The state would lose more than €7.5 billion on its recession-era investment in Irish banks if it sold its remaining stakes in the lenders at their current value.
An analysis conducted by the Department of Finance showed that the state has received €19.2 billion in coupons, dividends and fees from AIB, Bank of Ireland (BOI) and Permanent TSB (PTSB), having invested €29.4 billion at the height of the financial crisis.
The value of its remaining...
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