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  1. July 2, 2013

    Eyal Ofer donates £10m to Tate Modern extension

    A billionaire shipowner has donated £10m towards the costs of Tate Modern’s new extension, in one of the largest gifts made...

  2. January 22, 2013

    Davos executives worried about growth

    Executives arriving in the Swiss resort of Davos for the annual World Economic Forum, which begins in earnest on Wednesday,...

  1. October 10, 2012

    ‘Recreating Roman Empire in a fishbowl’

    At first it went largely unnoticed. At the end of July, a German press report said BAE was a potential takeover target for...

  2. The World

    July 31, 2012

    In the picture: youth unemployment

    Youngsters shout slogans during a demonstration in Madrid on March 29, 2012 on a national strike day. (DANI POZO/AFP/Getty...

  3. February 24, 2012

    Frieze goes walkabout

    The Cultural Olympiad grows every day. The latest announcement sees Frieze, usually associated with art fairs, taking itself...

  4. July 9, 2011

    The joy of scribbling postcards is lost on the pretentious

    From Mr Richard Blaszkowski. Sir, The apparent shortage of self-awareness, particularly the ironic kind, is often a notable...

  5. July 1, 2011

    My perfect getaway

    James A Baker III, former US secretary of state Where are you spending the summer? My wife Susan and I usually spend August...

  6. January 29, 2011

    Haves and have-nots in Britain 2011

    From Mr Reginald Abbiss. Sir, Your Weekend edition of January 22-23 points up the contrast between the haves and the...

  7. January 23, 2011

    Lonely CEOs flee hostile world for self-help group

    What is the point of Davos? That is the question many of the 2,500 official delegates to this year’s World Economic Forum...

  8. January 21, 2011

    Lunch with the FT: John Studzinski

    Most readers of this paper will think they know what to expect from a lunchtime chat with John Studzinski. Formerly a banker...

  9. November 17, 2010

    Lagarde rallies female chiefs

    As a survivor of the latest French cabinet reshuffle, minister of economic affairs Christine Lagarde found time to deliver...

  10. September 23, 2010

    China takes lead in financial deals

    Deals and capital raisings in China’s booming financial services sector have outpaced those in the US for the first time...

  11. September 2, 2010

    Back to school for the bankers

    Back to school at the start of September has meant finding desks in new offices for a few bankers who have been on long...

  12. September 2, 2010

    Studz network

    The equity capital markets banker who made a splash when he was lured on a large package by John Studzinski as then HSBC...

  13. August 11, 2010

    Energy bankers

    It was a Morgan Stanley reunion at the International Power/GDF Suez deal table as former bank colleagues sat on opposite...

  14. June 9, 2010

    Hayward finds well of solidarity

    An impressive show of solidarity for Tony Hayward , BP's embattled chief executive, at the oil group's London headquarters...

  15. May 26, 2010

    Thinning crop

    Investment bankers were thinner on the ground this year but JPMorgan's David Mayhew played host to Xstrata boss Mick Davis...

  16. May 8, 2010

    South Bank seat

    Good-spirited Canadian Thomson Reuters deputy chairman and Thomson family lieutenant Geoff Beattie was engaged in UK...

  17. April 27, 2010

    Marathon men

    Blackstone executive Gerry Murphy , the former Kingfisher boss, was among the heroic 37,000-plus runners in the London...

  18. January 23, 2010

    Mountain to climb for bankers

    US President Barack Obama may have derailed the plans of a few bankers planning to go to the World Economic Forum in Davos...

  19. November 14, 2009

    Studzinski helps right wrongs

    Blackstone's John Studzinski took time out ahead of a trip to China, where he is increasingly spending time, to attend the...

  20. November 11, 2009

    Gulliver's travels

    HSBC's investment banking arm, overseen by Stuart Gulliver, head of the global banking and markets and asset management...

  21. July 29, 2009

    Investors back EMI refinancing

    Investors in Terra Firma have approved plans for the private equity house run by financier Guy Hands to inject £300m of...

  22. June 16, 2009

    Buffalo soldiers

    It was the very British Malcom McLaren who stole the show at the business of luxury summit, spiking a review of UK culture...

  23. March 10, 2009

    Groups turn to Blackstone in crisis times

    There are few people that think the economic crisis is fun: John Studzinski is one of them and he is having the time of his...

  24. March 10, 2009

    Groups turn to Blackstone in crisis times

    Few people think the economic crisis is fun, but John Studzinski is one of them. He is having the time of his life. As head...

  25. March 9, 2009

    Groups turn to Blackstone in crisis times

    Few people think theeconomic crisis is fun, but John Studzinski is one of them. He is having the time of his life. As head...

  26. December 13, 2008

    Governor's drinks party puzzles

    The question "what is deflation?" in an interactive game at the drinks party of Bank of England governor Mervyn King on...

  27. November 15, 2008

    Conscience count

    In one of the worst weeks for economic and corporate news, consciences were reawakened. Banker John Studzinski from...

  28. September 25, 2008

    How Sage to Be Cautious

    Bank of America, Barclays, Lloyds TSB, Nomura, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Berkshire Hathaway. With so many taking the...

  29. August 2, 2008

    Hadrian's head

    There was a veritable Mt Rushmore of chairmen and former chairmen at the summer drinks party hosted by Thomson Reuters...

  30. May 31, 2008

    Live music

    Mary J Blige June 3, O2 Arena, London, then touring Mary J Blige is known as the queen of hip-hop soul, her spectacular...

  31. May 24, 2008

    M'lord's makeover

    One year and three weeks after he quit as BP chief after revelations he lied to a High Court judge over his private life,...

  32. May 3, 2008

    Varley's chance to show his leadership at Barclays

    Banking boards are under intense scrutiny for being too weak. But Barclays has a different problem. Its board is...

  33. March 28, 2008

    Israeli tycoon donates £20m to naval museum

    The National Maritime Museum has been given £20m by Sammy Ofer, the Israeli shipping magnate and philanthropist, in one of...

  34. March 28, 2008

    Israeli tycoon donates £20m to naval museum

    The National Maritime Museum has been given £20m ($40m) by Sammy Ofer, the Israeli shipping magnate and philanthropist, in...

  35. March 27, 2008

    Entente cordiale for City bigwigs

    The Lord Mayor’s banquet for Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni on Thursday night brought together a wide range of...

  36. March 27, 2008

    Reuters pay day

    Pay day looms for those involved in the Thomson Reuters merger, after investor approval at the last Reuters extraordinary...

  37. March 4, 2008

    Murphy fishing for Blackstone

    Gerry Murphy , erstwhile chief executive of retailing group Kingfisher, is to join Blackstone in the upper ranks as a...

  38. February 23, 2008

    Casting nets wide will not always secure a prize catch

    When UBS shareholders gather at the St Jakobshalle in Basel for the Swiss bank's extraordinary general meeting on Wednesday,...

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