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U.S. President Donald Trump announces Jerome Powell as his nominee to become chairman of the US Federal Reserve

Jay Powell was named by President Donald Trump as his nominee to serve as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, as he moved to make his mark on the w(...)

A man tries out TUI’s  “Destination U” prototype, a facial coding pod, developed by Realeyes, which uses emotional measurement technology to guide holidaymakers when selecting a travel destination. Photograph: Matt Crossick/PA

Image of the week: See this face The advertising world loves a spot of neuromarketing, so the only surprising thing about this “Destination U” protot(...)

Ryanair dropped 1.9 per cent to €16.60  as Ophelia slammed into Ireland.

The Iseq index in Dublin stood out as a weak spot in a broadly flat European market as investors speculated on the cost of Hurricane Ophelia to the Ir(...)

Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen: she has  demonstrated why she is, of the known candidates for next Fed chairman, the outstanding one. Photograph: Reuters/Joshua Roberts

Is a surge in inflation a significant threat to sustained recovery? The likely answer is no. But the proposition is no longer absurd, as it was when K(...)

  Spanish stock index IBEX35 dropped 3 per cent last Wednesday – but soon recovered the following day as most Ibex 35 stocks companies have little exposure to Catalonia. Photograph: EPA/MARISCAL

There’s been surprisingly little chatter about a crucial issue facing financial markets: who will be the next chair of the Federal Reserve? Donald Tru(...)

People walk the streets as they evacuate their homes in Houston, Texas, after the area was flooded by Hurricane Harvey

US employment fell in September for the first time in seven years as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and dela(...)

US president Donald Trump pauses as he speaks with reporters during his arrival at the White House from Indianapolis, in Washington DC. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The dollar and US bond yields rose on Thursday after President Donald Trump proposed the biggest US tax overhaul in three decades and as strong US eco(...)

Ryanair, which was under pressure in the previous session, added 0.4 per cent and closed at €16.42. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

European shares steadied on Tuesday, helped by gains in some big oil stocks and Nestlé after the food giant surprised investors positively by setting (...)

Fed chair Janet Yellen said the US central bank was ready to change the interest rate outlook if needed.

The yen declined and the dollar extended gains against major peers as the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) announced diverging monetary (...)

Providence Resources was the biggest loser on the Iseq on Friday, closing down  5.56%. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

World stocks climbed toward their best week in six on Friday as a near three-year high in emerging market shares and a roaring rally in metals bolster(...)

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