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.

It’s now or never for the great British jobs bonanza

It’s now or never for the great British jobs bonanza

When Britain voted to exit the EU, the hope was that Ireland would gain as financial services companies rushed to leave London for more EU-friendly bases, boosting employment opportunities here. So far, though, it’s been more of a trickle than a flood

Digicel bonds plunge amid debt mountain concerns

Digicel bonds plunge amid debt mountain concerns

The price of key Digicel bonds sank to a new low last week as pressure continues to mount on the ...

Hibernia Reit managers’ payments fall

Hibernia Reit managers’ payments fall

Performance pay for senior managers at the €1 billion listed property company Hibernia Reit fel...

‘Blackmail’: no compromise as Ryanair digs in ahead of unprecedented strike

‘Blackmail’: no compromise as Ryanair digs in ahead of unprecedented strike

Airline won’t budge over venue for peace talks with union; Plan in motion to operate some services as normal

Banking: we need to put our money where our mouth is

Banking: we need to put our money where our mouth is

Rejection of the Sparkassen model doesn’t mean alternatives to the existing system should not be tried

Central Banks tells lenders to boost reserves

Central Banks tells lenders to boost reserves

The bank has raised the so-called countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) from 0 to 1%, a move aimed at preventing lending growth from getting out of control.

Here comes the cooldown

Here comes the cooldown

With an overheating housing market boosting lending, the Central Bank is indicating it will move to force banks to increase their capital reserves. But are the banks ready for the consequences?

IFG may restart stalled Saunderson House sale

IFG may restart stalled Saunderson House sale

IFG Group, the Dublin-headquartered financial services company, may put its British wealth adviso...

Digicel under pressure from Moody’s to cut debt levels

Digicel under pressure from Moody’s to cut debt levels

Outlook changed from stable to negative over high level of borrowings

Glenveagh boss: housing market needs big investors

Glenveagh boss: housing market needs big investors

The chairman of one of the country’s biggest homebuilders and who is also a former senior Nama ...

PTSB sells bonds on the back of mortgages & buy-to-lets

PTSB sells bonds on the back of mortgages & buy-to-lets

Bank creates two special entities which are each backed by assets of €1.4 billion. One in five loans in portfolio are currently in negative equity

We used to joke about the Digicel tan. If you had a sun tan and went to a board meeting it would be frowned on

We used to joke about the Digicel tan. If you had a sun tan and went to a board meeting it would be frowned on

Nial Dorrian came back to Ireland after ten years with Digicel in the Caribbean. Now he runs the growing peer-to-peer funder Linked Finance

Fexco assets rise to €350m ahead of Goodbody sale

Fexco assets rise to €350m ahead of Goodbody sale

Financial services giant set to get €150m from sale of second largest stockbroking firm in Ireland

€170m is a small price to pay for competitiveness in our banking structure

€170m is a small price to pay for competitiveness in our banking structure

The state wants to stay out of the banks but, with lending restricted and competition stagnating, a new public banking system could offer a viable alternative

Linked Finance aims to grow lending to over €200 million

Linked Finance aims to grow lending to over €200 million