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 ‘PTSB’s biggest problem – its chart-topping level of non-performing loans  – remains.’ File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Permanent TSB chief executive and diehard fan of his native Welsh rugby team Jeremy Masding just can’t get a decent run with the ball. Six years int(...)

US retail were disappointing in January. Photograph: iStock

US inflation rose more than expected last month, adding to concerns that the US economy may be overheating and increasing speculation about faster int(...)

On Wall Street, trading volumes were 50 per cent higher than average. Photograph: Bloomberg

Volatility returned to markets on Thursday as US indices finished the day sharply lower, plunging them into correction territory. The Dow Jones indus(...)

David Mulligan: ‘After a summer in the US, all I could think about was going back for good.’

The Irish Government is planning a renewed push for immigration reform in the US ahead of the St Patrick’s Day visit by the Taoiseach to Washington. (...)

A rally supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), or the Dream Act, outside the US Capitol building in Washington, DC on Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The US government shutdown is entering its third day as Republicans were forced to abandon a planned vote late on Sunday in the absence of sufficient (...)

Facebook argued US law and various measures afford adequate protection for data privacy rights of EU citizens.  Photograph: Reuters

A High Court judge will rule later on exactly what questions and information she should put before the Court of Justice of the EU for its consideratio(...)

Ardagh Group chairman  Paul Coulson ventured into the riskiest area of the bond markets this week, raising $350 million through the sale of payment-in-kind notes. Photograph: Alan Betson

You’ve got to hand it to Paul Coulson and how he can play international debt markets. The Dublin financier’s glass and metal containers group, Ardagh(...)

A model of US president Donald Trump from the Madame Tussaud’s waxwork attraction photographed on Friday outside the new US embassy in London. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

Irish developer Seán Mulryan’s Ballymore Properties sold the site on which the controversial new US embassy in London stands and has just signed an £8(...)

DAX board at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, January 10th, 2018. Photograph: Reuters

Global bond yields rose after Bloomberg reported that Chinese officials were said to be wary of American government debt, further roiling a bond marke(...)

 Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, votes at the United Nations security council. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The US government has announced significant cuts in its United Nations budget obligations for 2018-2019 in what will be interpreted as a further ratc(...)

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