Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Festering sore of bankers’ pay won’t go away

Posted on by David Murphy

By David Murphy, Business Editor @davidmurphyRTE It is no surprise the enormous salaries and pensions paid to bankers continue to make people deeply uncomfortable. Citizens who still have jobs are paying higher taxes, services are being cut, while many others can’t … Continue reading

Debt Service and the Promissory note

Posted on by Sean Whelan

By Economics Correspondent Seán Whelan @seanwhelanRTE It’s a number that leaps off the page – €1.9 billion in interest for the promissory note payment due next March.  It alone counts for most of the €3 billion jump in debt service … Continue reading