Irishman Morgan Downey:  browser-based market data platform known as Money.Net

There aren’t many people who would be brave enough to take on billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg, but Irish man Morgan Downey is one of them. (...)

In 2006 the Bank of England used an analogy which is still true today: Britain is “like a bank or venture capitalist that earns net income by borrowing to invest in projects that earn a higher return than the cost of funding”. (Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)
Do not discount a run on sterling

Is sterling riding for a fall? The UK’s current account deficit is certainly worryingly large. From less than 2 per cent of GDP in 2011, it ballooned(...)

Co-founder of TouchTech Payments Shekinah Adewumi: he says his product helps improve the online shopping experience for consumers

Shekinah Adewumi (20) and Joseph Kuye (19) are the co-founders of fintech start-up TouchTech Payments. Their product is a new online authentication so(...)

Derek Quinlan, for chairman of Quinlan Private outside Claridges in London in 2006. Photographer Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, was appearing before the banking inquiry on Thursday. Mr Quinlan,(...)

 Cyril Roux , deputy governor (Financial Regulation) of the Central Bank of Ireland who said lessons have been learned in the euro zone about how to deal with struggling banks. Photograph: The Irish Times

Lessons have been learned in the euro zone about how to deal with banks that are failing or likely to fail, the deputy governor of the Central Bank of(...)

More than 550,000 equities in building materials giant CRH changed hands in Dublin

Retailers and miners helped European stocks post their best three-day advance since January. Analysts believe both sides will find a way to hold off (...)

Tax-free salaries are one of the biggest incentives for Irish people to work in the Gulf region. In most states, if you earn €100,000 you keep €100,000, compared to just €58,869 after tax as a single person in Ireland.

The good news is that if you move to Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates or Oman, you won’t pay any taxes on your income. Yes, you read that corre(...)

US house speaker John Boehner (centre) after the passage of the $1.1 trillion spending bill in the House of Representatives. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The narrow passage of a budget in the US House of Representatives to keep the government open came at a price for liberal Democrats but concessions (...)

 Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banker in Citibank until 2009 has been appointed senior investigator on an interim basis. The position, when  filled,will attract an annual salary of €172,710.

The top four investigators working on the banking inquiry will be paid €566,119 over 12 months .Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banke(...)

Citibank has been fined $7billion for corrupt practices. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Citibank has agreed to pay a $7 billion fine (€5 billion) for knowingly selling dodgy securities comprising packaged-up, high-risk subprime mortgages(...)