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Hibernia Reit has sold two prime office blocks in Dublin’s docklands to German property giant Commerz Real for €152.3m. Photograph: Gareth Byrne Photography

European shares fell on Wednesday as concerns about rising oil prices hit travel-related stocks, with Ryanair and ferries operator Irish Continental G(...)

The Wall Street Bull near the New York Stock Exchange  in New York City. The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on Wednesday. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

European shares hit all-time highs for the eighth day in a row as strong earnings and signs of easing inflation in the United States boosted investors(...)

Then US vice-president Joe Biden with Lloyd Austin, whom he has chosen to be his defence secretary, in April 2009. Photograph: Stan Gilliland/EPA

Joe Biden’s intention to nominate Lloyd Austin as defence secretary – which would make him the first African-American to serve in the role – has run i(...)

The bureaucratic class, Prof Hamel says, comprises 18.4% of the US workforce and  claimed $3.2tn in compensation in 2018. Photograph: Andrey Popov/iStock

The legendary management thinker Peter Drucker predicted back in the late 1980s that within 20 years, we would have half the number of levels of burea(...)

The  Trump administration is imposing a 25%  tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminium from the EU, Canada and Mexico. Photographer:  Bloomberg

What has happened? After weeks of bully and bluster, US president Donald Trump has made good on a promise to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium im(...)

The White House announced a substantial rollback of steel and aluminium tariff plans unveiled by Donald Trump  at the start of the month

US businesses have appealed for the Trump administration to clear up uncertainty over its tariffs on steel and aluminium, after the White House announ(...)

US President Donald Trump announces that the United States will impose tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on imported aluminum during a meeting at the White House in Washington DC

US president Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States would impose tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on imported aluminum(...)

Winds of change: the economic data provided ammunition for Donald Trump’s argument that the US economy is being held back by America’s external deficit. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo

The US recorded its slowest economic growth in five years in 2016 as poor trade data dragged on the economy, prompting Republicans and advisers to Don(...)

President-elect Donald Trump following his meeting with Mitt Romney at the weekend. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on January 20th, was scheduled to hold talks in New (...)