Analysts believe that the banks’ costs base still remains too high, with further job cuts likely over the coming years as lenders increase their spending on technology.

Next month marks the 10th anniversary of when Irish taxpayers started to inject money into the State’s domestic banks, a bill that ultimately balloon(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

This time of year wouldn’t be complete without – no, not novelty socks – our annual top 10 online business stories of the year. Back in its rightful p(...)

Bernard Byrne’s decision in October to hand in his notice have all but killed off any prospects of Paschal Donohoe approaching the market with more AIB shares any time soon

A decade after Irish banks threatened the solvency of the State, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe could be forgiven for still not wanting to liste(...)

Analysts at Investec  have estimated that the bank may cut its workforce by 15-20 per cent, equating to up to 2,200 employees, by the end of 2021

Bank of Ireland’s chief executive Francesca McDonagh has committed in a meeting with Financial Services Union (FSU) officials to sticking to an existi(...)

Colin Hunt is a former chief economist at Goodbody Stockbrokers, and  also previously worked as special adviser to former ministers for finance and transport.

AIB has picked internal candidate Colin Hunt as its next chief executive, succeeding Bernard Byrne, who announced in October he was quitting to join s(...)

His bank might be the same size as PTSB, but Metro Bank’s Craig Donaldson earns more than three times as much as Jeremy Masding. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The chief executives of AIB and Permanent TSB are among the lowest-paid compared with their European peers, according to an analysis of remuneration a(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Francesca McDonagh in the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Co Kilkenny. Photograph; Conor McCabe Photography

Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh has said she “hates” that the low trust Irish people have in the country’s lenders has left parents(...)

IFSC: the CSO’s financial sector survey involves a new sample and changes to the original questionnaire, which may have resulted in changes “in the levels of some series”.

With Dublin’s financial sector seemingly booming, analysts were left scratching their heads by new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on(...)

The Irish market dropped €3.3bn in value as Westminster went into meltdown on Thursday

Theresa May’s keep-calm-and-carry-on stance, even as her EU withdrawal plan continued to unravel on Friday, tempted some bargain hunters into the most(...)

Bank of Ireland secured favourable grades for the quality of its equity capital buffers, return on assets, and information technology  overhaul programme. Photograph:  Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Bank of Ireland has been rated among the worst performers on a global list of 500 publicly-quoted lenders compiled by banking research firm Lafferty G(...)

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