Home-buyers are being forced to live further and further away, according to the Banking and Payments Federation.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Do you commute to Dublin every day? Were you “forced” to move away from the capital in order to purchase a house? Or maybe you love living outsid(...)

The increasing shift of buyers to areas outside of Dublin is likely to negatively impact not only on these regions but the wider economy in general. Photograph:  Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Home-buyers are being forced to live further and further away from their place of work because of the price pressures in the Dublin property market, B(...)

About 75 per cent of all card fraud occurs online. Photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have warned consumers to be extra vigilent when making online purchases during the period of heavy discounting dubbed Black Friday and Cyber Mo(...)

Started your Christmas shopping yet? Then you’d better get ready because from next week, officially, ‘tis the season. In 2018, over half of us bough(...)

The deal sets out the rules of engagement between banks or funds and Mabs, when they are representing borrowers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

New rules on how to resolve mortgage disputes have been agreed by the State-backed Money Advice and Budgeting Service (Mabs) and the Banking and Payme(...)

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance: ‘We will strike the correct balance, so as to ensure that Irish financial service consumers do not pay higher interest rates and charges than other European consumers’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There is “still some considerable distance to go” in the reform of Irish banking culture, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe told a conference on Th(...)

Outside Dublin, the standardised average rent reached €903 in the second quarter compared with €839 a year earlier.

Rents are continuing to rise with new figures showing a 7 per cent annual increase in Dublin in the second quarter to an average €1,713 a month, a ri(...)

 Mary O’Rourke helping to launch Fraud Awareness Week: never divulge financial information by telephone or email. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Former minister Mary O’Rourke has spoken of how she was almost taken in by a fraudster purporting to be from the Revenue Commissioners. Mrs O’Rourke(...)

 Brian Hayes: the BPFI’s newly installed chief executive. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) has urged Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to retain the help-to-buy scheme for first-time bu(...)

US stocks rose on Tuesday, boosted by upbeat earnings and forecasts from Coca-Cola and United Technologies. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

A host of upbeat earnings pushed US stocks higher on Tuesday and world stocks rose in anticipation of central bank easing, while sterling fell on the(...)

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