The euro has tumbled towards parity with the dollar and bond yields across the region have sunk to the lowest in history

Central banks keen to steer clear of negative-yielding assets in a rapidly depreciating currency could cut the foreign exchange reserves they hold in (...)

Equity trading was particularly strong in the quarter Photograph: Reuters

Goldman Sachs posted the highest earnings per share in more than five years as all of its major businesses topped analysts’ estimates and the firm pai(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi said quantitative easing will continue until there’s sustained improvement in inflation. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

The Iseq in Dublin advanced by 1 per cent yesterday while UK stocks climbed to a 2008 high. The FTSE 100 in London added 0.3 per cent, as did the bro(...)

Permanent TSB’s annual meeting will be held on April 8th with the bank expected to outline its plan to shareholders. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Permanent TSB has received approval for its capital-raising plan from the governing council of the European Central Bank. The Irish Times has learned(...)

Fyffes, the banana distributor, slipped more than 1.5 per cent to close the day at €1.17 per share. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The Dublin stock exchange reached its highest level since 2008, climbing 1.1 per cent.Shares rose across most of Europe, building on their best start(...)

Permanent TSB’s capital-raising plan has yet to be finalised by the board and presented to the Minister for Finance for approval. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ciarán Hancock, Finance CorrespondentPermanent TSB is considering raising about €500 million from external investors with a view to then repaying the (...)

Suzanne Lynch, European CorrespondentThe euro group of finance ministers has approved a list of reform measures proposed by the Greek government, pavi(...)

Developer Joe O’Reilly. Numbers 4 and 5 Grand Canal Square, along with a third block, Number 2, were developed by Mr O’Reilly’s Chartered Land

Two substantial office buildings rented by Facebook at Grand Canal Square in the south Dublin docklands are to be sold to Union Investment, the inves(...)

Alexandra House in the Sweepstakes development in Ballsbridge is expected to show a return of up to 7 per cent once it has been refurbished

Irish Life is to pay around €34 million for a substantial office investment in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, which is expected to show a return of up to 7 p(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton will be launching the Career Zoo event which is expected to attract more than 10,000 graduates and young professionals. Photograph: Collins Agency

Looking for a career move into banking? Then make sure to swing by the Career Zoo in Dublin’s Convention Centre on Saturday, as Bank of Ireland has co(...)