Wall Street stocks tried to move higher on Thursday. Photograph: AFP

The Iseq stock market index in Dublin and wider European equity markets fell on Thursday as investors became increasingly worried about the global eco(...)

On the FTSE 350, it's just two property companies – Daejan Holdings and TR Property Investments – and Belfast-based Kainos that operate female-free boardrooms.

And then there were three. The appointment of geologist Fiona MacAulay to the board of commodity trading and mining group Ferrexpo slashes the number (...)

RBS is expected to name the first female chief executive of one of the big British banks. Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Ulster Bank’s parent group, Royal Bank of Scotland, is expected to name the first female chief executive of one of the big British banks, according (...)

Administrators appointed to Harland and Wolff shipyard will file for insolvency at the High Court in Belfast today.

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executives have said it could be another four years before the group’s Ulster Bank unit in the Republic will be making en(...)

Ulster Bank reported its operating profit slumped to €26m in the first half of the year from €100m a year earlier. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) executives have said it could be another four years before the group’s Ulster Bank unit in the Republic will be making en(...)

US stocks tumbled to a one-month low on Friday. Photograph: Reuters

“A lot of red on the screen” was how traders summarised the market performance on Friday as global news hit markets. European stocks took serious dam(...)

Ulster Bank has had to ringfence €312 million in recent years to deal with the tracker-mortgage scandal. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ulster Bank plans to cut jobs in its 400-strong problem loans unit to rein in costs as banks across Europe struggle to grow income with Central Bank r(...)

AIB sold a portfolio of loans that had an original value of almost €3 billion to a group led by US distressed debt giant Cerberus in April. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Bloomberg

Banks in the Republic have been the second-most-active sellers of problem loans so far this year, behind Italy, according to US investment bank Everco(...)

Ross McEwan rejected suggestions that National Australia was a “broken bank,” adding that he believed he could lead it to recovery. Photograph: Daniel Pockett/EPA

Ross McEwan, who engineered the revival of Ulster Bank parent, Royal Bank of Scotland, is now taking on another turnaround job after being appointed c(...)

PTSB paid a record fine of €21m following Central Bank investigation on overcharging. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Central Bank’s final report on the tracker mortgage fiasco showed that the number of impacted customers grew by 300 cases in the first five months(...)

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