Deirdre Fernandes

Fernandes covers banking and insurance for the Globe’s Business section. She has also written about Newton and the western Boston suburbs for GlobeWest. Prior to joining the Globe in 2011, she had worked for The Virginian-Pilot, in Norfolk, Virginia and papers in North Carolina. She has written about politics, education, public pensions and salaries, and the occasional rogue tomato gardener. She grew up in Sudbury.

Latest stories

Boston condo prices up, though sales slow

By , Globe Staff

Sales dropped for the first time in four years even as prices continued to march upward.

Employers get a warning on Net use by staffers

By , Globe Staff

This year, 44 percent, or 221, of the nation’s Fortune 500 companies had their employees’ credentials exposed on public websites.

Citizens says profit rose 31 percent in 3rd quarter

By , Globe Staff

Profit rose to $189 million, from $144 million in the same period in 2013.

Eastern Bank expands into N.H. with Centrix deal

By , Globe Staff

Eastern Bank has completed its $134 million acquisition of New Hampshire-based Centrix Bank & Trust.