Derville Rowland, director general of financial conduct at the Central Bank. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The full impact of the tracker mortgage scandal was laid bare in the Central Bank of Ireland’s final report on the issues on Tuesday. It made for depr(...)

A total of €683 million in refunds and compensation have been paid out by mortgage lenders, representing 98 per cent of the affected borrowers

The Republic’s tracker mortgage scandal, stretching back more than a decade, has resulted in the loss of 315 homes and buy-to-let properties through r(...)

Patrick Quirke, who was convicted of the murder of his love rival, DJ Bobby Ryan. He told gardaí during the investigation that Mary Lowry, the object of both men’s affections, had given him €80,000 to invest in contracts for difference (CFDs). Photograph: Collins Courts

Those who closely followed the recent trial of Patrick Quirke, who was convicted last month of the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan in a love-rival c(...)

Binary options ‘are no more an investment than betting on a horse’, according to Derville Rowland, director general for financial conduct at the Central Bank.

The Central Bank has invoked new powers to restrict the sale of speculative financial derivatives known as contracts for difference (CFDs) and ban the(...)

The Central Bank found cases where firms had suspended or dismissed individuals for wrongdoing but had failed to report the issue to the regulator, as required. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eighteen executives who financial firms put to the Central Bank of Ireland for approval last year withdrew their names during the vetting process as s(...)

On Friday, three-month US treasury bills were yielding 2.3 per cent on Wall Street, while 10-year notes were priced at 2.16 per cent – the weakest reading since 2007, before the financial crash. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

Donald Trump’s favourite stocks index – the Dow Jones Industrial Average – has barely fallen 6 per cent between the US president starting May with a t(...)

PTSB admitted 42 separate breaches of banking codes of practice, covering mortgages between the years 2004 and 2018. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Banks in the Republic face fines of up to €350 million for the tracker mortgage scandal on the basis of the first case to be settled by the Central Ba(...)

The Central Bank noted that it has fined firms in recent years, including Merrion Stockbrokers, Appian Asset Management and E-Services & Communications Credit Union, at least partly due to failings under its fitness and probity regime.

The Central Bank has warned financial firms of their responsibility to ensure people working in key roles are fit for those jobs, having uncovered ins(...)

Derville Rowland: “We believe that creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace is both the right thing to do and the smart thing to do.”

A lack of diversity at senior levels in financial institutions leads to increased risks, the director general of financial conduct at the Central Bank(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane said in November that he expects some of the six mortgage lenders at the centre of the tracker scandal to be subject to enforcement actions during the course of this year.

The Republic’s mortgage lenders have paid out €647 million in refunds and compensation to customers caught up in the tracker mortgage scandal that goe(...)

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