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Bank of England governor Mark Carney.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The global financial crash of 2008 saw many economies go into meltdown, including in Ireland. According to Bank of England governor Mark Carney the fi(...)

 The opening of the special United Nations climate summit in New York attended by more that 100 global leaders. photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The climate emergency “is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win”, the UN general secretary Antonio Guterres said at the opening of the spe(...)

Invisible man: Boris Johnson fails to join Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel for a joint press conference. Bettel gestures to an empty podium. Photograph: Joshua Sammer/Getty

Image of the week: Empty podium It wasn’t the best of trips to Luxembourg this week for Boris Johnson, who failed to show up at a press conference on(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. Photograph: Reuters

The appointment of the next governor of the Bank of England will be pushed back until after the forthcoming election, the Financial Times reported, ci(...)

Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney giving evidence to the Treasury Select Committee at the House of Commons. Photograph: PA

A worst-case no-deal Brexit would inflict less severe damage on Britain’s economy than previously thought because of preparations undertaken since th(...)

US Fed chair Jerome Powell and Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney at the symposium in Jackson Hole.

Global central bank chiefs know their job is to keep the economy out of the ditch. What became clear at the US Federal Reserve’s central banking conf(...)

Traders working on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

European banking and asset management bodies are considering a push to boost the number of women joining the financial sector by cutting stock market (...)

With Boris Johnson insisting the UK will leave the EU with or without a deal on the scheduled departure date of October 31, Britain is braced for a po(...)

The switch to electronic trading might have blunted the banter-driven boys’ club image, but foreign exchange is still male-dominated.  Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

After her best year trading currencies, a female trader on a large US investment bank’s foreign exchange desk was expecting good news at the bonus mee(...)

Prime minister Boris Johnson. The rhetoric of the UK government suggests that a no-deal can be survived – albeit with a few bumps and bruises – and that the UK can thrive afterwards. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire

When will economic reality catch up with the lunacy of the hard Brexit lobby now with its hands on the tiller of HMS Britain. Will it happen before Oc(...)

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