The sale of the assets will leave Lloyds with ‘minimal exposure’ to Irish commercial assets the bank said. (Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

UK bank Lloyds is to sell a portfolio of impaired Irish commercial loans to a group of investors including Bank of Ireland for about £827 million (€1(...)

The exception: JPMorgan would have a current $12.5 billion capital shortfall as a result of the rules. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

The eight leading American banks will hold extra capital buffers totalling $200 billion under new Federal Reserve rules aimed at preventing a major fi(...)

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(...)

 Goldman Sachs is expected to to have earned $3.92 in profit per share, down 4.5 per cent from the same period a year earlier. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Many Wall Street banks are expected to report underwhelming second-quarter results this week, after light bond market activity in the spring worsened(...)

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, July 10, 2015. Photo: Reuters

China’s key stock index continued its rebound for a second consecutive day on Friday on the back of a raft of government support measures, although co(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly (left) and chief executive Brendan McDonagh  yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A number of potential buyers were eyeing Nama’s Northern Irish property loans in mid-2013, but US fund manager Pimco made the strongest play for the a(...)

French prime minister Manuel Valls delivers a government statement on Greece at the National Assembly in Paris. France would do all it could to keep Greece in the euro zone, he said on Wednesday. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

French prime minister Manuel Valls fervently opposes the expulsion of Greece from the euro zone and says that rescheduling or writing down Greek debt (...)

A banner which translates as, ‘Uber get out’ is displayed across a taxi windscreen during a protest in the southern city of Marseille as taxi drivers demonstrate against UberPOP. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulatanne/Getty

Uber Technologies will suspend its UberPOP ride-hailing service in France, the US company said on Friday, after it faced often-violent protests and th(...)

Denis O’Brien: old hand at the debt game. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

As Ireland struggled to recover from the crash, bond guru Michael Hasenstab of Franklin Templeton snapped up billions of euro worth of the State’s bon(...)

Michael Hasenstab, bond trader with Franklin Templeton

Michael Hasenstab, the star bond trader with Franklin Templeton who made billions of euros in a huge crisis-era bet on an Irish turnaround, has emerge(...)