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The Central Bank  ordered mortgage lenders not to impose legal fees and other charges on borrowers in arrears who are co-operating with their bank

A couple who were in default on their mortgage five years ago have received €10,000 in compensation after settling a dispute with their bank on the ad(...)

 KBC Group CEO Johan Thijs: ‘What is still an annoying thing is all the tracker mortgage stuff and, honestly, we would recommend to Central Bank of Ireland: come on, guys, turn the page.’ Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

The dreaded B-word hovered malevolently over the banking sector, like most areas of Irish economic and political life, in 2019. Fears over the impact(...)

Derville Rowland, director-general of financial conduct at the Central Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Officials at the Central Bank had to threaten to take some lenders to court in order to get them to co-operate properly with its examination into the (...)

Customers have been compensated but most of the banks have yet to be fined by the Central Bank. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The investigation into the Republic’s tracker mortgage scandal, which dates back more than a decade, started in earnest in 2015. Earlier this year, th(...)

Mike Coffey: he and his family were affected by the tracker mortgage scandal. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

A Castlebar-based family is suing Bank of Ireland in two separate actions over its decision to move them from a tracker mortgage, a decision that ulti(...)

Extending the State banking guarantee to Anglo and Irish Nationwide in September 2008 was folly.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lest we forget, the Comptroller and Auditor General this week reminded us that the bill for bailing out our domestic banks continues to rise. To the t(...)

AIB said that the additional tracker charge pushed the group’s pretax profit down.

AIB will refund €61 million to personal and small business customers after discovering problems with loan documents going back a decade, it said, just(...)

PTSB paid a record fine of €21m following Central Bank investigation on overcharging. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Central Bank’s final report on the tracker mortgage fiasco showed that the number of impacted customers grew by 300 cases in the first five months(...)

A total of €683 million in refunds and compensation have been paid out by mortgage lenders, representing 98 per cent of the affected borrowers

The Republic’s tracker mortgage scandal, stretching back more than a decade, has resulted in the loss of 315 homes and buy-to-let properties through r(...)

On Friday, three-month US treasury bills were yielding 2.3 per cent on Wall Street, while 10-year notes were priced at 2.16 per cent – the weakest reading since 2007, before the financial crash. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Donald Trump’s favourite stocks index – the Dow Jones Industrial Average – has barely fallen 6 per cent between the US president starting May with a t(...)

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