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#Central Bank

From TheJournal.ie Warning people will be stuck in rental market as regulator leaves mortgage rules unchanged Central Bank

Warning people will be stuck in rental market as regulator leaves mortgage rules unchanged

Central Bank governor Philip Lane said the measures protect borrowers from excessive debt.

From TheJournal.ie No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct Great Irish Sell Off

No vulture fund or bank has ever been sanctioned for breaching the code of conduct

The Central Bank said no sanctions have been put in place since the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears commencement in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you found phone insurance useful? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you found phone insurance useful?

There’s concerns that people aren’t clear on what their phone insurance covers, leaving them stuck when it gets damaged.

From TheJournal.ie Some people are paying 'on the double' for phone insurance Gadgets

Some people are paying 'on the double' for phone insurance

Companies don’t give enough information about benefits and how to make a claim, the Central Bank has said.

From TheJournal.ie Hot-desk giant WeWork has a spot in the new One Central Plaza but no plans outside Dublin yet Office Space

Hot-desk giant WeWork has a spot in the new One Central Plaza but no plans outside Dublin yet

The company has two offices open in the capital with three more in the pipeline.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review Mortgage Arrears

Central Bank to track a 'critical mass' of restructured mortgages that are due to come up for review

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said there will be no change to the code of conduct, as it is working effectively.

From TheJournal.ie Pace of economic growth strong in 2018 as Central Bank forecasts another 154,000 new jobs Forecast Is Good
From TheJournal.ie Number affected by tracker mortgage scandal rises - it's now over 38,000 Customer Treatment

Number affected by tracker mortgage scandal rises - it's now over 38,000

The Central Bank governor says a review of the scandal raises serious concerns about current Irish banking culture.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you wealthier now than during the boom? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you wealthier now than during the boom?

The net worth of of Irish households has hit record highs.

From TheJournal.ie 343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018 Mortgage Crisis

343 homes repossessed over mortgage arrears during second quarter of 2018

Tens of thousands of people are still feeling the effects of the mortgage crisis ten years later.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of Ireland reverses decision to stop all-day cash services in over 100 branches Cash Is King

Bank of Ireland reverses decision to stop all-day cash services in over 100 branches

Earlier this year, the bank announced that around 100 branches across the country would have cash services for half days only.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland Boom To Bust

Taoiseach says there's 'no evidence of a land bubble' in Ireland

Leo Varadkar said it is something the government will keep an eye on.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle Careful Now

Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle

The Central Bank said the government needs to avoid policies that could add to this risk.

From TheJournal.ie Irish banks are fond of customer-first slogans - but the Central Bank says they're not living up to them Culture

Irish banks are fond of customer-first slogans - but the Central Bank says they're not living up to them

The review found there is still a crisis-era mindset in several executive committees.

From TheJournal.ie Financial services watchdog received over 900 complaints about tracker mortgages Tracker Scandal

Financial services watchdog received over 900 complaints about tracker mortgages

All of the complaints are on hold until the Central Bank finishes its review.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrian walkway along old Central Bank site to be closed until 2020 Temple Bar

Pedestrian walkway along old Central Bank site to be closed until 2020

The move has prompted some concern in the area, as a €75 million redevelopment takes place.

From TheJournal.ie Credit Union in Kilkenny fined €210,000 for failure to protect members' savings Mighty Fine

Credit Union in Kilkenny fined €210,000 for failure to protect members' savings

St Canice’s Credit Union has been reprimanded by the Central Bank for eight breaches of the Credit Union Act, 1997.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments Debt

Storm Emma caused higher levels of mortgage arrears as customers missed in-branch payments

The number of accounts in arrears over 720 days has fallen but these cases still account for 41% of all accounts in arrears.

From TheJournal.ie New rules for banks will make it easier to save thousands on mortgage repayments Transparency

New rules for banks will make it easier to save thousands on mortgage repayments

From next year banks will have to give notice of the end of fixed rate terms and let variable rate customers know if they can move to a cheaper rate.

From TheJournal.ie Shared office giant WeWork will lease all of the Central Bank's old headquarters Centrally Located

Shared office giant WeWork will lease all of the Central Bank's old headquarters

The US company has been rapidly expanding its footprint across Dublin in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat' Warning

Irish economy is growing substantially but Brexit 'poses major threat'

High levels of household and public debt are also concerning, the Central Bank has said.

