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The bank says it has decided to withdraw from the Irish market after 13 years following “moves by our parent, the Rabobank Group, to simplify its business model across the world and reduce costs”.

RaboDirect Ireland, an online savings bank owned by the Dutch lender Rabobank, will quit the Irish market in May. The bank has up to 90,000 Irish cust(...)

Irish investors are turning to crypto currencies such as Bitcoin in growing numbers to try and benefit from outsize gains. Photograph: Karen BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Irish banks are monitoring investment in cryptocurrencies, although the majority of providers have not yet banned the purchase of bitcoin, litecoin an(...)

Broadcaster  Gay Byrne, pictured in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A dispute between a financial fund and a partnership comprising broadcaster Gay Byrne, his wife Kathleen and their two daughters has been settled. Fe(...)

Carval paid €348 million in 2014 for a share of Project Parasol, a group of about 2,000 small business loans and buy-to-let mortgages, from Lloyds which acquired the debts when it took over Bank of Scotland

Part of US fund Carval earned almost €4.7 million profit in 2016 from Irish property loans it bought from UK bank Lloyds, the latest figures show. Ca(...)

Dermot Ryan: former  head of external affairs at Amnesty International Australia and chief of staff of Australia’s Transport Worker Union

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has tapped the Irish head of external affairs at Amnesty International Australia in its search for a successor to t(...)

Darryl Kavanagh walked away from debts of $23 million (€20 million) in 2014 after being discharged from bankruptcy in the US courts.

A Waterford businessman has blamed the closure of his Cardiff restaurant Seafood Shack just six months after it opened on a “cyber attack” on its rese(...)

The company said it had advanced more than €120 million in finance to customers since commencing lending

Bluestone Asset Finance has raised €40 million in its fourth asset-backed security issue in Ireland. The portfolio is made up of 1,913 loan agreement(...)

Michael Fingleton, who led INBS until 2009, said the firm ran into trouble because of failures to spot the looming crisis. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It was a year when Ireland said goodbye to a significant stake in AIB and to the chief executive of Bank of Ireland. And, before 2017 was out, taxpaye(...)

Banks’ estimates that only 37 owner-occupiers and 79 buy-to-let borrowers lost their properties as a result of the tracker scandal are bound to be well shy of the final figure. Photograph: Getty Images

Homeowners with a tracker mortgage – or a chance of being entitled to one – had a target on their back before Lehman Brothers went bust on 2008. As b(...)

Banks have  acknowledged an increasing number of  customers caught up in the tracker mortgage scandal   amid increasing public and political uproar

The number of borrowers caught up in an industry-wide tracker mortgage scandal has surged by two-thirds to 33,700 in the space of 12 weeks, driven by (...)

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