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    1. July 21, 2015

      Manchester ‘heart of’ Northern powerhouse claim irks north-east

      A Treasury minister has created a storm across the Pennines by saying Manchester is “at the heart” of the Northern...

    2. Gavyn Davies

      June 4, 2015

      Lord Jim O'Neill braces to tackle the UK productivity 'puzzle'

      Lord Jim O’Neill, formerly my colleague and chief economist at Goldman Sachs, has just delivered his maiden speech as...

    1. May 17, 2015

      Big Pharma must lose its resistance to antibiotic research

      The sun has started shining at exactly the wrong time. When the weather warms, memories of winter recede. We forget not...

    2. May 14, 2015

      Jim O’Neill takes Treasury post for infrastructure and devolution

      He built a career at Goldman Sachs based on his early championing of emerging markets and their huge economic...

    3. May 14, 2015

      Big pharma risks public backlash on antibiotics, says Jim O’Neill

      Pharmaceuticals companies risk a backlash similar to the one experienced by banks after the financial crisis if they...

    4. March 29, 2015

      Brics banker Jim O’Neill goes to war on superbugs

      Jim O’Neill has a new acronym to focus on. The man who invented the Bric moniker for Brazil, Russia, India and China is...

    5. December 4, 2014

      Digital challenger bank Atom secures backing of Jim O’Neill

      Jim O’Neill, the former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, has joined a number of high-profile investors to...

    6. July 2, 2014

      Drug groups welcome UK push to tackle superbugs

      Drugmakers have welcomed the appointment of Jim O’Neill, the former Goldman Sachs chief economist, to lead a UK...

    7. March 31, 2013

      Bric father reshuffles his deck

      Jim O’Neill, the father of the Brics, has offered one final abbreviation before he retires as chairman of Goldman...

    8. FT Alphaville

      February 5, 2013

      Goodbye, Jim O'Neill

      Jim O’Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Red Knight, and all-round Mr Bric, will retire later this...

    9. January 10, 2011

      This will be the year of the US comeback

      My hunch for the surprise of 2011 is that the US will positively shake people up. For many of the past few years,...

    10. June 29, 2010

      O'Neill kicks late goal on China

      Goldman Sachs' chief economist Jim O'Neill can remove from between his teeth the hat that he offered to eat over his...

    11. June 15, 2010

      O'Neill vuvuzela

      Goldman Sachs chief economist and aspiring Manchester United owner Jim O'Neill finds himself on "urgent business" in...

    12. May 29, 2010

      O'Neill on yellow

      Goldman Sachs economist and Manchester United bidder Jim O'Neill has a couple of yellow cards.His attempt to oust the...

    13. May 28, 2010

      A slippery slope

      Last week, Jim O'Neill was feeling quite sanguine. The chief economist at Goldman Sachs, best known for cheerleading...

    14. March 6, 2010

      The Red Knights cannot restore United's innocence

      When Jim O'Neill isn't trying to take over Manchester United, he rules the currency market. In the late 1990s I was the...

    15. March 4, 2010

      After the Brics

      Jim O'Neill, the Goldman Sachs chief economist credited with inventing the term "Bric economies", is now putting...

    16. March 4, 2010

      Man United owners cry foul over Goldman economist's game plan

      The Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, are considering ending their relationship with Goldman Sachs because of...

    17. March 2, 2010

      Goldman's O'Neill works on plan to buy Man United

      Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs' chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the...

    18. February 24, 2010

      Size of state's role emerges as big factor in Brazilian election

      Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, president of Brazil, has made it no secret he wants voters to see October's presidential...

    19. January 21, 2010

      Bics would be better

      Economists' forum (Anders Åslund): Brics (Brazil, Russia, India and China) has become a political grouping after having...

    20. January 18, 2010

      Developing nations' progress risks hitting the wall

      Edited excerpts from interviews with Jim O'Neill, of Goldman Sachs, and Charles Dumas, of Lombard Street Research,...

    21. January 18, 2010

      Sexy term that helps to focus attention on a key challenge

      The invention of the Brics by Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs was a stroke of marketing genius. But does it have...

    22. December 19, 2009

      'Tis the season to watch what US consumers do

      A year ago, the day after Christmas day, I was dispatched to interview shoppers on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. In spite...

    23. July 24, 2009

      Investors are floundering in post-traumatic syndrome

      Jim O'Neill, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, has recently been sounding out the US bank's clients over their...

    24. April 8, 2009

      Roubini savours Como victory

      Sitting by the shores of Lake Como with Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill , Nouriel Roubini , the famously bearish...

    25. April 1, 2009

      G20 summit needs to focus its energy on four pressing priorities

      From Mr Jim O'Neill, Lord Stern and others. Sir, While we agree with the points in your editorial “What the G20 has to...

    26. January 12, 2009

      View from the Markets

      Jim O'Neill, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, tells David Oakley, capital markets correspondent, that markets may be...

    27. July 24, 2008

      Panglossian verdict on global inequality is contradicted by poverty statistics

      From Mr Duncan Green. Sir, It seems Voltaire's Dr Pangloss is alive and well, and working for Goldman Sachs, if the...

    28. May 22, 2008

      The indecision is final

      "Wait for the dollar to fall and the euro to rise," was the advice given in 2001 by Goldman Sachs economist Gavyn...

    29. May 6, 2008

      Brics offer investors a varied harvest

      It was in November 2001 that Goldman Sachs economist Jim O'Neill coined the term now used to describe the rapidly...

    30. April 15, 2008

      Give the IMF's dynamic new quota deal its due

      From Mr Agustin Carstens. Sir, Domenico Lombardi and Jim O'Neill (“How Europe can shape the Fund”, April 9) suggest...

    31. April 10, 2008

      Odd optics

      Rarely have the world's two main central banks appeared to act in such a contradictory fashion. Making growth its top...

    32. February 7, 2008

      Dollar shrugs aside dismal US data

      The dollar consolidated its recent sharp gains against the euro yesterday, shrugging off concerns over the health of...

    33. October 9, 2007

      Brics: coherent strategy or catchy name?

      It is nearly six years since "Brics", encompassing the might of the fast-growing economies of Brazil, Russia, India...

    34. September 10, 2007

      IMF chief sees hope in market reckoning

      Rodrigo de Rato, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, has said the dramatic re-pricing of risk in the...

    35. June 20, 2007

      London borough rejects £2m Goldman school offer

      One of London's most deprived boroughs has turned down a £2m offer from Goldman Sachs to build and run a state school....

    36. December 11, 2006

      Emerging Markets: Brics sceptics have their backs to the wall

      It is exactly five years since Jim O'Neill, head of global economic research at Goldman Sachs coined the term Brics to...

    37. November 25, 2006

      Bric in the wall

      Next week marks the fifth anniversary of the day that "Brics", encompassing the might of the fast-growing economies of...

    38. September 14, 2006

      Globalisation should be praised - not diminished

      From Mr Jim O'Neill. Sir, Joseph Stiglitz's critical article on globalisation ("We have become rich countries of poor...

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