AIB IPO: investment banks working on the transaction revealed on Tuesday evening that the State’s disposal of up to a 28.8 per cent interest in AIB to new investors is now set to be priced at between €4.20 and €4.60 per share.

The Government has narrowed the price range at which it expects to float AIB on the stock market this week, reducing the maximum it could achieve for (...)

Yanis Varoufakis’s motto was “If you cannot imagine walking out of a negotiation, you should not enter it.” In the end, he was thrown out for trying to discuss the emperor’s new clothes. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

It is inconceivable that an Irish finance minister would resign on a question of principle. But Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister from Janu(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe: pay rise of 6-7 per cent between 2018 and 2020 “offers the best way of being fair to our public servants”. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The new Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, said he stood by proposals for an extension of the Lansdowne Road agr(...)

Dublin rents are now 18 per cent higher than the peak during the economic boom. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

The Government’s efforts to deal with the housing crisis have not been nearly enough. A more focused and radical plan is urgently required if escalati(...)

Irish League of Credit Unions headquarters. The Department of Finance concluded that the Credit Union Restructuring Board had completed its task and recommended its “orderly wind-down”.

The Credit Union Restructuring Board (ReBo) is to be wound down after using just a fraction of the money set aside for it to carry out its reform of t(...)

The newly elected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with his predecessor Enda Kenny at Leinster House. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

So much for the next generation of Fine Gael. Far from heralding a new era, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is surrounded by almost all of Enda Kenny’s Cabinet(...)

The shape of the new cabinet unveiled by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his first Dáil speech have signalled that he intends to govern from the centre rat(...)

Paschal Donohoe: new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar appointed Mr  Donohoe as Minister for Finance on Wednesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Senior business figures have called on incoming Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to increase spending on capital infrastructure and face down pub(...)

AIB: certain “senior executives” below the board may seek to participate in the stock sale, which the Government expects to price at between €3.90 and €4.90 per share.

A number of AIB directors plan to buy stock in the bank after it floats later this month, having agreed not to participate in the initial share sale t(...)

The brochure  outlines  Dublin’s advantages, including the city’s financial services sector. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Staff at the European Banking Authority (EBA) will not pay income tax in the Republic should the organisation decide to move here from London after Br(...)