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The global economic renaissance 'was one reason why forecasts of a Brexit-induced recession in the UK proved wide of the mark'.

Brexit and US president Donald Trump dominated the headlines in a year when, normally, the business pages would have been full of stories about how th(...)

Corporate tax cut: Speaker Paul Ryan (right) looks on as Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks in Washington after the US House of Representatives passed a sweeping tax-code rewrite. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

It may be the first step in a legislative process that has some way to go, but Thursday’s vote by the US House of Representatives in favour of a tax o(...)

US President Donald Trump speaks while holding up “Simple, Fair, ‘Postcard’ Tax Filing” cards as US house speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin (left) and Representative Kevin Brady, a Republican from Texas and chairman of the house ways and means committee, react during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Photograph: Olivier Douliery / Bloomberg

Tax experts and company finance chiefs were scrambling last night to make sense of an obscure provision of the US tax reform package that could impose(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks about tax reform during a visit to Loren Cook Company in Springfield, Missouri, on Wednesday. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

For Americans who turned on their televisions this week looking for a little light relief or an update on the Texan storms, it was difficult to escape(...)

Looming patent expirations on Pfizer’s sexual dysfunction treatment Viagra, pain drug Lyrica and falling Prevnar sales has pushed analysts to prescribe deals as the medicine to resuscitate the company’s growth.  Photograph: Andrew Kelly / Reuters

The big deal that Pfizer investors have been hoping for won’t be happening any time in the near future. On Tuesday, chief executive Ian Read said the(...)

US president Donald Trump: approval rating is at a record low for any president at this point in his presidency, according to a new poll. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

US president Donald Trump will unveil a major tax reform package on Wednesday, the latest attempt by the president to rush through policy initiatives (...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton has rejected the idea that the Government’s forthcoming spring economic statement will include a five-year tax reform plan. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has rejected the idea of a five-year tax reform plan being included in the Government’s spring economic statement, while a Fine G(...)