The new  programme is designed to support more Irish companies to become IPO ready

The Irish Stock Exchange has announced a new programme for companies planning to go public over the new few years.The #IPOready initiative, which is s(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the new NTMA board would continue to oversee attempts to reduce the national debt to below 100 per cent of GDP by 2018

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has completed the early repayment of €9 billion of IMF loans that is expected to result in a saving of (...)

State Street’s headquarters on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in Dublin.

State Street, the US investment bank, had paid the National Treasury Management Agency compensation of €852,000 as a final settlement, after its cont(...)

Conor O’Kelly: eligible to participate in “non-pensionable, discretionary, performance-related pay arrangement” as NTMA chief executive. Photograph: Frank Miller

The incoming chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), Conor O’Kelly, will be paid a salary of €480,000, some 15 per cent mor(...)

 The appointment of Conor O’Kelly as chief executive officer of the NTMA, follows an extensive search process carried out by the NTMA Advisory Committee, chaired by Willie Walsh. (Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography)

Fiona ReddanConor O’Kelly, the former chief executive of NCB Stockbrokers, will become chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTM(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Government plans to repay as much as €10 billion to the IMF by the end of the year.

Arthur Beesley, Economics Editor The Government has sold 15-year bonds for the first time since 2009, raising €3.75 billion at a record low interest r(...)

Michael Noonan with German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble: Mr Noonan said the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland would offer, low-interest, longer-term and flexible financing for small business. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish banks are preventing small businesses from growing “beyond a certain size” because they only offer them short-term loans, according to Minister(...)

Michael Noonan with German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble: Mr Noonan said the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland would offer, low-interest, longer-term and flexible financing for small business. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish banks are preventing small businesses from growing “beyond a certain size” because they only offer them short-term loans, according to Minister(...)

 Another five years for Nama’s Frank Daly. Photograph: Eric Luke

When the Government came to power in March 2011, Frank Daly must have wondered if he would be allowed see out his five-year term as chairman of the N(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said: “Ireland is now rated at A grade by two of the three main rating agencies, our international reputation continues to improve and the NTMA continues to do an excellent job in securing stable and low cost funding for the State.”

Ratings agency Fitch has upgraded its view on Irish sovereign debt to A-, citing improved trends in the economy and reduced “vulnerabilities” in the (...)