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Ireland’s Top Scoring Business Students Awarded for Outstanding Achievement

30th January 2020

Four students from secondary schools across the country have been awarded with gold medals for their outstanding achievements in the 2019 Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate business exams. The winners received their medals as part of the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland (BSTAI) Achievement Awards, hosted by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) at their offices on Molesworth Street, Dublin.

Stamp duty reforms will benefit consumers, says IBF

The Irish Banking Federation (IBF) welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Finance in today’s Budget 2008 to reduce the level of stamp duty payable on bank cards and to reform the stamp duty regime on residential property.

Savvy first time buyers exploit highly-competitive mortgage market

The first time buyers (FTB) market is characterised by borrowers who generally are informed in their choice of product and lender, are primarily focused on getting the best value over the long term, remain very satisfied with their product choice and are in control of their repayments.

Ireland now a nation of savers/investors

A new body of research, the IBF Personal Asset Profile, undertaken by Amárach and published today by the Irish Banking Federation (IBF), shows that 9 out of 10 consumers are saving/investing – with two-thirds of them doing so on a regular basis.