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

Downtown Boston condo sales fell during first quarter

By , Globe Staff

Condominium sales downtown declined 17 percent during the first three months of the year and the median selling price slipped.

Santander fined $6m for add-on charges

By , Globe Staff

Customers were billed for an identity protection service that many did not receive.

$7m condo sale confirms the ‘new normal’ in Boston

By , Globe Staff

The city’s luxury real estate market shows no signs of cooling.

Citizens Bank, armored truck company in dispute

By , Globe Staff

Garda CL Atlantic claims the Providence bank owes it $4 million for cash delivery services.