The Central Bank has identified 13 individuals who between them have 652 directorships.

Irish residents who sell their services as directors to international investment funds will have to cut back on the number of boards they sit on if th(...)

Germany’s new 30-year bond will give the German government a full spectrum of inflation-linked debt. (Photograph: Michele Tantussi/Bloomberg)

Germany will sell 30-year inflation-linked bonds for the first time amid signs the European Central Bank’s loose monetary policy is reviving price gr(...)

Members of the public wait to cast their votes at a polling station in Elvetham Heath in southern England, on May 7, 2015, as Britain holds a general election. (Photograph: ADRIAN DENNISADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Britain’s election campaign has left voters divided on their next government. That means an all-nighter for John Wraith, UBS Group AG’s head of UK rat(...)

Malin has said it will invest in companies for which an initial public offering (IPO) or trade sale is premature

Leading British fund manager Neil Woodford and the Irish state’s new strategic investment fund are among the investors who have committed to purchasin(...)

PF2014

While most people are familiar with workplace schemes or personal pension plans there is another type that is slightly more exotic and has tended to (...)

Basil Geoghegan: adviser on options available to save Irish Nationwide at time of bank bailout.

Seasoned Irish investment banker Basil Geoghegan delivered a straight-talking speech yesterday morning at a seminar on the Irish recovery hosted by pe(...)

Basil Geoghegan: State aid might have gone in the door of the Irish banks but it immediately went out

The Government’s decision to introduce a blanket bank guarantee in September 2008 was “unwise” and “unwarranted”, a key adviser on banking strategy at(...)

The Central Bank is stepping up its oversight of the sector as part of a wider international focus on so-called shadow banks

Investment funds based in Ireland will no longer have to hire Irish residents as directors under a central bank plan to improve oversight of one of t(...)

Stocktake

One person expecting a bear market is Marc “Dr Doom” Faber, who last week warned that the S&P 500 was facing a 30 per cent drop. Faber famo(...)

Planet Business

Image of the week: Plan Bee In classic “rather him than us” mode, beekeeper Robert Harvey is seen heresurrounded by Italian honey bees as he tr(...)