John Hourican: rejects speculation his return to Ireland is linked to seeking to become the new chief executive of AIB in succession to David Duffy.

Irish banking executive John Hourican has resigned from his role as chief executive of Bank of Cyprus to return to his home in Dublin where his wife(...)

Ingredients and convenience food group Kerry climbed 1.67 per cent to close at €67.50

European stocks declined yesterday, breaking a five-day advance, as banks slid. DUBLIN Permanent TSB’s announcement that it is planning to seek a pri(...)

Attending the launch of Ulster Bank’s new broker product are (l-r): Karl Deeter, MDC Mortgages Brokers; Jim Ryan, head of branch banking at Ulster Bank; Sean L’Estrange, head of lending and deposits at Ulster Bank; Des Healy, head of intermediary mortgage sales at Ulster Bank, and Trevor Grant, chairman of the Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors. (Photograph: Peter Houlihan, Fennell Photography)

Ulster Bank is looking to beef up competition in the residential mortgage market with its decision to return to the broker channel.On Tuesday the bank(...)

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(...)

Simon Coveney at the helm of his yacht ‘Wavetrain’ during Tuesday’s racing at Cork Week. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has said that there has been “no final decision” on offering a British sports consultancy an opportunity to run an(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland Group  said Rory Cullinan, the former bad bank chief appointed to lead its securities unit last month, will leave the lender on April 30th.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said Rory Cullinan, the former bad bank chief appointed to lead its securities unit last month, will leave the lender(...)

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(...)

RBS could also sell an overallotment of 17.25 million shares. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The Royal Bank of Scotland said on Monday that it intended to further reduce its stake in the Citizens Financial Group, the US retail bank it spun of(...)

Prime minister Li Keqiang said China will lower the annual GDP growth target to about 7 per cent from 7.5 per cent, the slowest in 22 years. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

For decades now the conventional narrative on China has been massive inflows of capital for manufacturers to take advantage of the cheap labour and ex(...)

Philip Smith, former chief executive  of RSA’s Irish operations: will argue he was the fall guy for the problems at RSA Ireland

British insurer RSA is set to be fined up to €5 million by the Central Bank in relation to financial irregularities that emerged at the business in(...)