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Ulster Bank’s net loans to customers in the Republic increased by €100 million in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the previous quarter. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ulster Bank’s operating profit in the Republic more than doubled to €23 million in the first quarter of 2019, results from its parent Royal Bank of Sc(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan. Photograph: Hannah McKay/File Photo/Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland’s top banker said he is leaving the state-backed lender in a year’s time, in an expected move that potentially paves the way fo(...)

Departing Aviva chief executive Mark Wilson. Goodness knows how much they’d pay him if he were the right man for the job. Photograph: Reuters

Fancy six months off on gardening leave – and a pay and bonus package worth up to £6.5 million (€7.4 million) to go with it? That’s the reward insura(...)

Incoming Ulster Bank chief executiveJane Howard:  her predecessor, Gerry Mallon, lasted just a year and a half in the job

Those on Royal Bank of Scotland’s first-half analysts call earlier this month would be forgiven for concluding that its chief executive, Ross McEwan, (...)

RBS said it would invest £1.5 billion more than previously forecast in the next two years, about £800 million of which will go towards digitisation. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland Group reported its first annual profit in a decade on Friday, but the milestone was bitter-sweet for the British bank which had(...)

Bitcoin has been likened to Dante’s Inferno by the chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. As the digital currency surged towards $16,000, Sir Howard(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Howard Davies said details of a post-Brexit transitional deal with the European Union need to be outlined in the next five months to stop more financial-services jobs from leaving London. . Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Howard Davies said details of a post-Brexit transitional deal with the European Union need to be outlined in the next (...)

Des O’Shea, Ulster Bank. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / SON Photographic

Ulster Bank has announced the appointment of Des O’Shea as its new chairman. Mr O’Shea follows Dr Philip Nolan, who will leave the board of directors(...)

We can only marvel at the brilliance of social engineers who managed to protect their property, customs and traditions by using shame to control women who became pregnant in the ‘wrong’ cirumstances. Photograph: iStock

Shame. The word occurs with terrible frequency in all the stories about mother and baby homes. Justine McCarthy, in her magisterial Sunday Times colum(...)

A flag flies above the head office of the Royal Bank of Scotland  in St Andrew Square in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

Royal Bank of Scotland Group chairman Howard Davies has indicated the bank would probably pick Dublin as its European Union base following Brexit and (...)

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