An anti-EU protester burns an EU flag in front of the European Comission offices in Athens on July 2. Photograph: AFP PHOTO / Louisa Gouliamaki

Chinese investors have long believed their government would not allow a bear market, only to discover Beijing’s powers are more limited than they thou(...)

In Dublin Kerry Group ended the day 0.87 per cent lower at €66.18

Equity markets around the world fell and US oil prices tumbled 6 per cent yesterday after Greece overwhelmingly voted against conditions for a rescu(...)

UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has indicated that he wants to begin reducing the government’s £32 billion stake in RBS. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Britain is planning to sell half its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, worth £16 billion, within two years, according to sources have said. Chancellor (...)

Royal Bank of Scotland could be liable for an enormous sum if it loses lawsuit over its handling of mortgage securities.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

United States regulators have told Royal Bank of Scotland Group it could pay as much as $13 billion (€11.7 billion) if it loses a lawsuit over its han(...)

TSB, which already has 4.7 million customers, was spun out of Lloyds last year

Spain’s Banco Sabadell has received approval from Britain’s financial regulators for its £1.7 billion takeover of Britain’s TSB , increasing competit(...)

Ulster Bank’s new television advertisement, devised in Dublin by Oglivy, is first its since 2011.

June isn’t traditionally the month for mortgage drawdowns but that hasn’t stopped all the major lenders spending big on glossy advertising campaigns, (...)

A previous IT failure in 2012 left many Ulster Bank account holders unable to properly access their accounts. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, the owner of Ulster Bank, will reportedly be hauled in front of a British parliamentary committee to ex(...)

A number of Ulster Bank customers in Northern Ireland may find their payments delayed today, Wednesday, after the bank’s parent, Royal Bank of Scotland, reported that 600,000 payments went missing after a technical glitch. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

A number of Ulster Bank customers in Northern Ireland may find their payments delayed today, Wednesday, after the bank’s parent, Royal Bank of Scotla(...)

Preliminary bids for the South Korean Tongyang Cement & Energy group are expected today and reports have suggested that CRH will  be among the suitors

European shares climbed yesterday, with car makers rising on encouraging company updates and Greek shares rebounding amid renewed hopes for a soluti(...)

Blaming past failings inside the Bank of England, Mr Carney said its ultra-traditional governance rules had “weakened the social licence of markets”. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Bankers found guilty of rigging financial markets will be jailed for up to a decade, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned the City of Lon(...)