Tiarnan O'Mahoney, Bernard Daly and Aoife Maguire were found guilty on all counts

Three ex-Anglo staff jailed over hiding accounts

31 Jul Three former employees of Anglo Irish Bank have been given jail terms of between 18 months and three years for conspiring to hide accounts connected to Sean FitzPatrick from Revenue Commissioners.

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is investigating whether the deal would lead to higher prices for consumers

EU opens anti-trust probe on FedEx plan to buy TNT

31 Jul The European Union has opened an anti-trust probe into plans by US delivery service giant FedEx to buy Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4 billion, a key tie-up for the e-commerce delivery business.

The ECB is trying to push inflation closer to 2% through its stimulus measures

Euro Inflation, unemployment unchanged in July

31 Jul Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone was unchanged in July while the jobless rate for June was also flat, suggesting the economy maintained only modest growth, official data has shown.

Defaulted loan volumes at the bank are down 27% since the middle of 2013

Bank of Ireland sees profit double in H1

31 Jul Bank of Ireland has reported an underlying pre-tax profit of €743m for the six months to the end of June, more than double the €327m reported at the same time last year.

The loans relating to Dundrum Town Centre represent the majority of the portfolio's value

NAMA draws up shortlist for shopping centre loans

31 Jul The National Asset Management Agency is understood to have has selected a shortlist of five for its €2.4bn Project Jewel loan portfolio, which includes loans relating to a number of Dublin shopping centres.