Barclays is one of the few financial services to expand substantially in Ireland on the back of Brexit.

No new banks or credit institutions were authorised during 2018, figures from the Central Bank show, while just six insurers got approval from the reg(...)

First State is the latest in a line of names to announce a move ahead of the UK’s planned departure from the European Union. Photograph: Tom Honan

Australian investment group First State Investments is set to follow Legg Mason and Hermes Investment Management in shifting a portfolio of assets to (...)

A bull figure in front of the Dax board at the Frankfurt stock exchange. As Europe’s biggest exporter, Germany has benefited from quantitative easing’s deliberate weakening of the euro

Germany’s Dax index broke through, and closed above, the 12,000 barrier for the first time yesterday as German equities emerged as the main beneficiar(...)

Britain agreed to sell its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar rail link for £585 million to a consortium of Canadian public pension fund Caisse de De(...)

The European Central Bank’s “quantitative easing” policy means historically low borrowing costs. (Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg)

Falls in European interest rates into negative territory could profoundly affect the workings of the financial system and there is little chance of b(...)