Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has much to ponder in relation to bankers’ remuneration. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

As the tracker mortgage scandal continues to bubble, Maurice Crowley, the interim chief executive of Banking & Payments Federation Ireland, has to(...)

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The Federation of International Banks in Ireland (FIBI) has appointed BNP Paribas executive Derek Kehoe as its chairman. Mr Kehoe, the chief executi(...)

Central Bank of Ireland deputy governor Ed Sibley has warned about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the insurance sector. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish consumers may struggle to secure wedding, pet or gadget insurance in the event of the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal. Central Bank of (...)

Even with the plan to limit the impact on Irish insurance policy holders of the UK crashing out of the EU at the end of March without a withdrawal agreement, consumers may be hit in other ways.

The Republic is working on legislation to allow UK and Gibraltar-based insurers and brokers to continue to service Irish customers’ policies for a per(...)

Drawdown figures for the third quarter of 2018 show 10,873 mortgages worth €2.4 billion, or an average of €220,730, were drawn down during this period.

Almost 11,000 people drew down a mortgage worth an average of €220,730 in the three months to September new figures show, a sharp increase on the same(...)

European Council president Donald Tusk  with Britain’s prime minister Theresa May: backstop agreement is major stumbling block.

For a moment last weekend, hearts were suddenly aflutter that – out of nowhere – a deal to secure the United Kingdom’s orderly exit from the European (...)

AIB chairman Richard Pym speaking at the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland conference in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Pay restrictions for bailed-out banks have turned AIB into a “training ground” for bankers who then move to higher-paid roles with competitors, the l(...)

The Economist says residential property prices in Dublin are overvalued by 25 per cent when compared with incomes.

Thinking of buying a home or an investment property this autumn? Or maybe you’re selling? If you are then you’ll be wondering where house prices will (...)

It is cheaper to buy than rent this property; but you will need a significant deposit to do so.

The catch-22 facing many would-be property purchasers, particularly in Dublin, is laid clear in a number of new reports today. It is now 42 per cent c(...)

Almost half of the mortgages approved in July were for first-time buyers, at 1,957 or 46.4 per cent, with trader uppers/downers accounting for 1,249 or 29.6 per cent

Fewer-first time buyers got mortgages approved in July compared with the same month of last year, as new figures point to tentative signs of a slow do(...)

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