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Faced with rising borrowing costs for EU governments, the ECB says it will increase the pace of stimulus
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Faced with rising borrowing costs for EU governments, the ECB says it will increase the pace of stimulus

Mar 11th 2021, 2:33 PM 12,224 Views 10 Comments

European GDP is set to shrink further in the first quarter of the year, says ECB President Christine Lagarde.

We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief
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We should be worried about low inflation, says NTMA chief

Apr 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,397 Views 10 Comments

Moody’s ratings agency “delayed on the way down and on the way up” on Irish debt.

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jan 7th 2014, 10:58 PM 15,837 Views 6 Comments

Today everyone’s been talking about a grim discovery in Offaly, Ireland’s bond market return and Ralf Lauren’s niece in a pub courtroom.

Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn
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Ireland’s post-bailout return to the bond markets raised €3.75 bn

Jan 7th 2014, 10:38 PM 17,843 Views 183 Comments

Demand for the 10-year benchmark bond amounted to €14 billion.

European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders
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European stocks rise to cap a bumper 2013 for traders

Dec 31st 2013, 12:13 PM 5,452 Views 22 Comments

Stocks have been boosted this year by the upbeat global economic outlook, low interest rates and central bank stimulus policies.

The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014
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The NTMA will play it safe and look to raise €6-10 billion on bond markets in 2014

Dec 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,048 Views 14 Comments

The NTMA say that they will not “run out the door” to make a long-term bond sale.

NTMA to sell more T-Bills but markets unlikely to learn anything
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NTMA to sell more T-Bills but markets unlikely to learn anything

Sep 17th 2013, 11:07 AM 3,781 Views 17 Comments

Ireland will hope to sell €500 million worth of short-term treasury bills this week with the short-term loans are expected to go with little fuss.

Ireland buys back €500 million of its own bonds
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Ireland buys back €500 million of its own bonds

Mar 20th 2013, 3:56 PM 12,812 Views 34 Comments

The NTMA cancels €500 million of debts due to mature next month, after buying the bonds on the second-hand market.

NTMA announces issue of new 10-year bond 'in due course'
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NTMA announces issue of new 10-year bond 'in due course'

Mar 12th 2013, 9:25 PM 6,509 Views 15 Comments

The bond will help restore market confidence in Ireland.

Draghi: ECB's bond-buying programme can't help Ireland escape bailout
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Draghi: ECB's bond-buying programme can't help Ireland escape bailout

Mar 7th 2013, 5:20 PM 7,288 Views 56 Comments

The ECB president says the bank won’t use its bond-buying programme to ease Ireland out if its EU-IMF funding.

Ireland's cost of borrowing falls as NTMA formally issues new bonds
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Ireland's cost of borrowing falls as NTMA formally issues new bonds

Feb 8th 2013, 6:49 PM 6,339 Views 28 Comments

The body that manages Irish debt has formally issued new bonds to replace the promissory notes.

Ireland to sell €500 million Treasury Bills this week
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Ireland to sell €500 million Treasury Bills this week

Jan 15th 2013, 10:10 AM 4,286 Views 16 Comments

The auction is the latest in a series of measures undertaken by the National Treasury Management Agency as it looks to return Ireland to normal lending markets.

NTMA in talks with investors on selling new 10-year bonds
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NTMA in talks with investors on selling new 10-year bonds

Jan 9th 2013, 2:01 PM 2,729 Views 27 Comments

The body in charge of Ireland’s borrowing says it’s looking at trying to sell Ireland’s first 10-year bond since 2010.

Ireland raises another €2.5bn at the bond markets
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Ireland raises another €2.5bn at the bond markets

Jan 8th 2013, 2:38 PM 6,187 Views 68 Comments

The short-notice auction is the biggest since we were bailed out – and helps build up a cash buffer ahead of fiscal independence.

Greek buy-back deal would wipe €20 billion off national debt
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Greek buy-back deal would wipe €20 billion off national debt

Dec 12th 2012, 2:46 PM 7,725 Views 25 Comments

The deal will see some people get only a third of their money back – but others will get three times their investment.

Ireland's cost of borrowing falls to lowest since April 2010
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Ireland's cost of borrowing falls to lowest since April 2010

Dec 4th 2012, 12:27 PM 4,557 Views 36 Comments

Bond markets responded positively to Greece’s proposal to buy back its debts – and Ireland is benefiting.

Greece asks creditors to sell their bonds back to the government
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Greece asks creditors to sell their bonds back to the government

Dec 3rd 2012, 9:23 AM 4,148 Views 24 Comments

Athens will buy back its bonds, for between 30 and 40 per cent of their face value, in order to clear its debts.

Fitch takes Ireland's credit rating off 'negative' watch list
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Fitch takes Ireland's credit rating off 'negative' watch list

Nov 14th 2012, 6:44 PM 7,976 Views 50 Comments

Ireland’s credit rating is still only BBB+, but Fitch says it’s no longer expecting to downgrade us again.

Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers
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Cole, Cork-opoly and grocery shopping: The week in numbers

Oct 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,294 Views 3 Comments

How much does it cost to bring football into disrepute on Twitter? And how do NAMA’s accounts look?

