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    1. August 26, 2015

      Union says 250 jobs cut as Tata mothballs South Wales steel plant

      The British steel industry was dealt a further blow on Wednesday as Tata Steel announced the mothballing of a plant in...

    2. August 11, 2015

      Tata Steel beats falling sales to double profits

      Tata Steel escaped an expected loss in the first quarter, doubling net profits even as India’s largest private...

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    1. India and Globalisation 2012

      Growth has slowed at home but cash-rich, family-owned groups are still in the mood to ...
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    1. July 16, 2015

      Tata targets 720 job cuts at English steel plants

      More than 700 workers are likely to lose their jobs with Tata Steel because high energy costs and cheap imports have...

    2. June 19, 2015

      Tata Steel UK strike called off

      Plans for the first major steel strike in the UK in more than 30 years were called off on Friday after the unions said...

    3. May 29, 2015

      UK faces first major steel strike in over 30 years

      The UK faces its first major strike in the steel industry for more than three decades after thousands of Tata Steel...

    4. May 20, 2015

      Tata Steel disappoints with $615m annual net loss

      Tata Steel underscored a troubled year for India’s largest private steelmaker, punctuated by huge write-offs and the...

    5. May 15, 2015

      Tata Steel takes $785m writedown

      India’s Tata Steel has written down the value of its European steel assets for the second time in as many years, adding...

    6. March 13, 2015

      Tata Steel to close UK final salary pension plan

      Tata Steel has announced plans to close the historic British Steel final-salary pension scheme, in a move that could...

    7. February 6, 2015

      Tata Steel hit by cheap exports from China

      Tata Steel, India’s largest private sector steelmaker by sales, posted a weak set of figures in the third quarter, as a...

    8. January 2, 2015

      Iron ore mine reopening boosts Tata Steel

      Tata Steel resumed operations at one of its largest mines in India on Friday, ending a suspension that left the...

    9. November 12, 2014

      Land sale bolsters Tata Steel

      A one-off land sale helped Tata Steel to report a 36 per cent increase in post-tax profits in the second quarter,...

    10. October 16, 2014

      Investors await next Tata step after steel sale

      Tata Steel’s planned sale of parts of its lossmaking European division has prompted immediate anxiety about possible...

    11. October 15, 2014

      Tata Steel sale plan sparks jobs fears in UK

      The UK’s struggling steel industry faced fresh uncertainty on Wednesday after Tata Steel said it would sell a division...

    12. August 25, 2014

      Tata Steel calls for reform of UK business rates

      One of the largest companies investing in the UK has called for reform of Britain’s business rates, arguing they are...

    13. August 25, 2014

      India’s Supreme Court declares more than 200 coal mining licences illegal

      More than 200 coal mining licences awarded to private industrial groups have been declared illegal by India’s Supreme...

    14. August 13, 2014

      Tata Steel net profits drop 70% as imports hit European division

      Tata Steel blamed a glut of steel imports for the slower than expected recovery of its European division, as net...

    15. July 24, 2014

      Tata Steel starts refinancing Corus debt

      Tata Steel has tapped the US dollar bond market for $1.5bn, marking the first step in plans to refinance approximately...

    16. July 1, 2014

      Tata Steel to cut 400 jobs in south Wales

      Tata Steel is to cut about 400 jobs at its Port Talbot steelmaking plant in south Wales as the profitability of its...

    17. May 14, 2014

      Tata Steel turns the corner with unexpected good results

      Tata Steel, India’s largest private sector steelmaker by revenue, posted unexpectedly good financial results on...

    18. February 17, 2014

      Increase in energy prices wipes out company efficiency savings

      Manufacturers have invested heavily in energy efficiency measures but the future of the heaviest users is still...

    19. February 12, 2014

      Osborne set to freeze tax on fossil fuels

      George Osborne is preparing to freeze a tax on fossil fuels used to generate electricity for up to four years in...

    20. February 11, 2014

      Tata Steel’s return to profit raises hope of turnround

      A mild recovery in European demand helped Tata Steel, India’s largest private sector steelmaker by revenue, to post a...

    21. December 1, 2013

      Industry near ‘crisis point’ over green taxes

      British industry has warned that green taxes are pushing it to “crisis point” even as George Osborne prepares to cut...

    22. November 13, 2013

      Tata Steel bounces back from loss

      Tata Steel, India’s largest private sector steelmaker by sales, posted better than expected net profits in the second...

    23. October 29, 2013

      Tata Steel to cut 500 jobs in northeast England

      Tata Steel is to cut about 500 jobs in the northeast of England as the profitability of its plants continues to be...

    24. August 14, 2013

      Steel: in its element

      If the health of a nation’s steel industry is a test of economic wellbeing, investors have more than minute gains in...

    25. August 13, 2013

      Tarnished outlook for Brazil steelmakers

      Francisco Santos, one of the thousands of “catadores” who roam São Paulo’s streets in search of rubbish to sell for...

    26. June 11, 2013

      Sahaviriya Steel UK turns to British coal to fire Redcar furnaces

      Thai investors saved one of northeast England’s heavy industries from extinction – and now their latest act of faith...

    27. beyondbrics

      June 10, 2013

      Indian companies v international peers: 'less chance of success'

      An Indian company that is a sector leader has only a 15 per cent chance of remaining in that position five years later....

    28. May 29, 2013

      FT Series: Emerging market groups eye EU investments

      For all Europe’s current air of doom and gloom, for cash-rich emerging market companies, its manufacturing sector...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 24, 2013

      New York headlines

      * BoJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda promises to stabilise bond market * G8 and G20 focus on tackling tax avoidance * China...

    30. beyondbrics

      May 24, 2013

      London headlines

      * Vedanta sells India’s largest ever offshore bond* Chinese solar companies seek EU and US tariff deals* Petrobras...

    31. May 23, 2013

      Tata Steel reports $1.3bn full-year loss from European weakness

      Tata Steel, India’s largest private-sector steelmaker by sales, has reported a full-year loss of Rs71bn ($1.3bn) and...

    32. May 17, 2013

      Week in review, May 18

      A round-up of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories, including stakebuilding in Sony and...

    33. May 14, 2013

      Tata writedown sparks talk of UK sell-off

      Tata Steel’s $1.6bn writedown of the value of its European business has sparked rumours of a sell-off of its UK...

    34. May 14, 2013

      Tata steels itself for tough Europe decisions

      Tata Steel’s 2007 purchase of Anglo-Dutch steelmaker Corus for $13.1bn promised to transform the Indian group into a...

    35. FT Alphaville

      May 13, 2013

      The Closer

      US stocks barely budged; the S&P 500 was up 0.07 points to close at 1,633.77 (Reuters). Bloomberg has been caught in...

    36. May 13, 2013

      Tata Steel reveals $1.6bn writedown

      India’s Tata Steel has announced a $1.6bn writedown on its struggling European division, underlining the chronic...

    37. March 15, 2013

      Small-cap week, March 16

      Turnround hopes put Thomas Cook among the top-performing small-cap stocks this week, with the tour operator surging...

    38. March 12, 2013

      Indian companies face year of slow recovery

      India’s largest companies are facing a year of slow, unsteady recovery, despite slightly improved industrial production...

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