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BPFI statement on payment breaks and accrued interest

8th July 2020

In a comprehensive statement issued today by Banking & Payments Federation (BPFI), BPFI Chief Executive Brian Hayes has stated “The Irish payment break moratoria including the accrual of interest is, always has been and remains fully in line with EBA Guidance.”

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.