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    1. 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 came...

    2. July 1, 2015

      S&P 500: at what price growth?

      The S&P 500 had the wind at its back from the end of 2011 until the end of last year. This year, the air has gone eerily...

    1. 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 losses...

    2. June 26, 2015

      June is busiest month this year for US companies listing shares

      The initial public offering from Fitbit, the maker of wearable fitness tracking devices, arrived in the busiest month of the...

    3. June 23, 2015

      US Autos: shut up and drive

      If you are searching for the beleaguered American consumer, try car dealers’ forecourts. US auto sales, which have been...

    4. June 18, 2015

      Fitbit: wearing it well, for now

      It is a great time to be a hardware company, especially where buzzwords such as “wearables” are involved. Shares in Fitbit,...

    5. June 18, 2015

      China debt: run for the border

      China’s semi-closed economy creates bizarre anomalies. A particularly wild one appeared Wednesday, when a subsidiary of...

    6. June 17, 2015

      Energy stocks retreat on inventory data

      Energy stocks were among the biggest losers in the S&P 500 on Wednesday as crude prices slipped following the latest oil...

    7. June 17, 2015

      Noble Group: clearing up

      Noble Group, a commodity trader, has been under attack. Short sellers believe that the company does not disclose properly...

    8. FT Alphaville

      June 17, 2015

      Beat of the drum

      BoA Merrill Lynch discovers the difference between earnings reported by companies in the S&P 500, and the average forecast...

    9. June 17, 2015

      Noble Group chief hits back at critics

      Noble Group’s chief executive has become embroiled in a war of words with one of the company’s fiercest critics, as the...

    10. June 11, 2015

      Noble Group at risk of being downgraded by S&P to junk status

      Noble Group, the Asian commodities trader that is under fire over its accounting practices, has been put on notice by credit...

    11. June 10, 2015

      Stocks shrug off renewed Bund volatility

      Wednesday 21:00 BST. US and European stock markets roared back from days of losses as equity bulls shrugged off another bout...

    12. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2015

      On the ongoing incarceration of Trader Sarao...

      For the eighth time in eight weeks, futures day trader Navinder Singh Sarao was driven from London’s Wandsworth prison to...

    13. 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 24...

    14. May 24, 2015

      Tobam: ‘I promise to deliver zero alpha’

      Yves Choueifaty is a man on a mission. His yearbook photo, from the high school he attended in Beirut, was captioned: “If...

    15. May 22, 2015

      HK watchdog on defensive after $36bn Hanergy and Goldin losses

      Hong Kong’s watchdog has defended its policing of the markets after a week that saw three companies lose a combined $36bn in...

    16. 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 prices and...

    17. May 11, 2015

      S&P warns on DuPont’s creditworthiness

      DuPont’s creditworthiness could be hurt if Nelson Peltz, an activist investor, succeeds in gaining board representation at...

    18. May 1, 2015

      Small-cap funds in surprise performance dip

      More than half of actively-managed UK equity funds underperformed during 2014, new research shows, as investors continue to...

    19. April 29, 2015

      Stock valuations are no help in timing trades

      How can we value the stock market, and how can we time our entrances to it and exits from it? And are these questions...

    20. April 27, 2015

      Conduct and litigation charges a ‘way of life’ for British banks

      The spectre of past scandals will continue to haunt British banks, according to Standard & Poor’s, which predicts conduct...

    21. April 23, 2015

      Amazon tops forecasts with 15% sales rise

      Amazon has disclosed that its fast-growing technology subsidiary, Amazon Web Services, is also one of its most profitable...

    22. April 22, 2015

      Investor returns are all about the timing

      Timing the market is difficult. Our emotions make it even harder to get right. As a result, most of us — particularly retail...

    23. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      Saving Trader Sarao

      Picture the scene in the London borough of Hounslow on Tuesday lunchtime, as police moved in to arrest one Navinder Singh...

    24. April 15, 2015

      Challenging times await US junk bonds after banner run

      When financial market parties end, the worst hangover usually resides with buyers of junk bonds. The party lights may still...

    25. April 9, 2015

      Noble Group: trading glances

      Stare hard at something long enough: lines begin to blur and shapes change. Analysts have looked intently at the accounts of...

    26. April 8, 2015

      UK banks stem domestic loan losses

      UK banks’ losses from domestic loans plummeted last year to “exceptionally low” levels, in a trend that is expected to...

    27. March 31, 2015

      Healthcare and techs to seal quarter gains

      It was a choppy ride but US equities ended the first quarter of the year slightly higher as strong gains from the healthcare...

    28. March 25, 2015

      Hungary: forint affairs

      “Trust Fidesz” proclaimed Hungary’s ruling centre-right party in the elections last October. After four years of expensive,...

    29. February 28, 2015

      WoodMac considers £1.6bn takeover bids

      Wood Mackenzie, one of the world’s leading energy consultancies, has received competing takeover offers that value the...

    30. February 3, 2015

      Probe into Moody’s deepens after S&P agrees $1.4bn settlement

      US authorities are stepping up their investigation into whether Moody’s inflated ratings on mortgage derivatives to win...

    31. January 28, 2015

      Standard & Poor’s close to $1.4bn settlement with DoJ

      Standard & Poor’s is close to paying $1.4bn to settle claims it inflated ratings on mortgage derivatives in order to win...

    32. January 21, 2015

      S&P in $77m mortgage securities settlement with the SEC

      Standard & Poor’s, the largest credit rating agency, was misrepresenting the rigour and conservatism of its ratings on...

    33. January 21, 2015

      S&P faces rating suspension in SEC deal

      Standard & Poor’s will be suspended for a year from rating certain commercial mortgage bonds in an $80m settlement with the...

    34. December 16, 2014

      Repsol / Talisman: growing up

      In politics, radicals end up looking reactionary; the reverse is also true. Repsol — after its ugly exit from Argentina this...

    35. December 9, 2014

      Customers face risk of higher charges at ringfenced banks

      New rules designed to protect UK bank customers from investment banking failures run the risk of pushing up charges and...

    36. November 23, 2014

      S&P 500 on verge of topping 2013’s streak of record closes

      The US equity market bull run is on the cusp of eclipsing last year’s streak of record closes, as investors bank on falling...

    37. November 13, 2014

      Twitter given junk bond rating by S&P

      Twitter has received a junk rating for its bonds from Standard & Poor’s, just one day after management tried to woo...

    38. October 11, 2014

      Finnish PM calls for ‘strict discipline’ after downgrade

      Finland’s prime minister has called for “strict discipline” in Finnish society after rating agency Standard & Poor’s cut its...

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