Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, the corporate banking arm of the massive US institution, has shifted €8bn of assets from Ireland to the UK this year. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, the corporate banking arm of the massive US institution, has shifted $9 billion (€8 billion) of assets from Ireland to (...)

Philip Jansen is one of about 230 managers who will share in a pot of £350 million if the company reaches its £3.5 billion market capitalisation target.

The chief executive of Worldpay, the private-equity owned UK payments processor, is due to receive a £50 million payout after the company’s stock mark(...)

US-owned Lloyds Pharmacy group is reportedly lining up a €40-€50 million takeover of Sam McAuley Chemists. Photograph: Alan Betson

According to the Sunday Times, the US-owned Lloyds Pharmacy group is lining up a €40-€50 million takeover of Sam McAuley Chemists. It is one of the la(...)

The plan, to raise about €4 billion from listing a 40 per cent stake in Poste Italiane on the Milan stock exchange in October, is the main plank of prime minister Matteo Renzi’s stalled drive to sell off state assets. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli

Italy will fire the starting gun on the flotation of its 153- year-old national post office in early August, kicking off a widely anticipated €12 bill(...)

An investor looks at a computer screen showing stock information at a brokerage house in Kunming, Yunnan province, China. Photogrpah: Wong Campion/Reuters

China’s tumbling stock market showed signs of seizing up on Wednesday, as companies scrambled to escape the rout by having their shares suspended and (...)

Monitors show market movements at the Taiwan Stock Exchange in Taipei. Taiwan’s weighted index fell 274.05 points or 2.96 per cent to 8,976.11 as a rout in China spread into regional markets. Photograph: AFP

Chinese stocks dived on Wednesday, as the country’s securities regulator warned investors were in the grip of “panic sentiment” and the market showed (...)

Top 1000 companies: 54%   hail from Ireland, accounting for 68% of jobs

US technology giant Microsoft has become the largest company in Ireland for the first time, according to the The Irish Times Top 1000 Companies 2015 s(...)

Prime minister David Cameron has promised to renegotiate Britain’s relationship with the EU and then hold the referendum by the end of 2017 on whether to stay in the region or leave. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A number of banks have put off possible investments in Britain until after a referendum on its future in the European Union, a lobby group said on Tue(...)

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Dublin operation at Central Park office park in Leopardstown. The bank continues to reduce the scale of its Irish operations. (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Assets at the Dublin banking arm of Bank of America Merrill Lynch plunged in 2014, as the bank’s retrenchment in Ireland continued and headcount shru(...)

The funding attracted €1.1 billion of total demand

AIB has completed the issue of a €500 million fixed-rate senior unsecured debt issue with a maturity of five years and a coupon of 1.375 per cent.The (...)