Ireland’s central bank is weighing selling more of its holdings of the nation’s bonds than scheduled this year, as yields on Irish benchmark notes hover at record lows, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Ireland’s bond agency Chief Executive John Corrigan said that the organization reserved its position on potential future action against State Street Corp. after the bank overcharged more than 3 million euros on the sale of securities on behalf of the state.
Ireland’s bond agency Chief Executive John Corrigan said today he welcomed Franklin Templeton Investments view of the country and said that any large exit of its holdings in Irish government debt before they mature would probably be self-defeating.
Irish National Treasury Management Agency Chief Executive Officer John Corrigan said the “mood music” surrounding the euro region debt crisis “will have to gt a litte more positive,” as the nation seeks a return to debt markets.
Ireland’s bonds advanced for a fourth day after Moody’s Investors Service raised the nation’s credit rating back to investment grade, boosting confidence in the securities of the euro area’s most indebted nations.