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  1. March 7, 2014

    Ex-Rio Tinto chief’s marriage of convenience

    The six months since Tom Albanese surprised the mining industry by joining Anil Agarwal’s Vedanta in an advisory role have...

  2. March 6, 2014

    Recap brings Stobart minorities bad vibes

    Stobart Group, the company best known as a trucker, is taking off its tie and turning it into a headband. The group is...

  1. March 6, 2014

    Tom Albanese named Vedanta chief executive

    Tom Albanese has been appointed chief executive of Vedanta Resources in a high-profile return to the helm of a global mining...

  2. December 10, 2013

    Miners’ retreat rebalances FTSE 100 index

    Vedanta and Croda, the two companies set to make their farewells to the FTSE 100 on Wednesday, are two of the only four...

  3. November 15, 2013

    Vedanta pins hopes on lifting of Indian mining ban

    Vedanta held out hopes of a quick resumption of iron ore mining in India and played down concerns over its standing in...

  4. September 20, 2013

    Vedanta leads the retreat among FTSE miners

    Miners led the London market lower yesterday with Vedanta Resources leading the fallers. Vedanta slid 4.4 per cent to £11.16...

  5. September 16, 2013

    Vedanta Resources: dodgy signing

    Appointing an ambassador is a way of attempting to improve a tarnished image. China selected David Beckham to revive the...

  6. September 16, 2013

    Tom Albanese appointed adviser to Vedanta

    Tom Albanese, one of the best-known executives in mining, has joined Vedanta Resources, returning to the industry eight...

  7. August 20, 2013

    Vedanta smelter highlights India woes

    Vedanta’s ambitious aluminium smelter project in India’s eastern state of Orissa was supposed to generate rich profits for...

  8. May 16, 2013

    Vedanta powered by oil and gas as mining units struggle

    Surging oil and gas earnings helped Vedanta Resources maintain flat annual profits against the backdrop of a steeply...

  9. April 18, 2013

    Indian court deals new blow to Vedanta

    India’s Supreme Court dealt another blow to Vedanta Resources on Thursday, saying that bauxite could not be mined from...

  10. September 20, 2012

    Cairn India looks to foreign fields

    Until Cairn Energy struck oil under the sands of Rajasthan in 2004, Barmer was little more than a dusty north-west Indian...

  11. August 28, 2012

    Vedanta besieged by protesters at meeting

    Vedanta’s annual shareholder meeting was again besieged by angry protesters, as institutional investors and campaign groups...

  12. June 5, 2012

    India: Bollygarchs at bay

    As India’s growth slumps, delegations of aggrieved business titans are becoming an increasingly common sight in New Delhi....

  13. May 17, 2012

    Vedanta nears end of investment plan

    Vedanta Resources has reached an “inflection point”, according to its chairman, after years of heavy investment and the $9bn...

  14. May 17, 2012

    Vedanta: all hat and no rabbit

    Vedanta Resources is all hat and no rabbit – in its current shape, at least. The London-listed Indian group’s shares have...

  15. beyondbrics

    April 25, 2012

    Vedanta's Sterlite sees profit fall

    embed3 Quarterly profits at Sterlite Industries, London-listed Vedanta Resources’ India business,  fell by a third on higher...

  16. March 23, 2012

    Letter from Lex: Spring bounce

    The vernal equinox has given some a spring in their step. Apple shareholders had more bounce than most after the company...

  17. March 22, 2012

    Vedanta: Mayfair maharaja

    Vaulting ambition, which o’er leaps itself – or does he just have a compulsive urge to acquire? Anil Agarwal, the Indian...

  18. March 12, 2012

    Tough challenge for HSBC in Asia

    Peter Wong, chief executive of HSBC’s Asian businesses, has been showing staff his appreciation. He launched his efforts on...

  19. March 2, 2012

    Letter from Lex: Spring cleaning

    It seems some have started their Spring cleaning early this year. News Corp is still trying to tidy up the mess following...

  20. FT Alphaville

    March 1, 2012

    New Hope scraps A$6bn auction plan

    New Hope Corp, the Australian thermal coal company, has abandoned plans for a A$6bn ($6.4bn) sale after a five-month auction...

  21. March 1, 2012

    New Hope scraps A$6bn auction plan

    New Hope Corp, the Australian thermal coal company, has abandoned plans for a A$6bn ($6.4bn) sale after a five-month auction...

  22. February 27, 2012

    Vedanta: debt spring clean

    Just as the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel in Jaipur, the retirement home in the British film comedy, proves to be less...

  23. February 27, 2012

    Vedanta founder’s dream a step closer to reality

    Anil Agarwal, founder and executive chairman of Vedanta Resources, is not a man for small dreams. Those who have known the...

  24. FT Alphaville

    February 27, 2012

    Vedanta to merge resources divisions

    Vedanta, the FTSE 100 metals, mining and oil group, has announced the merger of various subsidiaries as the next step of its...

  25. February 26, 2012

    Vedanta to merge resources divisions

    Vedanta, the FTSE 100 metals, mining and oil group, has announced the merger of various subsidiaries as the next step of its...

  26. February 10, 2012

    Bumi’s foundations undermined by spat

    On the afternoon of February 2, Nat Rothschild heard some alarming news from Bumi, the London-listed coal miner he helped to...

  27. January 31, 2012

    Vedanta profits slip as margins squeezed

    Vedanta Resources, the FTSE 100 Indian metals and mining group controlled by Anil Agarwal, saw its profits slip in spite of...

  28. beyondbrics

    December 5, 2011

    Cairn / Vedanta: a test of faith

    “It will all be over by Christmas” is a punch-line to a corporate transaction in India that Cairn Energy executives, like...

  29. December 5, 2011

    Vedanta / Cairn India: no game changer

    Chairman Anil Agarwal’s dream of creating a diversified champion explains why Vedanta Resources, the UK-listed miner, has...

  30. November 10, 2011

    Vedanta plays down earnings squeeze

    Shares in Vedanta Resources fell almost 10 per cent as the expanding India-based mining, energy and metals group delivered...

  31. June 30, 2011

    Delhi approves Vedanta-Cairn India deal

    India’s Cabinet has finally given the go-ahead for London-listed mining company Vedanta Resources to take over Cairn...

  32. June 27, 2011

    Cairn revises Vedanta terms in effort to win approval

    Cairn Energy, the oil and gas company, has restructured its proposed $9.6bn (£6bn) sale of assets in India to Vedanta...

  33. June 17, 2011

    Cairn’s Gammell passes ball but not the buck

    Sir Bill Gammell’s move from chief executive to non-executive chairman at oil group Cairn Energy has echoes of his career as...

  34. May 20, 2011

    Vedanta seeks $1.5bn bond

    Vedanta, the India-focused mining company, aims to tap the bond market for $1.5bn to help finance its stalled takeover of...

  35. May 19, 2011

    Cairn and Vedanta agree open-ended deadline

    Cairn Energy has extended the deadline for completing the $9.6bn (£5.9bn) sale of its Indian unit to Vedanta, the...

  36. May 5, 2011

    Vedanta says approval nears for India deal

    Anil Agarwal, chairman of India-focused miner Ved­anta, said the company’s troubled bid for Cairn India should be approved...

  37. May 3, 2011

    Cairn India: Vedanta should take the hint

    Anil Agarwal hoped that by gaining control of Cairn India he would turn Vedanta Resources, the London-listed industrial...

  38. April 7, 2011

    Stalling bureaucrats edge Cairn towards compromise

    Beware of the babu. That is one message that can be extracted from Cairn Energy’s stalled attempt to sell Cairn India, its...

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