# banks - Today’s News
Riding along in my automobile…
# banks - Friday 25 July, 2014
The Central Bank has asked all firms to review their guidelines by the start of next year.
# banks - Thursday 24 July, 2014
Net profits for the first half of 2014 show a increase of 88% on the same period last year.
# banks - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.
# banks - Monday 21 July, 2014
Members of the inquiry will be discussing the issue at their meeting on Wednesday but chairperson Ciarán Lynch said any cost figures out there are merely speculative.
# banks - Sunday 20 July, 2014
The Department of Justice briefed on the issue reports The Sunday Times.
# banks - Monday 14 July, 2014
A Central Bank survey assessed almost 300 advertisements from 23 different firms.
# banks - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
The banking inquiry met again in private session this morning.
# banks - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
The Dormant Account Fund will distribute money to projects that support children, disadvantage youth and older people.
# banks - Saturday 28 June, 2014
David Hall, Director of the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation, said it is “sickening” that it’s cheaper for banks to repossess a house than it is to participate in the scheme.
# banks - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
They said they will be discussing the scope of the inquiry, the risks associated with it and the time scale.
The charge was brought in to discourage ‘inappropriate’ bonus payments being made to staff in bailed out banks.
# banks - Saturday 21 June, 2014
This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.
# banks - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The first meeting of the joint Oireachtas committee set up to examine the banking crisis lasted some four hours at Leinster House today.
The formation of the committee – never mind the inquiry itself – was not without controversy.
# banks - Sunday 15 June, 2014
The Government made sure they would have a majority on the inquiry after they had lost it.
A tough week for the inquiry has been made tougher after Stephen Donnelly decided to quit. Is it game over?
# banks - Friday 13 June, 2014
After a ‘bad week for politics’ the banking inquiry holds its first meeting next Thursday… in private
After a week of Hitler references, ‘hysterical’ senators, and ‘making a balls of it’ the first meeting of the Oireachtas Committee set up the examine the banking crisis takes place next week.
# banks - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
A row over the banking inquiry saw the Ceann Comhairle get angry at an angry Micheál Martin before the House was suspended for a brief period.
# banks - Monday 9 June, 2014
With banks not up to the task, small businesses need to check out the alternatives.
# banks - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Angry scenes in the upper house after a claim that a senator has a conflict of interest, preventing him from serving on the banking inquiry, is later withdrawn.
# banks - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The EU Commission report found that lending to SMEs still remains weak.
Banks are ‘sugar-coating’ the acceptance figures, while the Government watches on, ISME said.
# banks - Thursday 29 May, 2014
The new roles are in in fund governance and risk management.
# banks - Thursday 22 May, 2014
SMEs have been crying out for a new source of finance – and here’s what the Government have come up with.
# banks - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The bank has urged struggling customers to get in touch, with the prospect of legal action also on the table.
# banks - Thursday 15 May, 2014
The bank is planning a blitz targeting new customers throughout the year.
# banks - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
As with mortgages, it seems the bank is taking a hard line on debt forgiveness.
# banks - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Domestic banks are failing to support a vital segment of the economy, lobby groups have said.
# banks - Monday 12 May, 2014
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
CPA Ireland’s new chief says that the Government needs to re-think existing financing options.
# banks - Saturday 3 May, 2014
What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?
# banks - Friday 2 May, 2014
A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.
# banks - Thursday 1 May, 2014
Government Seanad chief whip says that foreign banks are damaging the economy.
# banks - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
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.
A motion will be brought before the Dáil next Tuesday following a discussion at this morning’s Cabinet meeting.
# banks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
That’s the question the European Banking Association is going to ask this year.
# banks - Friday 25 April, 2014
The Reform Alliance reckon it has housing bubbles licked.
BoI says it is trading normally as shareholders meet in Dublin.
# banks - Thursday 24 April, 2014
The gang members carried out a number sophisticated cyber attacks on banks in London