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#Financial Services

# financial-services - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

The Irish Stock Exchange is being sold in a deal worth over €130m
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The Irish Stock Exchange is being sold in a deal worth over €130m

Nov 29th 2017, 6:10 PM 516 Views 0 Comments

It is being acquired by Euronext, which owns the main stock exchange in Paris.

# financial-services - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Irish insurance brokers could soon be made to reveal their commissions
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Irish insurance brokers could soon be made to reveal their commissions

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:19 PM 359 Views 0 Comments

New rules would mean financial advisers will have to be more transparent with customers.

# financial-services - Monday 20 November, 2017

Dublin loses out on bid to host European Banking Authority after Paris picked out of hat
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Dublin loses out on bid to host European Banking Authority after Paris picked out of hat

Nov 20th 2017, 6:46 PM 442 Views 0 Comments

Another cruel loss for Ireland.

# financial-services - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Banking is put on a pedestal in Ireland. We need something different'
# Public Banking
# Public Banking

'Banking is put on a pedestal in Ireland. We need something different'

Nov 16th 2017, 4:16 PM 317 Views 0 Comments

A German organisation wants to introduce public banking here.

After putting aside €4m to cover the tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m
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After putting aside €4m to cover the tracker scandal, KBC now says it'll cost €59m

Nov 16th 2017, 10:22 AM 211 Views 0 Comments

The bank estimates more than 1,600 customers may have been impacted.

# financial-services - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'There's a lesson to be learned': Push to reveal details of Sugarman bank probe
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'There's a lesson to be learned': Push to reveal details of Sugarman bank probe

Nov 15th 2017, 5:37 PM 707 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank is being pressed to make public its investigation into Unicredit breaches.

An Irish arm of a major vulture fund paid just €500 tax on millions in profits last year
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An Irish arm of a major vulture fund paid just €500 tax on millions in profits last year

Nov 15th 2017, 12:44 PM 1,665 Views 0 Comments

Another Irish Lone Star subsidiary, which had income of over €700m, paid €4m in tax.

# financial-services - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'Banking is put on a pedestal in Ireland. We need something different'
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'Banking is put on a pedestal in Ireland. We need something different'

Nov 12th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,703 Views 0 Comments

A German organisation wants to introduce public banking here.

# financial-services - Thursday 9 November, 2017

How small firms can avoid getting wiped out in a customer's 'bad debt doomsday'
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How small firms can avoid getting wiped out in a customer's 'bad debt doomsday'

Nov 9th 2017, 5:29 PM 2,031 Views 0 Comments

This financial services pro delivers a masterclass in how SMEs can avoid being left unpaid.

Bank of Ireland has found another 6,000 customers overcharged in the tracker scandal
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Bank of Ireland has found another 6,000 customers overcharged in the tracker scandal

Nov 9th 2017, 3:03 PM 261 Views 0 Comments

More than 10,000 of the bank’s mortgage clients have been affected in total.

# financial-services - Monday 6 November, 2017

A partnership linked to broadcaster Gay Byrne is being sued for €1.2 million
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A partnership linked to broadcaster Gay Byrne is being sued for €1.2 million

Nov 6th 2017, 5:39 PM 6,638 Views 0 Comments

The case relates to a loan acquired by a fund from the Bank of Scotland.

# financial-services - Friday 3 November, 2017

Ireland's bank bosses warned: Sort out the tracker mess or you'll be in the firing line
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Ireland's bank bosses warned: Sort out the tracker mess or you'll be in the firing line

Nov 3rd 2017, 1:00 AM 161 Views 0 Comments

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said he could take action against individual bank directors.

# financial-services - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

The key questions still unanswered about Ireland's tracker mortgage scandal
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The key questions still unanswered about Ireland's tracker mortgage scandal

Oct 25th 2017, 7:12 PM 1,268 Views 0 Comments

The big lenders have all apologised after being hauled in front of the government.

# financial-services - Monday 23 October, 2017

From 'I don't know what a tracker mortgage is' to the biggest financial scandal of our time
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From 'I don't know what a tracker mortgage is' to the biggest financial scandal of our time

Oct 23rd 2017, 12:30 AM 750 Views 0 Comments

This is how the banks’ tracker mortgage gouging was slowly revealed over the past five years.

# financial-services - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank under fire over the tracker scandal
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'A dog who won't bark, never mind bite': Central Bank under fire over the tracker scandal

Oct 19th 2017, 4:59 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

More than 20,000 people are impacted – and numbers are likely to rise.

# financial-services - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal
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23 people lost their homes because of the tracker mortgage scandal

Oct 17th 2017, 11:02 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

Financial institutions have paid out €163 million to affected customers to date.

# financial-services - Sunday 15 October, 2017

The mystery of Ireland's 'missing' financial services startups
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The mystery of Ireland's 'missing' financial services startups

Oct 15th 2017, 12:00 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

The ‘siloed’ nature of banks and the tech sector is holding back innovation.

# financial-services - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'
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# Aib 2.0

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

Oct 14th 2017, 3:00 PM 39,351 Views 59 Comments

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

# financial-services - Friday 13 October, 2017

'A disgrace and a disaster': Charleville Credit Union has been put into liquidation
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'A disgrace and a disaster': Charleville Credit Union has been put into liquidation

Oct 13th 2017, 1:18 PM 1,018 Views 0 Comments

The Central Bank said it took action to stop ‘a disorderly failure’.

