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  1. April 3, 2014

    Aluminium jumps after halt to LME plan

    Aluminium has jumped 6 per cent in the week since the London Metal Exchange was forced to halt a plan to cut queues at its...

  2. November 27, 2013

    Aluminium prices slide to four-year low

    Aluminium prices have slid to a four-year low, in a development that will heap pressure on the struggling smelting industry....

  1. July 4, 2013

    The regulator who was wary of regulation

    For someone once accused of “drifting into a career”, Stephen Haddrill, chief executive of the UK’s Financial Reporting...

  2. May 29, 2013

    GMAC appoints venture capitalist and IT executive as president

    Sangeet Chowfla has been appointed president and chief executive of GMAC, the organisation that authors and administers the...

  3. April 21, 2013

    Overseas students are lent a financial helping hand

    Alternative lending options that are becoming increasingly popular among US MBA students may soon be available to their...

  4. September 17, 2012

    60% of US MBA programmes report a decline in applications

    The demand for postgraduate management degrees continues to be robust, but it is specialised masters degrees and part-time...

  5. May 31, 2012

    Founders to buy out Bell Pottinger from Chime

    The founders of Bell Pottinger have agreed to buy out the public relations agency from parent Chime Communications for...

  6. January 30, 2012

    Ask the Expert: MBA 2012

    Economic malaise in Europe, combined with decreasing job opportunities there, mean that the Financial Times 2012 Global MBA...

  7. December 23, 2011

    Southern exposure

     The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott, by Dr David M Wilson, Little, Brown, RRP£30, 192 pages Almost exactly one hundred...

  8. December 15, 2011

    Traders seek gains in falling aluminium price

    One of the hottest trades of the 2008 crisis is making a comeback, as banks and traders take advantage of a sharp fall in...

  9. November 30, 2011

    Commodities rally on liquidity move

    Industrial metals prices jumped as the world’s largest central banks announced a co-ordinated move to provide liquidity to...

  10. October 3, 2011

    Solar bridge points to a bright future

    It will cost just over £7m and nothing quite like it has been built in London before. But the most striking feature of the...

  11. May 9, 2011

    Oil and silver lead raw materials rally

    Oil and silver led a rebound in commodities prices as investors piled back into the markets following last week’s sharp...

  12. March 7, 2011

    Gold hits record high as investors seek haven

    Gold rose to a nominal record price as investors bought it as a haven from political and economic worries stemming from the...

  13. February 3, 2011

    Red-hot copper hits $10,000 high

    Copper prices hit $10,000 a tonne on Thursday for the first time as investors piled into the metal amid fears of a severe...

  14. January 25, 2011

    Shortfall talk pushes tin to record high

    The price of tin, the metal used in soldering and packaging, jumped to a record high as traders braced for another year of...

  15. December 20, 2010

    Matrix recruits former Piper Jaffray staff

    Matrix Group has picked up 14 former Piper Jaffray staff as the private financial services specialist seeks to take...

  16. December 17, 2010

    Potential buyers of Olympic Village named

    A list of leading UK and international property investors has been lined up as potential buyers of the Olympic Village, the...

  17. September 2, 2010

    Optimism over China demand bolsters copper

    Copper rose to a four-month high on Thursday as optimism about Chinese demand buoyed the industrial metals markets amid...

  18. August 24, 2010

    Barnes & Noble warns of further losses

    Barnes & Noble on Tuesday warned it could post a loss for the current quarter as it attempts to fight off a proxy challenge...

  19. August 5, 2010

    Tin pushes past $20,000 per tonne barrier

    Tin prices hit a two-year high above $20,000 a tonne on Thursday amid tight supplies across the base metals...

  20. July 26, 2010

    Trichet’s whole doesn’t equal the sum of its parts

    From Prof Mark Blyth. Sir, It was correct to end your austerity debate series with Jean-Claude Trichet’s call for fiscal...

  21. July 23, 2010

    Pragmatic orthodoxy lacks a basis to build confidence

    From Dr William Dixon and Dr David Wilson. Sir, Niall Ferguson again plays somewhat fast and loose with the facts (“Today’s...

  22. May 20, 2010

    Beijing's loan curbs unnerve commodities

    It is difficult to travel far without encountering a "China story" in commodities: the growth of the world's most populous...

  23. May 19, 2010

    Beijing’s loan curbs unnerve commodities

    It is difficult to travel far without encountering a “China story” in commodities: the growth of the world’s most populous...

  24. May 12, 2010

    Face the facts on Brown’s economic stewardship

    From Dr William Dixon and Dr David Wilson. Sir, Historians can provide insight into contemporary events but we don’t expect...

  25. May 5, 2010

    Global worries push copper below $7,000

    Copper dropped below $7,000 a tonne yesterday as markets were buffeted by concerns about eurozone contagion, slowing growth...

  26. May 4, 2010

    Global worries push copper below $7,000

    Copper dropped below $7,000 a tonne on Tuesday as markets were buffeted by concerns about eurozone contagion, slowing growth...

  27. April 16, 2010

    Push for alumina price reforms

    After the collapse of the iron ore pricing system between miners and steelmakers, is alumina set to follow?For about 30...

  28. April 15, 2010

    Push for alumina price reforms

    After the collapse of the iron ore pricing system between miners and steelmakers, is alumina set to follow? For about 30...

  29. April 13, 2010

    Sugar rebounds on signs of fresh demand

    Sugar stood out among commodity futures markets yesterday, bouncing sharply higher on signs of fresh demand.Liffe white...

  30. April 12, 2010

    Sugar rebounds on signs of fresh demand

    Sugar stood out among commodity futures markets on Monday, bouncing sharply higher on signs of fresh demand. Liffe white...

  31. April 9, 2010

    Thai protesters fight to reverse their rulers' Porsche politics

    In the febrile environment of Thai politics, it was a moment freighted with symbolism. A teenager, the scion of a powerful...

  32. April 5, 2010

    Empathy makes all behaviour possible

    From Dr William Dixon and Dr David Wilson. Sir, Like Jeremy Rifkin (March 17), Raymond S. Franklin (Letters, March 29) has...

  33. March 29, 2010

    Self-interest motive has won the war

    From Mr Raymond S. Franklin. Sir, I believe that Jeremy Rifkin (“Towards the empathic civilisation”, March 17) and the...

  34. March 19, 2010

    Smith identified empathy as the core human competence

    From Dr William Dixon and Dr David Wilson. Sir, It seems to be the fate of great thinkers to be misrepresented but we think...

  35. February 4, 2010

    VIX lives up to ‘fear gauge’ label

    From Mr Miles Hamilton.Sir, Michael Mackenzie (“Fear gauge spike triggers concern over US equities”, January 27) quotes...

  36. January 26, 2010

    Gold returns to $1,100 an ounce and oil steadies

    Risk appetite remained muted in a tentative start to the trading week amid uncertainty over the impact of plans unveiled...

  37. January 25, 2010

    Gold returns to $1,100 an ounce

    Risk appetite remained muted in a tentative start to the trading week amid uncertainty over the impact of plans unveiled...

  38. January 9, 2010

    LBMA paints rosy picture for precious metals

    Gold should clock up further price gains this year to just under $1,200 an ounce, according to the London Bullion Market...

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