KBC Bank Ireland paid €183m back by way of a dividend to its Brussels-based parent last year. That is in addition to an initial €227m  handed over in 2017

Belgian financial services giant KBC Group has recouped nearly a third of the €1.4 billion it injected into its Irish unit during the financial crisis(...)

Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) were among five banks hit with a €1.07bn fine for taking part in a foreign exchange trading cartel. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Brussels has fined Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japanese bank MUFG just over €1 billion for participating in cartels to manipulate the forei(...)

Jeremy Masding, group chief executive at  Permanent TSB. Mr Masding said there was “a disconnect” between the “intrinsic value” of Permanent TSB’s shares and the market value

A merger between Permanent TSB and another financial institution is not appropriate at this stage, but the bank must make “further tough decisions” ov(...)

Sean Dunne: claim he was insolvent by the late 2000s is key to allegation he transferred tens of millions in assets to his wife Gayle Killilea and others to shield them from creditors.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Defence lawyers sought on Thursday to poke holes in an expert witness’s conclusion that Sean Dunne was effectively insolvent as of late 2007. This is (...)

Ulster Bank has trailed other mortgage lenders in terms of paying redress and compensation

Ulster Bank executives told the Oireachtas Finance Committee on Thursday that they have set aside money to cover a likely Central Bank fine for the le(...)

Britain’s biggest mortgage lender Lloyds Banking Group has posted robust first quarter profits. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

Britain’s biggest mortgage lender Lloyds Banking Group has posted robust first quarter profits against a backdrop of cooling house prices and dwindlin(...)

Paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa, due to update the market next week, was a key performer, adding 3.2 per cent to €27.30.

European shares finished higher in the final session of the week as some strong earnings helped overturn slippage from earlier in the session, althoug(...)

Ulster Bank’s net loans to customers in the Republic increased by €100 million in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ulster Bank’s operating profit in the Republic more than doubled to €23 million in the first quarter of 2019, results from its parent Royal Bank of Sc(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan. Photograph: Hannah McKay/File Photo/Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland’s top banker said he is leaving the state-backed lender in a year’s time, in an expected move that potentially paves the way fo(...)

PTSB chief executive Jeremy Masding signalled to the Oireachtas finance committee that a further sale of problem loans may be on the cards. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Welsh banker Jeremy Masding became chief executive of Permanent TSB (PTSB) seven years ago, the company was a basket case and he knew there was a(...)

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