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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. beyondbrics

    November 19, 2013

    Pemex and Repsol: what’s going on?

    Pemex, Mexico’s state oil company, has strenuously denied a report in Spain’s ABC newspaper which had said it was looking to...

  27. beyondbrics

    November 14, 2013

    Martinez snaps up Argentina Telecom. Why?

    He’s Mexican and rich. He owns important stakes in telecoms and media operations. But his name is not Carlos Slim. David...

  28. October 31, 2013

    Mexico: Funds race revs up for F1 2014 start

    Mexico City has never been closer to returning to the Formula One calendar since it held its last Grand Prix more than two...

  29. beyondbrics

    October 25, 2013

    América Móvil is not done with its European adventures yet

    By Pan Kwan Yuk and Jude Webber América Móvil, the pan-American mobile phone operator controlled by billionaire Carlos Slim,...

  30. beyondbrics

    October 25, 2013

    América Móvil: counting the cost of KPN

    América Móvil on Thursday became the latest company to sound a sour note on the Mexican economy after it reported a near 50...

  31. beyondbrics

    October 19, 2013

    The Weekender, October 19

    The week in emerging markets, including: our most read, five things we have learned and some long reads for the weekend....

  32. October 18, 2013

    Cross-border investments rattle national footings

    Every now and then, the implacable force of cross-border consolidation hits the immovable object of long-held national...

  33. October 18, 2013

    Slim’s KPN climbdown reinforces reputation for single-mindedness

    Slim and KPN: death of a deal When Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim failed to buy part of Telecom Italia in 2007, he...

  34. October 17, 2013

    Focus falls on Carlos Slim’s next move after KPN deal fails

    Slim and KPN: death of a deal Carlos Slim has found himself in the seemingly unfamiliar position of having the losing hand...

  35. October 17, 2013

    KPN: stranded at the altar

    Timing has not be kind to Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man and boss of Mexico’s América Móvil. He made the telco’s...

  36. FT Alphaville

    October 17, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific markets were higher across the board, with Japanese stocks in the lead, joining a relief rally that...

  37. beyondbrics

    October 16, 2013

    Why Carlos Slim is better off walking away from KPN

    It takes a big man to admit when he’s wrong. And love him or hate him, you have to give props to Carlos Slim, the Mexican...

  38. October 16, 2013

    Carlos Slim admits defeat in €7.2bn takeover battle for KPN

    Carlos Slim, the Mexican tycoon who controls América Móvil, has admitted defeat in a gruelling €7.2bn takeover battle for...

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