Demonstrators march in Sao Paulo against corruption and the government of president Dilma Rousseff. Photograph: Bosco Martin/EPA

Public prosecutors in Brazil have charged 36 people, including top executives from some of the country’s leading civil engineering companies, with inv(...)

A fruit vendor  at a Cairo market. Government interventions aim to improve life for Egyptians. Photograph: Mahmoud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images

The Egyptian economy has begun to show signs of recovery from the turmoil that followed the 2011 ousting of then president Hosni Mubarak during the Ar(...)

Tesco cut its profit forecast for the fourth time in five months on Tuesday after failing to adapt to changes in the market. It has also admitted overstating profits by £263 million

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said it may downgrade Tesco’s credit rating after its latest profit warning, moving the grocer closer to losin(...)

Europe’s banking health check has shown countries and lenders are implementing global capital rules at vastly different speeds, and 36 companies would(...)

Dave Lewis, chief executive of the British grocery chain Tesco, said yesterday that he isn’t working on a rights offering to boost the company’s equity base.  shoppers. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Yesterday, Dave Lewis, chief executive of the British grocery chain Tesco, said he isn’t working on a rights offering to boost the company’s equity ba(...)

Tuesday’s Budget was a “missed opportunity” Moody’s has said. .Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Budget 2015 represents a “missed opportunity” for the country to further reduce its elevated debt levels and leaves the Irish economy “more vulnerable(...)

Euro zone inflation slowed further in September on falling prices of unprocessed food and energy, a first estimate showed today, sending the euro low(...)

A tram is seen in downtown Lisbon. Loomis Sayles, which  sold at least part of its Irish bond holdings last year, now likes Portuguese dollar bonds. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Loomis Sayles, the investor that bought Ireland’s government debt before the nation’s 2011 bailout triggered a historic rally, now likes Portugal’s do(...)

Orange said the deal would add to earnings per share and operating free cash flow by 2017, and would help it save €1.3 billion mostly through network efficiencies

France’s Orange has reached a deal to buy Spanish fixed line telecoms operator Jazztel in an effort to bolster its mobile operation in the country and(...)

Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan has warned leading rating agencies over its assessments of the Turkish economy.

Turkey stepped up its criticism of credit rating agencies on Tuesday, with president Tayyip Erdogan warning it could cut ties with Moody’s and Fitch (...)