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.

€82k a year for NTMA retirees

€82k a year for NTMA retirees

l State investment agency staff pensions worth four times as much as average package at Central B...

AIB to offer redundancy to debt division staff

AIB to offer redundancy to debt division staff

Employees of AIB’s distressed debt management division are to be offered voluntary redundancy, ...

PTSB shares to be priced near higher end of indicated range

PTSB shares to be priced near higher end of indicated range

l Bank expected to raise €525 million from issue of shares and new debt securities

Regulator: reform falls short of fixing smaller credit unions

Regulator: reform falls short of fixing smaller credit unions

The restructuring of the country’s nearly 380 credit unions has fallen short of what is necessa...

Noonan to signal €2bn of tax cuts and spending in 2016 budget

Noonan to signal €2bn of tax cuts and spending in 2016 budget

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan is set to reveal that the spoils of the budget ill be divided...

Confidence in financial markets may be overdone

Confidence in financial markets may be overdone

There’s been an incredible bout of confidence over the last number of years about the upward trajectory of stock markets, bond markets and quite a number of other assets. If you’ve tried to go against the tide you would be a much poorer individual. S

Banking Inquiry week 13: When nobody knew anything

Banking Inquiry week 13: When nobody knew anything

The evidence given by Dermot Gleeson and Brendan McDonagh to the banking inquiry during the week raised more questions than it answered.

Smurfit: from prey to hunter

Smurfit: from prey to hunter

l Packaging giant is categorical it has received no takeover approach, and is itself on acquisition trail

Topaz seeks regulatory green light for Irish Esso takeover

Topaz seeks regulatory green light for Irish Esso takeover

Denis O’Brien’s Topaz has sought regulatory approval for its takeover of Esso’s Irish petro...

RSA cut 100 jobs in Ireland last year following losses

RSA cut 100 jobs in Ireland last year following losses

The struggling insurance company RSA cut about 100 jobs in Ireland last year.

€5m in perks ups 2014 earnings of Smurfit boss to €7m

€5m in perks ups 2014 earnings of Smurfit boss to €7m

Gary McCann, the boss of paper and packaging group Smurfit Kappa, received total pay of €7.2 million last year.

SME debt The elephant in the room

SME debt The elephant in the room

The lid needs to be lifted on the scale of the SME debt mountain that still has to be tackled by the banks

Cardinal Carlyle rebuffs Doughty advances on TV3

Cardinal Carlyle rebuffs Doughty advances on TV3

TV3 owner Doughty Hanson has been given a lukewarm response to its attempts to sell off the chann...

Market Talk

Market Talk

Mario Draghi’s QE drive is fuelling growth, though it hasn’t yet fed into the wider European economy

Central Bank: Behind closed doors

Central Bank: Behind closed doors

The doors of the Central Bank will be flung open as the institution comes under Freedom of Information legislation for the first time.