The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) yesterday auctioned € 500 million in three-month Treasury Bills with a yield of 0.0 per cent - the lowe(...)

Better Capital’s Jon Moulton: “The relationship with the NPRF remains strong with both parties remaining committed to the joint venture. Deal flow has, however, not been as strong as would be liked.”

A €100 million fund backed by the State and managed by Better Capital to invest in turning around Irish small and medium enterprises will be wound dow(...)

Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) is to auction €500 million in three-month treasury bills this Thursday, September 18th.The bills have a(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  at Centro Congressi MIco in Milan yesterday. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/EPA

EU finance ministers have backed Ireland’s bid to repay its IMF loans early, in a deal that will begin to generate savings for the exchequer before th(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan (right) arrives at Centro Congressi MIco in Milan. Photograph: .Matteo Bazzi/EPA

Ireland has won the backing of the euro group of euro zone finance ministers for its bid to repay the IMF portion of its bailout loans early. At a mee(...)

 Nick Corcoran (left) and Nigel McDermott of Cardinal Capital in Residence on Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The spectacular Gherkin building is the perfect place to look out on London’s financial world, from the City’s investment banks directly below it to M(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan meeting economic and monetary affairs commissioner Jyrki Katainen in Brussels yesterday.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will lobby finance ministers of the 27 other EU member states at meetings in Italy on Friday and Saturday in an(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan with EU economic and monetary affairs  commissioner Jyrki Katainen in the EU Commission’s headquarters in Brussels yesterday.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan began his week-long European odyssey to seek support for Ireland’s plan to refinance its International Monetary(...)

With no new austerity measures needed to meet deficit targets, Dermot O’Leary, chief economist with Goodbody Stockbrokers, said the government should look to widen income tax bands, reduce the higher rate of tax, and  refocus on capital expenditure. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/THE IRISH TIMES

The Irish economic recovery has gained momentum over recent months, meaning that no new austerity measures will be needed to hit the government’s 3 pe(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said: “Ireland is now rated at A grade by two of the three main rating agencies, our international reputation continues to improve and the NTMA continues to do an excellent job in securing stable and low cost funding for the State.”

Ratings agency Fitch has upgraded its view on Irish sovereign debt to A-, citing improved trends in the economy and reduced “vulnerabilities” in the (...)