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    1. beyondbrics

      April 20, 2016

      Drive to 'connect the unconnected' needs to focus on demand

      The global drive to bring the world online, the so-called “connect the unconnected” movement, has gathered significant...

    2. April 19, 2016

      Finance leaders call for collaboration on fintech development

      A group of global finance leaders is calling on regulators, start-ups and industry incumbents to embark on landmark...

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    1. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Argentina: debt offer accepted by some holdouts

      Argentina has offered to pay about $6.5bn to a group of US hedge funds that refused debt restructurings after its 2001...

    2. February 5, 2016

      Biden’s ‘moonshot’ mission

      A couple of weeks ago I wriggled my way into an overcrowded conference room at the World Economic Forum in Davos to...

    3. January 31, 2016

      Boneheaded aphorisms from Davos’s windy summit

      You can always go faster than you think you can. Those are not my words. They are the words of Meg Whitman,...

    4. January 29, 2016

      Google tax: the 6-year audit that ended in a political storm

      The Google party was one of the hot tickets in the Swiss ski resort of Davos last week, as the pop star will.i.am...

    5. beyondbrics

      January 27, 2016

      Haiti needs post-election energy to overcome aid fatigue

      The second round of Haiti’s presidential elections, already plagued by low turnout, violence and fraud allegations, has...

    6. January 26, 2016

      The economic losers are in revolt against the elites

      Losers have votes, too. That is what democracy means — and rightly so. If they feel sufficiently cheated and...

    7. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Oil prices take a breather after Friday lift-off

      Oil prices are holding steady on Monday morning – but are at least comfortably above $30 a barrel. Brent crude, the...

    8. January 23, 2016

      Why the Disrupted are privately griping about tech upstarts at Davos

      Given the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum was the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it was natural that Silicon...

    9. January 23, 2016

      Osborne hails Google tax deal as ‘major success’

      George Osborne has hailed the UK’s £130m tax deal with Google as a “major success” and is claiming political credit for...

    10. January 23, 2016

      Kuroda calls for China to tighten capital controls

      Japan’s central bank governor called on Beijing to impose more stringent capital controls to help stem massive outflows...

    11. The World

      January 23, 2016

      Those Davos clichés in full

      I am often asked what is the “mood” of Davos? I always find this question hard to answer – possibly because it is...

    12. January 22, 2016

      Hopes of central bank support lift stocks

      Friday 21:00 GMT. The prospect of further support from the world’s central banks helped lift some of the gloom in...

    13. January 22, 2016

      Oil climbs as exit from bearish positions begins

      Traders have started to increase bets on a recovery in oil by the end of the year, backing the view that recent selling...

    14. January 22, 2016

      Currency woes lead Brazil to offer support for companies

      Brazil’s central bank is helping Brazilian companies to cope with market volatility by offering programmes to hedge...

    15. January 22, 2016

      Shadow of populism hangs over Davos

      There are certain words used at Davos that get people nodding in agreement — these include “sustainability”. There are...

    16. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Osborne: business shouldn't be shy in Brexit debate

      George Osborne has pledged to spell out in detail the alternatives to Britain’s membership of the EU when the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2016

      Capital flow reversals and the Swiss

      There’s been a recurring phenomenon at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. If the global elite have finally...

    18. January 22, 2016

      Draghi defends Fed over US interest rate rise

      Mario Draghi has staunchly defended the Federal Reserve against attacks that it raised interest rates too soon, saying...

    19. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Argentina 'wants to put offer on table' for debts

      Argentina’s new government has been welcomed back to the fold at the World Economic Forum in Davos as its economic team...

    20. January 22, 2016

      Draghi confident on Europe’s migrants crisis

      Mario Draghi has said he is confident European leaders can agree a solution to the region’s refugee crisis and help...

    21. January 22, 2016

      The grand illusion of empowerment

      As the global elite converged on Davos this week, there were lots of eye-popping charts and statistics in circulation....

    22. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Oil heading for biggest weekly gain (yes, gain) in 3 months

      Oil has had a bit of a melt-up (yes, up) in late Asian trading, and is eyeing its biggest weekly gain in three months....

    23. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: a Friday rally

      Markets are poised to end the week on a brighter note, but migrant-related tensions are increasing in Europe. German...

    24. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      ASX to test blockchain for trade settlement

      The Australian Securities Exchange announced it has enlisted Digital Asset Holdings to develop a new system for...

    25. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Moody's cuts oil price estimates

      Moody’s Investor Services has reduced its estimates for oil prices this year on concerns about oversupply. Probably a...

    26. January 21, 2016

      Saudi Arabia says $30 oil is ‘irrational’

      Saudi Arabia has described the collapse in oil prices to below $30 as “irrational” and expects the market to recover in...

    27. January 21, 2016

      Blockchain debate eclipses Basel III at Davos

      When the World Economic Forum staged its flagship debate about the future of the financial services industry this week...

    28. January 21, 2016

      The tiny shifts that can signal huge changes

      A couple of weeks ago China SCE Property Holdings, a company based in the coastal city of Xiamen, quietly redeemed an...

    29. January 21, 2016

      Mustafa Koç, scion of Turkish business clan, 1960-2016

      Mustafa Koç, who has died of a heart attack in Istanbul aged 55, was the scion of Turkey’s largest business family and...

    30. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Saudi Aramco: current oil prices "irrational"

      “Short term it is a very bleak picture.” That’s the opinion of Saudi Aramco chairman Khalid Al-Falih who has just...

    31. Tech blog

      January 21, 2016

      #techFT - Fintech's search for the super-algo

      Could artificial intelligence make human fund managers redundant? Who will win a $5bn battle for Sharp? Is the cheaper...

    32. January 21, 2016

      EU told it has 6 weeks to save Schengen border-free travel

      Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister, has warned that the EU has “six to eight weeks” to save the Schengen system of...

    33. Fast FT

      January 21, 2016

      Dutch PM: EU has 6-8 weeks to save Schengen

      Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister, has warned that the European Union has “six to eight weeks” to save the Schengen...

    34. FT Alphaville

      January 21, 2016

      Cyberhacking as the next systemic banking risk

      We all know how subprime lending triggered the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. We also know how faced with only two...

    35. January 21, 2016

      Cameron urges business to speak up for EU

      David Cameron will urge business leaders on Thursday to speak out and help him keep Britain in the EU, as he attempts...

    36. January 20, 2016

      Davos must reform its troublemakers

      Ordinarily the beautiful alpine scenery of Switzerland might be expected to calm the worried executive’s mind. But...

    37. January 20, 2016

      Davos: Smart machines set to transform society

      Artificial intelligence will spur economic growth and create new wealth. Machines that “think” like humans will help...

    38. January 20, 2016

      Europe’s tech start-ups need to scale faster

      Whenever US and European policymakers and technology executives gather, as for the World Economic Forum in Davos this...

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