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Bank economists go back to the classroom

30th March 2017

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) today brought the chief economists from AIB, Bank of Ireland, KBC Bank Ireland and Ulster Bank together with over 160 leaving cert business and economic students to discuss the economic issues of the day. The event took place as part of European Money Week 2017, a financial education initiative taking place in over 20 countries across Europe.

BPFI Financial Education Stakeholder Forum

29th March 2017

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland today hosted a Financial Education Stakeholder Forum bringing together a range key stakeholders working in the financial education space. The event, held as part of European Money Week 2017, sought to enable those present to share their observations on existing activities in the field of financial education in Ireland and to consider scope for further activity.

Mortgage Approvals – February 2017

28th March 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for the three months ending February 2017.

Rent levels likely to remain elevated as housing supply struggles to match demand

8th March 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) today published the BPFI Housing Market Monitor for Q4 2016. The monitor draws on a range of published data under the three key headings of housing supply, housing prices and rents and housing transactions for its assessment of the current state of the housing market.

Mortgage Approvals – January 2017

28th February 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for the three months ending January 2017.

New Mortgage Lending in Q4 2016

2nd February 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland’s (BPFI) Mortgage Drawdowns report, published today, shows that 9,115 new mortgages to the value of €1.81 billion were drawn down by borrowers  during the fourth quarter of 2016.

This brings to 29,498 the total number of mortgages issued in 2016 to the value of €5.66 billion.

Mortgage Approvals – December 2016

27th January 2017

Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has published the latest figures from the BPFI Mortgage Approvals Report for the three months ending December 2016.

Jonathon Lowey appointed as new President of BPFI

18th January 2017

Citadel Country Manager, Jonathon Lowey, has been appointed President of the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), succeeding Bernard Byrne, Chief Executive Officer of AIB plc.