Tuesday July 14, 2015
The International Monetary Fund has said that Greece's EU creditors will have to go "far beyond" their existing estimates for debt relief to stabilize the country's finances, AFP news agency reports.
Tuesday June 02, 2015
Greece's creditors have drafted the broad lines of an agreement to put to the government in Athens in a bid to conclude acrimonious negotiations and release aid before the country runs out of money.
Monday May 25, 2015
The budget reforms that Greece has proposed are not enough to ensure a surplus this year, the IMF's chief economist Olivier Blanchard has told a French financial newspaper Les Echos.
Friday May 08, 2015
After being reinstalled in 10 Downing Street for a second term as Prime Minister, what are the big issues on David Cameron's plate?
Tuesday April 28, 2015
The Minister for Finance has said the Government would be in a position to introduce expansionary budgets from now until 2020, if it is deemed prudent to do so.
Thursday April 02, 2015
There was an Exchequer surplus in the first three months of the year of €197 million. This compares with a deficit of €2.3 billion in the same period last year.
Wednesday April 01, 2015
The Fiscal Advisory Council agrees with the Government's view that EU budget rules will force a bigger than necessary spending cut in Budget 2016, and should be relaxed.
Tuesday March 24, 2015
Employers' groups have warned that any increase in the national minimum wage would have a serious knock-on impact on wages and competitiveness.
Friday March 20, 2015
The Taoiseach has said Ireland will continue to press for greater flexibility at the next budget, saying he raised the issue with the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on 5 February.
Monday March 16, 2015
Greece needs to implement structural reforms, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said today.