Javid to scale back support for business and students

Business secretary believes industry should take more responsibility

Obama secures votes to pass Iran deal

Senate support ensures big foreign policy victory for president

Northern Powerhouse minister pledges cash

Wharton says maximising opportunities just as important as new funding

Tanium funding points to $3.5bn valuation

Cyber security start-up taps into surging demand for protection

Low inflation adds to ECB conundrum

Downgrades set to dominate governing council meeting

Brooks to resume as News UK CEO on Monday

Triumphant return of ex-journalist after phone-hacking scandal

Sony looks at adding cars to growth drive

Japanese group open to tie-up with traditional carmaker

Housebuilding boosts UK construction

Sector is expanding at a slower place than a year ago

European banks fight back in fixed income

US banks lose market share in bond, currency and commodities trade

Zero-hours contracts refuse to fade away

Rise of fifth in the past year to 2.4 per cent of the workforce

Grocery warehouses worth more than shops

Investors seek out retailers’ ‘big boxes’ as ecommerce expands

Comment & Analysis

Stock market price digital display abstract. Modern virtual technology, illustration binary code on abstract technology background. Media gray and black image with graphs and icons. New modern computer and business strategy as concept. Financial diagram with candlestick chart used in market analysis for variation report of share price Stock market chart, graph on green background Shallow DOF effect.
Photo taken on: September 01st, 2014

Risk parity funds suffer a cruel summer

Market volatility takes its toll on a misunderstood strategy

Google’s subtle tweak after restructure

Being a technology group has made it easier to rebrand

Mr Thakkar Ashish is seen inside the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) call centre in Uganda on May 24; 2014.
©Isaac Kasamani

Review: ‘The Lion Awakes’, Ashish Thakkar

An entrepreneur’s feel-good tale of African resourcefulness

Best comments from our readers


"Do I want to live in an electronically controlled, cashless society where the government can effectively a) 'force' me to spend by taxing any unspent deposits, b) bail me in, in the 'national interest' of course, anytime they please c) regulate all my transactions...bearing in mind that governments take power, they don't give it back?"
By MarkGB on The case for retiring another ‘barbarous relic’



"Britain is not a country. It's a union of four countries; and that's important. One of the things that explains the differential voting patterns in Scotland is the sense that Scotland as a community is under threat from the rampant individualism of the Conservatives in England."
By In Britain, community is a foreign language


Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day

Sorry, Fast FT is unavailable at the moment

FOLLOW THE FT

SHARE THIS QUOTE