IMF urges Irish authorities to ‘enhance’ central bank independence

Dublin
Dublin, Ireland

The Irish authorities should "enhance" the independence of the country's central bank, according to an IMF report published May 13 – chiefly by limiting the minister of finance's influence in its oversight.

Prepared by the Fund's monetary and capital markets department, the report stressed there was "no evidence of political and commercial interference" but still called for changes.

"The legal framework for [the central bank's] governance arrangements may potentially introduce political consider

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: