Job Moves: who is hiring and where

The latest job moves and coverage of people making the news in the world’s financial capitals

Fund flows favour Treasuries over equities

US equity fund outflows approach $55bn over past two months

Munich Re jumps 4.5% on dividend rise

German reinsurer to pay investors €8.25 per share for 2015

How South Korea is hurting European shares

Seoul hosts largest and most liquid market in the world for options on single stocks

France: The short seller vs the supermarket

A US investor has gone into battle with Casino, over its valuation. Are other European companies now targets?

Eurozone IPOs set to outpace US in 2016

Privatisations by indebted eurozone governments seen as boost

FT City Network: Is the outlook all doom?

Top financiers on whether we face another financial crisis

A worker sits on a pile of steel bars at a small factory producing steel beams next to a construction site in Beijing August 1, 2013.
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EM slowdown hurts passive funds

Fund managers prove unwilling to close lossmaking exchange traded funds

Week in Review

Week in Review, January 30

US carmakers impress; Icahn, RBS, Zurich and Boeing in the news

Central banks tested on easy money

Global investors await US Fed stepping back from a hawkish stance

Italy bank stocks slide on loan concerns

FTSE Italia All Share banks index has lost nearly 25% this year

Coach sales boost helps lift S&P 500

Accessories retailer raises its outlook for operating income

Week in Review, January 23

Goldman, Deutsche Bank, Pearson, Shell and Renault in the news

Schlumberger rises on cuts and buyback

AmEx slumps after earnings miss triggers analyst downgrade

Bear territory: Avoid urge to flee

Numerological rules for defining bear market are basically hooey

Global index slides into bear market

Fear ripples from Japan to UK and US as flight to safety cuts bond yields and boosts gold

Crédit Agricole surges on regional bank plan

French lender looks at selling stakes in network

Almond prices crushed by demand slump

Prices almost halve and trading grinds to a halt

Markets: High anxiety

Bourses hit by terrible start to 2016 but investors are discounting the risk of a recession

Poland sell off follows S&P rating cut

Surprise downgrade sparks investor scepticism over country’s new rightwing government