Ian Guider: Is innovation and competition being stifled by excessive official caution?
With the disruption in financial services set to intensify, it’s time to examine the mandate of the Central Bank as part of the banking review
Another tumultuous year for banking and financial services is coming to an end. Ulster Bank and KBC Bank are departing the Irish market, shrinking the number of retail banks to just three.
The two biggest stockbrokers in the country have been swallowed up by their former parents, with AIB acquiring Goodbody and Bank of Ireland taking over Davy Stockbrokers, after an ignominious period for the firm resulting in a €4.5 million fine imposed by the...
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Taxpayer no longer the largest shareholder in Bank of Ireland
The reduction is as part of an unwinding of the state’s position in BOI
Citigroup tells staff in Ireland that they won’t have to get vaccinated to keep their jobs
Investment bank has told staff in the US that they could lose their jobs if they are not vaccinated
And then there were three: core banks look to the future after an eventful 2021
From the departures of Ulster Bank and KBC to the opportunistic acquisition of Davy Stockbrokers by Bank of Ireland, it was a year of twists and turns in the Irish banking sector
Peter O’Dwyer: Why BoI sell-off was the template for state reducing its AIB stake
Finance minister Paschal Donohoe may be tempted to launch a more ambitious sale of AIB shares in the new year