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Stock-market watchers say international investor flows into Irish property stocks have dried up in recent months because there was less upside to the sector than they had expected.

Investors around the world are smarting from the losses suffered in what has been called Red October, when stock markets gave up their gains for the y(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne announced he is to leave the bank late last week.

Bankers’ bonuses should only be considered once public confidence in banks has been restored, the Financial Services Union (FSU) has said. And it argu(...)

Bernard Byrne: leaving chief executive role at AIB for a deputy chief executive job at Davy. Photograph: Julien Behal

The bankers are at it again. Pay us more, they plea, or our top talent will all leave. And there is some evidence to support the argument. On Friday, (...)

Amazon was among the tech stocks leading markets lower. Phototgraph: Getty

Stocks slid around the world on Friday, heading for their longest weekly losing streak since 2013. Earnings reports from Amazon and Alphabet rekindle(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne’s surprise resignation  has sent the Department of Finance into a tailspin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Banker bonuses were one of the root causes of the financial crash. A vast system of incentives that rewarded risk-taking can be directly linked to the(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne has handed in his notice to quite the firm he has led since May 2015

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne is stepping down to take a job with stockbroker Davy, in a move that it set to heap pressure on the Government as it(...)

The Government has pledged to hold off selling more than 25 per cent of any bank before the end of this year. Photograph: iStock

Has the State missed the boat on cashing in on AIB ? Three months ago, the head of the NTMA, Conor O’Kelly, urged the Government to swiftly offload (...)

Bernard Byrne: “I’m probably the longest-serving executive in Irish banking at this point in time. The attrition rate is pretty high.” Photograph: Julien Behal

It’s 10am on the morning after Dublin Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner in the Convention Centre Dublin, and AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne looks(...)

 Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, who decided last April to hire outside consultants to report back to him by the end of the year on compensation in the banking sector.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is poised to give Korn Ferry, one of the world’s largest headhunting firms, the job of assessing remuneration acr(...)

The Sunday Times says U2 frontman Bono is teaming up with Paddy McKillen to develop a €50 million whiskey distillery and visitor centre in Co Kildare. Photo: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty

Property investment group Tetrach Capital is lining up for a €400 million flotation, according to the Sunday Times. The newspaper reports that the com(...)

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