ISIF puts €50m into ex-Goldman chiefs’ financial firm fund

A FUND run by former executives at Goldman Sachs has received €50m from the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) to develop financial services jobs in Ireland.

Bank of England’s Carney plays down 2.3pc jump in UK inflation

Inflation in the United Kingdom crashed through the Bank of England’s 2pc target last month, pushed up by rising food and fuel prices.

Irish entrepreneur initiative adds another €5,000 to winnings in hunt for your bright ideas

An initiative that aims to encourage and support Irish entrepreneurs has thrown a little more bait in the pool to entice more ambitious minds.

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.

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