The Central Bank of Ireland says the cost of bailing out Anglo Irish Bank could rise to €34.3B...


The Central Bank of Ireland says the cost of bailing out Anglo Irish Bank could rise to €34.3B ($46.75B) in a worst-case scenario. State-owned Anglo Irish already has received €23B to prop it up. The central bank also says Allied Irish Banks (AIB) will need to raise an additional €3B by year's end. AIB -31.1% premarket.

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  • MarketGuy
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    Hellen Keller could've seen that coming (not many economists however)
    30 Sep 2010, 07:37 AM Reply Like
  • 2houndz
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    But the government bonds that will be needed for the bailout seem to be holding up just fine. All hail the government bond miracle.
    30 Sep 2010, 07:47 AM Reply Like
  • DaJoker
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    The black swan is in flight, she can't remain in the air forever.
    30 Sep 2010, 07:48 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    Thats more than their GDP.....wow...and prices are still sky high there for housing...
    30 Sep 2010, 08:14 AM Reply Like
  • kennbyrne
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    18 months after this started and 24 after the bank guarantee, and they are still estimating........this cost looks like yet another guess and the bailout could get to the €42 billion mark yet
    30 Sep 2010, 08:20 AM Reply Like
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