Around lunchtime yesterday, there was a flurry of excitement in financial circles here as a report emerged from the UK that the treasury there has con(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland: chairman Sir Philip Hampton has said the bank would be ready for privatisation next year. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters

The idea of splitting Royal Bank of Scotland into a “good bank” – ripe for reprivatisation – and a state-run “bad bank” holding RBS’s toxic assets ha(...)

The Government yesterday poured cold water on reports from the UK that the treasury there is considering a proposal that would transfer some or all o(...)

Ulster Bank on Georges Quay, Dublin. The BBC is reporting that the UK Treasury is considering transferring control of the RBS owned bank to the Irish government.(Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE
IRISH
TIMES)

A “radical” restructuring of Royal Bank of Scotland, which is largely owned by the UK taxpayer, could see it transfer control of its Irish operation, (...)

As a mutual organisation, owned by its members and managed for their benefit, the Co-operative is supposed to be different from other banks.

As a mutual organisation, owned by its members and managed for their benefit, the Co-operative is supposed to be different from other banks. So it see(...)

DUBLIN The Iseq index was virtually unchanged from the previous day’s trading. Bank of Ireland jumped 5.4 per cent to €0.19 cent. Glanbia(...)

The Irish market reacted very well to Ryanair’s results

Global equity markets rose yesterday as investors sought better returns in stocks, while uncertainty over the(...)

Year on year, Ulster Bank has reduced operating losses by €173 million (£146 million), a 47 per cent saving, and cuts losses by €94 million (£79 million) against the first three months of 2012. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ulster Bank posted losses of €195 million for the first quarter of 2013 in what was described yesterday as “a significant improvement” on previ(...)

Ulster Bank has reported a loss of £164 million (€195 million) for the first quarter of the year, new figures showed today. But in an in(...)

The planned sale of 630 UK bank branches by Lloyds Banking Group to the Co-Operative Group has fallen through, leaving state-backed Lloy(...)

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