Global markets and oil prices fell after US President Donald Trump ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75bn (€67bn) in US goods, throwing a new twist into the bitter trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
Sat, 24 Aug, 2019
Deutsche Post DHL shares have risen after saying that it expects restructuring measures and increases in German postage and parcel prices to lift earnings in the second half of 2019, despite rising global trade tensions.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
Judging by the comments of rival captains Thomas Bjorn and Jim Furyk during their joint press conference at Le Golf National yesterday, the knockout punch Tiger Woods delivered to Rory McIlroy in Sunday’s Tour Championship must never have happened.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2018
Rory McIlroy’s timing in rediscovering a hot putter could not be better for Europe’s Ryder Cup cause later this month but captain Darren Clarke also wants to see more from his fellow Irishman at Hazeltine in terms of leadership and inspiration.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Pádraig Harrington is ready to play golf’s elder statesman role with off-form Shane Lowry when the Irish pair reunite after the PGA Championship for a practice round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
McDonald’s exploited a pact with Luxembourg to avoid tax on hundreds of millions of euros in profits for more than half a decade, EU regulators alleged as they added the Big Mac maker to a growing list of US firms facing a fiscal clampdown.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
The issue of Ireland’s tax regime was not raised for the first time in a long time at the EU summit, showing that pressure to change its tax regime has lessened as a result of the EU investigation being widened to include all EU countries.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014