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.

Major effort to save 450 Limerick jobs from US sanctions

Major effort to save 450 Limerick jobs from US sanctions

Aughinish Alumina in Limerick is under severe threat as a result of US sanctions against its parent company

INM distances itself from former chairman Leslie Buckley

INM distances itself from former chairman Leslie Buckley

With an eye to its investors, the board is seeking to reduce reputational damage from any investigation by the ODCE

Digicel in new rate deal on $1bn debt

Digicel in new rate deal on $1bn debt

The move will save the company about $2.3 million in annual interest payments, it is understood

Donohoe faces key decision over AIB share options plan

Donohoe faces key decision over AIB share options plan

AIB shareholders are being asked to approve a scheme that will see key staff awarded deferred shares worth up to 100 per cent of their salary

Ian Guider on home repossessions: If people won’t pay, take it away

Ian Guider on home repossessions: If people won’t pay, take it away

Repossession must be put back on the table if banks are to function normally

Top bank executives paid nearly €2m each

Top bank executives paid nearly €2m each

The 2016 figures were disclosed last week by the European Banking Authority

Podcast: 2018 Market Preview

Podcast: 2018 Market Preview

Ian Guider speaks to Gavin Curran and David Murphy of KBC Bank

40 per cent of borrowers in 'deep' arrears not engaging with banks

40 per cent of borrowers in 'deep' arrears not engaging with banks

Central Bank research has found that while the overall level of mortgage loans in arrears is decreasing, for those who are more than two years behind the problem is getting worse

Seeing off International Paper won’t be easy for Smurfit

Seeing off International Paper won’t be easy for Smurfit

Smurfit’s board may have a job convincing shareholders to stick with them if the American firm International Paper makes a bid

INM notification failed to mention personal data risk

INM notification failed to mention personal data risk

Data watchdog to begin formal probe of company within weeks

Significant gender pay gaps revealed at major Irish firms

Significant gender pay gaps revealed at major Irish firms

All companies with more than 250 employees in Britain are required to disclose the gap between the earnings of male and female staff and the data has thrown up huge disparities in pay

Tax appeals body sought funds to deal with backlog

Tax appeals body sought funds to deal with backlog

The commission was set up by former finance minister Michael Noonan to speed up complex appeals that could not be resolved internally between the Revenue and taxpayers

BoI may have to hike redundancy package to tempt top managers

BoI may have to hike redundancy package to tempt top managers

Move is part of strategy to shrink the bank’s cost-to-income ratio

Hedge fund bets big on Greencore share moves

Hedge fund bets big on Greencore share moves

Melqart Asset Management, which describes itself as an event-driven hedge fund, has upped its stake in Greencore to 7.17 per cent, according to regulatory filings

We need to talk about bankers’ pay packets

We need to talk about bankers’ pay packets

Opinion is divided over whether to lift the banking pay cap, but let’s at least have a debate about it