The sales so far by Morgan Stanley have reduced the government’s stake down from 24.9 per cent when the plan was launched

Britain has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group by a further 1 per cent to below 21 per cent, a further step towards returning the bank to full (...)

Clydesdale Bank  has been fined £20.7 million by the Financial Conduct Authority in a record penalty relating to the bank’s “serious failings” in handling payment protection insurance (PPI) complaints.

Britain’s financial regulator has fined Clydesdale Bank a record £20.7 million for failings in how it handled insurance mis-selling claims, including (...)

The data also show the five banks set aside a little less than £10billion to deal with fines, conduct and other litigation costs last year

The UK’s five largest banks cut bonus pools by more than £1billion last year and most also reduced pay and staff numbers, according to Financial Times(...)

Bank of Ireland rose nearly 1 per cent to close at 35 cent, buoyed by a sector-wide surge in stocks

Banks led European stocks higher after equities completed the biggest quarterly advance since 2009. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index added 0.3 per cent to (...)

Ross McEwan, chief executive officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland. RBS has agreed to sell its Couts International private bank to Switzerland’s Union Bancaire Privee. Photo: Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland agreed to sell its Couts International private bank to Switzerland’s Union Bancaire Privee, becoming the latest foreign bank to(...)

The British government  has sold another chunk of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group, taking its holding in the bailed-out lender below 22 per cent. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The United Kingdom has raised a further £500 million from the sale of shares in Lloyds Banking Group, finance minister George Osborne said on Thurs(...)

110 Main St Bray has an asking price of €700,000

High-yielding retail investments in Bray and Dún Laoghaire are fresh to the market this week through Colliers International which is quoting around €1(...)

Britain’s top share index notched up a new peak on Friday, with Irish cement firm CRH leading the market higher on expectations of European assets pur(...)

Picture  shows a TSB bank logo in central London. Photograph: Getty Images

British bank TSB said it had agreed to be taken over by Spanish lender Banco Sabadell in a deal which values the business at £1.7 billion (€2.35 billi(...)

UK budget has cut duty on whisky by 2 per cent.

Main points of UK budget Tax The income tax personal allowance is to rise to £10,800 next year and £11,000 the year after, making typic(...)