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.

Consultants hired to take fresh look at public banking

Consultants hired to take fresh look at public banking

A fresh review is to be undertaken of the prospect of bringing community banking to Ireland just ...

Draghi blasts government’s repossession plan and warns mortgage rates could rise

Draghi blasts government’s repossession plan and warns mortgage rates could rise

● ECB chief says moral hazard must be prevented on home repossessions ● New bill has cabinet approval but now faces serious opposition

The great Brexit get-out clause

The great Brexit get-out clause

From bankers to stockbrokers, everybody’s blaming everything on Brexit. But are they right?

American firms in Ireland send home €50bn after Trump’s tax cuts

American firms in Ireland send home €50bn after Trump’s tax cuts

● Amount of treasury bills held by Irish-based entities fell from €290 billion to €239 billion ● Drop comes with overhaul of tax code, as profits could be repatriatated at a once-off lower tax rate

Integumen in talks about potentially buying data analytics and biophysics firms

Integumen in talks about potentially buying data analytics and biophysics firms

Integumen, which has developed an artificial skin for testing in labs instead of using animal skin, is looking at investing in a number of other areas to boost its business, it said last week.

The banks should resist playing the blame game

The banks should resist playing the blame game

Holding legacy defaulters responsible for high mortgage rates won’t do the lenders any favours

Digicel may need more debt restructuring, say agencies

Digicel may need more debt restructuring, say agencies

Both Fitch and Moody’s, in fresh ratings comments on the company’s recent $600 million loan refinancing, said Digicel needs to see a turnaround in its business or further moves will be required to bring down its debt levels.

Kingspan dispenses with adviser JP Morgan

Kingspan dispenses with adviser JP Morgan

Shares in Kingspan have risen by 15 per cent this year on the back of a sharp increase in profits

€100m pay day for 350 bank chiefs

€100m pay day for 350 bank chiefs

More than 350 top executives at three of the country’s biggest banks shared €100 million in p...

Podcast: KBC Investment Series Podcast Episode 6

Podcast: KBC Investment Series Podcast Episode 6

Ian Guider is joined by Daire O'Brien and Niall Tobin from KBC Asset Management

Desmond cash injection at Datalex prompts more questions

Desmond cash injection at Datalex prompts more questions

In February Datalex outlined plans to cut costs by as much as $10 million a year

Datalex sticks with earnings forecast as Desmond stake rises

Datalex sticks with earnings forecast as Desmond stake rises

The company said the €10 million funding by Dermot Desmond was necessary as it identified a near-term funding requirement.

Dermot Desmond in €10m funding lifeline for Datalex

Dermot Desmond in €10m funding lifeline for Datalex

Desmond is a long-time investor in Datalex, which develops software for airlines, and controls about 28 per cent of its stock

Chief executive of drug-testing giant was paid $7.8 million last year

Chief executive of drug-testing giant was paid $7.8 million last year

The chief executive of the Dublin-based, drug-testing giant Icon was paid around €7 million las...

Direct Line, Phoenix join over 100 British financial companies setting up Irish base following Brexit

Direct Line, Phoenix join over 100 British financial companies setting up Irish base following Brexit

British insurers Direct Line and Phoenix Group have opted for Ireland as the deadline for financi...