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Standard Life made the  intervention after pressing PwC for months to address the matter. Photograph: Reuters

One of Britain’s top investors dealt a stinging rebuke to PwC at Vodafone’s annual meeting on Friday, accusing the accounting firm of failing to elimi(...)

BlackRock headquarters in New York: The group is considering Dublin as an EU base. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images

BlackRock, the world’s largest investment manager with $5.4 trillion (€4.75 trillion) of assets under management, is considering Dublin among a shortl(...)

Former minister of state for European affairs Lucinda Creighton said Brexit had begun to dominate her consultancy work. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ed Brophy, who served as chief of staff to Joan Burton when she was Tánaiste in the last government, didn’t have much time to get his feet under the t(...)

As Dublin vies with Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Paris to woobankers, insurers and fund managers from London as the UK prepares to exit the European Union, Ireland is widening its pitch to “Brexit Plus”. (Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES)

As Dublin vies with Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Paris to woo bankers, insurers and fund managers from London as the UK prepares to exit the European Uni(...)

Faced with the complexities of Brexit’s impact, firm business planning is impossible. Photograph: iStock

Ireland’s victories or defeats in the race to win banks and insurers fleeing London in search of bases in the European Union has been almost the sole (...)

Traders on Wall Street: health stocks got a boost on Thursday after Republicans unveiled a Bill to repeal Obamacare and the energy sector took a breather with oil prices edging up from multi-month lows

A rise in European health stocks helped pull European shares out of negative territory on Thursday, pegged back by the slide in the energy sector on (...)

A trader works at  the New York Stock Exchange

Political stability in Europe with the success of President Emmanuel Macron’s party in the French legislative elections buoyed markets, while speculat(...)

Despite the bearish sentiment in markets, some held out the prospect of a “softer” Brexit deal after the election as being supportive for the pound

Sterling fell broadly on Monday as investors worried about the impact of a period of political uncertainty on an economy already slowing sharply ahead(...)

The IFSC in Dublin. Centres such as Luxembourg, Brussels and Frankfurt appear to be among the early leaders in a race to sign up London-based firms seeking new EU bases. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland has been the victim of “black propaganda” as it vies with other European countries to lure financial services activities from the City of Lon(...)

Lloyds of London won’t be moving to Dublin, having chosen Brussels as its post-EU base.

On Wednesday morning the Lions ran out to play at the QBE stadium in Auckland. Australian insurer QBE, one of the world’s top 20 general insurers, has(...)

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