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    1. April 28, 2016

      Tata chief warns of growing pension deficit if Port Talbot closed

      The chief executive of Tata Steel UK on Thursday defended his parent company’s decision to sell the business but told...

    2. April 11, 2016

      What’s in a name: the return of British Steel

      British Steel is back — as it seems is 1960s nostalgia. On the day a private equity firm agreed to pay a nominal sum...

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    1. Fast FT

      April 11, 2016

      Greybull agrees to buy Tata Steel's long products unit

      Greybull Capital, the UK investor that specialises in turning round troubled companies, has reached an agreement to buy...

    2. April 7, 2016

      Tata patriarch paints bleak picture of UK steelworks

      Ratan Tata, the Indian industrialist and former chairman of Tata Group, on Thursday defended the decision to sell its...

    3. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Cameron must take 'personal responsibility' for steel crisis - Unite

      UK ministers should step in to save Britain’s steel industry in the same way the former Labour government moved to bail...

    4. March 30, 2016

      Tata cuts UK steel loose as it grapples with $10bn debt

      Tata’s board met for seven hours on Tuesday in the company’s elegant stone headquarters in central Mumbai but one...

    5. March 30, 2016

      Buyers for Port Talbot steelworks thin on the ground

      It is hard to think of potential buyers who could give Port Talbot a future. The kind of energy-intensive production...

    6. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Tata Steel slumps to hefty third quarter loss

      India’s Tata Steel, which has been in the spotlight in the UK after making thousands of job cuts at its British...

    7. January 17, 2016

      Tata’s Port Talbot faces 750 job cuts

      The crisis in Britain’s steel industry deepened with news that Tata Steel is planning about 1,000 job cuts, as cheap...

    8. November 10, 2015

      Welcome to Jamshedpur, India’s steel citadel

      Compared with the tumult of most Indian cities, Jamshedpur seems like something from a fairy tale. Its streets are...

    9. October 23, 2015

      Steelmaking operation rolls out in Wales

      As UK ministers met last week to discuss the crisis in the country’s steel industry, a very different gathering was...

    10. July 25, 2014

      Tata Steel starts refinancing Corus debt

      Tata Steel has tapped the US dollar bond market for $1.5bn, marking the first step in plans to refinance approximately...

    11. November 8, 2013

      Britain’s champagne socialists unite to save Gay Hussar restaurant

      The champagne socialist wing of the British Labour party, which for decades has struggled to find big, brave causes...

    12. beyondbrics

      June 10, 2013

      Indian companies v international peers: 'less chance of success'

      An Indian company that is a sector leader has only a 15 per cent chance of remaining in that position five years later....

    13. May 14, 2013

      Tata steels itself for tough Europe decisions

      Tata Steel’s 2007 purchase of Anglo-Dutch steelmaker Corus for $13.1bn promised to transform the Indian group into a...

    14. May 14, 2013

      Tata Steel reveals $1.6bn writedown

      India’s Tata Steel has announced a $1.6bn writedown on its struggling European division, underlining the chronic...

    15. March 19, 2013

      Peugeot chief gets taste for a bumpy ride

      Philippe Varin says that he enjoys tackling crises. Given the dismal figures on European car sales published on Tuesday...

    16. March 8, 2013

      A market strategy that keeps on rolling

      It’s a big month for anniversaries. Last week saw the fourth anniversary of 0.5 per cent interest rates. Next week is...

    17. January 7, 2013

      Tata relights fire at Port Talbot plant

      The Port Talbot steelworks, one of the last vestiges of heavy industry in Wales, will be back to full production in the...

    18. December 26, 2012

      Ratan Tata – a hard act to follow

      In March, Ratan Tata, outgoing head of India’s Tata group, addressed the company’s annual meeting of senior executives...

    19. December 6, 2012

      Tata raps India for driving off investment

      Ratan Tata, the outgoing head of the Tata group, India’s most global business, has warned that government inaction is...

    20. August 13, 2012

      Tata profits slide on Europe woes

      Tata Steel reported a sharp fall in first-quarter profit on the back of continued slow demand in major European...

    21. beyondbrics

      August 13, 2012

      Tata Steel: Europe hurts, India disappoints

      The crisis in Europe continued to hammer Tata Steel in the quarter ended in June, for which it reported a steep fall in...

    22. June 25, 2012

      Tata undeterred by collapse of CWW deal

      Tata Communications abruptly pulled out of the race to buy Cable & Wireless Worldwide, the struggling UK-based telecoms...

    23. May 4, 2012

      Resource stocks drive Asia lower

      Resources and exporter stocks led Asian markets lower with the mood tilting towards the risk averse after soft US...

    24. March 27, 2012

      Shuvalov case raises cronyism questions

      When Igor Shuvalov, Russia’s first deputy prime minister, declared that his wife had earned an income of $10.9m in...

    25. March 27, 2012

      Kremlin mired in Gazprom deal

      The family of Igor Shuvalov, Russia’s first deputy prime minister, bought nearly $18m in Gazprom shares through an...

    26. March 1, 2012

      Reverse colonialists eye imperial relic

      Buying Cable & Wireless Worldwide would be a neat piece of reverse colonialism for India’s Tata Group. C&WW’s corporate...

    27. beyondbrics

      March 1, 2012

      Tata mulling UK telecoms acquisition

      embed1 Tata Group, the Indian conglomerate which three years ago bought Jaguar Land Rover and steelmaker Corus, may be...

    28. February 9, 2012

      Tata Steel reports loss as demand wanes

      Tata Steel warned that it expected “muted” demand in its core markets this year, as it posted its first quarterly loss...

    29. beyondbrics

      February 3, 2012

      India's Binani in €275m Belgian deal

      Though Brics may not be riding to the eurozone’s rescue any time soon, emerging market companies are making headway in...

    30. beyondbrics

      November 11, 2011

      Europe hits Tata Steel hard

      There’s no escaping the spectre of Europe, not even in India. Tata Steel, India’s largest and Europe’s second-largest...

    31. October 16, 2011

      Tata Steel warns UK on ‘over the top’ green policy

      The head of the European division of Tata Steel of India has warned that a planned £1.2bn investment programme by his...

    32. October 5, 2011

      Dormant Teesside plant blasts back into life

      When a lone trumpeter played the Last Post to mark the mothballing of the huge Redcar blast furnace, hopes of saving...

    33. September 19, 2011

      Britain can feel proud of Tata

      Jaguar Land Rover’s £355m engine plant is a boost for the coalition’s hopes of rebalancing the economy: George...

    34. August 11, 2011

      UK riots alarm Jaguar Land Rover

      Jaguar Land Rover, the UK-based carmaker owned by India’s Tata Group, has voiced its concern about the riots in many...

    35. July 27, 2011

      PSA Peugeot Citroën

      Rule number one when preparing excuses: pick a good one. The way PSA Peugeot Citroën tells it, the tsunami in Japan...

    36. June 22, 2011

      Tata wins $130m to settle ‘offtake’ row

      Tata Steel has received $130m from a group of four steelmakers to settle a bitter dispute over the sudden end of an...

    37. May 10, 2011

      David Brown gears up with India’s Kalyani

      David Brown Systems, the 150-year-old maker of industrial gearboxes, has joined forces with India’s Kalyani Group to...

    38. May 6, 2011

      Tata looks to close the gap in Europe

      Tata Steel is planning to double the profit margin of its European operations through a new focus on high-value steel...

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