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This year
What is Silicon Valley Bank and why did it collapse?
The bank, which specialised in financing startups, was little known to the general public before last week.
All time
EU fines major banks €344 million over foreign exchange trading cartel
Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC and Credit Suisse all received fines.
Bank of Ireland has poached a senior UK exec for its new CEO
HSBC’s Francesca McDonagh will be the pillar bank’s first female chief.
HSBC chairman says jobs will move to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit
The bank is worried about the loss of passporting rights.
Poland, India and Thailand better countries for expats than Ireland
The new HSBC survey put Ireland in 27th place, up four places from last year.
Brexit wounds: Ireland's strong growth 'set to slow by end of next year'
Goodbody’s chief economist Dermot O’Leary said the outlook for the Irish economy is “unusually clouded”.
The curious case of the most famous Ponzi scheme ever, a banking giant and an Irish court
An investment fund was attempting to claim damages relating to the Bernie Madoff scandal, the largest Ponzi scheme in US history, through Irish courts.
'The change in the global population over the next few years is unprecedented'
Though the overall global population will continue to grow for some time yet, the growth of the working-age population is slowing down pretty much everywhere.
Bank staff fired after filming mock Islamic State-style execution
They posted the footage – which was described as “abhorrent” by the bank – online.
Europe's biggest bank will shed up to 50,000 workers on its 150th anniversary
HSBC could shift its base from the UK to Hong Kong.
How many people want to bring Jeremy Clarkson back? It's the week in numbers
Plus: How many hours were drugs legal for in Ireland this week?
'You guys don't seem to like prosecuting people very much': Revenue told
Some 358 Irish-linked accounts were revealed in leaked details of HSBC’s Swiss operations.
As if things weren't bad enough already - now HSBC's chief has a super secret Swiss tax account
The banking giant announced huge losses in its annual results earlier
The Telegraph is getting a LOT of flack over this front page
A journalist at the newspaper retired over the HSBC scandal last week.
Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe
It comes after allegations that the bank helped wealthy clients evade taxes.
Telegraph writer resigns, claiming advertisers were influencing stories
Peter Oborne said the paper was too close to HSBC.
Rich heiresses, film stars, supermodels and criminals: Who is on the HSBC list?
One British businessman withdrew enough cash to fill a suitcase.
Swiss Leaks: Irish clients on list of secret HSBC files
Secret bank files shows HSBC’s Swiss banking arm helped wealthy customers avoid taxes and hide millions of dollars, according to a report by investigative journalists.
EU regulator levels 'cartel' charge against three top banks
JPMorganChase, HSBC and Credit Agricole are all in the dock
Barclays axe 7,000 jobs at struggling unit as it creates 'bad bank'
It will also have to sell or run down about £115 billion of non-core assets.
Tiger's gone: Inventor of Celtic Tiger resigns
Banker who coined the phrase for Irish economic ‘miracle’ has worked for several powerhouse financial institutions.
Exports to lead "solid and sustainable" growth - forecast
A growth in trading with China, Mexico and Argentina will be among the keys to the country’s economic recovery, says a new forecast.
New Lions promo stars BOD, Gatland & Willie John dressed as a ship crew
Gatland looks the part with that telescope, doesn’t he?
China to become top export destination for Ireland
It is expected the UK, USA and Germany will remain the top three destinations but countries
HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe
Banking giant HSBC paid the huge sum to settle allegations of money laundering that were said to have helped terrorists and Iran.
Back at work, Rory McIlroy admits criticism of HSBC absence is fair
McIlroy spent last week watching his tennis-star girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki reach the final of the Tournament of Champions in Bulgaria.
Greek journalist sent for trial over leaked Swiss bank data
The list published in Hot Doc magazine included names of more than 2,000 Greeks including prominent businessmen, doctors, journalists and a former minister.
Bank wins court order to evict Occupy Hong Kong activists
A court says a dozen or so protestors who have been in a public area under HSBC’s headquarters must be moved on.
Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.
We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.
Ireland's trade to grow 125 per cent by 2026: report
HSBC is forecasting strong growth for Ireland’s trade, particularly in key sectors like pharma and agri-food.
Huge job cuts on the way at HSBC - 700 are employed in Ireland
Europe’s largest bank is planning to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2013. It has declined to pinpoint where the job losses will be.
HSBC profits hit over $11bn
Double the profits of last year.