One must question whether a discount rate of 8 per cent on an asset can be sustainable when bond yields are at an all-time low, writes John Looby.
A eurozone-wide Nama would drive interest rates down and alleviate investor worries - and could also turn our fortunes around, writes John Looby.
The climate of doubt surrounding the banking system means that interest rates are likely to remain low for the foreseeable future
The Great Depression following the Wall Street crash of 192 9 has been widely blamed on the flawed policy response of the US Federal Reserve.
Instead of borrowing billions of euro and hinging Ireland’s future on the EU and IMF, perhaps some financing can be achieved more imaginatively
Investing in bank shares is never for the faint-hearted. The list of those who have lost significant sums investing in Irish bank shares seems to be a long one.