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    1. December 8, 2014

      FCC positions itself for recovery with backing of billionaires

      Other than their astronomical fortunes, what do Carlos Slim, George Soros and Bill Gates have in common? The answer is a...

    2. November 27, 2014

      Carlos Slim to be largest shareholder of Spanish group FCC

      Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will become the biggest shareholder in Spain’s FCC, after reaching an agreement with the...

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    1. November 25, 2014

      The capitalists sold the mills and bought all our futures

      If you want to measure the capital possessed by a nation, there are two ways of doing it. One is to travel the length and...

    2. November 24, 2014

      Carlos Slim in talks to buy stake in FCC

      Carlos Slim has become the third and latest billionaire to express interest in Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, the...

    3. November 7, 2014

      AT&T to take on Slim’s telecoms empire

      AT&T is taking on Carlos Slim’s Mexican telecoms empire by buying one of his main rivals and competing aggressively for his...

    4. November 4, 2014

      The second richest man of all time was poorer than us

      Nathan Rothschild was the richest man in the world when he died in 1836. A list compiled by Forbes magazine, ranks him as...

    5. October 24, 2014

      América Móvil’s profits tumble

      América Móvil, the Mexican telecoms group facing tough new antitrust rules in its home market, reported an almost 40 per...

    6. October 19, 2014

      Sir Andrew Likierman of London Business School on good leaders

      Are you a successful leader? How would you know? Probably even more importantly, how would others know? These are questions...

    7. October 15, 2014

      Mexico’s telecoms market seeks new signal

      Mexico’s telecoms sector, for so long largely the preserve of Carlos Slim’s América Móvil, is in flux. Both Mr Slim and...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 14, 2014

      Value for the money: Mexico telecoms compete

      Several times in the past couple of weeks, your correspondent has been called up by Movistar, the Mexican mobile unit of...

    9. September 3, 2014

      Mexico plans Foster-designed $9bn airport

      Mexico is capping its unprecedented reform drive with plans for a $9.16bn new airport that architect Lord Foster says will...

    10. August 13, 2014

      Telekom Austria: call out

      In nature, systems tend to break down over time – leaves decay, stars burn out. Once an entropic process begins, it does not...

    11. July 27, 2014

      Feedback: three-day week for all

      Michael Skapinker argued in his column last week that Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms boss, was in tune with the times...

    12. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2014

      Mexico’s Formula One dream is back on track

      After a false start this year, it’s time to rev those engines: Mexico’s dreams to return to Formula One are finally back on...

    13. July 23, 2014

      The Carlos Slim three-day week is a great idea

      Carlos Slim’s proposal that we work a three-day week sounds crazy. But many, in 1922, thought Henry Ford crazy when he...

    14. July 22, 2014

      New regulations hit América Móvil earnings at home

      América Móvil, the telecoms empire of Mexican mogul Carlos Slim, is feeling the pain of new regulations, with second-quarter...

    15. July 18, 2014

      Carlos Slim calls for a three-day working week

      We’ve got it all wrong, says Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms tycoon and world’s second-richest man: we should be working...

    16. July 15, 2014

      Slim’s América Móvil secures majority stake in Telekom Austria

      Carlos Slim’s efforts to establish himself in the European telecoms market have taken another step forward after the Mexican...

    17. July 11, 2014

      Carlos Slim, Mexico’s mogul of mobile

      Carlos Slim has one of the world’s biggest Rodin collections, almost 400 pieces – and the snide dig in Mexican art circles...

    18. July 11, 2014

      Letter from Lex: organisation and artistry

      Defining the right shape and structure for a company is more of an art than a science. If so, this week has seen plenty of...

    19. July 9, 2014

      America Movil: play on

      It is tempting to think of it in football terms: Enrique Peña Nieto 1, Carlos Slim 0, a decisive victory for the Mexican...

    20. July 9, 2014

      Carlos Slim’s next move: media assets?

      Carlos Slim made his fortune as a Mexican telecoms mogul. Now he wants to become an international media man. Or at least...

    21. FT Alphaville

      July 9, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asia-Pacific equities were on a downward path after a sell-off on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 notched its...

    22. July 8, 2014

      Carlos Slim to break up América Móvil empire

      Carlos Slim is to break up the América Móvil empire he has built in Mexico over nearly a quarter of a century, selling a...

    23. July 7, 2014

      Mexico defends telecoms reform plan

      Mexico’s government has hit back at allegations that its sweeping telecoms reform is favouring powerful broadcaster Televisa...

    24. July 5, 2014

      Mexico senate approves telecom reform

      After a marathon all-night debate, Mexico’s Senate approved a bill establishing the legal framework for a sweeping reform of...

    25. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2014

      Tough times ahead for Slim

      Carlos Slim, Mexico’s telecoms tycoon, is both highly strategic and highly pragmatic. Already fuming over his country’s...

    26. beyondbrics

      April 24, 2014

      Why does Carlos Slim want with Telekom Austria?

      Carlos Slim’s foray into Europe is not so much a case of “once bitten, twice shy” as “try, try and try again”. Having failed...

    27. FT Alphaville

      April 24, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan notes another way to show that there aren’t many value stocks left. Albert Edwards...

    28. April 24, 2014

      Carlos Slim set to secure control of Telekom Austria

      Carlos Slim’s long-running battle to establish himself in the European telecoms market took a step forward after Austria’s...

    29. April 8, 2014

      Sleaze v spin in Mexico’s race for reform

      When Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s president, ran a 10km race last month, he cruised over the finish line without so much as...

    30. March 31, 2014

      América Móvil: monopoly money

      Pessimists argue that market reform will never come to Mexico. Least of all to the telecoms sector, which operates in the...

    31. March 28, 2014

      Carlos Slim slams Mexico telecoms bill

      Billionaire Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim has slammed a new telecoms bill before Congress as “confiscatory” and demanded that...

    32. March 25, 2014

      Mexico moves to strengthen telecoms regulators

      Mexico’s government has unveiled a telecoms bill that arms regulators with tough sanctions to “level the playing field” and...

    33. March 10, 2014

      Planners, architects and developers promote mixed-use property projects

      For most of the 20th century it would have been possible to say that the world’s most impressive buildings and its most...

    34. March 9, 2014

      Mexico watchdog opens door to Slim’s TV ambitions

      Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms billionaire, has long had an eye on his country’s television market but has been barred...

    35. beyondbrics

      March 3, 2014

      Africa's elite leap up the global billionaire rankings

      Forbes publishes its Billionaire rankings today, tracking the trials and tribulations of the world’s richest – the 1 percent...

    36. February 26, 2014

      Telekom Austria: Viennese waltz

      As every schoolchild knows, if at first you don’t succeed try, try and try again. Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim seems to have...

    37. February 25, 2014

      América Móvil in government talks over Telekom Austria

      América Móvil is in early discussions with the Austrian government about the future of Telekom Austria that could see the...

    38. February 12, 2014

      América Móvil buoyed by jump in mobile data usage

      The increased use of internet data, a jump in subscribers in Brazil and a lower tax bill boosted fourth-quarter numbers at...

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