The variable rate cut takes the bank’s standard rate to 4.25 per cent

KBC Bank Ireland is to cut its standard variable rate mortgage for non buy-to-let customers by a quarter of one percentage point. The cut takes the (...)

Irish consumers still feel “somewhat remote” from reports of a strong domestic recovery, according to the latest KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI consumer sentim(...)

The bank said new customers  could save more than €16,000 over a 20-year term on a €300,000 mortgage under the new changes

KBC Bank Ireland has announced it is to reduce mortgage rates for new customers but there is still no relief on offer for existing variable rate custo(...)

The August reading was only the third time in 10 years that the monthly sentiment index exceeded 100.  Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The pronounced “feel-bad” factor that has prevailed in the Irish economy since the crash has finally lifted, according to the latest KBC Bank Ireland/(...)

KBC added more than 31,500 customer accounts for the first half of the year. Photograph:

KBC Bank Ireland could be in line for a potential tie-up with either Permanent TSB or Ulster Bank, following comments on Thursday that its Belgian par(...)

Shoppers on Grafton Street. A new survey shows Dubliners are more optimistic about the future than people living outside of the capital

Consumer sentiment is at its strongest level since 2003, according to a new survey which shows Dublin leading the way in terms of optimism. The latest(...)

Some 42% of companies reported increased employment levels in the past three months. Just 9% of firms reported a drop in headcount.   All but one industry sector surveyed reported a stronger positive jobs balance than three months earlier. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Business sentiment declined slightly in the second quarter as output growth eased and there were concerns over economic and political developments in(...)

Businessman Gerard Cosgrave has brought High Court proceedings aimed at preventing the Dublin City Sheriff taking possession of his home in south Dubl(...)

There were around nine bidders in all for the Marianella seminary, church and grounds which extend to 3.28 hectares (8.11 acres) and are expected to accommodate around 280 homes, most of them apartments.

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has paid in excess of €40 million for a housing site in the south Dublin suburb of Rathgar only days after raising €400(...)

Cairn Homes placed 400,000,000 ordinary shares at €1 per share in its LSE debut

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes raised over €400 million in new equity capital in its debut on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The company placed 400,(...)