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# banking - Friday 13 October, 2017

More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate
# Expert Opinion
# Expert Opinion

More than 30,000 people may be affected by tracker scandal - double the Central Bank's estimate

Oct 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 13,473 Views 52 Comments

Financial advisor Padraig Kissane said many people who should be included in the current redress process have been told they are not impacted.

# banking - Thursday 5 October, 2017

'They've gone without food, without heat in their home': Ulster Bank execs grilled over tracker scandal
# Overcharging
# Overcharging

'They've gone without food, without heat in their home': Ulster Bank execs grilled over tracker scandal

Oct 5th 2017, 2:15 PM 22,685 Views 34 Comments

The bank’s CEO revealed almost 3,500 customers were overcharged.

# banking - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Bank of Ireland has poached a senior UK exec for its new CEO
# HSBC
# HSBC

Bank of Ireland has poached a senior UK exec for its new CEO

May 17th 2017, 5:20 PM 14,778 Views 12 Comments

HSBC’s Francesca McDonagh will be the pillar bank’s first female chief.

# banking - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Global investment funds have made Ireland a world capital for shadow banking
# Finances
# Finances

Global investment funds have made Ireland a world capital for shadow banking

May 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 12,735 Views 11 Comments

The sector is more than 10 times the size of the Irish economy.

# banking - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'Official Ireland has destroyed the lives of every person who's come forward' - Banking whistleblower testifies to Oireachtas
# Jonathan Sugarman
# Jonathan Sugarman

'Official Ireland has destroyed the lives of every person who's come forward' - Banking whistleblower testifies to Oireachtas

Apr 13th 2017, 12:13 PM 55,324 Views 84 Comments

Banking whistleblower Jonathan Sugarman is before the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# banking - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
# Financial Crisis
# Financial Crisis

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

Apr 1st 2017, 8:30 AM 14,801 Views 22 Comments

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# banking - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch
# Brexit
# Brexit

Bank of China applies to set up Irish branch

Mar 14th 2017, 4:51 PM 17,879 Views 55 Comments

Further opportunities to boost Ireland’s business relationship with China are expected post-Brexit.

# banking - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday
# KBC Bank Ireland
# KBC Bank Ireland

'Very real concern' among KBC workers as bank to decide its future in Ireland on Thursday

Feb 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 22,151 Views 41 Comments

The results of a strategic review of KBC Group’s Irish activities will be announced this coming Thursday.

# banking - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam
# Alert
# Alert

Bank of Ireland warns customers over 'smishing' text scam

Jan 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 21,201 Views 21 Comments

A link in the message might contain malware.

# banking - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Family in tracker mortgage error: 'My budget is €70 per week for food for four of us'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Family in tracker mortgage error: 'My budget is €70 per week for food for four of us'

Dec 11th 2016, 7:40 AM 459 Views 46 Comments

18 months since the Central Bank first announced an industry-wide investigation of tracker mortgage issues, I still haven’t been contacted by Ulster Bank, writes Caitriona Redmond.

# banking - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)
# Android Pay
# Android Pay

You can now pay for things using your phone (but only if it's an Android)

Dec 7th 2016, 6:08 AM 26,671 Views 26 Comments

Two banks, KBC and AIB, will be offering the service.

# banking - Thursday 24 November, 2016

AIB says 14 people lost their homes because of high tracker mortgage rates
# Bernard Byrne
# Bernard Byrne

AIB says 14 people lost their homes because of high tracker mortgage rates

Nov 24th 2016, 5:10 PM 17,621 Views 53 Comments

The first-time buyers grant and communication with customers in rural Ireland was also discussed in committee.

# banking - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Ulster Bank fined €3.3m for anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing failures

Nov 1st 2016, 7:56 AM 12,625 Views 20 Comments

The Central Bank said “significant” breaches occurred from 2010 to 2016.

# banking - Monday 10 October, 2016

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes
# Banking
# Banking

Central Bank fines KBC Bank Ireland €1.4 million for "repeated breaches" on lending codes

Oct 10th 2016, 4:53 PM 16,638 Views 27 Comments

KBC was found to have breached Central Bank rules on 18 separate occasions.

