Posts Tagged: central bank

Irish banks have higher concentration of property loans than European peers – Central Bank

Irish banks have higher concentration of property loans than European peers – Central Bank Central Bank shows that Irish banks have a higher concentration of property lending than their European peers – with the concentration mainly in residential property. But in a Financial Stability Note, the Central Bank said the banking system here has increased… Read more »

Govt wants Central Bank in financial sector forum

Govt wants Central Bank in financial sector forum New structures to encourage the development of international financial services will include bringing the Central Bank into a new stakeholder engagement group with industry and see overall responsibility for promoting the sector shifting to the Department of Finance. A new strategy for the sector will be launched… Read more »

Central Bank slightly reduces estimates for economic growth this year

Central Bank slightly reduces estimates for economic growth this year The Central Bank has slightly reduced its estimates for economic growth this year, amidst an ongoing weakening of the international trading and economic environment. In its latest Quarterly Bulletin, the Central Bank expects GDP growth of 4.2% this year, down 0.2% since its January forecast…. Read more »