From TheJournal.ie €75 million new Central Bank plan gets green light despite resident's objection Roof Garden

€75 million new Central Bank plan gets green light despite resident's objection

The redevelopment will host over 1,000 office workers.

From TheJournal.ie Sharon Donnery: 'There were no female role models, no one I could aspire to be like' Opinion

Sharon Donnery: 'There were no female role models, no one I could aspire to be like'

Tools like targets or quotas are not about artificially levelling the playing field – they are to ensure access to the field in the first place, writes Sharon Donnery.

From TheJournal.ie Check your mattress - €226 million in old Irish punts remains unaccounted for - and you can still redeem it Old Money

Check your mattress - €226 million in old Irish punts remains unaccounted for - and you can still redeem it

A whopping €1.5 million worth of old Irish money was redeemed last year alone

From TheJournal.ie 'I am really struggling': Thousands still left in tracker mortgage scandal limbo Overcharging

'I am really struggling': Thousands still left in tracker mortgage scandal limbo

Financial adviser Padraic Kissane believes an extra 3,000 people may be affected, but some may have to go to the courts to get their money back.

From TheJournal.ie 3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified Tracker Mortgage Scandal

3,400 new victims of tracker mortgage scandal identified

37,100 customers affected by the scandal have now been identified, with €459 million in redress paid to date.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank says no customer will be 'out of pocket' after money disappeared from accounts Human Error
From TheJournal.ie 'Most significant event in a generation': Central Bank chief issues Brexit warning for Irish economy Brace Yourself

'Most significant event in a generation': Central Bank chief issues Brexit warning for Irish economy

Ed Sibley predicted “enormous challenges” for the Irish financial services sector.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank warns over investment firm that has cloned details of another firm Unauthorised

Central Bank warns over investment firm that has cloned details of another firm

The warning says that there is no connection between the Central Bank-authorised firm PGMS (Ireland) Ltd and the unauthorised entity.

From TheJournal.ie Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year The Tiger Called

Like it's 2008 - Irish people set to break the €100 billion barrier in consumer spending this year

Spending will be at a greater level than the previous high-water mark in 2008, if the forecasts are to be believed.

From TheJournal.ie 13,000 Irish mortgages have been in arrears for more than five years Distressed

13,000 Irish mortgages have been in arrears for more than five years

Nearly 30,000 home loans here have been in arrears for two years or more.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders Moneylending

Central Bank proposes tough new measures to protect consumers from moneylenders

St Vincent de Paul said action was needed to protect consumers from “predatory and exploitative” forms of credit.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland Show Me The Money

Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland

Siptu said the recommendation to close the print works in Sandyford is “strategically flawed”.

From TheJournal.ie 'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women Central Bank

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women

The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters deliver a coffin to the door of PTSB, as government agrees to regulate vulture funds Mortgage Arrears

Protesters deliver a coffin to the door of PTSB, as government agrees to regulate vulture funds

The Central Bank is to review their code of conduct for how financial institutions deal with those in mortgage arrears.

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm called financial regulator 'f***ing shower of clowns down in Dame Street', trial hears Anglo Trial

David Drumm called financial regulator 'f***ing shower of clowns down in Dame Street', trial hears

Today was the 30th day of the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not fair': Fianna Fáil poised to block PTSB loan sale to 'unregulated' vulture funds Fire Sale

'It's not fair': Fianna Fáil poised to block PTSB loan sale to 'unregulated' vulture funds

The bank, which is 75% owned by the State, plans to sell off a loan book worth €4 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Irish ECB candidate Philip Lane wins backing of key EU parliament committee European Parliament

Irish ECB candidate Philip Lane wins backing of key EU parliament committee

The final decision will be taken on 22 March at an EU summit.

From TheJournal.ie No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed Accountability

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed

The Sinn Féin Bill carries a possible penalty of five years in jail for the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view' Jobs

Central Bank optimistic about Ireland's future with full employment 'in view'

It is expected there will be an additional 89,000 people in work by the end of 2019.