Nationwide said the imposition of a banking tax by Britain’s finance minister George Osborne would  impact its ability to lend. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Britain’s biggest customer-owned lender Nationwide said a new banking tax will cost the group £300 million (€421.8 million) over the next five years,(...)

The number of people who are putting money aside for a rainy day increased in July, despite a decline in the sentiment towards saving.

The number of people who are putting money aside for a rainy day increased in July, despite a decline in the sentiment towards saving. The proportion(...)

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(...)

A rally in support of Dunnes Stores workers earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trade unions want greater protection for workers. Employers want greater flexibility. But is there a middle ground which can provide both freedom and (...)

Does Brian Cowen merit him being grilled for up to 20 hours when the executives who actually led the banks and almost bankrupted the State have only been required to spend about four hours each in the witness box?

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry resumes today with Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher appearing in the morning followed after lunch by Corm(...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin during today’s sitting of  the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis.

The former chief executive of Bank of Ireland Brian Goggin has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that the day of the bank guarantee in September 200(...)

The index  shows that the share of respondents who said they would use any surplus funds to pay off debts remained steady at 40 per cent in March

Irish consumers are putting more money away for a rainy day with many believing that now is a good time to save, a new survey shows.According to the l(...)

Michael Fingleton: special liquidators Kieran Wallace and Eamonn Richardson of KPMG are continuing with their action against Mr Fingleton arising from the circumstances that caused Irish Nationwide’s collapse. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The legal action against former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton is due back in court in two weeks’ time and the case could go to a (...)

Dude, where’s my hit?: journalist Jon Snow and doctor Christian Jessen on Drugs Live: Cannabis Dude, where’s my hit?: journalist Jon Snow and doctor Christian Jessen on Drugs Live: Cannabis

I’ve often murmured, “Are you on drugs?” as I’ve watched Jennie Bond gush about a royal hat, and I’ve often thought you’d have to be on drugs as Dr(...)

Nationwide’s figures showed that house prices dropped by 0.1 per cent in February

British house prices fell in February for the first time in five months, taking the annual rate of increase to its lowest since September 2013, figure(...)