The Irish-founded company flutterclub.com 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(...)

After putting the euro zone’s top 130 banks through their paces, the European Central Bank will face a test of its own today - will its landmark health check succeed in convincing investors the region’s lenders are safe? Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

After putting the euro zone’s top 130 banks through their paces, the European Central Bank will face a test of its own today - will its landmark heal(...)

PTSB will not have to raise the full amount identified by the ECB on Sunday. Photograph: Frank Miller

Permanent TSB’s capital shortfall arising from European Central Bank stress tests will be between €800 million and €1 billion, The Irish Times has (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said he had a “fair idea“ of how the balance-sheet assessment was going and that AIB and Bank of Ireland “are very secure in capital terms”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

That ticking noise you can hear is the countdown to the publication on Sunday of the results of a comprehensive assessments of 130 bank balance sheets(...)

Permanent TSB: still awaits clearance from the European Commission for its restructuring plan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

On August 19th, the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan issued a statement welcoming the improved half-year results published that day by Permanent TS(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), arrives for a news conference.  Photographer: Alessia Pierdomenico/Bloomberg

The results of Europe’s most comprehensive review of banks’ health will be released on October 26th, the European Central Bank and the European Bankin(...)