As Dublin vies with Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Paris to woobankers, insurers and fund managers from London as the UK prepares to exit the European Union, Ireland is widening its pitch to “Brexit Plus”. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES)

As Dublin vies with Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Paris to woo bankers, insurers and fund managers from London as the UK prepares to exit the European Uni(...)

Faced with the complexities of Brexit’s impact, firm business planning is impossible. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s victories or defeats in the race to win banks and insurers fleeing London in search of bases in the European Union has been almost the sole (...)

Central Bank has given approval to Chaucer to set up a Dublin subsidiary. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

Lloyd’s of London insurer Chaucer has secured approval from the Central Bank to set up a Dublin subsidiary as the company seeks to protect its access (...)

A Barclays branch being renovated in London, June 20th, 2017. Four of the most senior former executives at Barclays  - and Barclays itself - have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in relation to the 2008 credit crunch fund-raising that allowed the bank to avoid having to succumb to a government bailout.  Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

It has taken the best part of 10 years but, finally, the first bankers are facing criminal charges for their alleged actions in relation to raising ca(...)

Barclays, its former chief executive and three other ex-senior executives have been charged by UK authorities with fraud related to the emergency cash injections that saved the bank from a government bailout at the height of the 2008 financial crisis.

Barclays, its former chief executive and three other ex-senior executives have been charged by UK authorities with fraud related to the emergency cash(...)

The firm is best known in Ireland for buying €100 million of loans from Lloyds Banking Group in 2014.

Irish-American billionaire Ellis Short’s Kildare Partners has raised $2 billion (€1.8 billion) to invest in distressed European property loans. Mr S(...)

While mortgages in default, particularly early cases in arrears, have come down steadily in recent years, long-term arrears remain stubbornly high.  Photograph: Getty Images

Australian Fiona Arnold had no idea when she attended a party in Perth in February 1988 that she was about to meet her future husband, Sam, and follow(...)

Bluestone Asset Finance has raised €30m by securitising a portfolio of over 2,500 car loans. Photograph: iStock

Bluestone Asset Finance, a financial services group, has raised €30 million by refinancing car loans after selling bonds on the open market. This is(...)

 An abrupt sell-off in technology stocks that started around midday  in New York trading dragged the S&P 500 technology sector down as much as 4.2 per cent.  Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

The election upset for UK prime minister Theresa May sent Britain’s major share index shooting up on Friday, feeding off a weaker currency, while hous(...)

Leo Casey will develop Business Growth Fund’s Irish business: “Irish SMEs need access to more patient sources of funding to support growth.”

A UK venture capital fund has hired a senior executive with IBI Corporate Finance, Leo Casey, to spearhead its aim to invest €200 million in SMEs in I(...)