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    1. May 6, 2016

      Mexico’s billionaires are down but not out

      It has been a terrible time to be a billionaire in Mexico lately. The peso’s plunge to historic lows against the dollar...

    2. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Competition, regulatory pressure hits América Móvil profits

      Mexican telecoms giant América Móvil reported first-quarter net profit of 4.8bn ($277m) pesos, nearly 42 per cent lower...

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    1. March 10, 2016

      Forbes rich list: the top 500

      Search our sortable table of the wealthiest 500 people. This year Bill Gates remains at number one but who are the...

    2. Fast FT

      March 4, 2016

      Mexican tycoon Slim makes bid for Spain's FCC

      Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has made a cash offer for all of FCC of Spain, in a bid that values the construction...

    3. March 1, 2016

      UK’s billionaires are fewer and poorer

      There are fewer billionaires in the UK and they are almost $10bn poorer than last year, according to Forbes’ annual...

    4. February 10, 2016

      América Móvil annual profits fall despite fourth quarter recovery

      América Móvil, Latin America’s biggest mobile phone company, saw net profits surge in the fourth quarter, helped by...

    5. July 19, 2015

      Corporate diary: July 20 — July 24

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

    6. July 15, 2015

      América Móvil: reform and substance

      What is Carlos Slim going to do? The share price of the company he controls, América Móvil, suggests he will come up...

    7. July 1, 2015

      Macy’s severs ties with Donald Trump

      Donald Trump may be polling well in the Republican field for the White House in 2016 but he is losing the backing of...

    8. May 20, 2015

      Carlos Slim looks set to further sell down stake in KPN

      Carlos Slim has raised about €3bn through a convertible bond sale using the large stake that remains from a failed bid...

    9. May 10, 2015

      AT&T Mexico chief outlines long-term plan to take on Carlos Slim

      AT&T is going head-to-head with Carlos Slim in Mexico after a $4.3bn spending spree to snap up competitors, with plans...

    10. April 26, 2015

      The mystery of billionaires’ long marriages

      To be a billionaire, the first thing you need is a personality disorder. That is what I had always assumed, based on my...

    11. March 27, 2015

      Pirelli boss Tronchetti Provera displays savvy dealmaking skills

      Marco Tronchetti Provera, chairman and chief executive of Pirelli, the world’s fifth largest tyremaker, likes to be...

    12. March 3, 2015

      Mexico: mix of ancient and modern entices savvy tourists

      A stroll down Paseo de la Reforma, Mexico City’s grand Paris-style boulevard, offers a whirlwind introduction to...

    13. January 26, 2015

      AT&T’s Mexican deal puts pressure on Carlos Slim

      AT&T ratcheted up the pressure on Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim by buying one of his main rivals out of...

    14. January 14, 2015

      Carlos Slim doubles stake in New York Times

      Carlos Slim, the Mexican billionaire, has doubled his stake in the New York Times to almost 17 per cent after...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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,...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. July 9, 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...

    38. 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...

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