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  1. November 23, 2012

    University botanic gardens threatened

    Botanic gardens at universities, custodians of rare and vulnerable plants that underpin the study of botany, are themselves...

  2. FT Alphaville

    September 28, 2010

    So QE-asy it hurts

    Gold glittering past a nominal record high: The dollar sinking to a five-month low against the yen: And even the euro is...

  1. September 11, 2010

    Avant property

    Leading lights of Britain’s property industry gathered beneath the red structure designed by French architect Jean Nouvel at...

  2. August 20, 2010

    Bond investors tread a delicate path

    A loud chorus that investors are buying into a “bond bubble” that will ultimately burst has accompanied this week’s decline...

  3. March 20, 2010

    Cannes-do crowd

    The lavish parties that are the backdrop for the Mipim annual property festival in the south of France are yet to return to...

  4. February 23, 2010

    Driving Mr Atkins

    Arriving 25 minutes late for a conference call yesterday, David Atkins , Hammerson chief since last summer, regretted one of...

  5. November 7, 2009

    Property farewell

    It was a who's who in the property industry at the retirement party for John Stephen , England chairman of Jones Lang...

  6. September 9, 2009

    Miller chief pessimistic over return to black

    The UK’s largest privately-owned housebuilder does not foresee any immediate return to profit for its housebuilding...

  7. August 26, 2009

    Rally share sales

    Selling into the recent mini rally was Hammerson chief executive John Richards . He banked almost £400,000 at the start of...

  8. August 4, 2009

    Losses double at UK property group

    Losses at Hammerson doubled in the six months to the end of June as the UK-based commercial property group announced the...

  9. August 4, 2009

    Hammerson chief leaves as losses double

    Losses at Hammerson doubled in the six months to the end of June as the commercial property group announced the departure...

  10. August 3, 2009

    Hammerson chief leaves as losses double

    Losses at Hammerson doubled in the six months to the end of June as the commercial property group announced the departure of...

  11. June 17, 2009

    Hussey and his absent friends

    One man not at the gathering of the commercial property industry for the British Property Federation's annual conference at...

  12. April 27, 2009

    JJB's creditors meet to decide company's fate

    The creditors of JJB Sports will meet today to decide whether to allow the leisure wear seller to go ahead with a company...

  13. April 26, 2009

    JJB’s creditors to decide group’s fate

    The creditors of JJB Sports will meet on Monday to decide whether to allow the leisure-wear seller to go ahead with a...

  14. April 7, 2009

    Japan prepares record fiscal stimulus

    Japan's prime minister yesterday told his government to prepare a record fiscal stimulus package to lift the world's second...

  15. April 7, 2009

    Japan prepares record fiscal stimulus

    Japan's prime minister told his government yesterday to prepare a record fiscal stimulus package to lift the world's...

  16. April 6, 2009

    Tokyo to launch record fiscal stimulus

    Japan’s prime minister on Monday told his government to prepare a record Y10,000bn ($99bn, £67bn, €74bn) fiscal stimulus to...

  17. April 3, 2009

    Hobbled and squashed at RBS

    An eventful week for RBS chief Stephen Hester in the run-up to the bank's annual meeting in Edinburgh today. Apart from a...

  18. April 1, 2009

    Ronson rallies property industry

    The annual lunch held by property entrepreneur Gerald Ronson at the Dorchester attracted a record turnout of 400 people,...

  19. March 14, 2009

    Cannes final flurry

    A final flurry of parties in the hotels and yachts of Cannes brought to a close the annual Mipim property jamboree this...

  20. February 27, 2009

    Japanese production falls record 10%

    Japanese manufacturing output in January plunged a record 10 per cent month-on-month and new job offers declined 18 per...

  21. February 19, 2009

    Japan's gauges of faith highlight worry

    Two of Japan's key market indicators hit extreme levels yesterday in a sign of increasing investor concern for the domestic...

  22. February 10, 2009

    Hammersonrights issue larger than expected

    Hammerson has asked shareholders for £584m to pay debt and help prevent a possible breach of banking covenants. The issue,...

  23. February 9, 2009

    Hammerson taps investors for £584m

    Hammerson has asked shareholders for £584m to pay debt and help prevent a possible breach of banking covenants. The issue,...

  24. December 18, 2008

    SocGen puts UK asset management arm up for sale

    Société Générale has put the UK arm of its asset management division up for sale and could announce a deal as early as next...

  25. Economists' Forum

    December 17, 2008

    Quantitative easing: Lessons from Japan

    By John Richards As the recession deepens, policy rates around the world are rapidly approaching zero and they cannot go any...

  26. November 18, 2008

    Japan's ailing economy set for further woes

    When Taro Aso took over as Japanese prime minister in September, he vowed to focus his efforts on reviving the stalling...

  27. November 17, 2008

    Japan’s ailing economy set for further woes

    When Taro Aso took over as Japanese prime minister in September, he vowed to focus his efforts on reviving the stalling...

  28. November 11, 2008

    Hammerson halts development

    Hammerson has frozen big development activity and kicked off a cost-cutting programme as the economic downturn begins to...

  29. November 10, 2008

    Hammerson halts development

    Hammerson has frozen big development activity and kicked off a cost-cutting programme as the economic downturn begins to...

  30. August 8, 2008

    Hammerson has £407m wiped off property values

    Hammerson, the retail and offices property developer that owns London's Brent Cross shopping centre and which has a stake...

  31. August 7, 2008

    Hammerson has £407m wiped off values

    Hammerson, the retail and offices property developer that owns London’s Brent Cross shopping centre and which has a stake in...

  32. June 12, 2008

    House of pain

    Sentiment among the guests at this year's annual British Property Federation conference held at the QE II Centre in...

  33. May 1, 2008

    Hammerson sees City rents weakening

    The cautious approach of banks to lending to property companies had contributed to a further weakening in UK property values...

  34. March 14, 2008

    Rudderless BoJ heightens exposure to global turmoil

    The Japanese government was yesterday no closer to resolving a crisis over the leadership of the Bank of Japan as a surging...

  35. March 13, 2008

    Currency surge adds to Japan’s woes

    The Japanese government was on Thursday no closer to resolving a crisis over the leadership of the Bank of Japan as a...

  36. March 8, 2008

    Yen rise to have 'big impact' on Toyota

    Toyota faces tough conditions caused by an excessive appreciation of the yen and an unexpectedly steep downturn in the US,...

  37. March 8, 2008

    Toyota counts the cost of rising yen

    Toyota faces tough conditions caused by an excessive appreciation of the yen and an unexpectedly steep downturn in the US,...

  38. March 7, 2008

    Tough road ahead for Toyota

    Toyota faces tough conditions caused by an excessive appreciation of the yen and an unexpectedly steep downturn in the US,...

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