tom Darcy’s European campaign European Elections

Banking corruption and injustice – the focus of Tom Darcy’s European campaign

The former property developer is running as a candidate in Dublin for Direct Democracy Ireland.

# banks - Friday 4 April, 2014

From Business ETC NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price Bad Bank

NAMA sells €5.4bn Northern Ireland loan book but won’t disclose sale price

The loan portfolio, codenamed Project Eagle, has been sold to New York based investment firm Cerberus.

From Business ETC Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’ Debt Relief

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because ‘it gives banks too much power’

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

# banks - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report Loan Book

IBRC and NAMA will dump €15 billion worth of loans this year – report

Stress tests may encourage banks to offload loan books.

# banks - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie SME sector ‘over reliant’ on banks Economy

SME sector ‘over reliant’ on banks

Small businesses urged to inform themselves about other financing options available.

# banks - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From Business ETC “End to the era of massive bailouts” as EU reaches deal to complete banking union Bust Banks

“End to the era of massive bailouts” as EU reaches deal to complete banking union

MEPs now say that a problem bank can be closed down in the space of a weekend to avoid markets turmoil on a Monday.

# banks - 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.

# banks - Monday 10 March, 2014

From Business ETC More businesses are being turned down for bank loans, says ISME Denied

More businesses are being turned down for bank loans, says ISME

54 per cent of companies who applied for funding in the last three months were refused credit by their banks.

# banks - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

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.

From Business ETC Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service Help

Mortgage holders group join with KBC to offer arrears advice service

The bank will fund the scheme, but it will be independently run.

# banks - Monday 3 March, 2014

From Business ETC Column: What does an entrepreneur need to know when starting out? Entrepreneurs

Column: What does an entrepreneur need to know when starting out?

Many SME managers have expertise and interest in a specific area – but no financial management experience or expertise. So how do they secure funding for their businesses?

# banks - Sunday 2 March, 2014

From Business ETC Michael Noonan is sending a signal out to Europe that Ireland can use another bank Pillar Banks

Michael Noonan is sending a signal out to Europe that Ireland can use another bank

The Finance Minister wants to get credit flowing to Irish people.

# banks - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Fears surrounding the IBRC mortgage book are overhyped Property

Column: Fears surrounding the IBRC mortgage book are overhyped

Some IBRC mortgage holders have concerns about about being left without protection if the Government proceeds with the sale of their loans abroad – but they shouldn’t be, writes Karl Deeter.

# banks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘I didn’t sleep very well last night’ – State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case Banks

‘I didn’t sleep very well last night’ – State to pay 75% of costs in prom note case

The High Court ruled it was an exception al case which merited a departure from the normal rules on legal costs.

# banks - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair? Mortgages

Column: The housing market is a mess, so we must decide – will we be charitable or fair?

Incumbent property owners receive special privileges in Ireland – meaning some mortgagors will walk out of this crisis with the same assets they walked into it with, despite not paying for them, writes Karl Deeter.

From Business ETC Banks with worst complaints handling are named and shamed Bad Bank

Banks with worst complaints handling are named and shamed

Mortgages arrears complaints made up half of all cases in 2013.

# banks - Monday 24 February, 2014

From Business ETC After 18 years, wave goodbye to Laser cards Error Message

After 18 years, wave goodbye to Laser cards

You won’t be able to use a Laser card from midnight 28 February.