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    1. July 17, 2016

      Asset managers run risks in the rush into peer-to-peer loans

      Stocks and bonds have been the traditional ingredients for mutual funds, but asset managers have been pushing steadily...

    2. June 16, 2016

      Lunch with the FT: Adair Turner

      I arrive at Cecconi’s on time, just after 1pm, to find my guest is already seated, drinking a Virgin Mary. It is a...

    1. May 20, 2016

      Work until 70 for more generous state pension, says Lord Turner

      Britons should work until they are 70 and then be rewarded with a more generous state pension, Adair Turner has said....

    2. April 28, 2016

      Shell chairman joins new climate group involving NGOs

      The chairman of Royal Dutch Shell, Charles Holliday, has joined executives from BHP Billiton and other big energy...

    3. April 3, 2016

      Investors should ignore the hype about fintech

      These are torrid times again for banks. Yet the picture seems altogether different for financial technology, or...

    4. March 23, 2016

      Contest for top PRA post enters final straight

      The new head of the UK’s banking and insurance supervisor is expected to be named this week, ending a game of musical...

    5. March 13, 2016

      Lord Turner lambasts Osborne pension reforms

      The architect of key parts of the current pensions system has taken aim at George Osborne’s reforms, saying the...

    6. February 23, 2016

      Helicopter drops might not be far away

      The world economy is slowing, both structurally and cyclically. How might policy respond? With desperate...

    7. February 17, 2016

      Banks behind a quarter of loans on peer-to-peer websites

      Banks now account for a quarter of the lending on peer-to-peer websites that connect investors directly with borrowers,...

    8. February 14, 2016

      Online P2P lenders eye high street move

      Online peer-to-peer lenders are eyeing moves into physical bricks and mortar as the industry seeks to broaden its...

    9. February 12, 2016

      City Insider: HSBC shifts towards not moving

      HSBC: Trusted counsel After all that, it emerged this week that HSBC is leaning towards keeping its London HQ. The bank...

    10. February 10, 2016

      P2P industry hits back at Lord Turner’s warning as ‘ill-informed’

      A warning by a former regulator of risks building up in peer-to-peer lending has been attacked by the industry as...

    11. February 10, 2016

      City grandee Lord Turner warns on peer-to-peer lending risks

      Lord Adair Turner, the former chairman of the UK financial regulator, has issued a grave warning on risks building up...

    12. January 15, 2016

      Amazon and the Scottish fund tech heroes

      James Anderson believes that energy will essentially be free by 2035, that two-thirds of the world’s biggest companies...

    13. September 15, 2015

      Former financial watchdog Lord Turner joins Prudential board

      Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, the former financial watchdog who pledged to “consign to the dustbin of history” soft-touch...

    14. May 26, 2015

      Rishi Khosla: pioneer of challenger banking

      Rishi Khosla says he relishes a challenge. That is just as well, as his latest venture, OakNorth, is one of the UK...

    15. March 9, 2015

      Lord Adair Turner joins board of digital challenger bank OakNorth

      Adair Turner, the former head of the UK’s financial watchdog, has joined the board of start-up bank OakNorth in the...

    16. February 23, 2015

      Government urged to set up new independent pensions commission

      The government is facing calls to establish a new independent pensions commission to tackle a “perfect storm” facing...

    17. September 9, 2014

      Impractical promises will not convince a sceptical electorate

      Pause before you promise. Most politicians will spend the long pre-election period campaigning rather than governing....

    18. June 18, 2014

      Regulatory tussle centres on ‘repo’

      In the spring of 2008, financial regulators at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York watched in shock as money market...

    19. September 19, 2013

      West’s debt explosion is real story behind Fed QE dance

      The danger with addictions is they tend to become increasingly complusive. That might be one moral of this week’s...

    20. September 13, 2013

      Banks feel pinch of the shoe on the other foot

      As Lord Turner, the former UK regulator, once eloquently explained, consumers can easily recognise and return a...

    21. July 10, 2013

      Former FSA chairman’s 57% pay rise in final year

      Lord Turner’s pay as chairman of the now defunct Financial Services Authority rose nearly 57 per cent last year as he...

    22. May 5, 2013

      TV preview: Bankers, BBC2

      The old horror of “talking heads” once prevalent among television directors was always irrational. It depends on what...

    23. March 31, 2013

      Turner appointed to job at think-tank

      Lord Turner, outgoing City regulator, has landed a job at a research group co-founded by George Soros, billionaire...

    24. March 26, 2013

      Capital rules relaxed for new UK banks

      New applicants for UK banking licences will find “relaxed” capital and liquidity requirements and will be guaranteed a...

    25. March 5, 2013

      FSA says it was slow on Libor scandal

      The City’s regulator has admitted it was slow off the mark when the first indications emerged six years ago that banks...

    26. February 28, 2013

      Lord U-Turner leaps ahead to the past

      Capitalism depends for its success on its permissive attitude to failure. So we should be heartened that the Financial...

    27. February 27, 2013

      Scales tip in favour of bank minnows

      It always looked like a self-defeating prophecy. UK policymakers have been busily insisting that banks should buttress...

    28. February 27, 2013

      Capital road eased for new banks

      New UK banks will be allowed to operate with lower capital requirements than their established peers, as part of a...

    29. February 12, 2013

      The case for helicopter money

      “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” This comment...

    30. February 7, 2013

      Carney charms MPs in first big test

      He arrived as the rock star central banker with a rock star salary – a dangerous billing after financial crisis ruined...

    31. February 7, 2013

      A case to reset basis of monetary policy

      Are the targets and instruments of the UK’s monetary policy framework “fit for purpose”? For once, this ugly phrase...

    32. February 6, 2013

      The five questions Carney must answer

      Billed by Chancellor George Osborne as “quite simply the best, most experienced and most qualified person in the world...

    33. February 6, 2013

      How pumping cash into economy has played out

      Germany: Weimar period Germany’s hyperinflation of 1923 is ingrained into the country’s psyche as a national disaster,...

    34. February 6, 2013

      Helicopter money and supply-siders

      Three months ago the Financial Times called for a frank debate on the merits of “helicopter money” – of putting newly...

    35. February 6, 2013

      Print money to fund spending – Turner

      Lord Turner, the departing chairman of the Financial Services Authority has defended financing government spending by...

    36. February 6, 2013

      Transcript of interview with Lord Turner

      This is an edited transcript of an interview with Lord Turner, chairman of the Financial Services Authority, by Chris...

    37. February 6, 2013

      Turner defends permanent money printing

      Lord Turner is no stranger to controversy. The chairman of the Financial Services Authority fell out with Gordon Brown...

    38. January 17, 2013

      MPs warn watchdog chief of tough challenges

      The chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority will face a tough task if he is to live up to his pledge that the new...

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