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  1. November 10, 2013

    Glencore focuses investment on oil

    “It’s time to stop building,” Ivan Glasenberg, chief executive of Glencore Xstrata, told his peers bluntly earlier this...

  2. August 7, 2013

    Glencore sues Jamaican group over contract award

    Glencore is suing a Jamaican state-owned company after it awarded a lucrative contract to one of the trader’s rivals....

  1. August 4, 2013

    Alan Duncan attacks EU oil price probe

    A British minister has launched a broadside against the European Commission over its decision to investigate price fixing in...

  2. beyondbrics

    June 28, 2013

    Further reading: bumpy road ahead

    Friday’s picks from beyondbrics: unrest in Turkey and Brazil signal a bumpy road ahead for prosperous emerging markets;...

  3. June 27, 2013

    Yes, he played dirty – but Marc Rich also changed the world

    If you read only the obituaries, you will imagine Marc Rich as a flamboyant, tax-evading crook whose sins were...

  4. June 26, 2013

    How Rich sapped power of the Seven Sisters

    Time is better at legitimising businesses than people. Obituaries of commodities pioneer Marc Rich dwell on his flight from...

  5. June 26, 2013

    ‘King of oil’ who became a target for US

    Marc Rich, who died on Wednesday, aged 78, was one of the most controversial business figures of the late 20th century. He...

  6. beyondbrics

    June 26, 2013

    New York headlines

    * Stocks firm but China concerns linger * China’s Xinjiang riots leave 27 dead * Fugitive financier Marc Rich dies *...

  7. FT Alphaville

    June 26, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Marc Rich, 1934-2013: The commodities trader and founder of what became Glencore has...

  8. June 26, 2013

    Buccaneering oil trader Marc Rich mixed controversy with exquisite timing

    Marc Rich’s death brings to an end one of the great, colourful, controversial and buccaneering business careers in recent...

  9. June 26, 2013

    Fugitive financier Marc Rich dies

    Marc Rich, the colourful and controversial commodities trader and founder of Glencore who fled the US to avoid federal...

  10. FT Alphaville

    June 26, 2013

    Marc Rich, 1934-2013

    According to Swiss Radio 1, via Bloomberg, the commodities trader and founder of what became Glencore has died of a stroke...

  11. December 20, 2012

    Trafigura earns nearly $1bn twice in a row

    Trafigura, the commodities trader, earned about $1bn for the second year running in 2012, indicating that the profitability...

  12. October 15, 2012

    Newcomers look to metals trading

    In July 1992, legendary commodities trader Marc Rich attempted to corner the zinc market. The following year, after losses...

  13. FT Alphaville

    September 21, 2012

    Glenstrata extends

    So much for D-Day in the unending saga of the Glencore-Xstrata tie-up. Hot off the RNS feed on Friday: Extension to merger...

  14. September 18, 2012

    Metals deal targets Glencore-Trafigura duopoly

    CWT, the Singapore-listed logistics group, has redoubled its efforts to break the duopoly of Glencore and Trafigura in...

  15. February 2, 2012

    Glasenberg has long dreamed of merger

    The joke in trading circles has been that Xstrata’s name, a consultancy’s invention combining extraction and strata,...

  16. June 30, 2011

    CWT buys stake in Marc Rich metals trader

    CWT, a Singapore-listed logistics group, is to buy a majority stake in a metals trading house set up by Marc Rich, the...

  17. April 15, 2011

    Man in the News: Ivan Glasenberg

    If a thriller writer were creating the character of a shadowy commodities trader, whose rise to global dominance and Croesan...

  18. April 14, 2011

    Glencore lifts veil on market dominance

    The scale of Glencore’s trading dominance was laid bare on Thursday as the giant Swiss-based commodities firm revealed it...

  19. FT Alphaville

    January 27, 2011

    Rich backs Glencore IPO

    Marc Rich, founder of the Swiss trading house that evolved into Glencore, broke his media silence of two decades to say the...

  20. January 26, 2011

    Founding father backs Glencore IPO

    Marc Rich , founder of the Swiss trading house that evolved into Glencore, says the group has little choice but to become a...

  21. December 21, 2010

    Trafigura net income falls as oil trading hit

    Trafigura, one of the world’s largest commodities traders, suffered a 20 per cent drop in annual net income after its oil...

  22. November 30, 2010

    Commodities daily: New kid on the oil trading block

    BP, the world’s largest energy trader, is reducing the size of its once mighty trading arm to counter a drop in...

  23. October 16, 2010

    Rich drawn to week of art

    Billionaire former commodities trader Marc Rich was drawn from his Swiss eyrie to London for the Frieze Art Fair. This rare...

  24. March 31, 2010

    Trafigura to sell €400m in Eurobonds

    Trafigura, one of the largest commodities traders, yesterday said it would sell €400m ($539m) in bonds on its first venture...

  25. March 30, 2010

    Trafigura to sell €400m in eurobonds

    Trafigura, one of the largest commodities traders, on Tuesday said it would sell €400m ($539m) in bonds on its first venture...

  26. March 12, 2010

    Publicity-shy commodities trader Trafigura in push for bond issue

    Trafigura, one of the world's largest and most profitable commodities traders, plans to approach investors next week over...

  27. March 11, 2010

    Publicity-shy Trafigura pushes for bond issue

    Trafigura, one of the world’s largest and most profitable commodities traders, plans to approach investors next week over...

  28. October 16, 2009

    Lunch with the FT: Denise Rich

    Denise Rich, Grammy-nominated songwriter, record-label owner, founder of a cancer research charity, friend of presidents,...

  29. July 8, 2009

    Bern to block UBS record transfer to US

    The Swiss government on Wednesday waded into the legal battle between UBS and the US authorities by saying it would forbid...

  30. FT Alphaville

    June 19, 2009

    Listing options for Glencore

    There’s just one thing missing from Friday’s news that Glencore, the ultra secretive Swiss trading house, is exploring a...

  31. FT Alphaville

    June 19, 2009

    Glencore explores IPO

    Glencore, the privately-held Swiss-based trading house renowned for its far-reaching influence on global commodity markets,...

  32. June 19, 2009

    Glencore explores market flotation

    Glencore, the publicity-averse trading house renowned for its far-reaching influence on global commodity markets, is...

  33. June 19, 2009

    Glencore explores market flotation

    Glencore, the publicity-averse trading house renowned for its far-reaching influence on global commodity markets, is...

  34. June 19, 2009

    Glencore taps rich seam of commodities

    Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, is a unique company. No other trading house, with perhaps the exception of...

  35. January 30, 2009

    Shrewd negotiator

    Ivan Glasenberg is rarely on the wrong side of a deal, as the Glencore chief executive's latest manoeuvre with its Xstrata...

  36. January 21, 2009

    Republicans delay nomination of legal chief

    Republicans on Wednesday staged their first act of defiance against Barack Obama when they succeeded in delaying...

  37. January 20, 2009

    Bush marks his final day with farewell calls to world leaders

    President George W. Bush yesterday bade farewell to the world's leaders as president-elect Barack Obama prepared for his...

  38. January 20, 2009

    Bush marks his final day with farewell calls to world leaders

    President George W. Bush yesterday bade farewell to the world's leaders as president-elect Barack Obama prepared for his...

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