Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland chief executive Nick Ashmore. Photograph: Dave Meehan

New loans drawn down through the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) slumped by 68 per cent last year to the lowest level since the State-(...)

Bank of Ireland’s Brexit fund is the latest in a number of initiatives it has undertaken to support customers affected by Brexit

Bank of Ireland has established a €2 billion Brexit fund to support small and medium-sized businesses on both sides of the Border as the clock ticks d(...)

A sticker reading “No Border, No Brexit” on a road sign near the Hands Across the Divide sculpture in Derry. Photograph: Mary Turner/Bloomberg

A post-Brexit VAT change threatens to close thousands of companies by squeezing their cash flows, the Republic’s biggest employers’ group fears. The (...)

Finance Ireland chief executive Billy Kane at the company’s base on Pembroke Road, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Billy Kane knew time was up in August 2008 for his lending business that allowed seniors to release equity in their homes when a Wall Street bank that(...)

Credit guarantee scheme facilitates lending to SMEs which would otherwise by declined by lenders due to insufficient collateral. Photograph: iStock

The State’s credit guarantee scheme (CGS) has delivered more than €93 million in loans to small and medium enterprises since its foundation in late 20(...)

Irish inflation figures are due on Friday

MONDAY Indicators: Euro zone PPI (Oct); UK construction PMI (Nov). Meetings: Agri-food conference: “Food Wise: Challenge, Ambition, Opportunity” (C(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and  British prime minister Theresa May: the Brexit loan scheme will be aimed at SMEs as they deal with the UK’s exit from the European Union in 2019. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe unveiled a €300 million Brexit loan scheme to be available at rates of about 4 per cent for small businesses as (...)

SBCI chief executive Nick Ashmore. (Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times)

The State-owned Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) supported loans worth €311 million in the first six months of this year. By the end (...)

As a US-listed company, Apple would generally employ a more aggressive investment policy on its funds than a sovereign state. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Government is pressing Apple to agree not to sue it if it fails to deliver sufficient returns or accrues losses on €13 billion it must collect and(...)

Nicholas Ashmore: said SBCI’s long-term goal is to cover costs rather than to accumulate profits. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The State-owned Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI) issued €113 million to 2,700 small or medium-sized enterprises by the end of the first(...)

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