# banking - Thursday 6 October, 2016

AIB is laying off around 150 people
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

AIB is laying off around 150 people

Oct 6th 2016, 5:34 PM 26,084 Views 32 Comments

The Financial Services Union says it is concerned about the redundancies.

# banking - Friday 2 September, 2016

Wearing brown shoes with a suit could lose you a job in banking
# Dresscode
# Dresscode

Wearing brown shoes with a suit could lose you a job in banking

Sep 2nd 2016, 9:22 AM 26,128 Views 59 Comments

A new study has found senior managers in the banking sector dislike brown shoes due to their lack of ‘polish’.

# banking - Thursday 21 July, 2016

AIB's mobile and internet banking are down - but cards and branches are fine
# Down
# Down

AIB's mobile and internet banking are down - but cards and branches are fine

Jul 21st 2016, 10:21 AM 23,939 Views 60 Comments

The bank says it doesn’t have a time-frame for resolving the issue.

# banking - Saturday 2 July, 2016

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff
# Banking
# Banking

The financial regulator's enforcement division is down a quarter of its staff

Jul 2nd 2016, 7:15 AM 8,743 Views 15 Comments

The recruitment campaign is ongoing.

# banking - Monday 27 June, 2016

Bank of Ireland apologises for technical issue with debit cards
# Bank Account
# Bank Account

Bank of Ireland apologises for technical issue with debit cards

Jun 27th 2016, 4:59 PM 38,342 Views 60 Comments

There were a number of complaints online today.

# banking - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

AIB to open new supermarket branch as part of ongoing expansion for bank
# BRANCHING OUT
# BRANCHING OUT

AIB to open new supermarket branch as part of ongoing expansion for bank

May 18th 2016, 2:32 PM 20,805 Views 31 Comments

AIB has opened four new branches in the past six months.

# banking - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland
# Banking
# Banking

6 things you'll always* hear in a taxi in Ireland

May 11th 2016, 1:05 PM 33,644 Views 32 Comments

*Well, almost always.

# banking - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Panama Papers law firm says it was 'hacked by servers abroad'
# Mossack Fonseca
# Mossack Fonseca

Panama Papers law firm says it was 'hacked by servers abroad'

Apr 6th 2016, 7:41 AM 12,800 Views 45 Comments

Ramon Fonseca said the company lodged a criminal complaint with Panamanian prosecutors.

# banking - Monday 14 March, 2016

The AIB card reader is a tool designed to torture the people of Ireland
# Iban It
From The Daily Edge
# Iban It

The AIB card reader is a tool designed to torture the people of Ireland

Mar 14th 2016, 7:21 PM 23,014 Views 8 Comments

Come back code card. All is forgiven.

# banking - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Taking on the banks and winning - all in a day's work for this Irish businessman
# Sponsore By The Credit Review Office
# Sponsore By The Credit Review Office

Taking on the banks and winning - all in a day's work for this Irish businessman

Feb 16th 2016, 11:43 AM 23,791 Views 1 Comment

Liam Murphy had his loan application rejected – but he didn’t allow that to deter him.

# banking - Friday 22 January, 2016

Open thread: What are your goals for 2016?
# Sponsored By Rabo
# Sponsored By Rabo

Open thread: What are your goals for 2016?

Jan 22nd 2016, 4:34 PM 29,723 Views 43 Comments

We took to the streets of Dublin city to find out if people have good intentions for 2016 – and if they’ve been sticking to them so far.

# banking - Monday 18 January, 2016

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous
# Opinion
# Opinion

The yawn-inducing name of this EU-US trade deal is what makes it so dangerous

Jan 18th 2016, 5:00 PM 720 Views 98 Comments

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership covers a wide range of policy areas that will impact on your life, writes David Lundy

# banking - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are...
# Salaries
# Salaries

The top five highest-paying business jobs in Ireland are...

