Maersk warns of slowdown in global trade

Oil price drop boost offset by sluggish economies

China acts as slowdown fears mount

Central bank cuts interest rates amid concerns over threat of deflation

Buffett vows no Berkshire spin-offs

50th anniversary of shareholder letter defends conglomerate structure

WoodMac considers £1.6bn takeover bids

Buyout group Hellman & Friedman exploring exit options

Turkey and Kurds in bid to revive peace talks

Prime minister hails Ocalan’s call to lay down arms

Russian billionaire clashes with UK over North Sea plan

UK government threatened with legal action over €5bn deal

Investors optimistic about Modi budget

India to slow pace of fiscal consolidation and focus on infrastructure

China’s wild panda population rebounds

Intensive conservation efforts and a decline in poaching pay off

Details of 50,000 Uber drivers breached

Ride-sharing app says unknown party accessed information last May

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 29: An American flag waves outside the United States Capitol building as Congress remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government September 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution with language to defund U.S. President Barack Obama's national health care plan yesterday, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has indicated the U.S. Senate will not consider the legislation as passed by the House. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
©Getty Images

US Congress averts partial shutdown

House passes bill to extend Homeland Security funding

Fed stimulus ‘only now being fully felt’

Fischer defends low US rates and swelling of balance sheet to $4.5tn

Comment and Analysis

Blue dress
©PA/Swiked/Tumblr

Oh, The Dress we’re in

Instead of women with no clothes, internet stuck on some clothes with no woman

Chief who pulled AIG back from the brink

Robert Benmosche, who led insurer’s restructuring, dies aged 70

The Googleplex, as you’ve never seen it before

Silicon Valley’s super-rich tech companies have found a new way to compete

Best comments from our readers

"OPEC have indeed lost control of pricing because their market share has fallen below the critical level. It was the realisation that they could not affect the market that precipitated the greater part of last year's fall."
By Alan G on Opec has ceded to the US its power over oil price


"Senior managers are the problem. They should know the people who work for them, manage them, and be responsible for them."
By Contrarian on City of London ‘black book’ is called for to track ‘bad apple’ traders


Weekend FT

visual Arts

An Edouard Denis Baldus photograph of flooding in Lyon (1856) ©Wilson Centre for Photography ‘Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860’

Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day

Sorry, Fast FT is unavailable at the moment

FOLLOW THE FT

SHARE THIS QUOTE