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    1. July 30, 2015

      Dollar up as Fed rate expectations build

      Thursday 21:0 0 BST. The dollar and shorter-term US Treasury bond yields crept back towards multiyear highs amid...

    2. July 29, 2015

      ProSiebenSat.1 and Axel Springer abandon merger talks

      ProSiebenSat.1 and Axel Springer have walked away from merger talks that would have created a €14bn European media...

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    1. July 28, 2015

      Marwyn to launch vehicle on Aim to buy media companies

      Marwyn, the investment group that brought companies including Peppa Pig rights owner Entertainment One to the public...

    2. July 27, 2015

      News business has the wind in its sails

      After a decade it would rather forget, the news industry suddenly has wind in its sails. From Nikkei’s surprise £844m...

    3. July 27, 2015

      FT and Nikkei differences need not cause a clash

      Old Tokyo correspondents such as myself think of Japan as the country that abolished news, as a place of processes and...

    4. July 27, 2015

      Shanghai stock tumble hits global markets

      Monday 21.00 BST. Global stock markets suffered a miserable start to the week as selling re-emerged in force in...

    5. July 26, 2015

      Economist stake offers investors cachet, but not control

      Few media companies are as idiosyncratically structured as the Economist Group, publisher of one of the world’s most...

    6. July 25, 2015

      Pearson in talks to sell Economist stake

      Pearson is in negotiations to sell its 50 per cent stake in the Economist Group, publisher of the Economist magazine,...

    7. July 24, 2015

      How the FT falcon flew to Nikkei’s nest

      In an office at Pearson’s art deco London headquarters — the former Shell Mex building overlooking the river Thames —...

    8. July 24, 2015

      FT provides ‘fast ticket’ for Nikkei’s global expansion

      Nikkei’s 5pm press conference on Friday afternoon in the ballroom of Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel was packed with journalists...

    9. July 24, 2015

      A new future for the FT, without fear or favour

      Throughout its 127-year history, the Financial Times has occupied a special place in journalism, enjoying a precious...

    10. July 24, 2015

      The pink paper that grew more valuable in the digital maelstrom

      In the end, it came down to money. After Pearson had chosen the news organisations it believed could become responsible...

    11. July 24, 2015

      Pace of change means challenge and opportunity for FT and Pearson

      We have reached an inflection point in global media. The pace of disruptive change in new technology — in particular,...

    12. July 24, 2015

      Nikkei promises to respect FT’s editorial independence

      The chairman of Nikkei Group has promised to respect the Financial Times’s editorial independence, and to expand its...

    13. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2015

      FT Opening Quote - Pearson maintains profit guidance

      Pearson, owner and now seller of the FT, said it was maintaining its profit guidance for the year this morning, despite...

    14. July 24, 2015

      City Insider: Martin Wheatley spies an opportunity

      Martin Wheatley: wooden delivery Martin Wheatley’s exit from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has one silver lining...

    15. July 23, 2015

      Nikkei and Axel Springer bid battle for FT went to the wire

      Pearson’s 58-year ownership of the FT Group ended in high drama on Thursday as the Japanese media group Nikkei trumped...

    16. July 23, 2015

      Nikkei sees FT as key to global expansion

      For the top executives of Nikkei, Japan’s biggest media company, buying the Financial Times was a deal they had been...

    17. July 23, 2015

      Japanese buyer digs deep for FT trophy

      For years bankers have struggled to value the Financial Times — a trophy asset that could be worth whatever a deep...

    18. July 23, 2015

      Hands-off owner hands over FT after 58 years

      The Financial Times has covered countless takeovers since its creation in 1888, and detailed waves of consolidation,...

    19. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      So, are we big in Japan?

      Statement from Pearson: Pearson is today announcing that it has agreed the sale of FT Group to Nikkei Inc. for a gross...

    20. July 17, 2015

      Equities struggle at end of strong week

      Friday 21:00 BST US and European stocks struggled for traction as signs of fatigue began to emerge after a week of...

    21. July 15, 2015

      Dollar bolstered by Yellen testimony

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. The dollar gained ground in response to the latest comments on interest rates from Janet Yellen,...

    22. July 3, 2015

      China seen emulating Nikkei and Nasdaq

      The speed at which the focus of China’s volatile market has gone from slowing a runaway rally to stopping the rot has...

    23. July 2, 2015

      Dollar and bond yields fall after US data

      Thursday 21:00 BST. US Treasury bond prices rose and the dollar retreated as the outlook for Federal Reserve policy...

    24. July 1, 2015

      European stocks rise on Greek hopes

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. A more optimistic view of the situation in Greece, plus some encouraging eurozone and US economic...

    25. June 30, 2015

      Greek uncertainty hits European stocks

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Renewed uncertainty about the fate of Greece left European equities nursing a second day of heavy...

    26. June 29, 2015

      Stocks dented by deepening Greek crisis

      Monday 21:00 BST. The latest twists and turns of Greece’s bailout drama pulled the rug from under European and US...

    27. June 24, 2015

      Stocks slip amid lack of Greek progress

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks drifted lower and the euro edged ahead as a lack of progress in...

    28. June 19, 2015

      Hedge fund bets against Japanese shares hit record levels

      Bets against Japanese share prices rising in the future reached a record level this week, challenging the euphoria over...

    29. June 1, 2015

      Markets await US labour and trade data

      Widely telegraphed by analysts and economists across Wall Street, markets showed little consternation about a...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      May 28, 2015

      Eye on the stock market

      A pedestrian walks past an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of the Japan’s Nikkei average...

    31. May 26, 2015

      Yen and Nikkei correlation could break

      Nikkei 225 futures rose during European trading on Wednesday as the dollar burst through the top of its multi-month...

    32. May 25, 2015

      Spanish stocks sink on Rajoy setback

      Monday 17.00 BST. Madrid stocks were in retreat as Spain’s ruling party suffered its biggest local election setback in...

    33. May 15, 2015

      Weaker yen rekindles Japanese equity fund inflows

      The Bank of Japan has rejected the idea of an imminent injection of further monetary stimulus into the economy, amid...

    34. May 15, 2015

      S&P 500 inches to record closing high

      Friday 21:00 BST. Renewed concerns that the US economy was lacking momentum helped prompt gains for Treasury bond...

    35. May 11, 2015

      Sharp lines up measures to regain its edge

      Less than three years after its last bailout, Sharp is in deep trouble yet again. Shares in the Japanese panel maker...

    36. May 10, 2015

      Shareholder-friendly Japan Inc is a slow business

      Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, has been credited widely with implementing the most radical overhaul of the...

    37. FT Alphaville

      May 7, 2015

      Volatility has actually been falling

      It may not feel like it on Thursday, as bond yields rise, but a timely piece on cross asset volatility strategy from JP...

    38. April 22, 2015

      Nikkei 225 passes 20,000 after 15-year wait

      Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed above 20,000 points on Wednesday for the first time since the days of the dotcom bubble, as...

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