Seatwave’s website on Monday morning, with a notice about its closure at the top of the screen. Photograph: Steatwave.ie

Conor Pope Consumer Affairs Correspondent Ticketmaster has announced that it is to shut its ticket resale operation Seatwave across Europe and will (...)

Experian and ClearScore are used by millions of consumers  to check their credit scores, understand their finances, and choose loans and credit cards online

Dublin-headquartered Experian’s £275 million (€308 million) deal for its main British rival has been dealt a major blow after the UK regulator on Tues(...)

Experian and Clearscore are the top two providers of free credit score checking services in Britain

A £275 million (€307 million) deal by Experian, which has its headquarters in Dublin, to acquire its main British rival ClearScore is in doubt after t(...)

Walmart would receive almost £3 billion in cash and 42 per cent of the combined business in return for selling Asda to Sainsbury’s. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

J Sainsbury, the UK’s second-biggest food retailer, has struck a deal to take over Walmart subsidiary Asda, creating Britain’s biggest grocer by marke(...)

Disney would still have to receive regulatory approval if it agrees to buy Sky News

Walt Disney has waded into the long-running dispute over Rupert Murdoch’s influence in UK media by offering to buy Sky News, a move aimed at easing po(...)

Grant Thornton’s Irish office said audit work would remain a key part of its strategy to grow its business here.

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton’s Irish partnership will not follow its UK counterpart’s decision to stop bidding for audit work from big listed compa(...)

Sarah Maguire: “The fintech movement will no doubt have a huge impact on the asset management industry and the way funds are administered and sold.”
Looking to the future

Brexit “London is a major centre for European fund managers. The Irish funds industry has long benefitted from strong ties with those managers. As s(...)

Technology is playing an ever increasing role in asset management. Photograph: Getty Images
Funding the future

Ireland is home to 5 per cent of worldwide investment funds assets, making it the third largest global centre and the second largest in Europe, after (...)

Theresa May is braced for a possible French raid on Britain’s £8tn asset management industry, amid fears the sector might be the most exposed part of the City after Brexit

Theresa May is braced for a possible French raid on Britain’s £8tn asset management industry, amid fears the sector might be the most exposed part of (...)

Traders monitor  data as the second iteration of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) comes into force, at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Photograph: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

The Central Bank, responsible for making sure financial firms were ready this week for Europe’s biggest market rules shake-up in a decade, failed to m(...)

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