An investment company of Chinese property magnate Cheung Chung Kiu is interested in the Leadenhall building, also known as the “Cheesegrater”  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

British Land and joint venture partner Oxford Properties are in advanced talks to sell the “Cheesegrater” skyscraper in London, the company said on Tu(...)

Gary Kennedy, chairman, and Pat Gunne, director of Green Reit. The property investor launched an initial public offering in 2013 to raise cash to buy commercial property.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Property investor Green Reit expects to see businesses moving to the Republic following Brexit to begin signing leases on premises by the end of the (...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble: he says Germany does not want to punish Britain for its Brexit decision. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

The City of London offers financial services that benefit Europe as a whole and the European Union should recognise that in a “reasonable” Brexit deal(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister Theresa May at Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography/Reuters

I am in Dublin this week with a very clear message: that the UK government is committed to preserving and enhancing the unique relationship between ou(...)

Citigroup will in the first half of this year  make a final decision on where to base its broker-dealer operation, said EMEA chief executive James Cowles. Photograph: Alan Betson

Citigroup’s top European executive signalled it will expand its Irish operation as Taoiseach Enda Kenny used an international finance forum in Dublin(...)

Some UK businesses are looking to establish a notional presence in Luxembourg to maintain so-called passporting rights. Photograph: iStock

Companies aiming to relocate from the United Kingdom to Luxembourg ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union will have to establish a substantia(...)

Credit Suisse is looking at various European cities to move some UK-based financial services to in the wake of Brexit.

Credit Suisse has declined to say if Dublin would be a beneficiary of any post-Brexit move, a senior board member of the Swiss bank said at a confere(...)

Eoghan Murphy, Minister of State at the Department of Finance, is launching the International Financial Services Action Plan for 2017. “We won’t be predatory but we must be competitive.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland must become more “assertive” in attracting banks and financial services companies who want a European Union base as Britain prepares to leave(...)

Theresa May: The prime minister pauses during her keynote Brexit speech on Tuesday. May said staying in the single market would keep the UK under the influence of EU law, which would be contrary to the result of the referendum last June. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Theresa May’s unambiguous declaration that Britain will make a clean break with the European Union has brought some welcome clarity ahead of the start(...)

The arrival of Lloyd’s would pose particular issues for the Central Bank. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Lloyd’s of London is actively examining the option of setting up a subsidiary in Dublin, as it finalises its plan to deal with the move to Brexit. T(...)