Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s hub in Leopardstown. The bank is actively looking for more office space in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Wall Street giant Bank of America Merrill Lynch is actively looking for more office space in Dublin, capable of accommodating hundreds of additional s(...)

Frank Mee, president of Insurance Ireland: said one of the challenges is to hold on to insurance jobs and investment that is already in Ireland, as well as attracting new business. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The focus in the public debate on Brexit in relation to financial services is all about what investment we can attract in to Ireland. Some major compa(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland: £45.5 billion bailout during the financial crisis. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Britain’s chancellor of exchequer Philip Hammond has warned for the first time that Ulster Bank’s parent, Royal Bank of Scotland, could be sold at a l(...)

Lloyds  says  compensation is to cover economic losses, distress and inconvenience caused by the fraud. Photograph: PA Wire

Lloyds Banking Group revealed a £100 million (€116.7 million) compensation scheme on Friday for victims of a fraud, for which six people were jailed t(...)

Key stock indexes in Europe and on Wall Street climbed on Thursday, but a gauge of global equities was little changed, with gains offset by a decline in emerging markets. Photograph: Getty Images

Global equity markets and the dollar edged higher on Thursday, helped by fresh data showing a tighter US labour market, as investors stayed cautious b(...)

Standard Life’s chairman, Gerry Grimstone, has said the company is looking at making Dublin its new EU hub after the UK leaves the bloc. Photograph: Getty Images

Scottish investment giant Standard Life, which is advancing plans to merge with Aberdeen Asset Management in a £11 billion (€12.9 billion) deal, is we(...)

Governor of the Central Bank Philip Lane said it  would review house price data in November. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Irish banks have paid out more than €120 million in the past two years in redress and compensation to mortgage customers who were denied a tracker rat(...)

US investment bank JP Morgan is said to be in talks to lease a building Dublin, while Citi is also assessing its options. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin is still in the running for Daiwa Securities’ new European Union hub, the chief executive of the Japanese brokerage has confirmed. The Tokyo b(...)

Britain embarks on its Brexit jourtney

British prime minister Theresa May formally initiated the UK’s divorce from the EU with the triggering of article 50 on Wednesday, pitching both Brita(...)

Brexit is triggered. Photograph: Reuters/Yves Herman

UK prime minister Theresa May finally pulled the starting gun on Brexit talks this week. The European Council’s president, Donald Tusk, will today ci(...)