Spain to announce Budget - with €39bn of cuts on the table
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Spain to announce Budget - with €39bn of cuts on the table

Sep 27th 2012, 9:56 AM 4,039 Views 18 Comments

Prime minister Mariano Rajoy will hope that the hard-hitting Budget will soften the terms of any prospective bailout.

Cost of government borrowing reaches lowest level since bailout
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Cost of government borrowing reaches lowest level since bailout

Sep 20th 2012, 1:05 PM 3,653 Views 25 Comments

Interest on a 9-year Irish bond – the benchmark bond currently in circulation – has fallen below 5 per cent.

Bond auction sees Ireland’s cost of borrowing fall dramatically
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Bond auction sees Ireland’s cost of borrowing fall dramatically

Sep 13th 2012, 10:48 AM 8,711 Views 72 Comments

The NTMA successfully raises €500 million at a cost far lower than two months ago.

Cost of borrowing for Ireland falls after German court ruling
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Cost of borrowing for Ireland falls after German court ruling

Sep 12th 2012, 3:05 PM 7,099 Views 21 Comments

The green light for the ESM from the German constitutional court has driven down the yield on Irish government bonds.

NTMA chief: It's looking good for 'sustainable' re-entry to markets
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NTMA chief: It's looking good for 'sustainable' re-entry to markets

Sep 12th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,384 Views 4 Comments

However, John Corrigan does warn that “wider uncertainties” in the eurozone could be risk factor to Ireland’s progress.

NTMA to raise another €500m on bond markets this week
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NTMA to raise another €500m on bond markets this week

Sep 11th 2012, 9:45 AM 1,970 Views 4 Comments

The treasury agency will auction €500 million of three-month bills on Thursday.

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

Sep 7th 2012, 12:14 PM 3,922 Views 32 Comments

But that’s not what her Central Bank thinks…

The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes
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The Evening Fix... now with added superheroes

Sep 6th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,512 Views 1 Comment

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

ECB may buy Irish bonds at end of bailout programme
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ECB may buy Irish bonds at end of bailout programme

Sep 6th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,523 Views 44 Comments

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

S&P: Return to markets is promising - but we won't increase Ireland's rating
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S&P: Return to markets is promising - but we won't increase Ireland's rating

Aug 2nd 2012, 1:33 PM 4,009 Views 13 Comments

The return to the bond markets is “an indication of progress”, it says – but the cost of borrowing is still way too high.

Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge
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Whatever it takes: Stocks rise as leaders make eurozone pledge

Jul 30th 2012, 9:51 AM 2,016 Views 12 Comments

There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.

Irish bond auction welcomed but 'country is still on life support'
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Irish bond auction welcomed but 'country is still on life support'

Jul 27th 2012, 8:42 AM 3,018 Views 26 Comments

The NTMA auctioned over €4 billion in Irish bonds yesterday in the first long-term debt sale since the bailout.

Mario Draghi: The ECB will do "whatever it takes" to save the euro
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Mario Draghi: The ECB will do "whatever it takes" to save the euro

Jul 26th 2012, 8:46 PM 3,542 Views 16 Comments

Stock markets around the world rocketed after the usually reserved ECB president insisted the euro would not be abandoned.

The Evening Fix: Thursday
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The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 26th 2012, 8:00 PM 8,265 Views 7 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Ireland raises €4.19 billion in first return to bond markets
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Ireland raises €4.19 billion in first return to bond markets

Jul 26th 2012, 5:41 PM 12,798 Views 80 Comments

Investors were willing to give us €4.19 billion in loans maturing in 2017 and 2020 – but they come at a cost.

Everything you wanted to know about the bond markets but were too afraid to ask
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Everything you wanted to know about the bond markets but were too afraid to ask

Jun 30th 2012, 8:30 AM 7,254 Views 37 Comments

Ireland’s ongoing struggle is to get back to the markets – but what ARE the bond markets? Here’s our grind.

Ireland still planning to issue short-term bonds this summer
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Ireland still planning to issue short-term bonds this summer

Jun 26th 2012, 11:16 AM 2,037 Views 6 Comments

The NTMA says it wants to get back to issuing some bills ‘during the summer months’ to warm up for full re-entry.

Spanish borrowing costs nearly triple in short-term auction
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Spanish borrowing costs nearly triple in short-term auction

Jun 26th 2012, 10:52 AM 1,851 Views 6 Comments

Spain issued some 3-month and 6-month bills this morning – but saw its rates rocket following its bailout request.

Spanish auction sees cost of short-term loans rocket... again
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Spanish auction sees cost of short-term loans rocket... again

Jun 19th 2012, 11:05 AM 2,776 Views 14 Comments

Spain sold off €3 billion in 12-month bills, but paid the price as investors continued to demand a high premium for their money.

Euro crisis: Spanish cost of borrowing hits 7pc as investors seek safety
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Euro crisis: Spanish cost of borrowing hits 7pc as investors seek safety

Jun 18th 2012, 10:39 AM 2,123 Views 13 Comments

The costs had fallen after Greece’s election, but are back up this morning as the fear of contagion remains…

11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review
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11 things to know about the IMF's latest Irish review

Jun 15th 2012, 4:30 PM 5,655 Views 15 Comments

The latest IMF update on Ireland’s financial health, summarised into handy bitesized chunks.

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