Jan 12th 2016, 6:03 AM 42,112 Views 13 Comments

The positive employment stats seen in Ireland in recent times are set to continue according to a new jobs guide for 2016.

# banking - Thursday 31 December, 2015

After months of controversy, the banking inquiry signs off on final report
# Done And Dusted
# Done And Dusted

After months of controversy, the banking inquiry signs off on final report

Dec 31st 2015, 4:01 PM 7,183 Views 31 Comments

The inquiry members met today to discuss submissions from witnesses who gave evidence at hearings earlier in the year.

# banking - Friday 18 December, 2015

A "cloned" company is trying to scam Irish customers
# Attack Of The Clones
# Attack Of The Clones

A "cloned" company is trying to scam Irish customers

Dec 18th 2015, 5:50 PM 27,500 Views 5 Comments

The Central Bank says the practice is becoming more widespread.

# banking - Monday 7 December, 2015

The draft banking inquiry report is finally ready - but with no executive summary
# Huge Row
# Huge Row

The draft banking inquiry report is finally ready - but with no executive summary

Dec 7th 2015, 9:20 AM 45,482 Views 453 Comments

Two members of the committee have decided not to back it.

# banking - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Post Office aims to fill customer service gap left by banks with new current accounts
# Diversification
# Diversification

Post Office aims to fill customer service gap left by banks with new current accounts

Nov 11th 2015, 4:20 PM 13,011 Views 29 Comments

An Post has seen its business impacted by a movement away from cash payments.

# banking - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

BOI backtracks on cash withdrawal stance, now say they'll help 'vulnerable and elderly' customers
# Old's Not Gold
# Old's Not Gold

BOI backtracks on cash withdrawal stance, now say they'll help 'vulnerable and elderly' customers

Nov 4th 2015, 8:22 PM 52,936 Views 145 Comments

Most customers will be forced to use ATMs or self-service machines to withdraw less than €700.

# banking - Saturday 31 October, 2015

You can now pay for far more with contactless payments
# Can't Touch This
# Can't Touch This

You can now pay for far more with contactless payments

Oct 31st 2015, 2:33 PM 26,051 Views 52 Comments

The threshold is doubling.

# banking - Monday 26 October, 2015

A banking app for migrants has 56,000 people on its waiting list
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

A banking app for migrants has 56,000 people on its waiting list

Oct 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,276 Views 20 Comments

Monese has figured out a way to easily check the identity of people signing up, meaning they can quickly create accounts.

# banking - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is "unconstitutional"
# Irish Nationwide
# Irish Nationwide

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is "unconstitutional"

Sep 17th 2015, 4:20 PM 10,649 Views 0 Comments

Irish Nationwide was folded into IBRC after its bailout.

# banking - Monday 7 September, 2015

40 Irish bankers earned at least €1 million in 2013
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

40 Irish bankers earned at least €1 million in 2013

Sep 7th 2015, 10:14 PM 16,059 Views 47 Comments

Two bankers were earning €2 million or more.

# banking - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

AIB accidentally overcharged customers €3.7 million
# Overdrafts
# Overdrafts

AIB accidentally overcharged customers €3.7 million

Sep 1st 2015, 6:06 PM 37,470 Views 36 Comments

An AIB statement apologised to those affected.

# banking - Friday 28 August, 2015

400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it's hiring
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

400 jobs on the way as Deloitte says it's hiring

Aug 28th 2015, 11:45 AM 20,597 Views 16 Comments

The company is immediately recruiting to fill 100 jobs.

# banking - Saturday 22 August, 2015

A look inside Mondo, a bank that's just an app
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

A look inside Mondo, a bank that's just an app

Aug 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 11,398 Views 18 Comments

Would you be willing to use it?

# banking - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

This Dutch bank will let you log into your account using only your voice
# Speak Now
# Speak Now

This Dutch bank will let you log into your account using only your voice

Jul 29th 2015, 9:46 AM 5,686 Views 7 Comments

The company behind the tech say it’s more secure than a PIN or password.