A trader at CMC Markets in London: financial markets are being subjected to a daily barrage of mixed Brexit headlines. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Currency traders in London, preparing for an all-nighter on Tuesday as Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement was supposed to come before the UK parlia(...)

The ECB confirmed on Thursday that the QE programme will come to an end at the close of this month, but said that it will continue to reinvest cash from maturing bonds in its portfolio for an extended period of time.

The State’s debt office said on Thursday it plans to raise between €14 billion and €18 billion next year in the long-term debt markets, after the Euro(...)

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) said that the notes were priced to carry a yield of -0.42 per cent

Ireland’s debt office sold €500 million of 12-month Treasury Bills on Thursday morning, hours before the European Central Bank is set to confirm that (...)

An Post’s price pitch has surprised existing mortgage players, given that the company has not yet lined up a lender to underwrite the loans

An Post has set a deadline of January 30th for lenders to express an interest in setting up a mortgages joint venture, months after the State-owned po(...)

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) are seen in the early evening in Frankfurt, Germany

The European Central Bank didn’t overstep its mandate by setting up a quantitative easing (QE) programme to stave off deflation, judges at the Europe(...)

Section 110 of tax laws introduced in 1997 to encourage companies to set up SPEs and make Ireland a global financing and fundraising hub have turned the country into one of the world’s main hubs for such activities. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lawyers, accountants and other service providers to hundreds of special purpose entities (SPEs) in Dublin’s International Financial Services Centre sh(...)

Often when markets are getting edgy about the general outlook and share valuations, a specific event such as the Huawei arrest focuses their attention. Photograph: Getty Images

Real concerns about the outlook for economic growth next year lie behind the latest heavy hit to international shares, with the Dublin market among th(...)

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(...)

Central Bank governor  Philip Lane: number of cases identified as part of the industry-wide examination had risen to 38,400 at the end of August.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Some of the six Irish lenders under investigation by the Central Bank in relation to the State’s €1 billion tracker mortgage scandal can expect to rec(...)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warned that protectionism continued to drag on global trade. Photograph: iStock

Euro zone economic confidence slipped for an 11th straight month, further damping expectations that the currency bloc would rebound from a sharp growt(...)

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