“The key reason for the upward revisions to our forecasts is Ireland’s export performance,” says to a Davy report. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Irish stockbroker Davy has raised its forecasts for Irish economic growth for this year and next on the back of continued strong exports and an uptic(...)

Christoph Mueller, who turned around Aer Lingus as it was contending with budget airline Ryanair Holdings, faces a similar task as Malaysia Air struggles to fend off AirAsia Bhd., the region’s biggest low-fare carrier. (Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters)

Christoph Mueller will embark on one of the toughest jobs in aviation, turning around an airline that has lost two jets and 537 lives this year. The 5(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan told Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath that “things are going quite well for AIB”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government is not “rushing” into selling AIB but there is the possibility of a sale of some of the bank at the end of next year or in the cours(...)

Davy chief executive Tony Garry will step aside from the role next March to be replaced by Brian McKiernan.

Davy chief executive Tony Garry will step aside from the role next March to be replaced by Brian McKiernan, who currently heads the stockbroker’s weal(...)

The Central Bank is keen to ensure prudent lending standards are followed by the banks as the property market takes off, in order to avoid mortgage arrears building up. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank of Ireland is considering imposing limits on the income multiples financial institutions here use when giving residential mortgage(...)

I hear the renewal of the former AIB Asset Managers (AIBIM) business, which the bank sold in 2012 to South African outfit Prescient, which promptly fl(...)

AIB chief operating officer Mark Bourke and chief executive David Duffy yesterday. Photograph:  Shane O’Neill /  Fennell Photography

AIB’s head office in Ballsbridge, Dublin, was bathed in glorious sunshine yesterday, allowing the bank to bask in the glow of a stellar set of resu(...)

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company, said in November that it’s deciding whether to sell shares in the U.S. or Hong Kong. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

The upcoming initial public offering (IPO) of China’s ecommerce giant Alibaba looks set to turn into a fees bonanza for some of Wall Street’s b(...)

Dalata, founded in 2007, plans to list on the junior markets in Dublin and London, according to sources

Irish hotel chain Dalata plans to raise as much as €200 million through an initial public offering next month, according to a person with know(...)

 Bloxham Stockbrokers: The firm’s largest creditors include National Irish Bank, owed €8.5 million, and the Revenue Commissioners, owed €2.3 million.

The creditors of liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham could get 40 per cent of what they are owed, rather than 10 per cent, if the liquidator wins his(...)