“The Fed is going loco,” Donald Trump bellowed, using the Spanish word for “crazy”. “They’re raising interest rates and it’s ridiculous.”

Following the interruption of a chuckling audience at the United Nations general assembly late last month after he boasted about his administration’s (...)

Fineco has an ‘ambitious target’ for growth. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

A new Dublin-based fund manager, Fineco Asset Management, plans to more than double its current 15-strong team in the coming years as it builds on its(...)

Both the Government and Apple are appealing the European Commission’s state aid ruling. Photograph: Getty

The Republic has selected investment firms Goldman Sachs, Amundi and BlackRock to manage €14 billion of back taxes and interest it has been ordered to(...)

05/10/2015 NEWS. Bord na Mona Briquettes for sale in Sandymount Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

About 85 workers at a Bord na Móna factory face compulsory redundancy in what is the first such agreement between unions and a State company for more (...)

 The IFSC in  Dublin. Fineco AM is understood to be currently in the market searching for additional portfolio managers and analysts. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The former parent of Ireland’s largest fund manager Pioneer Investments is advancing plans to launch a new asset manager in Dublin. Italian financia(...)

Pioneer, based in Dublin’s docklands, had about 450 staff  at the end of last year. Photograph: iStock

Amundi, the asset manager that merged with Pioneer Investments, is offering selected Irish staff packages to quit, extending a redundancy programme be(...)

The NTMA has set a deadline of September 19th for expressions of interest for the Apple escrow account contract, with a final award being made in mid-November. Photograph: AFP.

Irish investment management firms are out of the running for a lucrative contract to handle up to €15 billion of back taxes and interest the State has(...)

American consumers spent at a brisk pace in July, pushing US retail sales to their biggest increase in seven months, according to official figures. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

The number of US retailers that have gone bankrupt in 2017 has surpassed last year’s total, but the sector’s woes will have a “limited” impact on the (...)

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena is being bailed out by the Italian government. Photograph: Bloomberg

After Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena failed to raise funds on the market, attention now turns to a much bigger cash call by UniCredit. Italy’s larg(...)

US president-elect Donald Trump: tweet affected Lockheed Martin’s share price. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Europe retreated from an 11-month high on Monday with falls in shares such as Swedish biometric technology firm Fingerprint and Swiss drugmaker Lonza(...)

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