In a submission to the Central Bank’s consultation on proposed mortgage restrictions, the ESRI said it was not clear that new loan-to-value and loan-to-income caps were “fully warranted” in current market conditions. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Economic and Social Research Institute has questioned moves by the Central Bank to damp down the housing market, saying immediate measures to rest(...)

AIB chief executive David Duffy: Cantillon wonders if he would agree with Anne Boden’s assertions about her former role at the bank?

Having quietly taken her leave of AIB as chief operating officer last December, Anne Boden is busily preparing for the launch next year of her new UK (...)

AIB chief executive David Duffy has said it was his hope  the State would have its money back in 10 years. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

For some time now AIB has been running a standard information note with its results, trading updates and suchlike to the effect that its shares are ov(...)

David Duffy, chief executive of AIB: hopes that the State would have its money back in full within 10 years.

Buyer beware is always a good starting point for retail investors who are considering purchasing shares. Prices can go up as well as down, after all. (...)

Speaking in Limerick today Minister for Finance Michael Noonan warned investors not to buy AIB shares  or they will lose money. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has warned investors not to buy AIB shares at the moment or they will lose money.Speaking in Limerick at the launc(...)

Ulster Bank CEO Jim Brown. Photograph: Frank Miller

It might have been the wet weather outside but yesterday’s proceedings at the Oireachtas finance committee were something of a damp squib compared wit(...)

  AIB chief executive officer David Duffy: made the comments to  an Oireachtas committee on finance yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

AIB could pay back its €21 billion in bailout funds within 10 years, its chief executive David Duffy told an Oireachtas committee on finance yester(...)

David Duffy said AIB wanted to increase lending levels Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

AIB chief executive David Duffy said he hopes that the bank’s €21 billion bailout would be returned to the State within 10 years but added that it was(...)

Industry players are looking for an easing of the criteria on loan to value ratios Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Loan to value (LTV) ratios are the talk of the town at the minute thanks to the Central Bank’s decision to publish new rules for lenders around home l(...)

The Central Bank’s proposal that borrowers should have a 20 per cent deposit to qualify for a home loan might be a “little too high” and there could be “unintended consequences” for first time buyers David Duffy, president Banking & Payments Federation Ireland and chief executive, AIB said today. (Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times)

AIB chief executive David Duffy said today that the bank would meet with the department of finance before Christmas to discuss its so-called “capital (...)