Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, the corporate banking arm of the massive US institution, has shifted €8bn of assets from Ireland to the UK this year. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, the corporate banking arm of the massive US institution, has shifted $9 billion (€8 billion) of assets from Ireland to (...)

UrbanVolt retrofits lighting at no cost to SMEs with the two parties taking an equal share of the savings

Fledgling Irish company UrbanVolt is planning to invest €30 million over the next 12 months to roll out energy efficient lighting solutions for SMEs.(...)

 The New York Stock Exchange:  last Tuesday, 499 S&P 500 stocks declined, the second-highest reading since 1996. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

The ongoing angst over the global economy has led to a marked souring in market sentiment in recent weeks. Contrarians like to buy when sentiment hits(...)

Mounting fears regarding a global slowdown have hit stocks recently, but Merrill Lynch’s latest monthly fund manager survey indicates a rebound may(...)

More than just a name change for Google What’s in a name? About $30 billion in the case of Google/Alphabet, judging by last week’s upbeat market react(...)

Last summer, Green REIT paid €23 million for the Sun Alliance building on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre. It is planning to replace it with a new modern building twice its size

The recovery in the commercial property sector is undoubtedly in full flight – at least in Dublin – with values on the way up and transaction levels r(...)

 A pedestrian passes a display showing Chinese stock at a securities office in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

China – buy when there’s blood on the streets, or avoid trying to catch a falling knife? The second adage seems more appropriate. JP Morgan las(...)

Brendan McDonagh, former finance director of the National Treasury Management Agency and now chief executive of the National Asset Management Agency, giving evidence at the Banking Inquiry on Thursday, July 9th. Screengrab: Oireachtas TV

The National Treasury Management Agency was “always sceptical” of the business models of Irish Nationwide and Anglo Irish Bank, particularly their hea(...)

Former financial regulator Liam O’Reilly: “In future, the Financial Regulator must adopt a more intrusive and aggressive approach.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The banking crash of late 2008 was like an iceberg waiting to be hit, the former financial regulator Liam O’Reilly has said. Mr O’Reilly, who served (...)

A Hanergy exhibition stand at a Clean Energy Expo in Beijing recently:  China’s Hanergy Thin Film Power Group is under investigation by Hong Kong’s market watchdog,  after the company lost half its market value of nearly $40 billion in 24 minutes on May 20, 2015. Photograph:  REUTERS

Muted sentiment augurs well for stocks The S&P 500 may be at all-time highs, but the latest Merrill Lynch monthly fund manager survey shows invest(...)