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  1. February 2, 2016

    Prudential slumps over prospects for China growth

    Prudential hit a two-year low on Tuesday amid worries about tougher exchange controls in China, one of the insurer’s...

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    February 2, 2016

    Prudential shares fall on report of Chinese restriction

    Prudential had its shares suspended after suffering one of the biggest falls on the FTSE 100. Analysts blamed the drop...

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  1. February 2, 2016

    Global equities sell-off quickens amid oil and China angst

    The sell-off in global equities is gathering pace this afternoon, as the oil rout resumes, metal prices slide and...

  2. February 1, 2016

    Aberdeen’s Anne should give M&G and industry new, clear options

    Anne Richards, newly-anointed chief executive of M&G Investments, was once a research fellow at Cern, where nuclear...

  3. January 20, 2016

    Prudential drops as FTSE falls into bear market

    Prudential was among the casualties of Wednesday’s stocks sell-off as the FTSE 100 moved into a bear market. A profit...

  4. January 19, 2016

    Prudential signals retreat from UK annuity market

    Prudential has signalled a pull-back from the UK annuity market, saying that the new Solvency II rules make it tougher...

  5. Fast FT

    January 19, 2016

    Prudential appoints Foley head of UK business

    Prudential has ended months of uncertainty by appointing a new head for its UK business. John Foley, who has been...

  6. January 17, 2016

    Prudential to make first move on new capital rules

    Prudential will this week set a benchmark for rivals by becoming the first of the UK insurers to reveal its capital...

  7. January 11, 2016

    Investors warm to UK science parks

    The UK’s largest portfolio of privately owned science parks has been bought by a US private equity company in a deal...

  8. December 26, 2015

    New Brooms: Bank CEOs embark on clean-up

    In 2015, new bank chief executives have been rather like buses. You wait ages while anger mounts over regulation of the...

  9. December 7, 2015

    Omani sovereign wealth fund holds talks to invest in Kenmare

    An Omani sovereign wealth fund is in talks to invest $100m in Kenmare Resources, owner of a Mozambican mine, after the...

  10. December 4, 2015

    Self-employed turn their backs on pensions

    Just one in ten self-employed workers are paying into a pension, a dramatic fall from previous years, prompting...

  11. November 15, 2015

    Movers & shakers: November 16

    ● Four new portfolio managers at Eastspring Investments, the $125bn Asian investment management arm of Prudential, the...

  12. November 10, 2015

    Prudential hit by withdrawals from M&G investment arm

    Outflows from the asset manager M&G and concerns about a sales slowdown in some Asian insurance markets took the shine...

  13. November 8, 2015

    Prudential policy leaves UK insurance division in question

    The image of the “man from the Pru” — the insurance agent selling life policies door-to-door — is embedded in Britain’s...

  14. October 19, 2015

    Fund manager pay needs tougher regulation

    Even by the standards of the glitziest investment bankers, the pay packages handed out to some asset managers are...

  15. October 12, 2015

    Regulators set their sights on insurance

    The $185bn bailout of the insurer AIG still makes Ben Bernanke fume. “Once I fully understood how irresponsible, or...

  16. September 15, 2015

    Former financial watchdog Lord Turner joins Prudential board

    Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, the former financial watchdog who pledged to “consign to the dustbin of history” soft-touch...

  17. August 11, 2015

    Prudential: summer slide

    Not exactly a crisis but certainly a summer malaise. Shares in Prudential, for so long the darling of the UK life...

  18. August 11, 2015

    Prudential’s new chief unveils forecast-beating profits

    The Prudential’s new chief executive was given further encouragement on Tuesday to stick to the strategy pursued by his...

  19. FT Alphaville

    August 11, 2015

    Opening Quote: It's a merger of annuities

    Two annuity specialists are joining forces, the Pru posts its first numbers since Tidjane Thiam’s departure and...

  20. FT Alphaville

    August 5, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Winters is coming to StanChart

    New CEO Bill Winters could produce the first signs of a turnaround at Standard Chartered in results later this morning....

  21. July 29, 2015

    Investors pull £2.7bn from giant M&G bond fund

    Investors pulled £2.7bn out of M&G’s flagship Optimal Income fund in three months after a decline in performance...

  22. July 14, 2015

    Insurers face greater competition from pension overhaul

    Britain’s biggest insurers are facing a possible rewriting of tax relief rules that would usher in sweeping changes to...

  23. June 14, 2015

    Foreign insurers hit roadblock in India growth plans

    Prudential and Standard Life, India’s two largest foreign insurers by market share, have hit a regulatory roadblock in...

  24. May 31, 2015

    Prudential chief executive Wells must navigate choppy regulatory waters

    When Mike Wells takes the hot seat at Prudential on Monday, he will in effect take charge of four FTSE 100 companies....

  25. May 15, 2015

    Boardroom trades, May 16

    Investors in Saga might cautiously raise a glass to mark a year since shares in the holidays to insurance group made...

  26. May 10, 2015

    Pru and Woodford funds to accelerate rural broadband rollout

    Funds run by Prudential and Neil Woodford have agreed to back a rapid rollout of ultrafast broadband networks in rural...

  27. May 6, 2015

    Prudential: stick with the plan

    And that’s the way it is. This is Tidjane Thiam, signing off. The outgoing chief executive of UK insurer Prudential may...

  28. May 6, 2015

    Low interest rates dent quarterly profits at Prudential

    Prudential has become the latest insurance group to feel the pinch from rock-bottom interest rates, unveiling a dip in...

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    April 21, 2015

    FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

    You can sign up to receive the email here. Gazprom is next in the pipeline for Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition...

  30. April 19, 2015

    Rothesay Life gears up for a potential £3bn IPO

    Construction workers are still putting the finishing touches on the Leadenhall Building, the City of London high-rise...

  31. April 16, 2015

    ‘Katherine the Great’ braces for Alliance Trust invasion

    Dundee is famous for jute, jam and journalism. Jousting can now be added to that alliterative list, thanks to an...

  32. April 8, 2015

    Manulife signs $1.2bn distribution deal with DBS

    Manulife has agreed a $1.2bn deal with Singapore’s DBS to exclusively distribute its products through the bank’s...

  33. March 31, 2015

    Investors should raise questions but not revolt over Pru pay

    It’s all down to the need to attract and retain the top talent. That line is often used by FTSE 100 companies...

  34. March 31, 2015

    Prudential chief Tidjane Thiam gets 36% pay rise to £11.8m

    Tidjane Thiam, the outgoing Prudential chief executive, received a 36 per cent pay rise in 2014, taking his earnings to...

  35. March 13, 2015

    Tidjane Thiam, outgoing Prudential boss

    When Tidjane Thiam, the outgoing boss of British insurer Prudential, appeared at a press conference in Zurich this week...

  36. March 10, 2015

    Pru’s Wells fields a perilous pass

    Tidjane Thiam, chief executive of Prudential, has every reason for jubilation. A gruelling struggle had been rewarded...

  37. March 10, 2015

    Credit Suisse surges on Thiam appointment

    Credit Suisse’s market value surged on the appointment of Tidjane Thiam from UK insurer Prudential to be the Swiss...

  38. March 10, 2015

    Pru tumbles on news that Thiam is leaving for Credit Suisse

    There are few chief executives whose departure can knock £1bn off the market value of a FTSE 100 company. Tidjane Thiam...

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