Monday, February 18, 2019

Donald Trump’s White House may be in chaos, but financial markets don’t seem to...

Can political chaos coexist with economic success? We know that political paralysis does not seem to matter much, at least in the short...

Northern Ireland’s economy to fall behind the rest of the UK as employment rate...

Northern Ireland’s economy is expected to grow less than all other regions in the UK next year due to a combination of slowing...

Brexit: Sterling faces imminent slump against euro and dollar, warns currency expert

Buy euros and dollars now before sterling slumps: that was the message from a leading foreign currency expert at a travel industry event on the impact of Brexit. Nick Parsons, chief writer...

10 things airlines are doing to make flying economy more comfortable

Modern air travel has become increasingly unpleasant as airlines continue to shrink seat sizes to fit more passengers on board — and this...

US central bank raises interest rates to 1.75%

The US central bank has raised interest rates again for the world’s largest economy, citing a tightening labour market. The Federal Reserve’s governing council,...

Japan wants more women in construction. Pink toilets may not be helping

Getting hired seemed like the tough part. Then Maho Nishioka showed up for her new job at a Japanese construction site. The workers she...

EU approves buyout of Monsanto by German chemical firm Bayer

German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5bn (£44.5bn) buy of US peer Monsanto, the latest in a trio of...

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Brexit: Leavers in uproar over ‘national humiliation’ as blue passports contract...

Britain's post-Brexit blue passport, intended as an icon of the UK's regained independence from Europe, is set to be manufactured by a Franco-Dutch firm, according...

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