Michael Noonan: reiterated his recent comments that the Government was in no rush to offload some or all of its 99.8 per cent shareholding in AIB

The Department of Finance has tendered for an adviser to assist it in dealing with its strategic options for AIB. It will choose from one of the thre(...)

US house speaker John Boehner (centre) after the passage of the $1.1 trillion spending bill in the House of Representatives. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The narrow passage of a budget in the US House of Representatives to keep the government open came at a price for liberal Democrats but concessions (...)

Core performance of the trading business probably will slip 4 per cent, a New York investor conference has been told. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

JPMorgan Chase will probably report a “high teens” percentage drop in fourth-quarter trading revenue from a year ago, its chief financial officer has (...)

JP Morgan Chase , HSBC Holdings and Credit Agricole, after months of delay, will answer a European Union antitrust complaint alleging they conspired to rig Euribor rates, according to sources.

JP Morgan Chase , HSBC Holdings and Credit Agricole, after months of delay, will answer a European Union antitrust complaint alleging they conspired (...)

A pedestrian walks past a money exchange bureau with a board displaying the exchange rate of the US dollar

Global regulators imposed penalties totalling $3.4 billion on five major banks, including UBS, HSBC and Citigroup on Wednesday in a landmark settleme(...)

The PwC office in Luxembourg: The leaked documents reviewed by ICIJ involve deals negotiated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, on behalf of hundreds of corporate clients.

Pepsi, IKEA, FedEx and 340 other international companies have secured secret deals from Luxembourg, allowing many of them to slash their global tax bi(...)

Gay Byrne: the former Late Late Show host invested in several properties in the Dublin docklands and as well as a hotel in Budapest.Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has launched a multimillion- euro legal action against the broadcaster Gay Byrne and members of his family, r(...)

Wagon trains of German rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) are seen at a freight railway station in the western city of Hagen . Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters

A second day of weak German data sent European markets into retreat today with stocks, the euro and periphery euro zone government debt all knocked by(...)

 Peter Hancock at AIG in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Peter Hancock bounds up the front steps of the Merrion Hotel in Dublin and offers a warm handshake. The global chief executive of American Internation(...)

Eircom ran into a wall with institutional investors as its highly paid advisers Goldman Sachs, Rothschild and JP Morgan quietly sounded them out regarding an IPO. Photograph: Eric Luke

Common sense appears to have prevailed at Eircom, with the scrapping yesterday of its flotation plans. When it first announced back in April th(...)