Waiting for the green light: Bank of Ireland chief Richie Boucher.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

As a broker to Bank of Ireland, you would expect Davy to be well informed about the company. So when its analyst Diarmaid Sheridan put out a note yest(...)

Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares eased back yesterday, having already recouped nearly all their losses from a bruising 8 per cent drop earlier this week, with markets(...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society Michael Fingleton is due to appear before the banking inquiry next Wednesday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton will insist the building society was solvent on the night of the bank guarantee, despite the(...)

All three major US indexes were up almost 2 per cent on Thursday. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday and crude oil rebounded after strong US economic data and hints from a Federal Reserve policymake(...)

David Dilger: one of six  former Bank of Ireland officials who were asked to provide written statements to the banking inquiry. Photograph:  Gary O’Neill

Less onerous solutions than the bank guarantee should have been considered by the government on the night of September 29th, 2008, a former Bank of I(...)

AIB shares fell 9.52 per cent to 7.6 cent. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The fallout from yesterday’s rout in Chinese markets cost investors in European stocks around €450 billion yesterday. Stock markets in Fra(...)

Property developer Gerry Gannon.

Trips to the 2008 Ryder Cup in Kentucky, hospitality at the Monaco Grand Prix, and skiing holidays were just some of the perks lavished by Irish banks(...)

Gerry Gannon was one of Ireland’s most prominent house builders in the boom years through his company, Gannon Homes. Photograph: PA

Property developer Gerry Gannon has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that his companies have built 140 family homes in the past 18 months and has (...)

A screen shows the final tally for the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, yesterday.  Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

World stock markets tumbled towards their worst week of the year yesterday and commodities got another kicking, as more alarming data from China sent(...)

AIB says that some 110,000 customers may be entitled to a refund for the mis-selling of credit card protection insurance. (Photograph: Bryan O’Brien)

Some 110,000 credit card customers of AIB may be in line for a pay-out of up to €128 following the launch of a redress scheme by the Central Bank. C(...)