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      Calpers and Calstrs urge G7 to back emissions goal

      The chief executives of US public pension giants, Calpers and Calstrs, have taken the unusual step of urging G7 finance...

    2. May 25, 2015

      Investors expect trimming of US growth data

      Even as Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen said she expected the US economy to strengthen, investors expect...

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    1. May 14, 2015

      New drugs way to avoid an antibiotic apocalypse

      Microbiologists have been warning for years of a coming “antibiotic apocalypse”, in which drug-resistant superbugs turn...

    2. FT Data

      April 28, 2015

      A miserable first quarter?

      The Tories must be cursing the Office for National Statistics. Just when they wanted to trumpet solid growth in the economy...

    3. April 23, 2015

      Carmakers buck UK low productivity trend

      The UK may be suffering a productivity crisis but its carmakers are bucking the trend and enjoying record output per worker....

    4. March 23, 2015

      Ukraine’s Natalie Jaresko asks for more financial help

      Ukraine’s finance minister has urged rich nations to provide more aid to rebuild the country’s economy after the...

    5. March 19, 2015

      Budget 2015: Economist view — Bronwyn Curtis

      Giveaways may be lost in post-election tax rises, whoever wins the general election. The script for the Budget in the run-up...

    6. The Exchange

      March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Plans allow no room to achieve ambitions

        The summary of the chancellor’s Budget speech published on the government website says this: “The UK economy had the...

    7. March 16, 2015

      Europeans defy US to join China-led development bank

      France, Germany and Italy have all agreed to follow Britain’s lead and join a China-led international development bank,...

    8. FT Alphaville

      March 13, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The UK has come under fire from the Obama administration, which has accused it of...

    9. March 13, 2015

      Superpowers circle each other in contest to control Asia’s future

      The Anglo-American dispute over membership of a new Beijing-led development bank is one of the early chapters in the growing...

    10. March 12, 2015

      US attacks UK’s ‘constant accommodation’ with China

      The Obama administration accused the UK of a “constant accommodation” of China after Britain decided to join a new China-led...

    11. beyondbrics

      March 8, 2015

      Guest post: poverty is sexist

      By Eloise Todd of ONE There is a simple truth that the world ignores at its peril: poverty is sexist. These three words must...

    12. February 8, 2015

      Jack Lew to urge G20 finance ministers to honour growth pledge

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew is expected to press fellow finance ministers to honour a pledge to stimulate growth when...

    13. January 27, 2015

      Donors pledge $7.5bn to supply vaccines

      International donors led by Bill Gates have pledged $7.5bn for vaccines to immunise an extra 300m children in poor countries...

    14. January 26, 2015

      Currency market swings hit global effort to fund vaccinations

      Volatile currency markets have hit efforts to raise $7.5bn for vaccination programmes in the developing world ahead of an...

    15. FT Data

      December 30, 2014

      The ten charts of 2014

      We produce a lot of charts at the FT. Here are ten of the most notable, which illustrated some of the biggest stories of the...

    16. December 3, 2014

      Autumn Statement 2014: Stagnating productivity threatens finances

      Reforms that mean more investment in infrastructure and tackle anomalies in the tax system are all much needed and welcome....

    17. FT Alphaville

      December 3, 2014

      The 2 minute visual guide to the Autumn Statement

      As ever, George Osborne reeled off lots of lots of numbers to suggest the economy and public finances were extremely...

    18. The A-List

      November 14, 2014

      G20 summit: Leaders must urge Juncker to steer Europe back on the road to recovery

      On the eve of this year’s Group of 20 summit, Europe is once again at the forefront of risks to the global economy....

    19. Gavyn Davies

      October 26, 2014

      Is economic growth permanently lower?

      In the years after the Great Recession of 2008-09, forecasts for global economic growth have persistently proven too high....

    20. FT Data

      October 8, 2014

      Datawatch: A new G7

      by Gavin Jackson and Keith Fray On Tuesday the International Monetary Fund released its latest World Economic Outlook. A...

    21. September 16, 2014

      Bank of England signals dim view of household debt

      The Bank of England has signalled that it is minded to take a dim view of household borrowing in future, blaming the...

    22. FT Alphaville

      September 10, 2014

      FX vol is back, say relieved FX analysts

      FX vol is edging back and we have the notes to prove it. The question is whether they are reflecting an overreaction to a...

    23. September 7, 2014

      Emerging economies outpace G7 on tackling climate change

      China, India and other big emerging economies have outpaced the Group of Seven of rich nations for the first time on a...

    24. Brussels Blog

      September 3, 2014

      Leaked Russia sanctions paper: the excerpts

      Russia's Vladimir Putin, right, talks to EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton last month in Minsk As we reported in...

    25. July 25, 2014

      UK economy returns to pre-crisis level

      Britain’s economy is finally larger than it was before the financial crisis six years ago after output grew 0.8 per cent in...

    26. FT Data

      July 25, 2014

      Bells muffled for the end of the depression

      The UK economy has finally recovered. Today’s estimate by the Office for National Statistics of gross domestic product for...

    27. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Opinion: domesticating Russia

      Of course, it all goes back to Peter the Great at the turn of the eighteenth century. On the one hand, the Russian Tsar...

    28. July 22, 2014

      Countries can thrive without creating tech billionaires

      F or a country poised to grow faster than the rest of the Group of Seven industrialised nations, Britain retains a curious...

    29. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2014

      Opinion: a summit of Brics without straw

      If you’re an emerging market and there’s a geoeconomic grouping you’re looking for, you’ve got a few to choose from. In Asia...

    30. June 30, 2014

      Balls says Labour’s priority is investment rather than tax cuts

      Tax incentives for long-term investors would be the priority for an incoming Labour government rather than cuts in...

    31. June 29, 2014

      Labour to pledge corporate tax rise

      Labour will confirm on Monday that it will raise corporation tax if elected next year and is considering a tax break to...

    32. June 29, 2014

      German finance minister Schäuble pledges to keep UK in Europe

      A British exit from the EU is “unimaginable”, according to Germany’s powerful finance minister, and Berlin will do...

    33. June 29, 2014

      Transcript: FT interview with Wolfgang Schäuble

      This is a transcript of an interview with Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, by Stefan Wagstyl, the FT’s chief...

    34. June 13, 2014

      US claims Russia supplied tanks to Ukraine separatists

      The US claimed on Friday that Russia had supplied tanks and other heavy weapons to separatists in eastern Ukraine and warned...

    35. June 6, 2014

      Western focus turns to homegrown jihadis as terror threat grows

      Western intelligence agencies have handed Turkish authorities the names of nearly 5,000 people they fear are attempting to...

    36. June 6, 2014

      Putin and Poroshenko meet at D-Day ceremonies

      D-Day 70th anniversary Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko, the newly elected president of Ukraine, met for the first time...

    37. June 5, 2014

      Juncker refuses to ‘give in’ to Cameron

      A defiant Jean-Claude Juncker has warned Britain that he will not bow to David Cameron’s objections or yield to press...

    38. June 5, 2014

      Western leaders warn Russia of fresh sanctions line on Ukraine

      Barack Obama, the US president, said he and fellow leaders of the world’s seven industrial powers were prepared to impose...

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