Sylvia Cronin is expected to take up the new position later this year

The Central Bank has appointed Sylvia Cronin as the director of insurance supervision.Ms Cronn, who has spent the majority of her career working in th(...)

The large office block which has planning approval from Dublin City Council on the site of the former Allianz Insurance headquarters

Property developer Johnny Ronan is gearing up to re-enter Dublin’s office construction market after agreeing to buy a key site beside the former Bu(...)

Flemish   NVA president Bart De Wever (centre) gestures during an election meeting  in Bruges late last month.  Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

On Tuesday evening, citizens across Belgium gathered around the TV to watch a pre-election debate between two of the country’s top politicians, Paul M(...)

Incease came after data from the US showed that states continue to boost spending on new roads and highways. About half of CRH’s US business depends upon this segment. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

On the day Ireland officially announced it was exiting the bailout unaided, the Iseq in Dublin crept up by 0.5 per cent.Elsewhere, global equity marke(...)

8-34 Percy Place, Dublin 4: developed by Johnny Ronan in 1992 along with two adjoining apartment blocks

Leading developer Johnny Ronan is to sell his 66.6 per cent interest in a high quality office building overlooking the Grand Canal at 8-34 Percy Place(...)

Minister for finance Brian Lenihan:  took charge of the State coffers just as “the building boom was coming to a shuddering end”.

It is like a scene from another world. In New York, the Lehman bankruptcy brings the capitalist system close to collapse. Giant banks and insurers tee(...)

Campbell said it would sell certain brands of soups, sauces and simple meals, including Liebig and Royco in France, Erasco in Germany, Bl Band in Sweden and Devos Lemmens and Royco in Belgium. Photograph: Reuters/Joshua Lott/Files

Campbell Soup Co said it was in final negotiations with private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for the sale of some of its businesses in Europe. The(...)

ABN Amro chairman Gerrit Zalm: “The first quarter of 2013 can be qualified as a difficult quarter.” Photograph: AFP/Gerard Cerles

ABN Amro, the third-biggest Dutch lender, plans to cut about 400 additional jobs after first-quarter profit tumbled 17 per cent. Net inc(...)

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