Snowmen wearing the world’s flags at Davos 2015.

An evergreen joke among speakers at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos warns against making predictions. Whatever you say, the punchli(...)

The PwC office in Luxembourg: The leaked documents reviewed by ICIJ involve deals negotiated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, on behalf of hundreds of corporate clients.

Pepsi, IKEA, FedEx and 340 other international companies have secured secret deals from Luxembourg, allowing many of them to slash their global tax bi(...)

Ciarán O’Leary, partner at Earlybird Venture Capital in Berlin

If the Web Summit is an X Factor for start-ups, then the venture capitalists are its Simon Cowells and Louis Walshes. More than 700 investors –(...)

 Nick Corcoran (left) and Nigel McDermott of Cardinal Capital in Residence on Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

The spectacular Gherkin building is the perfect place to look out on London’s financial world, from the City’s investment banks directly below it to M(...)

A Healthscope nurse preps a patient for a blood test at the South Melbourne Clinic. Photograph: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

Healthscope and its private equity owners plan to raise 2.57 billion Australian dollars in the country’s biggest initial public offering (IPO) in more(...)

Founded by rapper Dr Dre and legendary music producer Jimmy Iovine, Beats Electronics is best known for its “Beats by Dr Dre” line of trendy headphones

Apple is close to paying a record $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics, two people with knowledge of the matter said, an expensive foray into music stre(...)

 BlackBerry has announced plans to slash its workforce by 40 per cent affecting 4,500 employees. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.

Mobile phone maker BlackBerry has warned it expects to report a huge quarterly operating loss next week and that it will cut some 4,500 jobs, a third (...)