Former Independent News & Media chief executive Gavin O’Reilly is the guest on this week’s Inside Business podcast. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Central Bank has begun enforcement investigations into Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank Ireland as part of an industry-wide examination of overchargin(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland is “the only game in town”, says financial consultant Padraic Kissane. Photograph: Alan Betson

Could I have been caught up in the tracker mortgage scandal? Possibly. If you were ever on a tracker and were taken off it – for whatever reason – you(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane: said the Central Bank had to “push to the limits” of its powers. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Central Bank has begun enforcement investigations into Bank of Ireland and KBC Bank Ireland as part of an industry-wide examination of overchargin(...)

The tracker mortgage scandal was described on Wednesday as the “largest scam ever perpetrated on customers in the State” by David Hall of the Irish Mo(...)

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European stocks edged up to near four-month highs with a raft of company results in focus while euro zone bond yields rose from five-week lows as inve(...)

In effect variable rate customers ended up delivering a second bailout to the banks, in addition to €64 billion injected in 2009.

For taxpaying variable mortgage holders, it seems like every way you look at this you lose. For years they have been forced to pay exorbitant interest(...)

Yesterday the Central Bank disclosed that just 25 per cent of customers impacted by the tracker mortgage scandal have received redress and compensation.

The cost of resolving the on-going tracker mortgage issue may reach as much as €500 million, Investec said this morning, as there is likely to be a “(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane: will be grilled by the Oireachtas finance committee on the  saga  of the tracker rate scandal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Remember that television ad from the Financial Regulator in 2007 where the grey-haired man stands up on the double decker bus and declares “I don’t kn(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

People watch waves splash over a wall on the Coast Road, Clontarf, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland’s benchmark Iseq overall index had fallen by over 3 per cent by mid-day on Monday with insurer FBD amongst the lunchtime losers. Share in FBD(...)