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  1. Business Blog

    July 16, 2014

    Murdoch offers money - but not control - for Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch is not exactly putting his money where his mouth is with 21st Century Fox’s unsolicited $80bn offer for Time...

  2. July 11, 2014

    Fidelity loses ground to index trackers

    The world’s largest active fund managers, Fidelity and Capital Group, are losing market share to index trackers and niche...

Special Reports

  1. Brazil & the US 2013

    Politics put to one side in sign of closer ties...
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  1. April 29, 2014

    Eurobank rights issue returns Greek lender to private hands

    Eurobank has pulled off one of the biggest capital raisings in Greek history, attracting more than €7bn of orders from big...

  2. March 23, 2014

    Movers & shakers: March 24

    ● Alexandra Altinger has been appointed as chief executive of SandAire, which is joining forces with Lord North Street to...

  3. February 16, 2014

    Movers & shakers: February 17

    ● James O’Neill has moved to Legal & General Property as head of international distribution from Grosvenor Fund Management,...

  4. FT Alphaville

    January 15, 2014

    Keep an eye on Dow Chemical

    After we took a close look at the record of Dow chief exec Andrew Liveris in November, we thought the critique had sunk...

  5. November 11, 2013

    Capital Group questions how indices are used

    The rise of the multinational has transformed the corporate landscape in the past half-century. Now, the inventor of the...

  6. September 29, 2013

    Movers & shakers: September 30

    ● Kames Capital has appointed Martin Davis as chief executive. Mr Davis moves from his previous role as chief executive of...

  7. September 22, 2013

    New funds: September 23

    ● Aberdeen Asset Management has unveiled two new funds investing in government and frontier market bonds. The Global World...

  8. September 19, 2013

    Humbled Capital Group pledges shake-up

    Capital Group, the US equity fund management group whose fortunes have ebbed since the credit crisis, has promised to...

  9. May 16, 2013

    Education: Institutions poised to capitalise on an expanding middle class

    Along the six-lane highway that runs through Rio’s vast southwestern district of Barra da Tijuca, it is easy to spot the...

  10. December 23, 2012

    Capital Group opposes bank debt plan

    Capital Group, one of the world’s largest asset managers, has been quietly lobbying in Washington against an expected...

  11. March 4, 2012

    Tesco prices Thai property fund IPO

    Tesco, the world’s third-biggest retailer by sales, has priced the initial public offering of its Thailand property fund at...

  12. February 4, 2012

    Americans are just arriving at the House of Gaman

    From Mr Zachary Pessin. Sir, Reading Gillian Tett’s thoughts on stress struck a chord, as I too was living in Tokyo in the...

  13. August 17, 2011

    Foster’s rejects SABMiller’s hostile bid

    Foster’s, the Australian brewer, on Thursday sought to fend off a hostile takeover bid from SABMiller, dismissing the...

  14. July 27, 2011

    Irish government stake in BoI to fall by half

    The Irish government’s stake in Bank of Ireland is set to fall by more than half, making it the only troubled Irish bank to...

  15. June 2, 2011

    Glencore aims to win over detractors

    Glencore is like Marmite, the British breakfast spread that consumers either love or hate. The world’s largest commodities...

  16. April 13, 2011

    Investors in Glencore bonds set for windfall

    Investors in Glencore’s convertible bonds stand to nearly double their investment in only 18 months as the world’s largest...

  17. April 12, 2011

    City investor chiefs back banking revamp

    City fund managers have broadly welcomed the reform drive sweeping Britain’s banking sector, in spite of vocal criticism...

  18. February 9, 2011

    Glencore’s bashful bondholders

    When Glencore issued a convertible bond in December 2009, the world’s largest commodities trader said the $2.2bn issue had...

  19. November 24, 2010

    Money managers asked for paperwork

    Money managers at SAC Capital Advisors, Citadel, Janus Capital and Wellington Management have received requests for...

  20. June 19, 2010

    Round two for the noisy minority at the Pru

    It gives me little satisfaction to begin my first column for the Financial Times with a fresh tale of woe about Prudential,...

  21. June 19, 2010

    Roll on round two for the noisy minority at the Pru

    It gives me little satisfaction to begin my first column for the Financial Times with a fresh tale of woe about Prudential,...

  22. June 5, 2010

    Only 15 hours to round up investor backing

    Nic Nicandrou was thrust into one of the most important jobs of his life last week, when the Prudential's chief financial...

  23. May 30, 2010

    AIG and Pru locked in talks on rescue price

    Prudential and AIG were locked in talks on Sunday trying to thrash out a rescue price for the US insurer’s Asian businesses,...

  24. April 28, 2010

    Prudential's poll heaps pressure on its party leader

    Lofty ambition, a high-sounding manifesto for change, floating voters, media gossip. The campaign to persuade investors to...

  25. April 27, 2010

    Prudential poll heaps pressure on leader

    Lofty ambition, a high-sounding manifesto for change, floating voters, media gossip. The campaign to persuade investors to...

  26. August 22, 2009

    Balearic blow-ins

    It was destination Formentera in the Balearic Islands by the end of the week for luxury yacht owners, including retailer...

  27. June 14, 2009

    Hedge fund fervour fizzles

    Hedge funds have dropped off the radar of investor relations teams, according to Extel’s annual analyst survey . “Hedge...

  28. May 7, 2009

    Partner search drags Vialogy

    Vialogy , a provider of software to the oil industry, was under pressure after admitting it was seeking a new partner for...

  29. March 23, 2009

    More job losses at money managers

    US money managers are preparing another round of job losses, and are seeking to cut costs even further as investor...

  30. March 22, 2009

    More job losses at money managers

    US money managers are preparing another round of job losses, and are seeking to cut costs even further as investor...

  31. FT Alphaville

    February 17, 2009

    Who controls the stock market, or, physicists do it differently

    Imagine a group of physicists looked into the global financial industry. What remarkable things could they find? Covariance...

  32. February 4, 2009

    Xstrata eases fears of overpayment in rights issue deal

    Xstrata and Kazakhmys led the blue-chip risers yesterday as miners helped push the FTSE 100 sharply higher. Xstrata jumped...

  33. September 27, 2008

    JPMorgan swoops in again

    The bitter end for Washington Mutual took less than a month. JPMorganacquired WaMu's deposits, assets and some of its...

  34. September 27, 2008

    JPMorgan swoops in again

    The bitter end for Washington Mutual took less than a month. JPMorganacquired the embattled bank's deposits, assets and...

  35. September 26, 2008

    JPMorgan swoops in again

    The bitter end for Washington Mutual took less than a month. JPMorgan acquired the embattled bank’s deposits, assets and...

  36. August 7, 2008

    Yahoo vote recount shows scale of investor discontent

    Jerry Yang's hold on the top job at Yahoo has just become even more tenuous. That was the view among investors and other...

  37. August 6, 2008

    Yahoo board support vote withers on recount

    Jerry Yang’s hold on the top job at Yahoo has just become even more tenuous.That was the view among investors and other...

  38. August 6, 2008

    Discovery of Yahoo voting error reveals scale of revolt over Yang

    The apparently solid level of support displayed at Yahoo's annual meeting last week for Jerry Yang, its chief executive...

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