Comptroller’s report notes performance-related payments of €479,000 were awarded to 56 staff at Nama in 2019. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State is facing an outstanding liability of more than €3.6 billion arising from personal injury and negligence cases, the report of the Comptrolle(...)

‘The suite of supports the Government has introduced is a welcome boost in supporting Irish businesses through this recovery’

Restart Grant Plus The Restart Grant Plus is worth between €4,000 and €25,000 to help businesses reopen their premises. To qualify they have to have (...)

Pioneered by the World Bank more than a decade ago, green bond sales have ballooned in recent years. Image: iStock

AIB on Wednesday became the first Irish bank to venture into the burgeoning green bonds market, raising €1 billion of capital to support lending towar(...)

NTMA chief executive Conor O’Kelly has previously warned that the increased level of borrowing has left the State exposed to rising interest rates. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The State raised €1.25 billion across two bond auctions on Thursday with a negative interest rate in place for most of the funding. The State’s debt(...)

‘Building a financially strong and resilient small business sector that can withstand shocks and have a stable base to grow and support the communities in which they operate will be fundamental to the success of the National Economic Recovery Plan,’ said chair of SME Recovery Ireland, John Moran.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A national agency dedicated to small businesses, the establishment of a rainy day fund to support SMEs and a simplified research and development tax c(...)

NTMA chief executive Conor O’Kelly: he  has warned the level of borrowing has left the State exposed to rising interest rates

The State plans to raise up to €1.5 billion in its next bond auction, set to take place on Thursday. The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), (...)

Green bond sales have ballooned in recent years, as states and companies seek to live up to the Paris accord.

Bank of Ireland has laid the groundwork to enter the burgeoning ‘green bonds’ market in the coming months, opening up a fresh funding source to financ(...)

Within two months of first official cases of coronavirus being reported here   unemployment shot to a record 28.2 per cent, one of the biggest jumps seen by any country. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish labour market tends to amplify economic shocks. That’s been observed through several recent recessions. The reason is that 70 per cent of t(...)

Eugene O’Callaghan, the director of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, is stepping down.

State officials are to begin looking for a new director to lead the taxpayer-owned €15.1 billion Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (Isif), after Eugen(...)

Treasury Bills are used to provide governments with short-term liquidity

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) sold €750 million of short-term debt on Thursday. The agency, which manages funding for the State, sai(...)

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