Formidable steps to restoring confidence

Following a further downgrade of the Irish banks’ credit ratings, what are the challenges that lie ahead for the banking sector and why is more transparency on their assets essential?

5th February, 2011

Following a further downgrade of the Irish banks’ credit ratings, what are the challenges that lie ahead for the banking sector and why is more transparency on their assets essential?

The announcement last weekend of a further downgrade of the credit ratings of the Irish banks came as little surprise to international bond markets. Indeed, long-dated bond yields for debt issued or guaranteed by the Irish government - at a 5-6 per cent premium...

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