An employee select a bunch of Fyffes bananas at  a Fyffes ripening and fruit distribution plant. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

(...) selling prices, exchange rates and the costs of fruit, shipping and fuel. Fyffes’ interim dividend rose(...)

Paddy Power rose by 19.5 per cent to €93 a share on foot of its announcement of a merger with UK betting exchange Betfair

(...) announcement of a merger with UK betting exchange Betfair. Paddy Power’s shareholders are also in line to share(...)

Stocks surged late in trading, appearing to respond to the view of William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, that next month may be not be the right time to start increasing rates.

(...) next month may not be the right time to start increasing rates. The Federal Reserve had indicated in(...)

A man walks past an advertisement promoting yuan,  dollar and euro exchange services in Hong Kong.

(...) have on exchange rates, these policies have a beggar-thy-neighbour quality. Growth has been shuffled(...)

 Olivier Blanchard, the recently retired chief economist of the IMF, believed it was an erroneous to assume that, under EMU, it would be easy to finance a current account deficit through foreign borrowing, given the absence of exchange rate risk

(...) the housing shortage. While we are currently benefiting from benign movements in exchange rates vis(...)

 A Chinese investor monitors stock data on an electronic board at a securities brokerage house in Beijing, China, on Tuesday. Photograph: EPA

(...)-haven bond yields rose on Tuesday as a tentative market rebound picked up pace after China cut rates. Global(...)

Concerns over China’s economic outlook set stocks tumbling in Tokyo on Friday, and analysts expect a volatile week in global markets. Photograph: EPA

(...).4 billion was wiped from the value of companies listed on the Irish stock exchange last Wednesday, Thursday(...)

Life in politics: Angela Merkel in her office at the chancellery in Berlin. Photograph: Thomas IMO/Photothek via Getty
Merkel’s decade

(...) billion budgetary windfall as nervous investors actually pay Berlin, through negative interest rates, to(...)

Ryanair declined 1.9 per cent to €12.51.  Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty Images

(...) by uncertainty about the timing of an increase in US interest rates. Stocks struggled to gain ground(...)


(...) moneycorp, offers exchange rates that are typically 2-3% better than those offered by banks. This means you(...)