Saturday October 31, 2020

Ian Guider: Banks wary of the new government proposals

There are lots of proposals in the programme for government. But how many will be implemented?

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
15th May, 2016
The Central Bank has been told to procure an outside agency to conduct the job of assessing arrears Pic: RollingNews.ie

It’s the longest programme for government ever published. At more than 40,000 words it’s as big as a novel and contains enough goodies (mostly uncosted) to keep everyone happy. Almost.

There has been a level of alarm in the banks at some of the measures that affect them, especially regarding the plan to carry out an independent assessment of arrears and negative equity loan books and the prospect of forced interest rate...

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