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  1. March 28, 2014

    Dame Clara Furse warns on appetite for equity

    Low interest rates may be masking a long-term problem of low investor appetite for equity, potentially threatening to starve...

  2. June 5, 2013

    Feisty business chief fought for stock exchange independence

    Tough-minded and feisty, Dame Clara Furse has long been used to fighting for her opinions. As head of the London Stock...

  1. June 5, 2013

    The UK’s capital disagreement

    The Commons Treasury select committee, continuing its spirited scrutiny of the UK’s economic policy establishment, has...

  2. June 5, 2013

    MPs raise ‘serious concerns’ over Clara Furse appointment to FPC

    A parliamentary committee has raised “serious concerns” about the appointment of Dame Clara Furse, former London Stock...

  3. June 4, 2013

    Dame Clara gets wrong end of the Commons touch

    MPs came into their hearing on appointments to the Bank of England’s new Financial Policy Committee ready to challenge the...

  4. June 4, 2013

    Dame Clara Furse under fire at hearing on new financial watchdog

    Dame Clara Furse, former London Stock Exchange chief executive, faced a withering critique on Tuesday as MPs sharply...

  5. March 27, 2013

    Watchdog talks tough on bank capital

    The pronouncement by the Financial Policy Committee on Wednesday that UK banks need to fill a £25bn capital shortfall by the...

  6. March 26, 2013

    Osborne rejigs BoE’s stability regulator

    George Osborne has rejigged the membership of the Bank of England’s powerful financial stability regulator, drafting in a...

  7. March 26, 2012

    TSE set to exit Aim joint venture with LSE

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange is poised to pull the plug on the growth market it set up three years ago with the London Stock...

  8. March 9, 2012

    Quick View: Big Bang Part II for LSE

    The London Stock Exchange has long been mocked by rivals as a mere bit player in the global exchange game. It was slow, out...

  9. November 15, 2011

    The judges

    Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco Ferdinando “Nani” Beccalli-Falco has enjoyed a long career at GE, starting in 1975 in the US. In...

  10. FT Alphaville

    September 28, 2011

    LSE wins battle for LCH.Clearnet

    The London Stock Exchange has succeeded in its attempt to take over LCH.Clearnet after the clearer’s board favoured the UK...

  11. September 27, 2011

    LSE wins battle for LCH.Clearnet

    The London Stock Exchange has succeeded in its attempt to take over LCH.Clearnet after the clearer’s board favoured the UK...

  12. July 27, 2011

    People: Jain joins the big banking beasts

    As Deutsche Bank’s Anshu Jain prepares to ditch his BA air miles membership for Lufthansa’s loyalty card, he will need to...

  13. July 1, 2011

    LSE goes back to square one

    Prosecco and Parmesan cheese are not what you would usually associate with the London Stock Exchange. But that is what the...

  14. June 30, 2011

    Quick View: Failure puts LSE in sweet spot

    “It seems Maple syrup proved sweeter than honey,” was how Peter Randall, chief executive of share trading platform Equiduct,...

  15. June 29, 2011

    Rolet’s calculations succumb to cruel maths

    For the past four months Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, has cross-crossed the Atlantic as he...

  16. June 29, 2011

    Becht takes to the air

    Expanding his horizons from household cleaners to aerospace, Reckitt Benckiser’s departing boss Bart Becht is becoming a...

  17. May 19, 2011

    Icap rules out bid for LSE

    Icap, the world’s largest inter-dealer broker, has said that an acquisition or merger with the London Stock Exchange is “not...

  18. February 25, 2011

    LSE computer glitch halts trading

    The London Stock Exchange faces a battle to restore investor confidence after a third technical glitch in four months halted...

  19. February 11, 2011

    Natural evolution led to ‘merger of equals’

    Exchanging ideas: Xavier Rolet, left, and Tom Kloet came to an understanding ‘probably around September or October’ last...

  20. FT Alphaville

    February 10, 2011

    LSE and Canada's TMX to merge

    Shares in London Stock Exchange surged 8% on Wednesday after it agreed an all-share merger with TMX Group, operator of the...

  21. FT Alphaville

    February 9, 2011

    LSE and Canada’s TMX agree merger

    Shares in London Stock Exchange surged almost 8 per cent on Wednesday after it agreed an all-share merger with TMX Group,...

  22. February 9, 2011

    LSE hopes TMX will turn its transatlantic vision into reality

    For as long as many in the City can remember, the London Stock Exchange has been prey, stalked by some of the world’s...

  23. February 8, 2011

    LSE and Canada’s TMX agree merger

    An LSE tie-up with Canada’s TMX would create the world’s seventh-largest bourse and the largest platform for mining company...

  24. February 8, 2011

    Clara Furse to head UK high-frequency panel

    Dame Clara Furse, former chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, is to head a British government study into...

  25. January 15, 2011

    Popcorn and wine at ‘Inside Job’

    On the face of it, Inside Job, the documentary that takes aim at Wall Street bankers and economists who contributed to the...

  26. December 8, 2010

    Wheatley to leave HK securities regulator

    Martin Wheatley, chief executive of Hong Kong’s securities regulator, will step down in the summer after six years cracking...

  27. November 13, 2010

    Flight to the City

    Nomura executives seemed happy to leave the ghosts of Lehman Brothers behind in Canary Wharf as they hosted a media dinner...

  28. November 3, 2010

    Suspicions rise after LSE platform goes down

    Has the ugly world of industrial sabotage reached the world’s stock exchanges? That is the question swirling around the...

  29. October 21, 2010

    Nomura picks bankers for dollar pay

    Nomura bankers in Tokyo will be eyeing the dollar-yen exchange rate nervously after a decision by the Japanese bank to set...

  30. September 29, 2010

    LSE halts fall in share of trades

    The London Stock Exchange’s battle to stop the erosion of its share of trading in UK blue-chips at the hands of smaller...

  31. September 25, 2010

    Boardroom scrum

    Now officially in the job market, Lloyds Banking Group chief Eric Daniels was part of the scrum at Spencer House in St...

  32. September 17, 2010

    LSE in talks over London clearing house

    The London Stock Exchange is in talks with a group of Wall Street and European banks about jointly building and funding a...

  33. August 23, 2010

    LSE’s Rolet quits board of LCH.Clearnet

    Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, has stepped down from the board of LCH.Clearnet in the latest...

  34. August 19, 2010

    L&G defence skills

    While takeover rumours buzz annoyingly around Tim Breedon, the Legal & General chief executive has plenty of skilled...

  35. August 3, 2010

    Quick View: It’s the derivatives, stupid

    If you only have time to focus on one figure in today’s second quarter earnings from NYSE Euronext, you should pick this...

  36. June 19, 2010

    Round two for the noisy minority at the Pru

    It gives me little satisfaction to begin my first column for the Financial Times with a fresh tale of woe about Prudential,...

  37. June 19, 2010

    Roll on round two for the noisy minority at the Pru

    It gives me little satisfaction to begin my first column for the Financial Times with a fresh tale of woe about Prudential,...

  38. June 5, 2010

    Rolet's harvest

    As a keen winemaker, Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange, will appreciate the need for patience...

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