NatWest – ready to withdraw from Ulster Bank. Photograph: iStock

On the surface, at least, it’s business as usual at Ulster Bank in the Republic. The bank’s announcement last week that it was cutting 266 of its 2,(...)

Ulster Bank made a €276 million operating loss for the first half of the year, compared to a €26 million profit for the same period in 2019.

Ulster Bank’s UK parent is actively considering winding down the lender in the Republic, as the challenge of turning around a business struggling with(...)

Former Canada Life managing director Ruairí O’Flynn.

Ulster Bank in the Republic said on Thursday that it has appointed former chief executive of Canada Life Ireland, Ruairí O’Flynn, as its new chairman.(...)

Ulster Bank swung into a €276 million operating loss for the first half of the year, compared to a €26 million profit for the same period in 2019. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ulster Bank said on Thursday it is reducing costs by cutting 266 jobs, or 9.5 per cent of its workforce, as banks’ earnings are being squeezed by low (...)

Peter Roebben, chief executive of KBC Bank Ireland at the bank’s offices on Sandwith Street, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Peter Roebben, a lifer with Belgian financial giant KBC Group who was dispatched in April last year to run its Irish unit, wants to clear something up(...)

Ulster Bank extended payment breaks on about 12,000 mortgages, 1,300 personal loans and 3,500 business facilities in recent months. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ulster Bank plunged into a deep loss in the first half of the year in the Republic as it set aside a higher-than-expected €278 million to cover likely(...)

Ulster Bank Northern Ireland employs about 2,000 people and has 44 branches. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ulster Bank Northern Ireland is seeking up to 40 redundancies as transactions in its branches continue to decline. The lender, part of Royal Bank of(...)

European shares closed higher on Friday, with defensive plays leading gains as investors remained hopeful that a massive stimulus package will soon be(...)

Housebuilder Glenveagh Properties was among the top performers on the Iseq index, advancing 8.6 per cent to 60 cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares closed higher on Thursday as a surprise rise in China’s exports suggested some resilience in global demand, while a batch of mostly st(...)

Revolut app logo. Revolut is a digital banking alternative that includes a pre-paid debit card, currency exchange, and peer-to-peer payments.

On a chilly Wednesday night earlier this spring, a hundred or so Dubliners gathered over pizza and cans of Brooklyn Lager at the top of The Academy, t(...)

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