Pat Whelan (51) of Malahide, Dublin, William McAteer (63) of Rathgar, Dublin and Sean Fitzpatrick (65) of Greystones, Co Wicklow. Pat Whelan (51) of Malahide, Dublin, William McAteer (63) of Rathgar, Dublin and Sean Fitzpatrick (65) of Greystones, Co Wicklow.

The jury in the trial of three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank will resume deliberations on Monday. Judge Martin Nolan told them to(...)

David Duffy (left), Chief Executive, and Myles O’Grady, Director of Finance , at the presentation of the AIB Annual results, at Ballsbridge, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Department of Finance is to tender for corporate advisers to assist it in developing a strategy for the State’s shareholdings in the domest(...)

Ulster Bank staff must be dreading Thursday when Ross McEwan, chief executive of its parent company Royal Bank of Scotland, will outline the results of its five-month strategic review of group operations.

Ulster Bank staff must be dreading Thursday when Ross McEwan, chief executive of its parent company Royal Bank of Scotland, will outline the re(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming said AIB should be “sent packing” by the Government, given that the bank was bailed out to the tune of €20.8 billion by taxpayers, continued to be loss-making and had yet to deal meaningfully with its mortgage arrears customers.

AIB has raised with the Government the issue of bank bonuses being reinstated and the cap on pay for executives being lifted. It is understood that th(...)

David Duffy, chief executive of AIB, recently took over as IBF president and his support for a legal challenge would be crucial for it to proceed

The Government’s €450 million bank levy could breach EU state aid rules, according to legal advice given to the Irish Banking Federation (IBF).The opi(...)

 The Central Bank recently completed balance-sheet assessments and asset-quality reviews for AIB, Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB.  Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

There must have been a large sigh of frustration wafting through the corridors of Treasury Building on Grand Canal Street on Monday after ratings agen(...)

The European Central Bank: “European authorities are still addressing the fallout from the financial and sovereign crisis . . .” said Carola Schuler, managing director banking at Moody’s. Reuters/Lisi Niesner

Ireland’s chances of an early upgrade from Moody’s to its sovereign rating appeared to recede yesterday after the international agency published a “mo(...)

 Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that the transaction “sends all the right signals” to capital markets about Ireland’s recover.

The State will net €2.05 billion from the sale yesterday of its 1.8 billion preference shares in Bank of Ireland. This comprises the €1.837 billion (...)

AIB’s market cap now dwarfs the €64 billion bailout of the financial sector by the government since 2008 but it is a false valuation. Photograph: Eric Luke

State-owned AIB is now the most valuable bank in Europe following a flurry of share buying recently by retail investors here. AIB’s share price rose b(...)

The Central Bank in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Irish banks could be required to have concluded agreements with one-quarter of their customers in mortgage arrears of 90 days or more by the end of ne(...)

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