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Motor insurers and brokers will be forced to provide more information to consumers renewing their policies under new rules that come into force on Fri(...)

Aviva, Irish Life, New Ireland Assurance and Standard Life would be among those offering commission and other incentives to brokers to sell their products. Photograph: Getty Images

Free rugby tickets, golf trips and days out at Croke Park will all be banned under new rules from the Central Bank on how financial brokers can be pai(...)

Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin. Gráinne McEvoy said the bank’s view was that the “no consent, no sale Bill” would not offer new or existing borrowers “any additional consumer protection”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A senior official at the Central Bank of Ireland has told the Government that the Sinn Féin Bill giving mortgage holders a veto on their loans being s(...)

The Central Bank said the overall price of gadget insurance was not clearly presented

Up to 100,000 people are likely to be paying in excess of €100 a year on insurance cover for mobile phones and other devices which they no longer use,(...)

The research comes following the high profile collapse in April 2014 of Maltese based insurance company Setanta Insurance, which had sold insurance in Ireland on a freedom of services basis. Photograph: iStock

Less than half of Irish consumers switched car insurance at their last renewal date, a new survey shows, with some having a lack of knowledge as to wh(...)

Ulster Bank: a scandal around its tracker loans  fuelled the move to establish an Irish Banking Culture Board. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Irish Banking Culture Board being set up by lenders in the wake of the tracker mortgage scandal is a “self-regulatory” body that will not work unl(...)

BoSI, best known for introducing ECB tracker mortgages to the Irish market in 2001. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Most of the €3.46 billion of former Bank of Scotland (Ireland) mortgages currently being refinanced in international bond markets are interest-only lo(...)

Lenders will be required to tell Irish mortgage holders how they can save money with them.

The Central Bank wants to save Irish homeowners thousands of euro by making banks spell out the savings borrowers could make by switching their mortga(...)

The Central Bank said firms seeking authorisation in Ireland in the wake of Brexit would find the regulator “engaged, efficient, open and rigorous”.

The Central Bank is considering the introduction of application fees to process applications for approval of new funds in Ireland, as it braces itsel(...)

The Central Bank has made three senior directors appointments, which include the return of Mary O’Dea to the regulator from her post with the World Ba(...)