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    1. March 27, 2015

      Too much excitement for all concerned

      One of my more exciting weeks as a journalist was spent covering the G7 and World Bank meetings in Hong Kong in the autumn...

    2. March 24, 2015

      Profits at a price in the world of hedge funds

      Why follow the investment herd when the sharpest minds in finance can make money for you whether markets go up or down? But...

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    1. FT year in finance 2011

      - There is little consensus on how to fix the banking system - Behind the scenes with...
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      While eastern and western Europe are in many ways more interconnected than ever, there...
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    1. March 19, 2015

      William Zabel: Lawyer to the rich has a civil rights past still relevant today

      I have barely sat down in William Zabel’s Manhattan office before he tells me he is a bit of a legal Jekyll and Hyde: “I...

    2. February 17, 2015

      British think-tanks ‘less transparent about sources of funding’

      British think-tanks are less transparent about their sources of funding than their European counterparts, with famous names...

    3. January 19, 2015

      Macro managers seek return of volatility

      If the holy mantra of macro hedge fund managers is “don’t fight the Federal Reserve”, their investment performance of recent...

    4. January 7, 2015

      Save Ukraine to counter Russia, says Soros

      Billionaire investor George Soros has accused western leaders of dangerously miscalculating their strategy towards Russia...

    5. December 15, 2014

      Midnight rate rise summons old spectres

      Whenever a central bank raises rates to defend its currency, it runs the risk of looking desperate — particularly if it does...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. November 20, 2014

      Bill Gross to manage $500m for George Soros

      If Bill Gross’s departure from Pimco marked the end of the era of the star fund manager, nobody told another star, George...

    9. FT Alphaville

      November 3, 2014

      Quietly considering Herbalife

      Herbalife, the nutritional shake-based multi-level marketing company, will report earnings after the close on Monday. As...

    10. November 2, 2014

      YPF seeks foreign partners to tap Argentina’s shale

      For an Argentine, Miguel Galuccio, the youthful chief executive of YPF, the country’s biggest oil and gas company, is...

    11. FT Alphaville

      October 24, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Why Google’s autonomous car may never actually happen. - We can clone your dog for you wholesale. -...

    12. October 6, 2014

      Hyperoptic doubles size of broadband operations

      Hyperoptic, a British broadband provider backed by funds of George Soros, has more than doubled the number of homes that can...

    13. September 26, 2014

      Wall Street meets its match in people power

      The protesters of Occupy Wall Street didn’t do it. The prosecutors and the regulators who have been poking around in the...

    14. September 22, 2014

      Universities to revamp economics courses

      Universities across four continents are rolling out a revamped economics curriculum, after students protested that...

    15. September 22, 2014

      Argentina appeals to a higher authority in fight with creditors

      Argentina’s battle with holdout creditors is taking on ever-broader dimensions as Cristina Fernández, the president, appeals...

    16. September 19, 2014

      Hedge funds: California calls time

      Few of the local workers who pay into the London borough of Camden pension scheme each month would have heard of Alan...

    17. September 12, 2014

      The billionaires bending American politics to their will

      The billionaire Koch family members, outspoken on a host of Republican causes, have lately begun discussing something...

    18. September 3, 2014

      Global giants head for court in Argentine assets wrangle

      The so-called “sovereign debt trial of the century” between Argentina and its holdout creditors came to an end earlier this...

    19. July 20, 2014

      J Christopher Flowers: after the storm, the deals

      J Christopher Flowers grimaces as he remembers what a “lonely place” it was to be a private equity investor specialising in...

    20. beyondbrics

      July 10, 2014

      Diesel supply bedevils investments in Africa's internet

      “If you wake me up at 2 am and ask me what I am thinking about, the answer is power,” says Pankaj Kulshrestha, chief...

    21. July 9, 2014

      Bharti Airtel to sell 3,100 telecom towers in infrastructure deal

      Bharti Airtel, the Indian telecoms group, will sell its towers network in four countries in Africa to Helios Towers, the...

    22. June 3, 2014

      Should business people go to university?

      Afriend and her 17-year-old daughter asked me for advice recently. The daughter wants to run a business, and isn’t sure if...

    23. May 21, 2014

      Helios Towers Africa seeks $500m for Bharti infrastructure sale

      Helios Towers Africa, the infrastructure company backed by funds of George Soros, Madeleine Albright and Jacob Rothschild,...

    24. May 5, 2014

      A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives

      The war on drugs has been a $1tn failure. For more than four decades, governments around the world have pumped huge sums of...

    25. March 25, 2014

      Get your finances in order and stop blaming Germany

      It is perhaps surprising to hear people such as George Soros demand that “Germany should lead” in saving Europe’s monetary...

    26. March 21, 2014

      Business school profile: Central European University

      Small is beautiful, or so believe those at the Central European University business school in Budapest. But although the...

    27. March 14, 2014

      ‘The Tragedy of the European Union’

      The Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?, by George Soros with Gregor Peter Schmitz, Public Affairs...

    28. March 14, 2014

      US wades into Herbalife dust-up

      For more than a year, the question of the fundamental corporate legitimacy of Herbalife has been overshadowed by rival...

    29. March 12, 2014

      George Soros says euro most viable option for Scotland

      Billionaire investor George Soros has suggested that an independent Scotland would be better off joining the eurozone,...

    30. March 10, 2014

      Beny Steinmetz tests UK data laws in Global Witness dispute

      Should a campaign group that publishes information about alleged corruption have the same legal rights as journalists? That...

    31. February 28, 2014

      Soros and Paulson each take €92m bet on Spanish real estate

      George Soros and John Paulson are taking major stakes in the flotation of a Spanish property group, reflecting an increasing...

    32. FT Alphaville

      February 10, 2014

      The world's most successful hedge fund is not a hedge fund

      Well done George Soros, who ended last year $5.5bn richer than he began it thanks to the performance of his Quantum...

    33. February 9, 2014

      George Soros picks up $5.5bn as Quantum Endowment fund soars

      George Soros’s Quantum Endowment fund had its second-best year ever in dollar terms in 2013, adding $5.5bn to the...

    34. The World

      January 23, 2014

      Davos guest post: Syria finally on the agenda

      By Jasmine Whitbread, chief executive Save the Children The world has a habit of kicking off while Davis convenes and in...

    35. January 5, 2014

      New York state to allow medical use of marijuana

      New York is set to become the 21st US state to allow medical marijuana use amid expanding liberalisation of cannabis laws...

    36. January 3, 2014

      Spanish infrastructure: risk on

      These are trying times for the risk-hungry. Piling into dodgy assets, from low-graded bonds to biotech start-ups, has been a...

    37. FT Alphaville

      January 3, 2014

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: The global retreat in equity markets continued on Friday, with bourses weakening across Asia-Pacific. Hong Kong’s...

    38. January 2, 2014

      George Soros buys stake in Spanish construction group FCC

      George Soros has bought a stake in Spain’s FCC, becoming the second prominent international investor after Microsoft...

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