Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay fines totalling $370 million to US and British authorities investigating its part in a global interes(...)

President of Spanish wifi company Gowex, Jenaro Garcia, who announced on Twitter last week that the company’s accounts had been falsified for more than four years. Photograph: Angel Diaz/EPA

To many, attempting to profit from stock market falls is immoral and parasitic. Short sellers, however, see themselves as the detectives of the stock (...)

There are more millionaires in the world than ever before as buoyant equity markets, stability in the industrialised economies of the US and Europe an(...)

 Former US treasury secretary Timothy Geithner discusses his new book ‘Stress Test, Reflections on Financial Crises’. Photo: Getty Images

Are financial crises an inevitable feature of capitalism? Must the government rescue the system when huge crises occur? In his book Stress Test , Timo(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm walks past reporters on the way into court for the first day of his US bankruptcy  trial in Boston today. Photograph: Josh Reynolds/The Irish Times 1:31

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has said he completed financial statements in his US bankruptcy case in 2010 “as best I could” bu(...)

There were four bidders in the final shake-up for developer Brian O’Farrell’s portfolio. Photograph: Collins Courts

Patron Capital Partners has acquired loans with a face value of €225 million associated with Brian O’Farrell, the north Dublin developer and auctionee(...)

Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court, where the Anglo trial took place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES
What the judge said

Good afternoon. Mr McAteer and Mr Whelan, after a long trial, have been found guilty by a jury of their peers of 10 counts of breaches of section 60.(...)

 Hugh “Skip” McGee: one of Barclay’s highest paid employees last year.

The lavish pay and bonus bill that Barclays shareholders complained about so bitterly at last week’s annual meeting will be a little lighter fr(...)

Jurors in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank directors have been told they must have “moral courage” and leave any prejudice they might(...)

Large debt piles at companies are rendering emerging economies more fragile because they could quickly transmit trouble to banking systems in a(...)