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.

China rate cut whipsaws stocks after biggest sell-off since 1996

China rate cut whipsaws stocks after biggest sell-off since 1996

China’s stocks swung between gains and losses as traders weighed the impact of lower interest rates after the steepest four-day equity plunge since 1996

Chinese stocks crash again to extend biggest plunge since 1996

Chinese stocks crash again to extend biggest plunge since 1996

The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled 7.6 per cent to 2,964.97 - sinking below the 3,000 level for the first time in eight months

Showtime: UTV sale to ITV possible this week

Showtime: UTV sale to ITV possible this week

Channel could be sold to Britain’s ITV as early as this week

Merged websites Daft and DoneDeal valued at €80m

Merged websites Daft and DoneDeal valued at €80m

The merger between classified ads websites Daft and DoneDeal valued the combined business at abou...

FBD to announce plan to raise €100m

FBD to announce plan to raise €100m

Insurer FBD Holdings will tomorrow unveil detailed plans to raise about €100 million as it look...

Why FBD careered off  the road

Why FBD careered off the road

The beleaguered insurer was renowned for its steady conservatism, making its current troubles all the more difficult to fathom

Market Talk

Market Talk

Glanbia has hitched its fortunes firmly to the sports nutrition bandwagon

Iput portfolio up 30 per cent on office demand

Iput portfolio up 30 per cent on office demand

Iput, the country’s biggest property investment fund, has seen the value of its portfolio rocke...

Oil firm Fastnet hopes to strike gold in healthcare

Oil firm Fastnet hopes to strike gold in healthcare

The firm has $16 million to invest and 18 months to make a new strategy pay off.

PTSB faces slew of huge claims over rate blunder

PTSB faces slew of huge claims over rate blunder

Permanent TSB is facing a number of multimillion-euro claims for compensation as a result of the bank’s interest rate blunder.

Chinese swoop on Avolon could net founder €32m

Chinese swoop on Avolon could net founder €32m

With a takeover of his aircraft leasing operation on the cards, it’s been a remarkable turnaround for Domhnal Slattery.

Is FBD vulnerable to a takeover bid?

Is FBD vulnerable to a takeover bid?

Market Talk

Market Talk: Is the worst over for RSA?

Market Talk: Is the worst over for RSA?

Captain Cook’s insurer finds itself in uncharted waters, with a possible takeover ahead

AIB loses €21m on sale of 119 properties

AIB loses €21m on sale of 119 properties

96 homes were owner-occupied, with the remainder buy-to-let investments

Beleaguered FBD set to scrap full-year dividend

Beleaguered FBD set to scrap full-year dividend

Insurance company has endured a torrid year