Central Bank. Photograph: Alan Betson

An important strategic consideration for Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe in framing next week’s budget is the reliability of different strands of (...)

The ECB, which took over the supervision of euro-zone banks in late 2014, has prioritised the tackling of non-performing loans (NPLs) across the sector. Photograph: iStock

The European Central Bank (ECB) has warned banks who fail to meet its new “guidance” on setting aside provisions to cover future bad loans that they f(...)

Michael Noonan quietly exited the Department of Finance as  Paschal Donohoe was appointed Minister for Finance. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

So there’s a new sheriff in town. Michael Noonan slipped quietly out the side door this week as Enda Kenny lapped up the last of the adulation before(...)

 Donald Trump’s presidency means a  lot of uncertainty overshadows this week’s meetings of the IMF and World Bank. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is meeting investors and members of the media in New York before flying to Washington for the spring meetings of (...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane:  “It makes sense to have a little bit of reconfiguration.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

With Cyril Roux on gardening leave as deputy governor of the Central Bank of Ireland and Bernard Sheridan having assumed his duties in an interim capa(...)

The minutes of the Central Bank commission meeting also note that the sale of the bank’s former headquarters on Dame Street closed in January for €67 million

The governor and deputy governor of the Central Bank of Ireland will each receive pay increases of about €7,000 this month as part of an unwinding of (...)

British prime minister Theresa May: Will trigger Article 50 on March 29th.  Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

After nine months of ifs and buts since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, prime minister Theresa May this week finally named a dat(...)

Sharon Donnery:  believes  London will  remain an important financial centre after Brexit

Financial firms must not base a decision to move from London after Brexit on expectations of being less heavily regulated, a senior Irish regulator sa(...)

UK firms are looking to the Republic for a post-Brexit bolthole, but it may lead to staffing issues, warns AIB’s Richard Pym. Photograph: Eric Luke

Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week signalled his intention to bring the curtain down on 15 years as Fine Gael leader – but not before he takes to the stag(...)

Deputy governor Sharon Donnery said she did not expect to see a “new London” emerging

While the decision of some financial services firms to move to Ireland post-Brexit might lead to job creation, the overall impact of Britain’s decisio(...)