Laura Noonan

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Goldman Sachs chief executive David  Solomon at a hearing  on Capitol Hill in Washington. He is gambling on bank’s ability to do new things following decline in fixed-income trading. Photograph: Aaron P Bernstein/Reuters

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, as most trading houses licked their wounds and put safety before sales, Goldman Sachs chose a different path(...)

 Dalata’s  non-executive chairman John Hennessy  and chief executive Pat McCann:  claim Dublin needs a 1,000-bedroom superhotel is “the biggest load of rot”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Hotels, tourism, hospitality – it’s all about hosting and being polite. So it was noticeable how scathing Dalata’s Pat McCann, the country’s biggest h(...)

Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbatsaid that the “30 most common customer journeys”, such as ordering replacement bank cards and asking about statements, were “pretty easy to deal with”. Photo: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbat has suggested that “tens of thousands” of people working in the US bank’s call centres are likely to be replaced(...)

Goldman Sachs’s fixed-income division has benefited from efforts to diversify away from its traditional clients into the wider corporate sector. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Goldman Sachs has appointed veteran fixed-income executive James Esposito as co-head of its securities division, in the first leadership change since (...)

Morgan Stanley’s world headquarters, New York. “We reported robust revenue and earnings growth this quarter with strength across all businesses and geographies,” said  chief executive James Gorman. File photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Morgan Stanley has rounded off the US banks earnings season on a high, as a trading and deal-making boom helped boost quarterly net income by 39 per c(...)

Irish doctors prescribe antibiotics for colds and flus unnecessarily, for fear of offending their patients, a new study has found. Dr Laura Noonan sa(...)