Luck and risk: traders at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

(...) still about two-thirds; just 7 per cent of stocks are extreme winners. Success and failure rates are(...)

 Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne Photograph:  Peter MacDiarmid/Getty Images

(...) in the North of £31,926 (€39,907). Based on exchange rates, the family in the south could be(...)

State-aid inquiries: outgoing EU competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia at a news conference at the EU Commission on the corporate taxation of Amazon in Luxembourg. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

(...) states have the right to set their own tax rates – a guarantee that was clarified during the Lisbon and(...)

Tokyo Stock Exchange  staff members work at the bourse. Japan’s Nikkei share average tumbled 2.5 per cent  after Wall Street dived on deepening worries about weak global demand
US markets open sharply lower

(...) last month, a sign that demand for credit may be picking up, though a drop in China’s foreign exchange(...)

Dalata rose 0.7 per cent on confirmation it has acquired Whites of Wexford Hotel (pictured) and the Clayton Hotel.

(...) interest rates.The latest news on the spread of Ebola added to a climate of fear, with another Texas(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin at Government Buildings before the Budget announcement today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) tax rates on profits derived from intellectual property activity, and are separate to R & D tax(...)

Customers look at a model of a new residential compound, at a showroom in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Photograph: Reuters

Given the differing economic growth rates of recent years and the size of their populations, it was(...)

 Candidate of the Partido de la Social Democracia Brasilena (PSDB) Aecio Neves during an election campaign rally in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: EPA/Antonio Lacerda

(...), it’s not so clear. Exchange rates looking hostile Earnings season can be rather a lot like fashion(...)

Factory worker on the shop floor of Linden Foods in Dungannon.

(...) exchange rates and how the strength of sterling is impact on their competitive advantage.They say that(...)

Sign of the times: Ajai Chopra of the IMF on his way to the Central Bank of Ireland in November 2010. Photogrpah: Peter Morrison/AP

(...) poorer nations.) From early policing of exchange rates and the passing-out of pocket money to France in(...)