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BRIEF-Bank of Ireland says mortgage market highly vulnerable to rate rises
February 24, 2017 / 12:04 PM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-Bank of Ireland says mortgage market highly vulnerable to rate rises

Feb 24 (Reuters) - Bank of Ireland Chief Executive Richie Boucher says:

* variable rate-focussed Irish mortgage market is highly vulnerable to interest rate rises; bank will continue focus on fixed rates

* asked about state’s 14 percent shareholding, says there is ongoing underlying demand from investors

* speaking to journalists after publication of full-year results for 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Conor Humphries)

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