News round-up: Top stories at lunchtime

Banks tap ECB for €530 million; Referendum debate begins; Glanbia revenues jump; bank deposits rise €200 million; unemployment unchanged; €20 computer sells out in hours; and much more.

29th February, 2012
News round-up: Top stories at lunchtime
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Top stories at lunchtime:

* Euro zone banks tap ECB for €530 million. **Bank of Ireland and AIB** were likely to have used the facility, according to a report.

* European Affairs Minister **Lucinda Creighton** said it would “send a very negative signal to investors” if voters didn’t pass a national referendum on the European fiscal compact.

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