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Money Mentor: Irish banks have robust capital ratios but must prioritise IT
Margaret Nolan
Money Mentor Margaret Nolan states, according to the EBA, Irish banks have robust capital ratios but must prioritise IT security to ensure continuity of service to customers.
24 November 2021 Farm machinery
Machinery finance: consider before you invest
When financing farm machinery it is important to understand your options. Declan McEvoy, head of tax at IFAC, reports.
17 March 2021 News
Kerry shareholders seek clarity from Davy over grey market share transfers
Following recent events at Davy stockbrokers, many Kerry Co-op shareholders are now seeking clarity on how the grey market for shares was operated, writes Lorcan Allen.
Exclusive: concerns over Davy handling of Kerry Co-op shares
An investigation by the Irish Farmers Journal has highlighted major concerns within Kerry Co-op about how Davy stockbrokers may have handled the grey market for its shares. Lorcan Allen reports.
10 March 2021 News
FBD reports €4.4m underwriting loss for 2020 following High Court ruling
FBD Insurance has reported a much stronger result than expected for its 2020 financial year.
3 March 2021 News
FBD reports €4.4m underwriting loss for 2020 following High Court ruling
FBD Insurance has reported a much stronger result than expected for its 2020 financial year.
26 February 2021 News
High Court rules against FBD on COVID-19 insurance
The High Court ruling against FBD is likely to cost the insurer in the region of €30m to €75m in claims for business interruption cover by publicans.
10 February 2021 News
Normal Life may be on hold, but farming life continues
John Finucane is a dairy farmer from Askeaton, Co Limerick, who wanted to develop his farm. When he went looking for finance, he realised…
FBD Insurance named in ‘price signalling’ probe
FBD Insurance is one of five insurers in Ireland named by the competition authority in relation to an investigation into insurance ‘price signalling’.
23 September 2020 News
FBD makes half-year loss of €9.3m as new CEO is announced
FBD said it booked a €30m charge to cover any claims and legal costs arising from having to pay out on its business interruption insurance due to COVID-19. Lorcan Allen reports.
5 August 2020 News
FBD makes half year loss of €9.3m as new CEO is announced
The insurer said it made losses of €9.3m following a loss of almost €5m on its insurance business coupled with negative returns from its portfolio of investments.
31 July 2020 News
Motor insurance premiums rise despite fall in cost of claims – Central Bank
A recent report by the Central Bank of Ireland shows motor insurance costs have risen steadily since 2009 despite a fall in the cost of claims, writes Lorcan Allen.
24 June 2020 Insurance