(...) rates are up against IBM,” Ms Whitman added. She pegged Russia and China - countries whose relations(...)

(...), according to the Swiss analysis.With a Cape ratio “about a third higher than its current rates of interest(...)

People walking past a retail store that is having a sale in Rome. Italy slid into recession for the third time since 2008 in the second quarter. Photograph: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

(...), or just below.Fears over euro zone economic prospects saw interest rates on German sovereign debt, a(...)

Bank of England and Royal Bank of Scotland banknotes: a yes vote in Scotalnd’s independence referendum could have major consequences for sterling

(...), as long as they were backed up by gold, or foreign exchange reserves held by the Bank of England in(...)

 The set for La Bohéme at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, Italy

ITALY Travelling to Italy and fancy a discounted room or meal in exchange for writing an honest review(...)

‘It is clear that the political system will not be able to tolerate the full €2 billion in adjustments previously pencilled in. A political crisis followed by a general election in the next few months is not in this country’s economic interest.’  Above, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform at Government Buildings before delivering last October’s Budget to the House. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

(...), corresponding to one of the fastest rates of job creation in Europe. It is worth recalling that the economy lost(...)

US Senator Carl Levin has introduced two bills aimed at preventing US firms from merging with a foreign company to avoid paying taxes. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

(...) their tax bill. And Washington is listening: lowering that nominal rate in exchange for pruning the crop(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank,  announces the bank’s interest rate decision yesterday. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

(...) the Middle East.The ECB kept rates on hold for the second month in a row and offered no hint that it(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank said those countries that have carried out the most convincing structural economic reforms were reaping the best rewards in higher growth - an implicit rebuke to Italy and France.  Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

(...) borrowing rates at record low levels. ECB president Mario Draghi cited instability across the Middle East as(...)

Swiss Re, the world’s second largest reinsurer, posted a lower-than-expected rise in second-quarter net profit. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

(...) cover claims from major events such as earthquakes or floods in exchange for part of the premium. Other(...)