The Property Services Regulatory Authority has received hundreds of complaints from house hunters about unlicensed staff, gazumping and fake bids. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s new property regulator is to begin a major crackdown on rogue estate agents and auctioneers, according to the Sunday Business Post. The Pr(...)

IBRC Assurance was restructured by management under its then chief executive Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The liquidator of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured a preferred bidder to acquire the assurance arm of the former Anglo Irish Bank. The (...)

HIgh Court asked to approve transfer of health policies to Luxembourg based insurance entity ‘iptiQ’, which has a branch in Ireland. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh, Irish Times

The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance Limited want the High Court to approve the transfer of 5000 health policies to a subsidiary of one of the (...)

Aer Lingus closed down 1.6 per cent at €1.314 after it emerged that Denis O’Brien had sold 4.1 million shares in the airline, to reduce his stake to 2.4 per cent. Photograph: Peter Muhly/Getty

European stocks dropped to their lowest level in more than three months as concern mounted about a build-up of Russian troops along the border with(...)

Swiss Re, the world’s second largest reinsurer, posted a lower-than-expected rise in second-quarter net profit. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Lower claims from natural disasters boosted earnings at reinsurers Swiss Re and Hannover Re in the second quarter, but signs of intensifying price com(...)

The Gherkin, one of London’s most recognisable buildings, has been put up for sale with a price tag of about £650m. Photo: PA

The Gherkin, one of London’s most recognisable buildings has been put up for sale by its receivers, with a price tag of about £650m. The property is b(...)

Aer Lingus regional operator Stobart Air has also taken on a second franchise service for UK carrier Flybe. Photograph: Alan Betson, Irish Times

Aer Lingus regional operator Stobart Air is recruiting former Ryanair and BMI Baby directors to its management and board in a shake-u(...)

Karl Wall: “It’s greed – that’s what usually causes this stuff.”

Karl Wall must be a glutton for punishment. The Dubliner is leaving his role on the board of Nasdaq-quoted reinsurance and run-off specialist, (...)

The world’s largest reinsurer said it would buy back up to €1 billion of its own shares by its April 2015 shareholder meeting. Photograph: Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg

Munich Re unveiled today a fresh plan to buy back its own shares, returning unneeded capital to shareholders even as low interest rates and tou(...)

European stocks declined, following their biggest rally in two months, as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting starting today.

European stocks declined, following their biggest rally in two months, as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting starting today. U(...)