The number of accounts in arrears of 90 days or more fell by 1,730 to 59,138 Photograph: iStockphoto/Thinkstock

The number of home loans in arrears declined again in February, according to data published today by the Department of Finance. The total number of ow(...)

Mortgage arrears service at KBC Bank. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Finance Correspondent KBC Bank Ireland and the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation (IMHO) have agreed to extend their initiative to provide advice and(...)

The IMHO’s proposals will probably prove too radical for the Government but changes will be made. Photograph: Thinkstock

When it comes to home loan arrears, the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation (IMHO) has been an effective advocate for those who are behind with their(...)

Most households are not seeing any dramatic improvement in their circumstances, according to the KBC Bank Ireland/ESRI consumer sentiment index.

Irish consumer confidence increased in March but the marginal monthly gain suggests most households are not seeing any dramatic improvement in their c(...)

Johnny Ronan was one of the highest profile developers during the property boom that ultimately led to the Republic’s financial crash in 2008.

US firm Colony Capital and UK-based M&G Investments are funding developer Johnny Ronan’s exit from the National Asset Management Agency (Nama).Ron(...)

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan:  Believed to be just days away from exiting from Nama

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is believed to be just days away from exiting from the National Asset Management Agency. The Irish Times (...)

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(...)