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

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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