Fexco, founded and led by executive chairman Brian McCarthy, bought 75 per cent of Goodbody eight years ago from AIB in a deal worth €24 million. Photograph: Alan Betson

It didn’t take long. Less than four months after Goodbody Stockbrokers and its majority owner Fexco pulled out of a deal to sell the 142-year-old firm(...)

Kerry-based financial services company Fexco bought 75 per cent of Goodbody eight years ago from AIB in a deal worth €24 million. Photograph: iStock

J Goodbody Stockbrokers and its majority owner Fexco are in fresh talks with a number of interested parties that could see all or part of the busines(...)

Earlier in December, Pioneer’s Italian owner, Unicredit, said it had agreed to sell the fund manager to French peer Amundi for €3.6 billion.

Goodbody Stockbrokers has pulled clients out of Pioneer bond funds following the resignation of two high-profile investment managers and the agreed sa(...)

“Should bond yields rise another 0.4% the negative influence could become dominant, so chasing equity markets here could be a little bit dangerous at this point”

Goodbody Stockbrokers has warned wealthy clients not to “chase” a global stocks rally seen since Donald Trump’s election as his plans to stoke growth(...)

The headquarters of Monte Dei Paschi di Siena  in  Tuscany. Italy’s number-three bank has taken a hammering on the stock market recently. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

As Irish shares threaten to enter a bear market for the first time since 2011, the outlook may depend on two events: how the UK “bails out” of the EU (...)

A survey for Guardian/ICM showed the UK Leave campaign enjoying a six-point lead over the Remain side. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

Irish shares have fallen the most in four months amid deepening investor concerns that the UK will leave the EU. Monday’s 2.3 per cent decline in th(...)