GE results tied to industrial growth; Photograph: Reuters

General Electric boosted the low end of its 2015 industrial profit forecast as the company accelerated efforts to shrink its GE Capital finance unit. (...)

Pepper is servicing 14,000 residential mortgage and personal loan customers for Danske Bank. Photograph: Getty Images

Profits at Pepper Ireland, the mortgage provider that also manages loan portfolios for other groups, rose by 61 per cent in 2014 to €6.6 million, acco(...)

D2 co-founder Deirdre Foley. Financier won praise from Derek Quinlan at Quinlan Private.

From a farming family in Co Sligo, Deirdre Foley (43) began her career with KPMG in 1992, where she trained as an accountant. After KPMG, she spent a(...)

General Electric: firm is “going fast” with its plans to sell most of its financial services operation. Photograph: David W Cerny/Reuters

General Electric of the United States is “going fast” with its plans to sell most of its financial services operations and is on target to achieve the(...)

Big tech companies have  decided that supplying the means for others to analyse data is going to be a big business

The technology world is looking at ways to make everything more efficient. The question is, will this be good for the many, or the mighty few?Earlier (...)

Low interest rates have prevented Wells Fargo and regional rivals from capitalising on their growing deposit base

Wells Fargo & Co, the largest US mortgage lender, has reported a drop in quarterly profit for the first time in five years as employee costs rise (...)

The move to sell GE Capital marks a significant break from the model inherited by General Electric chief executive Jeff Immelt. Photograph: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg

General Electric launched a radical plan to dispose of most of its financial services operations and return to its industrial roots, in one of the big(...)

Ms McMahon has previously held roles with GE Capital, MasterCard and Lombard Finance  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ulster Bank has appointed Maeve McMahon as its first director of customer experience and products. She will report directly to chief executive Jim Bro(...)

Paypal’s lending programme could prove critical as the company spins off next year from parent eBay, to compete in an increasingly crowded payments-processing industry.  (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

PayPal is pushing to expand into the alternative lending market popularised by faster growing start-ups such as Lending Club, after already advancing(...)

GE’s third-quarter net income rose to $3.54 billion, or 35 cents per share, from $3.19 billion, or 31 cents per share, a year earlier

General Electric (GE)reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, as cost cuts that helped boost margins across its industrial(...)