The sale of the assets will leave Lloyds with ‘minimal exposure’ to Irish commercial assets the bank said. (Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

UK bank Lloyds is to sell a portfolio of impaired Irish commercial loans to a group of investors including Bank of Ireland for about £827 million (€1(...)

Operating profit at Ulster Bank rose by 74 per cent to £80m (€113m)in its second quarter, compared with the prior year, as the bank said on Thursday that it continues to maintain a strong capital and funding position. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Operating profit at Ulster Bank rose by 74 per cent to £80m (€109m)in its second quarter, compared with the prior year, as the bank said on Thursday t(...)

Savers increasingly turned to the prize bond draw to boost their returns amid plummeting deposit rates. However, a low interest environment means the available prize fund has also diminished. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Some € 130 million flowed into prize bonds in the six months to June 30th 2015. This pushed the value of the state-run fund up to a new high of €2.3 b(...)

Bookmaker Ladbrokes is to retain 144 shops nationwide and continue to employ over 700 people in Ireland following the High Court’s approval of its rescue plan. (Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times)

Bookmaker Ladbrokes is to retain 144 shops nationwide and continue to employ over 700 people in Ireland following the High Court’s approval of its re(...)

Profits at Trinity Biotech fell by 37 in its second quarter, as the Irish medical diagnostic firm reported a decline in HIV revenues in Africa.

Profits at Trinity Biotech fell by 37 in its second quarter, as the Irish medical diagnostic firm reported a decline in HIV revenues in Africa. In th(...)

Dublin’s skyline in 2007. A new €500m fund hopes to bring the cranes back by lending to residential property developers.(Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times)

The State’s new sovereign investment fund is to join forces with a US private equity player to provide funding of up to €500 million to residential p(...)

The enforcement investigation by the Central Bank identified “significant failures” by both PTSB and its subsidiary company Springboard Mortgages Limited connected to tracker mortgage options and rates. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Permanent TSB (PTSB) could face a fine of as much as € 20 million following an enforcement investigation by the Central Bank into the bank’s mismanag(...)

Last summer, Green REIT paid €23 million for the Sun Alliance building on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. It is planning to replace it with a new modern building twice its size

The recovery in the commercial property sector is undoubtedly in full flight – at least in Dublin – with values on the way up and transaction levels r(...)

Nama has disputed claims that assets in the controversial €5.7 billion Project Eagle portfolio have risen in value by as much as 20 per cent since they were sold. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has disputed claims that assets in the controversial €5.7 billion Project Eagle portfolio have risen in v(...)

Ireland’s trade surplus narrowed by €627m in May, on the back of a 5 per cent decline in exports and a corresponding rise in imports. (Photograph: Reuters)

Ireland’s trade surplus narrowed by €627m in May, on the back of a 5 per cent decline in exports and a corresponding rise in imports. According to fi(...)