The bond sale represents the first time the country has sold debt with a 30-year maturity, and it comes three years after the country emerged from a painful bailout programme

Cyprus has seen strong demand for its inaugural 30-year bond sale in the latest sign of the country’s dramatic rebound since a fiscal and economic cri(...)

The biggest systemic risk facing Ireland, aside from Brexit, is its high dependence on multinational firms, according to Philip Lane.   Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Banks in Ireland are beginning to realise there’s a downside risk to their top regulator moving on. The last Central Bank governor, Patrick Honohan, (...)

Proposed banker accountability rules will be ‘instrumental’ in driving cultural change, according to the Central Bank’s head of policy and risk. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government’s plans to introduce laws to make top financial executives individually accountable for failings under their watch will be key to chang(...)

Greek bond yields hit the lowest level in nearly 14 years, highlighting a comeback for the country that was the focal point of a debt crisis which crippled the eurozone a decade ago

Greek bond yields hit the lowest level in nearly 14 years, highlighting a comeback for the country that was the focal point of a debt crisis which cri(...)

US president Donald Trump: wants to name two political allies to fill two open seats on the Fed’s board of governors. Photograph: Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump said on Sunday that actions by the US Federal Reserve have hindered US economic growth and stock market gains by perhaps 30 (...)

PTSB chief executive Jeremy Masding signalled to the Oireachtas finance committee that a further sale of problem loans may be on the cards. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Welsh banker Jeremy Masding became chief executive of Permanent TSB (PTSB) seven years ago, the company was a basket case and he knew there was a(...)

Ryanair joined several aviation stocks that got lift off from the Brexit deadline extension

Travel stocks gained extra mileage from the Brexit deadline extension on a day that markets rose across Europe. Indications from European Central Ban(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.4 per cent to €11.07 after analysts at Goodbody said the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max 8s could cost it €10 million this year.

European shares rose slightly on Wednesday as gains across most sectors offset losses among lenders, which were hit by a lack of detail in European Ce(...)

The decision to leave policy unchanged was widely expected after the bank unveiled new stimulus measures at its March policy vote. Photograph: EPA

The European Central Bank (ECB) has left interest rates on hold at record lows and reiterated its commitment to keep monetary stimulus in place until (...)

John Fell, the longest-serving Irish staff member at the ECB, is understood to be among individuals who put their names forward for the Central Bank governorship.

The most senior Irish member of staff at the European Central Bank (ECB) and the deputy secretary general of the Department of Health have emerged as (...)

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