Quinn Insurance: as of September 30th, there were 2,317 claims outstanding on its policies. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The company that is set to acquire the remaining claims associated with overseas policies written by the former Quinn Insurance Ltd, is awaiting certa(...)

The euro has tumbled towards parity with the dollar and bond yields across the region have sunk to the lowest in history

Central banks keen to steer clear of negative-yielding assets in a rapidly depreciating currency could cut the foreign exchange reserves they hold in (...)

Davy said it expected  mortgage lending to slowly rise to €11.0 billion by 2019, up from €3.9 billion last year

House prices in Ireland will rise by 9.4 per cent this year and by 5.2 per cent in 2016, according to a new forecast by DavyThe stockbroking firm said(...)

If 70 per cent of Irish people think they are financially clued-in and only 50 per cent have a pension, then something is very wrong. Photograph: Thinkstock

Irish people have a very high opinion of themselves when it comes to managing their money. According to a new survey published this morning, almost(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Banks had a moral duty to pass on lower interest rates from which they benefited, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil.“It is not fair, just or equitab(...)

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the Board of the Society to its former CEO Michael Fingleton has settled, the Commercial Court has heard. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A legal action against four former directors of the Irish Nationwide Building Society over the alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the B(...)

Giving it back: credit card holders may be in line for compensation payouts of several hundred euro for having been incorrectly sold payment protection insurance

Not so long ago, consumers across the State were getting payouts of several hundred euro for having been incorrectly sold payment protection insurance(...)

An AIB spokeswoman said “in all cases the bank seeks a non-legal resolution and implementation of a consensual debt restructuring with borrowers”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB, the State-owned bank, is twice as likely as its main rival, Bank of Ireland, to pursue its customers through the courts over unpaid debts, accord(...)

Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside is paying the price. Photograph: Thinkstock

What’s the landscape like for Ireland’s savers?  Not great. Interest rates have never been lower, and anyone with a few bob to put aside i(...)

Wicklow town has seen a drop in sales compared with 2014, but plans in place for the redevelopment of the waterfront could help to attract buyers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Recent figures released by myhome.ie show that transactions in Wicklow for 2015 during the period January to March, are down by 13.4 per cent compared(...)