Colm McCarthy: financial regulators react to banking crisis
Colm McCarthy
European banks, including the main surviving Irish ones, have better capital buffers, more cautious lending policies and better supervision than was the case during the bubble.
8 March 2023 News
Watch out for policymakers trying to control agriculture prices
Unable to control energy prices, they may be ready to target farm profits.
1 March 2023 News
Philip Lane says we're never seeing low rates from the ECB again
Interest rates unlikely to drop below 2% over the long term, economist says.
Interest rates could yet rise further
The Department worries that corporation tax receipts are at suspiciously high levels and may not be sustainable.
8 February 2023 Viewpoints
Interest rate increases are starting to hit bottom lines
Farmers need to be aware of increases in the cost of credit sales
25 January 2023 News
Looking forward - interest rates
The holiday from ultra-low interest rates is over, for Government, households and commercial borrowers.
4 January 2023 Viewpoints
Governments face higher borrowing costs
While the surge in inflation is the worst that has been experienced for several decades, there has been no change in the preferred inflation-fighting policy of the major western governments.
2 November 2022 Viewpoints
European Central Bank raises rates by three-quarters of a percentage point
Hike leaves main lending rate at 2%, the highest level since January 2009.
27 October 2022 News