John Hourican  joined Bank of Cyprus from Royal Bank of Scotland’s investment banking arm.

Dublin born banker John Hourican is set to return to Cyprus after agreeing a contract to lead the Bank of Cyprus as group chief executive for a furth(...)

The recognition of Cantor’s ISE stake gives the first real insight into the valuation of the stock exchange in Temple Bar, which is owned by five Dublin stockbroking firms including Cantor

Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland, which was previously Dolmen stockbrokers, has valued its 8.4 per cent stake in the Irish Stock Exchange at more than €9.5 m(...)

Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon told the “Belfast Telegraph” in September: “I need the buzz: the livelier the city, the better.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon will be a busy man next June. That’s when he takes up the reins at Ulster Bank’s business in the Republ(...)

Pedestrians pass an ABN Amro branch as the second-largest bank in the Netherlands made its initial public offering in Amsterdam on Friday. ABN Amro raised €3.3 billion in an initial public offering. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

ABN Amro, the lender bailed out by the Dutch government during the financial crisis, rose as much as 3.4 per cent on its return to the market after ra(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland wants to buy about £1.9 billion of sterling debt, €1.3 billion of securities and $2.1 billion of US dollar bonds.

Royal Bank of Scotland has offered to buy back as much as $6.4 billion of bonds to reduce its cost of funding as it shrinks global operations. The Edi(...)

IFG says the war chest to which it has access to through its agreement with Assetz means SMEs lose less by choosing it rather than other providers. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Cash-starved small and medium-sized firms will soon be able to access emergency funding in a matter of hours in what is being promised as a major sha(...)

Volkswagen cars on a delivery tower at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters

The Nordic region’s largest asset manager has become the first to confirm it will sue Volkswagen over its deceit regarding emissions, which has result(...)

At RBS, third-quarter pretax profit before one-time items and restructuring costs fell to £842 million in that period from £2.05 billion a year earlier.

The British government will probably wait to sell more Royal Bank of Scotland shares until next year after the country’s banks reported weaker third-q(...)

Ryanair rose by 3.2 per cent after a strong set of results in the six months to the end of September. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Iseq rose by 1.1 per cent as European shares had a positive start to the week after business surveys from around the euro zone beat expectations.(...)

Visa Inc., the world’s largest payments network, agreed to acquire Visa Europe Ltd. in a deal valued at as much as €21.2 billion to unify the brand globally after eight years as separate companies. (Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters)

Visa Inc., the world’s largest payments network, agreed to acquire Visa Europe Ltd. in a deal valued at as much as €21.2 billion to unify the brand g(...)