Banks were nearly five times more likely to repossess houses in long-term arrears than so-called vulture funds in the first quarter of 2018. Accordin(...)

Workers unloading bags of chemicals at a port in Zhangjiagang in China’s eastern Jiangsu province. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

The European Central Bank has warned that US tariffs are in danger of reaching their highest levels for half a century as its concerns mount about the(...)

Regulators require banks to meet ‘know your customer’ (KYC) requirements so that criminals cannot mask their identity through complex company and ownership structures to launder money or avoid sanctions. Photograph: Reuters

Deutsche Bank has uncovered shortcomings in its ability to fully identify clients and the source of their wealth, more than a year after it was fined (...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh

AIB and Bank of Ireland have emerged from the wreckage of the Republic’s financial system a decade ago with a near-dominant position in the market. Wi(...)

Römerberg square in Frankfurt, where reconstructed medieval houses and buildings complementary to the historical streetscape replaced a 1970s block. Photograph: Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images

With “Just” and “Married” signs stuck to their backs, Tobias and Stephan are celebrating their wedding in Frankfurt with an unconventional cycling tou(...)

The Federal Reserve  described a range of economic indicators as “strong”. Photograph: Reuters

The Federal Reserve stayed on course for a further increase in short-term interest rates as soon as next month as it highlighted the strength of Ameri(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi reaffirmed plans to end the bank’s €2.6 trillion stimulus programme this year.

Borrowing costs in the euro zone’s biggest economy, Germany, held below six-week highs on Friday, a day after the European Central Bank’s (ECB) presid(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne speaking to the media.

AIB took an additional €32 million charge in the first half of the year to cover refunds and compensation relating to the tracker mortgage crisis. T(...)

The bank said that the outcome for the period was also helped as its net interest margin.

AIB reported a €762 million pre-tax profit for the first half of the year, helped by a €140 million gain from the sale of non-performing loans to a gr(...)

The Central Bank has been coming under pressure from the European Central Bank to sell the bonds as quickly as possible in order to ease concerns that the financing amounts to monetary financing, which is prohibited in the euro zone.

The Central Bank has sold a further €500 million of bonds linked to the restructuring five years ago of the State’s bailout of the now-defunct Anglo I(...)

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