Aidan Heavey, chief executive of Tullow Oil, which announced losses of $1 billion. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) week? Who knows. Concerns continue to swirl about losses hidden in the European banking sector and more(...)

Federation of German Industries chief executive Markus Kerber: says Greece should be given better financial deal for beefing up controls on flow of migrants into Europe. Photograph: Gary O’Neill

(...) the current crisis of confidence in European banking stocks had been created by the low interest rate(...)

Former finance minister  Brian Lenihan and ex-Department of Finance chief Kevin Cardiff: Mr Cardiff  received “low- key messages” from Mr Cowen’s staff to be “sensitive” to Mr Lenihan’s  situation.   Photograph: Frank Miller

(...) minister for finance. This emerges in a book on Ireland’s banking crash written by Mr Cardiff called(...)

In London, Rolls-Royce shares jumped more than 14 per cent after a well-received update. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

(...) reassurance about the banking sector and prospects for a co-ordinated oil production cut. All of this was(...)

Deutsche Bank’s headquarters in Frankfurt. Bank plans to buy back about $5.4 billion of bonds. Photographs: Daniel Roland/AFP/Getty Images

European banks can cope with slow growth and low interest rates had pushed European banking shares to multi(...)

A peaceful pre-election street protest at the Dáil organised by members of the Triratna Buddhist Community  to highlight Government inaction on climate change. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) to be asked about climate change at the doorstep. “How many of them were asked about banking(...)

A report commissioned by the Green/EFA group in the European Parliament into the tax affairs of Ikea found that it has been paying itself royalties to reduce its overall taxation bill.

(...) rules already apply to the banking and extractive sector. Unlike the country-by-country transparency(...)

Deutsche Bank’s shares extended gains and traded up more than 10 per cent amid a strong rebound in European bank shares following positive results from Commerzbank and a rally in oil prices.

Deutsche Bank will buy back more than €5 billion in senior debt, it said in a statement on Friday, sending its shares higher. A source said that Germ(...)

 Brian Lenihan in 2010: ‘There were moments when he had to work or travel when it was clear he ought to be resting.’

(...) to time I would be called over to the taoiseach to give him my update on the economic and banking(...)

Commerzbank also said on Friday that it expects a slight increase in net profit in 2016

(...)’s Polish subsidiary mbank remains vulnerable to possible changes in that country’s banking laws, with(...)