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  1. April 1, 2014

    Aberdeen chief says worst is over for emerging market outflows

    Aberdeen Asset Management offered welcome relief to shareholders as its chief executive declared the worst was over in terms...

  2. March 28, 2014

    Portugal bond yield falls below 4% for first time in four years

    Portugal’s benchmark borrowing costs have slipped below the 4 per cent mark as investors rush to snap up some of the last...

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  1. March 23, 2014

    Asset managers could win big in UK pension overhaul

    Schroders, Henderson Global Investors and Jupiter Asset Management have been widely tipped as the biggest winners from a...

  2. March 20, 2014

    Partnership Assurance left reeling by Budget pensions shake-up

    Partnership Assurance was until this week one of most successful life insurance companies on the London stock market, thanks...

  3. January 28, 2014

    Analytics and mobility among big 2014 trends

    Cloud computing, data analytics, mobility and socially en­abled business processes are reshaping corporate IT, while the...

  4. December 15, 2013

    Royal Bank of Canada considers spinning off prop trading units

    Royal Bank of Canada, the country’s biggest bank by market capitalisation, is considering spinning off of parts of its...

  5. FT Alphaville

    November 25, 2013

    IOER cut scepticism

    In response to the apparent enthusiasm in the latest FOMC minutes for cutting the interest paid on reserves, we noted last...

  6. November 14, 2013

    Underwriters of Barrick Gold equity issue left with unsold stock

    Banks underwriting Barrick Gold’s $3bn equity issue have been left with unsold stock in the world’s largest gold miner after...

  7. October 1, 2013

    Dollar falls on US budget friction

    The dollar fell on Tuesday as the reality of a potential US government shutdown crept ever closer, although many strategists...

  8. September 11, 2013

    General Motors share sales cut US and Canada’s stakes

    General Motors, the US’s biggest carmaker by sales, has taken two critical steps towards shedding its “government motors”...

  9. September 10, 2013

    Netflix takes a starring role

    US indices were poised for a fifth consecutive day of gains, helped by Netflix, which broke through the $300 level to reach...

  10. August 7, 2013

    Sterling recovers poise after BoE guidance

    Sterling bounced after the Bank of England adopted forward guidance linked to the labour market, but added certain caveats...

  11. July 19, 2013

    Yen climbs as investors consider election risk

    Foreign exchanges overlooked losses on global equity markets and pushed the dollar lower on Friday, leaving the yen as one...

  12. beyondbrics

    July 17, 2013

    Yahoo rally: powered by Alibaba

    Yahoo might have delivered a set of lacklustre second quarter results, but that didn’t stop the web portal company’s shares...

  13. FT Alphaville

    July 12, 2013

    US housing's resilience

    The Q2 results from Wells Fargo and JP Morgan have again raised the issue of declining mortgage refinancings (if rates stay...

  14. July 3, 2013

    Fed’s tapering shift leaves ECB with headache of its own

    The spotlight is on the European Central Bank on Thursday as the 23 members of the governing council gather for July’s...

  15. FT Alphaville

    June 27, 2013

    Market structure and the rate rise

    Michael Cloherty of RBC Capital Markets makes an interesting point in a short note today about the role played by market...

  16. FT Alphaville

    June 21, 2013

    The EM "sell-off", chart du jour

    Courtesy of RBC Capital Markets on Friday: Here’s the commentary: The chart above highlights the recent divergence in price...

  17. beyondbrics

    June 10, 2013

    Brazil real: be careful what you wish for, Mr Mantega

    Oh the cruel irony. After lobbying for a weaker currency for the past three years, Brazil’s government would now give...

  18. FT Alphaville

    April 8, 2013

    Charts du jour, labour force participation kill the old edition

    Self-explanatory, and they come via RBC Capital Markets: Monday’s Washington Post notes that economists are having trouble...

  19. March 22, 2013

    Schroders and Cazenove in merger talks

    Schroders and Cazenove Capital, two of London’s oldest names, are in talks to merge in a sign of the much talked of...

  20. March 22, 2013

    UK wind industry given confidence boost

    The UK wind industry has had a big boost in confidence after a wind farms investment fund revealed it had raised £260m in...

  21. FT Alphaville

    March 21, 2013

    Bernanke's employment dashboard

    I would say that we will be looking for sustained improvement in a range of key labor market indicators, including...

  22. March 5, 2013

    Services data allay fears on economy

    More money printing from the Bank of England later this week appears a close call after data for the UK’s dominant services...

  23. March 3, 2013

    Wall Street grapples in defence of wrestling

    It is a cause that unites some of Wall Street’s top financiers with the presidents of Russia and Iran – the struggle to...

  24. March 3, 2013

    Outlook: Fed target puts focus on payrolls

    Employment data in the US has assumed extra significance to global markets since the Federal Reserve made the duration of...

  25. February 26, 2013

    Those betting on D Börse deal face a wait

    Will Deutsche Börse be the latest European exchange to fall to a larger US rival? The group quickly moved to shoot down the...

  26. February 21, 2013

    Big banks’ share of corporate debt at new low

    The market share of the global “bulge bracket” investment banks in arranging corporate bonds and loans has fallen to an...

  27. February 14, 2013

    Rolls-Royce: window seat

    One way to capture the civilian aerospace boom is to sit in the cockpit with EADS (parent of Airbus) and Boeing. Another is...

  28. February 10, 2013

    Carney not expected to make sudden change

    Economists do not expect the arrival of Mark Carney at the Bank of England to make much difference to monetary policy or the...

  29. February 7, 2013

    Spain’s investors spooked by slush fund claims

    Madrid was forced to pay sharply higher yields on Thursday in the first sovereign bond auction since allegations of...

  30. February 5, 2013

    Advisers set for fee bonanza in Dell deal

    Bankers, lawyers and other advisers are set to enjoy a fee bonanza worth more than $400m from working on the $24.4bn...

  31. February 4, 2013

    Simon supported by consumer spending

    Simon Property Group, the largest US mall owner by every measure, raised its dividend after fourth-quarter earnings beat...

  32. January 31, 2013

    Yen falls to 19-month low against dollar

    The Japanese yen fell to a 19-month low against the dollar late in New York, ahead of crucial jobs figures out from the US...

  33. January 30, 2013

    F&C hit by outflows of cash

    It is clear that Edward Bramson, the activist investor, has more work to do at F&C Asset Management after the company he...

  34. January 24, 2013

    RIM buoyed by Lenovo interest

    Lenovo has signalled it is a potential acquirer of Research In Motion, lifting the shares in the troubled Canadian maker of...

  35. January 17, 2013

    Albanese joins the exit of top miners

    For a while, it seemed Tom Albanese would be the last chief executive of the world’s largest miners left standing. With...

  36. January 3, 2013

    Transocean reaps settlement benefits

    T ransocean was the top performing stock amid news that the Swiss owner and operator of the Deepwater Horizon rig, which...

  37. December 26, 2012

    Markets in thrall to US uncertainties

    The two themes that have dominated trading in recent weeks – uncertainty over the US fiscal cliff and the prospect of...

  38. December 23, 2012

    Joint ventures see big decline

    When Caterpillar revealed earlier this month its joint venture with Ariel Corporation to serve oil and gas customers, the...

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