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Global bond market moves have had huge benefits for taxpayers, but will record low borrowing costs continue?

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
6th November, 2016
Frank O'Connor, director of funding and debt management at the NTMA Fergal Phillips

Last month, I spent some time with Frank O’Connor, the man responsible for managing the state’s €200 billion of debt at the National Treasury Management Agency. Having raised a further €750 million of debt last week, the NTMA has pretty much secured all of the cash the state needed this year to meet debt repayments and the day-to-day borrowing needs to fund public services.

What has been remarkable was the low...

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