Healy O'Connor

NTMA Raises €5 Billion at Government Bond Auction

THE latest government bond auction has resulted in the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) raising €5 billion – a quarter of Ireland’s borrowing requirements for this year. The NTMA raised €5 billion through the auction, a syndicated deal involving six banks, attracting orders of over €7bn for the amount available for issue. Up to 80% […]

€5bn Plan ‘Can Save 40k Building Jobs’

Ireland could avoid the loss of 40,000 construction jobs this year by building roads, schools and hospitals with a proposed €5bn Government stimulus package. Ken Cribben, president of the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCS), told attendees at the society’s annual dinner in Dublin last night that thousands more jobs are in immediate danger. The society […]