With summer holidays fast approaching, it’s time to get your money organised. It may be one of the least exciting aspects of a visit abroad, but a lit(...)

Michael Noonan: he wants the banks to conduct publicity campaigns to inform customers of their options in securing a lower rate

Some 300,000 people with standard variable rate (SVR) home loans look set to benefit from reduced monthly mortgage payments from July.Minister for Fi(...)

AIB is implementing its second SVR rate cut in six months, which will reduce its headline rate to 3.9 per cent from 4.15 per cent

Bank of Ireland has told Minister for Finance Michael Noonan its focus will be on guiding customers into switching to its lower fixed-term rates.The I(...)

Mr Noonan said there was agreement from all lenders that customers should have access to more competitive mortgage products

Homeowners with standard variable mortgages (SVR) look set to benefit from reduced interest rates from July.Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said h(...)

 Dundrum Town Centre: Eastdil Secured are expected to pitch the €1 billion property portfolio to sovereign funds.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama is to appoint Eastdil Secured, a subsidiary of the Wells Fargo Bank, to handle the sale of Ireland’s most valuable real estate asset, Dundrum To(...)

½KBC recorded an operating profit of €26.1 million before tax and impairment costs for the quarter under review.

KBC Bank Ireland has reported a €16.2 million profit for the first three months of 2015 compared to a loss of €17.1million for the corresponding quart(...)

Walls Construction completed €50 million worth of private hospital work for the Mater and Blackrock in Dublin

PJ Walls has spun off its profitable building business from its indebted holding company in a €10 million-plus deal partially backed by some of its s(...)

The  KBC Bank Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland survey indicated the number of firms reporting a difficulty in finding “suitably qualified employees”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Business sentiment jumped to an eight-year high in the first quarter, with more firms expressing confidence in the future direction of the Irish ec(...)

Someone with a €300,000 mortgage on an SVR  pays almost €650 a month more than someone with the same size tracker mortgage in the same bank

When the chief executives of three of the biggest financial institutions in the State were called before the Oireachtas finance committee this week to(...)

Enda Kenny and Joan Burton who said it might have ‘slipped’ bankers’ minds that people’s substantial pay cuts funded the banks’ recovery. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

More State banks have defended the standard variable rates (SVR) they impose on some mortgage customers. They said that while rates are kept under rev(...)