Customers who have restructuring arrangements with Bank of Ireland are not affected by the transaction.  Photograph: Bloomberg

Bank of Ireland is planning to refinance a basket of non-performing mortgages worth about €375 million in a move designed to reduce its exposure to tr(...)

The State postal service put out an alert in December seeking expressions of interest from lenders.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Not put off by its abortive entry more than a decade ago into financial services with Benelux lender Fortis, An Post seems to be confident that it wil(...)

Burned-out vans and cars at the scene of the Strokestown eviction late last year. Photograp: Brian Farrell

Potential new entrants into the State’s mortgage market are likely to “think twice” in the current political climate, as they face increased risks whe(...)

Central Bank of Ireland governor Philip Lane. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Austria has dropped its plan to propose a new member of the European Central Bank’s Executive Board as it doesn’t see a suitable spot amid the impendi(...)

A recent Central Bank survey found that 40 per cent of regulated firms were already using cloud service providers.

Irish banks looking to avail of the advantages presented by cloud computing also have to be aware of the risks, according to Andreas Carney, technolog(...)

Irish mortgages are much more costly than European ones. Photograph: iStock

Irish banks, which are charging well above the euro-zone average on standard variable mortgages, face having to hold almost 2½ times as much expensive(...)

Philip Lane: three years into the job as Central Bank governor this month, he may soon become the shortest-ever holder of the position. Photograph: Tom Honan

It was the year Ronald Reagan was sworn in for a second term as US president, Bruce Springsteen’s album Born in the USA topped the charts, and more th(...)

Sharon Donnery and Philip Lane. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo/Reuters

A letter from the Italian chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, Roberto Gualtieri, to the Italian presiden(...)

Sharon Donnery, deputy governor of the Central Bank, surprised Government officials when she put her name forward in August to lead the ECB’s Single Supervisory Mechanism. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Central Bank deputy governor Sharon Donnery has been beaten by an Italian economist in a competition to become the next chair of the European Central (...)

The bank had been accused by  journalist Daphne  Caruana Galizia of processing corrupt payments to Maltese officials. She was killed by a car bomb last year. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

A Maltese bank at the heart of a money-laundering investigation has had its licence withdrawn by the European Central Bank. Pilatus Bank, which opene(...)

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