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 Tendayi Viki is a successful corporate innovator, having worked for large organisations including Unilever, Air France, Salesforce, Rabobank and Unilever.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was fond of observing that it was more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy. He was referring to the romanticism and e(...)

A pedestrian walks past an electric quotation board displaying share prices of world markets in Tokyo.

Global investors were confronted with some significant swings Tuesday as a comment on US-China trade from White House adviser Peter Navarro sowed conf(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP Photo

World stocks climbed to three-month highs on Tuesday as the global coronavirus recovery effort won out over US-China tensions and the worst civil unre(...)

A trader walks in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday as physical floor trading resumed. Photograph: AFP

European stocks surged on Wednesday after a report the European Commission wants to mobilise a bigger-than-expected €750 billion for the post-coronavi(...)

The futures benchmark for the higher quality arabica bean has risen 20 per cent since the start of February. Over the same timeframe, oil is down by more than 40 per cent, while copper has dropped about 8 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The coronavirus pandemic set off a scramble for coffee beans last month as roasters worked flat out to meet demand from stockpiling consumers while sh(...)

Shane Maguire left Cisco in 2014 and worked with a number of Irish technology companies before founding Skilly in 2019.

The old adage that practice makes perfect provided former senior financial executive Shane Maguire with the inspiration for Skilly, a cloud-based soft(...)

An empty pasta shelf in Switzerland. Many countries have seen surging sales in basic products including pasta.  Photograph: EPA

Shoppers’ rush to stock up on non-perishable staples such as pasta and noodles to ride out the coronavirus crisis has boosted demand for wheat, which (...)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 05: Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 5, 2020 in New York City. After coronavirus infections rose steadily in the U.S. the DOW ends down over 950 points, nearly 3.6%. (Photo by David Dee Delgado/Getty Images)

US stocks dropped and US treasury yields touched record lows, as investors ramped up bets the Federal Reserve will cut its main policy rate by another(...)

A South Korean Imperial guard wearing a mask during a reenactment of the Royal Guards Changing Ceremony in front of Deoksu Palace in Seoul, South Korea.  Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. The death toll rose to 170 in the new virus outbreak in China on Thursday as foreign evacuees from the worst-hit region begin returning home under close observation and world health officials expressed “great concern” that the disease is starting to spread between people outside of China. The sign reads “Daehanmun Gate.” (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

selling off as fresh concerns over the coronavirus outbreak rippled through global markets on Thursday. The offshore renminbi, which trades in major(...)

Sterling has  giving up all its post-election gains on fears  Britain may still leave the EU without a trade deal at the end of next year. Photograph: Getty Images

Sterling hit two week lows on Thursday after giving up all its post-election gains on fears that Britain may still leave the EU without a trade deal a(...)

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