# financial

All time
# Complaints
Ombudsman ordered bank to reimburse money to child's account after father withdrew €66,000
The financial services ombudsman has released his decisions from the second half of last year.
# Fallout
European clubs chief warns that football is in 'crisis-management' mode
Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli said football will have a revenue drop of four billion euros in two years.
# Finances
Munster CEO says the province is 'overly reliant on matchday income'
Selling the naming rights for Thomond Park remains a possibility.
# feed the heroes
'We can see how fragile rugby is... there's going to be a big readjustment'
Ex-Grenoble and Dragons boss Bernard Jackman isn’t surprised to see rugby struggling financially.
# Infertility
€2 million in funding for IVF and fertility treatment set to be announced by government
One course of IVF treatment can cost between €4,000 and €4,500.
# Loans
The IBRC gave A LOT of commercial borrowers really good interest rates
A parliamentary question has revealed that as many as 40% of commercial loans had interest rates of less than 2%.
# Bord Gais
KPMG to check if €500k was misappropriated from Bord Gáis Eireann
A whistleblower has reportedly come forward with the information.
Column: Irish financial consumers are bewildered, frightened and angry
The protection available to consumers when they take out credit is still inadequate – despite all the promises that were made after the crash, writes Noeline Blackwell.
# Economic crisis
How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe
No, seriously.
# inequality
Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers
The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.
# Plus ça change
Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown
Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.
# Cancer
Fears that cancer patients may skip chemo over financial problems
The Irish Cancer Society has said that it has seen a rise in people applying to its Financial Aid Scheme in the past year.
# Bankers
27 bankers earning over €500,000 a year
Figures released today show that 20 of the staff are in Bank of Ireland, while seven are in the IBRC. Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty said that he is “amazed and raging”.
# Banking
EU says deal on Basel III bank rules possible next month
Cyprus says it hopes to see a deal in December on new Basel III rules for regulating banks.
# Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland: 120 homes repossessed or surrendered in first half of 2012
Meanwhile, it emerged that 16,000 BOI customers have had their mortgage restructured, with 86 per cent of people fully complying with payment.
# Greece
Bundesbank chief: Greece risks losing financial aid if it breaches loan agreements
Greek political leaders are to meet tomorrow for a final attempt at forming a coalition.
# Spain
Spanish debt sales cause Euro to weaken
Spain’s 10 year bond yields have traded above six per cent for a second day as the country prepares for bond auctions on 12- and 18-month bills.
HSE proposes freezing issuing of new medical cards
This was one of a number proposals put forward by the HSE to the Department of Health and Children because of current financial pressures.