Minister for Finance Michael Noonan would get a budget boost from the programme. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

(...) next month, with the Central Bank of Ireland set to buy around €700 million per month of Irish bonds(...)

Warring parties in Spain

Brussels, he has indeed at least avoided disaster. The Spanish economy is growing, and government bonds are(...)

Lorraine Higgins said estates faced issues ranging from building companies in receivership to financial institutions holding bonds that could not be accessed because of the preferential creditors’ rules.

(...) receivership to financial institutions holding bonds that could not be accessed because of the preferential(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis:  “The question is if we have compromised our basic principle. And the answer is a big, fat no.” Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

(...)-linked bonds.“Michael Noonan is quite right. We need to restructure Greek debt. My proposal for GDP(...)

Data released by the ECB on Thursday showed the overall level of lending to households and firms in the euro zone fell by 0.1 per cent in January

(...) comes as the ECB prepares to start printing money to buy sovereign bonds next month - a policy measure(...)

Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, at a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday. Yellen said inflation and wage growth remain too low even as the job market improves, and she signaled that a change in the Fed’s guidance on interest rates won’t lock it into a timetable for tightening. (Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Europe flow on from that and the move overnight was enough to push us there,” he said. Peripheral bonds(...)

 Digicel  mobile operator owner Denis O’Brien. Digicel Limited, the Bermuda-based entity raising the debt on behalf of the group, said it will use the cash to buy back more expensive senior loan notes, issued in 2009. Photograph: David Sleator

(...) bonds were trading at $102.2 last night.Its last debt buyback, Digicel announced last year, redeemed(...)

Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, is to face pointed questions on rate hike timing.

(...) on 10-year bonds from Portugal and Italy fell. Ms Yellen on Tuesday repeated that the Fed’s pledge to(...)

(...) equities aren’t a good long-term bet. After all, stocks beat inflation, bonds and cash in every country(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said Europe and Greece had “turned a page” with the agreement. Photograph: Yves Herman

(...) note, ECB sources have suggested that the bank could be open to readmitting Greek government bonds as(...)