Britain’s financial watchdog has fined a former senior official at JPMorgan bank £793,000 (€1 million) for failing to be “open and co-operative” over (...)

Back in 2006, Irish consumers had a staggering 14 current account providers to choose from but today those options have reduced to six

Yes the financial crisis and resulting bailout of the banks have cost taxpayers billions. But a less discussed impact of the crisis has been the dimin(...)

Gambling technology tycoon Teddy Sagi: convicted for securities fraud in his home country Israeli 20 years ago

The Central Bank of Ireland may have stymied the attempt by Israeli gambling technology tycoon Teddy Sagi to move into financial derivatives trading b(...)

Irish investment group Davy said on Monday that it is to acquire Northern Ireland based Pension & Financial Consultants Limited (PFC) for (...)

Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Reuters

European shares hit fresh three-month highs yesterday, rising in thin trade as expectations grew for aggressive European Central Bank (ECB) (...)

 Barclays was fined £72.1 million by UK regulators for failing to fully probe a group of “politically exposed” ultra-high-net-worth clients tied to a transaction of £1.9 billion. Photo: Bloomberg

Barclays was fined £72.1 million by UK regulators for failing to fully probe a group of “politically exposed” ultra-high-net-worth clients tied to a t(...)

CRH gained 1.07%  to close at €27.39 after more than 880,000 of its shares changed hands in Dublin

European stocks declined as commodity producers slid on a stronger dollar, with healthcare and leisure-related shares also falling. DUBLIN Index hea(...)

Gambling technology company Playtech said it was terminating its agreement to buy retail forex trading company Plus500 Ltd as it was unlikely to obtain approval for the deal from UK’s Financial Conduct Authority by end-December.
Playtech terminates Plus500 deal

Gambling technology company Playtech said it was terminating its agreement to buy retail forex trading company Plus500 Ltd as it was unlikely to obta(...)

 A much-delayed report into what went wrong in the run-up to the collapse of HBOS has heaped severe criticism on its former bosses. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

It’s five years since the plug was pulled on the Bank of Scotland (Ireland) operation by Lloyds Banking Group, having racked up £10.9 billion (€15.53m(...)

Report questions the risk assessment behind BOSI’s rapid expansion Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decision to aggressively expand Bank of Scotland Ireland’s branch network from the beginning of 2006 was a “blueprint for rapid uncontrolled growt(...)