Bernard Byrne  succeeds David Duffy who will step down as chief executive and executive director with immediate effect.

AIB has formally announced the appointment of Bernard Byrne as chief executive. He succeeds David Duffy who will step down as chief executive and exec(...)

Alain Lamassoure, chairman of the EU committee on taxation: ‘candid and frank’ exchange of views with Michael Noonan. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Tax credits for spending on research and development, and Ireland’s 12.5 per cent corporation tax rate, were among the “red line issues” for Irelan(...)

 Earlier this year Minister for Finance Michael Noonan criticised developers for not embracing equity investment.

Earlier this year Minister for Finance Michael Noonan criticised developers for not embracing equity investment on the grounds that it might translate(...)

Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh received €386,777 in remuneration last year, down from €387,210 in 2013. While his salary rose by €501 to €366,001, his taxable benefits reduced by almost €1,000 to €20,776

The National Asset Management Agency spent €400,000 in 2014 on ‘gardening leave ’ costs associated with 17 departing staff, according to the agency’s (...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. The commission is proposing that a mandatory common corporate tax base be introduced on a staged basis. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

The European Commission is to propose a mandatory common corporate tax base next month as part of a wide-ranging clampdown on corporate tax avoidance.(...)

European economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici warns that Ireland remains vulnerable to economic shock

EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici said “concrete proposals” were under discussion with Greece to settle its funding gap, but he warned that f(...)

Michael Noonan: he wants the banks to conduct publicity campaigns to inform customers of their options in securing a lower rate

Some 300,000 people with standard variable rate (SVR) home loans look set to benefit from reduced monthly mortgage payments from July.Minister for Fi(...)

US stocks fluctuated in early trading, as investors weighed the timing for higher interest rates amid data showing the fastest rise in consumer prices in two years.  Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

European stocks were little changed, posting their biggest weekly gain since mid-April. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slipped less than 0.1 per cent to (...)

AIB is implementing its second SVR rate cut in six months, which will reduce its headline rate to 3.9 per cent from 4.15 per cent

Bank of Ireland has told Minister for Finance Michael Noonan its focus will be on guiding customers into switching to its lower fixed-term rates.The I(...)

Mr Noonan said there was agreement from all lenders that customers should have access to more competitive mortgage products

Homeowners with standard variable mortgages (SVR) look set to benefit from reduced interest rates from July.Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said h(...)