Europe’s banks will be tested to measure their financial resilience to adverse conditions next year, regulators said on Thursday, although none can fa(...)

The European Banking Authority  said its next set of figures for 2014 would show a drop in the average ratio of bonuses to fixed pay, highlighting the “full impact” of the bloc’s new bonus cap. Photograph: Alan Betson

Forty Irish bankers took home €1 million or more in earnings in 2013, according to figures from the European Banking Authority (EBA). In its annual up(...)

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(...)

The data also show the five banks set aside a little less than £10billion to deal with fines, conduct and other litigation costs last year

The UK’s five largest banks cut bonus pools by more than £1billion last year and most also reduced pay and staff numbers, according to Financial Times(...)

Greece is a particular worry for regulators as Athens says deferred tax assets represent some 30 to 40 per cent of the core tier one capital in the country’s main banks. (Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Reuters)

The EU is collecting evidence to determine if Greece, Portugal, Spain and Italy should face an investigation into whether they are illegally underwri(...)

The Irish-founded company has become the world’s first fully licensed English- and Chinese-language bitcoin casino and sportsbook web(...)

Following the stress tests, the European Central Bank concluded that 25 institutions, nine of them Italian, would need to add a total of €25 billion in capital. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Will the asset quality review and stress tests conducted by the European Central Bank and the European Banking Authority mark a turning point in the e(...)

Europe’s banking health check has shown countries and lenders are implementing global capital rules at vastly different speeds, and 36 companies would(...)

The ECB is due to begin supervising the euro zone’s biggest banks in a week’s time in a major shift of power away from national supervisors to a pan-European regulator

in Frankfurt Eleven banks must submit plans to the European Central Bank within the next fortnight outlining how they will meet a collective shortfal(...)

Twenty five of the euro zone’s 130 biggest banks have failed a landmark health check and ended last year with a collective capital shortfall of €25 billion, the European Central Banks said today.

Twenty five euro zone banks, including nine Italian banks, have failed the European Central Bank’s stress tests, and will face a combined capital shor(...)