New figures published  show that 3,397 mortgages were approved in July. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

House prices have bounced back since the lifting of coronavirus lockdown restrictions, rising by 4.3 per cent between June and August, according to a (...)

Davy Stockbrokers said it was, for the moment, holding back from revising down its current forecast for 5.5 per cent growth in the Irish economy for 2020 because of the highly uncertain environment. Photograph: Alan Betson

After several years of stellar growth, the Irish economy could contract this year if the coronavirus is not brought “under control quickly”, Davy Stoc(...)

A key challenge for policy makers is “ to prevent a negative credit doom-loop of insolvencies in the banking system”.

Stockmarkets are falling again despite world central banks –led by the US Federal Reserve – moving quickly to try to pump money into the system and th(...)

The Intel facility at Leixlip, Co  Dublin. The company, along with  C&C, Allegion, Intel, Norwegian Air, RB, Saint Gobain Group, Amazon, American Airlines, Visa and Twitter, will be posting their results on Thursday.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

MONDAY Results: Trinity Biotech, Xerox. Indicators: German PPI (Sep). Meetings: CPL Resources agm (William Fry, 2 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2);(...)

Karlin Lillington: “We need to talk about the kind of city we want before more tech firms arrive”

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society managing director, Michael Fingleton, approved over €6 billion worth of property loans on which the lender su(...)

Lending volumes shot up through late 2016 and early 2016 from low levels and have now topped out

Mortgage lending is stalling. Having grown very strongly over the past couple of years, the latest figures show that growth in new loan approvals has (...)

The Economist says residential property prices in Dublin are overvalued by 25 per cent when compared with incomes.

Thinking of buying a home or an investment property this autumn? Or maybe you’re selling? If you are then you’ll be wondering where house prices will (...)

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) owns the affected land around Leopardstown Racecourse and says it has plans to develop it. Photograph: Inpho

A row has erupted over a controversial decision by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to place land around Leopardstown Racecourse on its Vacant Si(...)

Brexit: Can a solution to the impasse can be found ahead of the European Council summit next week? Photograph: Getty

This week’s Brexit shambles shows that the UK has no coherent position on where it wants to be heading in phase two of negotiations with the EU, accor(...)

Davy chief economist Conall Mac Coille said banks are close to exhausting their allocation of unrestricted money for mortgages.

House price rises will cool next year, especially in Dublin, as banks hit the limit on money they can lend outside of the current mortgage lending rul(...)

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