Spain’s second-largest bank BBVA and smaller rival Banco Sabadell scrapped plans  for a tie-up that would have created a top player as the industry struggles in the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images)

BBVA and Sabadell, the Spanish banks, have given up merger talks they had confirmed less than two weeks ago because of disagreements over the pricing (...)

Shares in CaixaBank and Bankia rose sharply on Friday after the two Spanish lenders confirmed they were in talks about a potential merger. Photograph: Lluis Gene / AFP via Getty Images

Shares in CaixaBank and Bankia rose sharply on Friday after the two Spanish lenders confirmed they were in talks about a potential merger, a tie-up th(...)

A trader walks in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday as physical floor trading resumed. Photograph: AFP

European stocks surged on Wednesday after a report the European Commission wants to mobilise a bigger-than-expected €750 billion for the post-coronavi(...)

Dublin’s Iseq all-share index dropped 0.22 per cent on Tuesday although there were some strong gainers on the day. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares lost some ground on Tuesday after a rally in the previous session, as falls for euro zone banks and telecoms stocks countered optimism(...)

Financial services firm Tanager  opposed the personal insolvency arrangement for  Frank McNamara and his wife  Theresa Lowe.

The High Court has approved personal insolvency arrangements allowing musician Frank McNamara and his wife barrister Theresa Lowe write-off almost €3 (...)

The Clayton Hotel Burlington, in Dublin, which is owned by Dalata. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dalata, the largest hotel group in the State, has agreed a deal to raise up to €700 million in debt funding from an consortium of six banks. The deal(...)

TSB bosses are set to face tough questions from an influential parliamentary committee in the UK this week as the lender’s internet banking meltdown e(...)

Protesters wave Spanish and Catalan Senyera flag while holding a sign reading “38 percent is not Catalonia”.

Spanish equities rebounded on Monday, reassured by weekend demonstrations for a unified Spain and a poll lead for parties opposed to Catalan independe(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange   in New York . Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

World stock markets climbed on Monday, lifted by optimism over the outlook for corporate earnings and US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, wh(...)

The Iseq in Dublin rose  1.6%  on modest trading volumes as steady performances from the index’s biggest shares kept it firmly in the black

European shares rose on Monday after geopolitical tension had sent them to their worst weekly losses of the year, with a softening currency buoying eu(...)

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