Ireland is now open to talks with senior bondholders of its two nationalized banks, Irish...

|By:, SA News Editor

Ireland is now open to talks with senior bondholders of its two nationalized banks, Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan tells FT, saying he opposes senior debtholders having to accept any losses as part of the €50B bailout announced two weeks ago but would back talks if the banks want to enter into "amicable discussions."