Topic: Bank of Ireland Group
Ireland closed down the bankrupt Anglo Irish Bank in 2011, absorbing its debt and assets into a state-owned bank. Overnight, it voted to shut down that bank as well.
The strict rules of the EU fiscal treaty Ireland votes on today essentially block stimulus spending, and many Irish worry the country is stuck in an austerity-driven slump.
Eight European banks flunked a financial health check meant to reassure investors. But critics argue for tougher tests to weigh the impact of a sovereign default.
07/15/2011 02:57 pm
Stocks closed out the quarter with the Dow gaining 742 points, its biggest first-quarter point gain in more than a decade and its biggest percentage gain since 1994.
03/31/2011 07:52 pm
Warren Buffett letter announces resignation of longtime lieutenant. Does Warren Buffett now have an heir apparent?
03/31/2011 12:47 am
Many young people are leaving the country forever and leaving Ireland with a pile of debt
03/07/2011 10:38 am
Ireland is negotiating with the European finance officials over an aid package that could come with strings attached.
11/18/2010 04:59 pm
Protests and anger grow as 'Celtic Tiger's' economy takes nosedive.
03/02/2009 12:00 am