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Goldman Sachs organised a caget fight to find Lloyd Blankfein’s successor

When Gary Cohn answered the call of Donald Trump and took off for Washington in December 2016, Goldman Sachs set up a classic cage match to find its n(...)

Joe Kennedy, the wealthy father to a US president, famously sold his shares before the 1929 Wall Street Crash after a shoeshine boy gave him stock tip(...)

Enet, which was recently sold to the Irish Infrastructure Fund for between €150 million and €200 million, is Ireland’s largest wholesale-only carrier with offices in Limerick and Dublin

Telecoms firm Enet has opened up a new line of attack on market incumbent Eir with a plan to supply fibre broadband in several rural areas, which were(...)

Financial institutions have paid more than $150 billion in fines in the US relating to the credit crisis, passing a significant milestone a decade after it became clear American subprime woes had become a global problem. Photographer: Gino Domenico / Bloomberg

Financial institutions have paid more than $150 billion in fines in the US relating to the credit crisis, passing a significant milestone a decade aft(...)

US vice president-elect Mike Pence with Donald Trump at their election night rally. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

For most of his insurgent campaign, Donald Trump was a one-man show. He dominated the airwaves and the Twittersphere, casting himself as the strongman(...)

George Soros: a flexible trader, unafraid to make market U-turns. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

Concerns about the global economy have prompted the semi-retired George Soros to return to his trading desk, the Wall Street Journal reported last wee(...)

Hume House in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.  Blackstone is to sell on the building just over 12 months after buying the distressed asset from Nama.

Just as the US property boom was coming to an end in 2007, Jon Gray, the 46-year old head of real estate for Blackstone, spent $39bn to acquire Equit(...)

As chief financial officer of Lehman Brothers in 2008, Erin Callan’s job was to try to reassure Wall Street that the troubled investment bank was fine. She has since had a daughter and rebuilt her life.

As the financial system was teetering and about to collapse, Erin Callan had a prescient exchange with one of her colleagues at Lehman Brothers. It w(...)

 Scandal-plagued Deutsche Bank has announced a sweeping business and management shake-up that would “fundamentally change” its leadership structure. (Photograph: DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Deutsche Bank is restructuring its business, splitting its investment bank in two and parting ways with some of its top bankers as the new chief exec(...)

The US Federal Reserve announced last week that quantitative easing (QE) was finally over, an event investors seem to have taken in their stride.Grant(...)

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