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Erkki Liikanen, the former Bank of Finland governor, is the most likely  candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the European Central Bank, according to economists

Erkki Liikanen, the former Bank of Finland governor, is the most likely – but not necessarily the best – candidate to succeed Mario Draghi as presiden(...)

Indigenous leader and member of the Climate Action Leadership Network Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim attends the COP24 summit in Katowice, Poland, on December 4th, 2018. Some 30,000 delegates are expected. Photograph: Hanna Bardo

The world is moving to counter climate change in spite of global leaders behaving like irresponsible children, Swedish student Greta Thunberg (15) tol(...)

Sterling rose a quarter of a percent on Tuesday as hopes grew of a Brexit deal breakthrough, encouraging investors to buy the British currency with th(...)

The Iseq overall index underperformed European peers on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European shares eased on Monday as last week’s rebound ran out of steam on investor nervousness over fast-rising US interest rates and Washington’s tr(...)

Nantes, France. The skills shortage is particularly acute in digital, according to Matthieu Thibault, president of DSMI, an IT infrastructure company based near Nantes and employs about 70 people. Photograph: iStock

In a factory near the town of Cholet, some 50km from Nantes in the west of France, large blocks of clay are being shaped, dried out and finally fired (...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters while his plane refuels in Brussels on Wednesday. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said he is prepared to give Saudi Arabia more time to investigate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as(...)

Wednesday’s sell-off on Wall Street spread to Asia overnight and to Europe on Thursday.  Photograph: Getty

A sell-off that saw tech stocks drive the S&P 500 on Wednesday to its worst one-day drop since February rippled across global markets on Thursday.(...)

Labour costs as low as the UK and the sophistication of French regulators have been cited as reasons for big financial groups expanding their Paris operations

Paris is emerging as the favoured financial trading hub for continental Europe, as some of the world’s biggest banks and asset managers prepare for li(...)

Indonesia’s rupiah traded close to its weakest level since the 1998 Asian financial crisis. Photograph: Getty

The emerging market sell-off sparked by Turkey and Argentina’s twin currency crises deepened on Wednesday, sending developing world equities back into(...)

Air France-KLM shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company’s new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline’s Dutch pilots threatened to strike over working conditions

Air France-KLM shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company’s new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline’s Du(...)

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