Ian Guider

Ian Guider

Ian Guider is Markets Editor of The Sunday Business Post, and leads the paper’s markets coverage. He previously worked with Newstalk, where he was Business Editor and presenter of the station’s daily business show Breakfast Business. Guider has been a business journalist for more than 15 years, working for a number of Irish and international media groups including the Irish Examiner, the Sunday Tribune and Bloomberg, where he was Banking Correspondent.

Surge in retirements set to add €500m to civil service pension bill

Surge in retirements set to add €500m to civil service pension bill

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform is forecasting that between 1,700 and 2,500 civil servants will retire every year between 2019 and 2028

Aryzta’s top investor raises stake ahead of €800 million funding plan

Aryzta’s top investor raises stake ahead of €800 million funding plan

Spanish investment form Cobas Asset Management is believed to now hold about 20 per cent of Aryzta’s shares, up from about 14 per cent, according to sources familiar with the matter

British watchdog warns Aer Lingus over Cityjet lease deal

British watchdog warns Aer Lingus over Cityjet lease deal

The CMA is looking into a plan announced earlier this year for a so-called 'wet lease' agreement between Aer Lingus and Cityjet that is due to happen later this month

D-day for Denis

D-day for Denis

The clock is ticking for Denis O’Brien’s Digicel, as it waits to discover whether its bondholders will give it two more years of breathing space

Post Podcast: Budget 2019 special

Post Podcast: Budget 2019 special

Ian Guider is joined by Michael Brennan and Hugh O'Connell to look at the details of the budget - and assess the political fall-out

Preparing the economy for the best and worst Brexit outcomes

Preparing the economy for the best and worst Brexit outcomes

Finance minister Paschal Donohoe devoted a fair chunk of his spending initiatives to money allocated to mitigating the worst effects of Brexit on the economy

A win-win situation for FBD and Watsa

A win-win situation for FBD and Watsa

The Canadian investor Prem Watsa has scooped €100 million from his FBD rescue package punt, and shareholders are profiting from the insurance company’s rebound as he walks away without exercising a share option

Adjusting to the new normal

Adjusting to the new normal

The economy might be growing, but investment by Irish companies is still 30 per cent below what it should be, Bank of Ireland’s Michael Lauhoff tells Ian Guider

Unions flagged noise issues at new Health office in 2016

Unions flagged noise issues at new Health office in 2016

Department of Health said it had no role in selecting Miesian Plaza, which was OPW’s remit

San Leon back in play as African oil firm buys up major stake

San Leon back in play as African oil firm buys up major stake

An African oil company that attempted to buy San Leon Energy last year has taken a major stake in...

Aryzta shares soar after company forecasts earnings growth

Aryzta shares soar after company forecasts earnings growth

Aryzta's latest forecast and further details on its plans to raise €800 million to reduce its debt helped buoy its share price, which has slumped in the last two years

Heat is on for Toland as problems pile up for beleaguered Aryzta

Heat is on for Toland as problems pile up for beleaguered Aryzta

The boss of the Irish-Swiss baking giant Aryzta must convince investors that they won’t get burned

Half of Digicel’s  bondholders reject deal

Half of Digicel’s bondholders reject deal

Second group of bondholders yet to make their position known

Nigerian bonanza prompts San Leon to return $10m to shareholders

Nigerian bonanza prompts San Leon to return $10m to shareholders

Irish oil explorer San Leon Energy will have up to $50 million (€43 million) in cash by the end...

Revenue probing plan by high earners to shrink tax bill by €110 million

Revenue probing plan by high earners to shrink tax bill by €110 million

The Revenue Commissioners are probing some two dozen taxpayers who are attempting to reduce their...