“Is shorting the euro the new one-way bet?” CNBC’s hyperbolic headline follows the euro’s rapid descent, from $1.39 in May to below $1.27 last week, i(...)

Lloyds Banking Group said on Friday it had sold a further 11.5 per cent stake in TSB. Photo: Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group said on Friday it had sold a further 11.5 per cent stake in TSB in a share placing to investors that required no discount to the (...)

 Barclays has been fined  £38 million for failing to ensure that customer money was properly safeguarded and adequate records kept. Photo: Bloomberg

Britain’s financial watchdog said on Tuesday it had fined Barclays £38 million for failing to ensure that customer money was properly safeguarded and (...)

As president of the European Central Bank from 2003 to 2011, Jean-Claude Trichet played a central role in the Irish bailout. Photograph: Hannelore Foerster/Bloomberg

The Governing Council of the European Central Bank will discuss the question of Jean-Claude Trichet’s appearance before the Irish banking inquiry i(...)

Irish high net-worth individuals were also found to be keen on staying in Ireland with just 16 per cent of them planning to move to a different country in the next five years

High net-worth individuals in Ireland prefer to keep their wealth close to hand, according to a new survey which find that such investors rarely inves(...)

British lender Barclays has axed 2,700 jobs at its investment bank this year as part of a wider cull of 19,000 roles over three years

The banking sector’s long and painful restructuring accounted for a further 1.2 per cent fall in staff numbers at Europe’s biggest lenders in the firs(...)

An attendee displays the new Apple iPhone 6 for a photograph as the iPhone 6 Plus is displayed after a product announcement.  Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg 1:51

Apple said many customers will need to wait until next month for their new iPhones after a record four million first-day pre-orders were logged, doubl(...)

Reduction in debt seen as a “major win for the Irish taxpayer”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Property investor Derek Quinlan has cut his debts by more than €3 billion through a series of asset sales over the past five years, the Sunday Indepen(...)

Ryanair refused to either confirm or deny that it is in talks with Boeing to acquire high-density versions of its 737 Max jetliner

Just as Ryanair is due to begin taking delivery of the first of the 180 Boeing 737 aircraft it ordered from the US manufacturer last year, reports eme(...)

Finger-vein readers are to be used by bank customers to access their accounts from next year in a drive by Barclays to combat fraud. The biometric dev(...)