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 Donald Trump’s well-executed “Fifteen States Strategy” helped him win the United States presidential election. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

In his book Tough Calls, businessman Allan Leighton recalls the early stages of his tenure as chairman of the UK’s Royal Mail, which at the time was l(...)

Markets are increasingly optimistic the Brexit worst-case scenarios will be averted. Deutsche Bank estimates the odds of a soft Brexit deal to be   50 per cent to 65 per cent. Photograph: Getty Images

There was much anguished commentary after Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned sterling could fall up to 25 per cent in the event of a no-deal (...)

Microsoft shares dipped 0.35 per cent after-hours to $106.10, putting its market capitalisation also at $814 billion

Just four months after Apple breached the $1 trillion mark, the iPhone maker has lost its lead as Wall Street’s most valuable company and is on the v(...)

Microsoft’s  Brad Smith: “It’s impossible to uphold the integrity or public confidence in a democracy if people don’t have confidence in the counts of the votes.” Photograph: Reuters

For 25 years Bradford L Smith has been a Microsoft man. As a young lawyer with a particular interest in technology and software, he joined the company(...)

Signage on the exterior of Microsoft’s flagship store in New York.   Photograph: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg

Microsoft’s cloud-fuelled turnaround persisted in the fiscal fourth quarter, when sales and profit got a boost from customers signing up for more inte(...)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates: firm has put real corporate will, finance and muscle into issues and areas with long-term consequence, like privacy and social inclusion. Photograph: Rick Wilking

When Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congress last month, his deferential style was contrasted with that of another one-time chief (...)

Elevated pay ratios have long been justified by the notion that you have to pay for top talent. Photograph: iStock

When it comes to the pay packets of chief executives, how much money is too much? The issue is likely to be the focus of increased attention in the c(...)

The WEF gathering of political and corporate leaders, alongside a smattering of celebrities, at Davos  has itself been criticised for perceived elitism. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Ireland is the world’s eighth-most “inclusive” advanced economy, based on a measure from the World Economic Forum (WEF), which goes beyond economic gr(...)

The ranking marks an improvement on Ireland’s 12th place among 29 advanced economies in a previous report published by the WEF, organisers of the annual Davos conference taking place this week.

Ireland is the world’s eighth-most “inclusive” advanced economy, based on a measure from the World Economic Forum (WEF), which looks beyond economic g(...)

Stripe co-founder John Collison (pictured) and his brother Patrick were added to the list of Irish billionaires last year, according to a report by Oxfam. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A record surge in the number of billionaires globally last year, when one was created every two days, has fuelled an “inequality crisis”, according to(...)

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