The tracker mortgage scandal was described on Wednesday as the “largest scam ever perpetrated on customers in the State” by David Hall of the Irish Mo(...)

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European stocks edged up to near four-month highs with a raft of company results in focus while euro zone bond yields rose from five-week lows as inve(...)

In effect variable rate customers ended up delivering a second bailout to the banks, in addition to €64 billion injected in 2009.

For taxpaying variable mortgage holders, it seems like every way you look at this you lose. For years they have been forced to pay exorbitant interest(...)

Yesterday the Central Bank disclosed that just 25 per cent of customers impacted by the tracker mortgage scandal have received redress and compensation.

The cost of resolving the on-going tracker mortgage issue may reach as much as €500 million, Investec said this morning, as there is likely to be a “(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane: will be grilled by the Oireachtas finance committee on the  saga  of the tracker rate scandal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Remember that television ad from the Financial Regulator in 2007 where the grey-haired man stands up on the double decker bus and declares “I don’t kn(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

People watch waves splash over a wall on the Coast Road, Clontarf, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index had fallen by over 3 per cent by mid-day on Monday with insurer FBD amongst the lunchtime losers. Share in FBD(...)

Ulster Bank will keep all of its branches in the Republic closed on Monday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The country’s main banks decided to close their branches in the Republic closed on Monday as businesses took precautions as Hurricane Ophelia swept ac(...)

Bayer was one of the biggest boosts to the Stoxx 600, up 1.2 per cent after BASF agreed to buy parts of its seed and herbicide businesses. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq index edged up by 0.44 per cent on Friday on a day of light volume and few significant stock moves. In Europe, it was a more(...)

A rally on Wall Street paused on Thursday following lacklustre quarterly earnings from JPMorgan and Citigroup.

There were record closes for the UK’s FTSE and Germany’s benchmark index Dax, but it was a slow day on the Iseq index. Dublin Bank of Ireland traded(...)