Frankfurt in front of Dublin in bid for Nomura

Japanese bank Nomura has narrowed down its hunt for a post-Brexit European subsidiary, with Frankfurt reportedly emerging as the frontrunner in the latest vote of confidence in the German financial hub.

Banks ordered to bring in ‘ambitious’ bad loan plans

The European Central Bank (ECB) has said it expects banks with high levels of unpaid loans to submit “ambitious and realistic” plans to bring them down, as it published guidelines on non-performing loans (NPLs).

S&P: Irish banks ‘largely recovered’ from the crash

Irish banks are “largely recovered” from the crash, ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said yesterday.

Tallaght mixed-use investment at €1m offers 9.76pc return

Agents Knight Frank are seeking offers in excess of €1m exclusive for a mixed-use commercial investment in the south Dublin suburb of Tallaght.

Deutsche Bank in €8bn rights issue

Deutsche Bank said it will raise €8bn in a planned capital increase as the lender seeks to shore up its finances.

Becoming a self-employed contractor can be lucrative and fulfilling – but you’ll need plenty of hard work and discipline

For the disillusioned professional fed up with the 9-6 grind, navigating office politics or managing thankless workloads, ditching the commute and striking out alone as a self-employed contractor, whatever the field, is an exciting prospect.

Lender Dilosk snaps up performing loan portfolio valued around €60m

Specialist lender Dilosk has swooped on a portfolio of performing loans in a move aimed at increasing the fledgling firm’s toehold in the market.

Canary Wharf Group weighing up sale in ‘Walkie Talkie’ building

Canary Wharf Group is mulling a sale of its stake in one of the City of London’s most recognisable buildings, according to reports.

Coulson’s Ardagh will eye further acquisitions

An ebullient Paul Coulson has insisted that the Ardagh packaging giant he helped to create is only halfway through what he described as a “phenomenal adventure” following its New York Stock Exchange flotation yesterday that valued the group at about […]

Reform how bosses’ pay is decided, say unions

Trade unions have called for major reform of how the pay of executives is set in quoted companies and semi-states.

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