The annual horse fair at Muff, near Kingscount, Co Cavan

(...) second currency into the trading mix. And you know what they say about equine exchange rates. A horse(...)

Burnt out: Ageing oil fields in the North Sea look very vulnerable and could face early closures and accelerated moves to decommission them

(...) the 126 oil exploration and production groups that are quoted on the London Stock Exchange – many(...)

(...) couple of weeks you’ll have the choice of staying in a converted brothel or an old cotton exchange(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the St Andrews Resource Centre in Dublin for the launch of the Low Pay commission. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

(...) income distribution and exchange rates.Addressing the work of the commission, the Taoiseach insisted the(...)

Alan Joyce, chief executive officer of Qantas Airways, speaks during a news conference in Sydney, Australia, as he announced the company’s results.  Photographer: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

(...) prices and foreign exchange rates.Qantas had struggled in recent years thanks to high fuel costs, a(...)

Telefonica reported a 36 per cent decline in fourth-quarter operating profit after writing down the value of its Venezuelan business to account for lower exchange rates.  Photo: Reuters

(...) value of its Venezuelan business to account for lower exchange rates. Operating income was €3.19 billion(...)

(...) rates our national minimum wage is about the same as the £6.50 per hour rate in the UK. At the exchange(...)

IHF president Stephen McNally and chief executive Tim Fenn:  occupancy rates in Dublin rose by 3 per cent in 2014 but hoteliers in other areas said they had not done so well. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

(...) overhanging debt, commercial rates and lack of incentives to entice tourists beyond traditional “hotspots” are(...)

Lilian Tintori, wife of imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo López, who has been imprisoned for the past year, at a Caracas demonstration against the detention of the city’s mayor,  Antonio Ledezma,  on Friday. Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro has adopted an increasingly shrill tone against critics of the country’s so-called Bolivarian Revolution. Photograph: Miguel Gutierrez/EPA

(...) authorities are seeking to manage the economic crisis with a complex web of three official exchange rates. For(...)

A general view shows the Golden Horn Metro Bridge in Istanbul: Turkey’s largest city racks up a massive 55%  of the country’s total trade production and  35 billionaires – more than Paris, Tokyo or Dubai – have made their homes there.  Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images
Boomtime for cities across Turkey

(...)’s four fastest-growing cities are in Turkey. Last year, employment rates in Izmir, Istanbul and Bursa(...)