The Bank of England sign on the wall of its headquarters in London. A power cut at the bank added to the drama of banking stress tests yesterday

A power cut at the Bank of England added to the drama of the banking stress tests on Tuesday, as reporters and officials were forced to quit Threadnee(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, pauses during a news conference . Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds barely passed stress tests set by the Bank of England, which said their capital at the end of last year fell short(...)

The Central Bank said on Monday that the lack of progress on impaired buy-to-let mortgage loans and the continuing growth in very long-term mortgage arrears (of 720 days and over) is of “particular concern” to the regulator. (Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times)

The Central Bank has urged banks to adopt caution when writing back problem loans due to the improving property market, as it also warns that the f(...)

Andrew Fisher: reputation for plain speaking.

J&E Davy revels in its position as the blue-blooded house of Dublin stockbroking. How fitting, then, that the latest appointment to the high- powe(...)

Ulster Bank headquarters in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ulster Bank plans to capitalise on the bounce-back in consumer spending by making a big push into the consumer finance market through the issue of mo(...)

A flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh

Royal Bank of Scotland was fined £56 million by Britain’s financial regulators for a system crash in 2012 that left millions of customers unable to m(...)

RBS could be slapped with a penalty of up to £50m by the Financial Conduct Authority. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland is braced for a fine worth tens of millions of pounds as soon as this week for a major IT meltdown that left customers without (...)

The Bank of England has produced a plan that will see intelligence about cybercrime discovered by British security agencies such as GCHQ in Cheltenham (above), being shared with institutions. Photograph: PA

Five masked men entered the Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Tollcross in Edinburgh last month, brandishing weapons as they threatened staff and deman(...)

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflicted”, a senior RBS executive admitted yesterday.

The “reputational damage” suffered by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and its Ulster Bank subsidiary in the wake of the financial crash was “self inflict(...)

Britain’s big four lenders - Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and HSBC - have about 77 per cent of the 65 million personal current accounts in Britain

Britain’s big banks could be broken up after the country’s competition watchdog launched an in-depth investigation into services for small business cu(...)