Some 114,674 residential mortgage accounts were classified as restructured at the end of 2014

The number of residential mortgage accounts in arrears continued to drop in the final three months of last year, the sixth successive quarterly declin(...)

Residents fill water containers from a tanker in the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiivka, in the Donetsk region controlled by Ukrainian forces on March 2nd, 2015.  (Photograph: ANATOLII STEPANOVANATOLII STEPANOV/Getty Images)

Ukraine’s central bank will raise its benchmark refinancing rate to 30 per cent from 19.5 per cent, the head of the central bank said on Tuesday, as t(...)

“Overall, retail sales have turned a corner and are back on a growth path, although off a very low base”

Irish consumers are more upbeat than ever before, with the level of confidence even surpassing measures taken at the very height of the boom, accordi(...)

The Central Bank has written to all the 48 licensed Irish debt management firms to warn them of the need to provide full transparency on fees

Debt management firms operating in Ireland have been strongly criticised for providing misleading information on fees and charges and failing to ensur(...)

Household loan repayments exceeded drawdowns by €315 million during January, according to new figures released by the Central Bank. This follows a net(...)

AIB recently outsourced a large number of support roles to the Noonan Group. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

AIB is considering outsourcing certain activities at its mailing centre in Sandyford, Co Dublin, which could impact about 32 staff there. The bank co(...)

Nick Ashmore, CEO of Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

This time it will be different. If ever there was a phrase synonymous with financial folly and pre-crash delusion, this is it. It was resurrected l(...)

The report by Community Foundation for Ireland found public transport services were  a top priority, followed by the quality of education, walking, early childhood development, mobility and transport for older people, literacy levels and the affordability of everyday life. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish people prioritise the quality of public transport services above all else, are most unhappy with housing and property, and place a relatively l(...)

The Central Bank should have blocked “ramping up of net foreign borrowings by Irish banks and an over-concentration of lending to developers”, says professor of finance. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

It was a game of two halves at the banking inquiry yesterday. The first involved engaging testimony from Prof Gregory Connor, professor of finance (...)

Rising property prices have not yet lifted a significant proportion of Irish homeowners out of negative equity, according to a new report from the Central Bank. (Photograph: Frank Miller/THE IRISH TIMES)

Rising property prices have not yet lifted a significant proportion of Irish homeowners out of negative equity, according to a new report from the Ce(...)