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'
# Financial Services
# Financial Services

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

Oct 13th 2017, 9:14 AM 630 Views 1 Comment

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'
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Nearly a decade after its bailout, AIB wants to turn its customers into 'fans'

Oct 13th 2017, 1:00 AM 1,094 Views 0 Comments

But one of the bank’s retail execs says people may need to pay extra for face-to-face services.

# financial-services - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Why the Irish don't 'do' pensions - and what can be done to change that
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Why the Irish don't 'do' pensions - and what can be done to change that

Oct 8th 2017, 2:00 PM 857 Views 0 Comments

Auto-enrolment could fix Ireland’s ticking time bomb of private-sector workers without nest eggs.

# financial-services - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'I was nervous leaving my job to set up a business. You always have doubts'
# Gillenmarkets
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'I was nervous leaving my job to set up a business. You always have doubts'

Sep 28th 2017, 1:33 PM 783 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Gillenmarkets.

Permanent TSB probably won't pay corporate tax for more than 20 years
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Permanent TSB probably won't pay corporate tax for more than 20 years

Sep 28th 2017, 12:21 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

PTSB said it is obliged to comply with accounting principles that allow it to carry forward losses.

# financial-services - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'I was nervous leaving my job to set up a business. You always have doubts'
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'I was nervous leaving my job to set up a business. You always have doubts'

Sep 27th 2017, 6:31 PM 832 Views 0 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin-based Gillenmarkets.

AIB strikes a deal to let struggling homeowners rent their own houses
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AIB strikes a deal to let struggling homeowners rent their own houses

Sep 27th 2017, 1:16 PM 388 Views 0 Comments

Under the scheme, a mortgage holder will surrender their property and rent it back.

# financial-services - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Newbridge Credit Union's directors have escaped bans after a court battle
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Newbridge Credit Union's directors have escaped bans after a court battle

Sep 26th 2017, 5:47 PM 1,556 Views 0 Comments

The lender was formally wound up in 2013 on a petition from the Central Bank.

# financial-services - Friday 22 September, 2017

DAA has been told to pay thousands to workers being moved 30 minutes from a Shannon office
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DAA has been told to pay thousands to workers being moved 30 minutes from a Shannon office

Sep 22nd 2017, 1:56 PM 1,612 Views 0 Comments

Siptu members said they will lose privileges like access to duty-free shops.

# financial-services - Thursday 21 September, 2017

This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters
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This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters

Sep 21st 2017, 4:24 PM 798 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile ID-Pal.

Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates - which could be good for consumers
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# Hotting Up

Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates - which could be good for consumers

Sep 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 22,390 Views 29 Comments

KBC has announced a new fixed mortgage rate offering.

# financial-services - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'It's good for consumers': Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates
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'It's good for consumers': Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates

Sep 20th 2017, 2:03 PM 5,320 Views 0 Comments

KBC has announced a new fixed mortgage rate offering.

# financial-services - Monday 18 September, 2017

The manager of a Credit Union that owed €2m has been banned from senior financial roles
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The manager of a Credit Union that owed €2m has been banned from senior financial roles

Sep 18th 2017, 2:10 PM 581 Views 0 Comments

A liquidator was appointed to Rush Credit Union last November.

# financial-services - Saturday 16 September, 2017

This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters
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This Dublin startup is heading stateside to rub shoulders with finance's heavy-hitters

Sep 16th 2017, 2:00 PM 1,582 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series we profile ID-Pal.

# financial-services - Thursday 7 September, 2017

A Dublin-based investment fund will pay $687m to victims of fraudster Bernie Madoff
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A Dublin-based investment fund will pay $687m to victims of fraudster Bernie Madoff

Sep 7th 2017, 3:42 PM 549 Views 0 Comments

His clients have now recovered over 70% of the money lost when his Ponzi scheme collapsed.

Fenergo has poached a banking boss as it looks to go global from Dublin's docks
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Fenergo has poached a banking boss as it looks to go global from Dublin's docks

Sep 7th 2017, 10:36 AM 769 Views 0 Comments

The fintech firm aims to become one of Ireland’s few homegrown multinationals.

# financial-services - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Permanent TSB has a plan to help landlords in debt - but no luck for homeowners
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Permanent TSB has a plan to help landlords in debt - but no luck for homeowners

Sep 6th 2017, 9:27 AM 205 Views 0 Comments

The bank has offered to write off money owed by some of its customers.

# financial-services - Monday 4 September, 2017

Poll: Should caps on bankers' pay and bonuses be lifted?
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Poll: Should caps on bankers' pay and bonuses be lifted?

Sep 4th 2017, 2:07 PM 619 Views 0 Comments

The government is weighing up relaxing policies in place since the bank bailouts.

# financial-services - Monday 28 August, 2017

Permanent TSB has been handed the ECB’s first banking fine – here's why
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Permanent TSB has been handed the ECB’s first banking fine – here's why

Aug 28th 2017, 5:35 PM 963 Views 0 Comments

The Irish lender has been slapped with a €2.5 million penalty.

# financial-services - Saturday 26 August, 2017

How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender
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# Subprime Lending

How iPads sparked a week from hell for the company behind Ireland's biggest moneylender

Aug 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,006 Views 22 Comments

Provident Financial is being investigated by the UK’s financial watchdog.

# financial-services - Friday 25 August, 2017

EU workers going cold on the UK could see Ireland as an 'attractive' alternative
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EU workers going cold on the UK could see Ireland as an 'attractive' alternative

Aug 25th 2017, 5:22 PM 319 Views 0 Comments

Net migration in the UK has dipped by a quarter since last year.