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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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