KBC Bank Ireland has reported a loss of €91 million for 2014 following loan impairment costs of €198 million. Photo: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

KBC Bank Ireland expects to create about 100 new jobs in Ireland this year as it continues its retail expansion by opening five additional branches to(...)

David Duffy is expected to depart AIB after its March results Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

AIB chief executive David Duffy has stepped down as president of the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland and has been replaced in the role by hi(...)

Irish consumer sentiment hit a nine-year high in January as people expected that, for the first time in years, they would be better off in 12 months’ time. Photo: Bloomberg

Irish consumer sentiment hit a nine-year high in January as people expected that, for the first time in years, they would be better off in 12 months’ (...)

The Irish Times’ business affairs correspondent Mark Paul: chief executive of Viber? Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

We received a large entry for Ciarán Hancock’s Christmas Quiz, which took some time to work through. It threw up a few odd answers with a number of yo(...)

The rise in Irish consumer sentiment last month was broadly based with four of the five main elements of the survey posting monthly gains and the fifth largely unchanged from November

Irish consumer sentiment rose to its second highest level in eight years in December, new figures show.The latest KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI consumer senti(...)

Consumers struggled to reconcile progress in Irish economy with pressure on household finances last month, according to a survey by KBC Bank Ireland and the ESRI. Photo: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

PAMELA NEWENHAMIrish consumer sentiment held broadly steady in November, according to a survey by KBC Bank Ireland and the ESRI, as consumers struggle(...)

The property includes 12 car-parking spaces at the rear.

Savills has secured €1.1 million – well ahead of the €725,000 guide price – for a bank building in Swords town centre in north Dublin. The single-stor(...)

KBC  plans to open two additional branches in Maynooth and Dundrum before Christmas and has earmarked five openings for the early part of 2015. This will give it 15 branches.

KBC Bank Ireland will next week launch a new suite of investment products here, as the latest addition to its offering for retail investors.The KBC Si(...)

KBC grew its deposit book “reasonably well” in Q3, with total retail deposits at € 3.3 billion (up from € 2.7 billion at year end 2013) and it opened over over 30,000 new customer accounts. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Fiona ReddanLosses at KBC Bank Ireland fell to €14 million in the third quarter of 2014, compared to a loss of €51 million in the same period in 2013,(...)

Irish business sentiment has reached its highest level in eight years, with almost 60 per cent of firms reporting an increase in business activity over the summer months. Photo: Bloomberg

PAMELA NEWENHAMIrish business sentiment has reached its highest level in eight years, with almost 60 per cent of firms reporting an increase in busine(...)