CRH has repurchased about €700 million worth of shares since April. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Building materials giant CRH has instructed Merrill Lynch International to conduct the third phase of its share buyback programme announced in April. (...)

Executives from the US banking giant briefed Government officials on the matter last week. Photograph: Getty Images

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is planning to add 100 jobs in Ireland as it seeks to expand its global technology and operations hub in Dublin. Execu(...)

 Assets plummeted at Dublin’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch from €361 billion in 2010 to just € 5 billion as of the end of 2015, as the bank continued to retrench its Irish operations.Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin-based Bank of America Merrill Lynch International (BAML) continues to retrench its Irish banking arm, slashing assets and rationalising its br(...)