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  1. February 27, 2013

    Banking’s handy revolution

    The battle to win bank customers across Asia is not taking place on its high streets or even though its televisions and...

  2. March 5, 2012

    Noise cancelling technology brings benefits

    Colin Peachey, an engineer at the UK carmaker Lotus, sits behind the wheel of a cutaway demonstration car, and pushes a...

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  1. The Future of the Car

    From driverless cars to smartphone connectivity, motor technology continues to advance...
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  1. March 5, 2012

    Switch to hybrids and electric likely to be slow

    Car manufacturers seem to have conceded that electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are part of the industry’s future. All...

  2. February 9, 2012

    Europe’s economic woes dent Vodafone

    Europe’s economic woes have dented third-quarter revenues at Vodafone, as the UK mobile group warned it faced a further...

  3. November 16, 2011

    Pluthero successor faces ‘massive challenge’

    When Gavin Darby takes over from John Pluthero as chief executive of Cable & Wireless Worldwide in two weeks, the former...

  4. FT Alphaville

    November 15, 2011

    John Pluthero - Thank you and goodnight

    When we last looked at the Cable & Wireless Worldwide share price (about seven hours ago) it was down around 12 per cent. By...

  5. October 4, 2011

    Long wait to get mobile money moving

    Alastair Lukies’ rugby player frame shifts forward as he gestures at his outdated Sony Ericsson mobile phone. “I’m genuinely...

  6. May 25, 2011

    CWC shares fall in Caribbean trade warning

    Shares in Cable & Wireless Communications fell 12 per cent to 42.41p on Wednesday after the telecoms group warned that...

  7. March 18, 2011

    KCom revamp set to elicit BT interest

    Colour coding: phone boxes like these outside a Hull post office mark the city out as not being covered by BT In the centre...

  8. February 9, 2011

    Caribbean weighs on C&W Communications

    Cable & Wireless Communications, the fixed-line telecoms operator, warned that earnings for its Caribbean business would not...

  9. December 3, 2010

    C&W Communications to buy stake in BTC

    Cable & Wireless Communications will buy a majority stake in Bahamas Telecommunications for $210m in a move to consolidate...

  10. October 16, 2010

    BT sticks to revenue outlook

    BT has stuck to its revenue guidance after concluding a review of its central government contracts with ministers. On Friday...

  11. August 7, 2010

    Inmarsat to invest $1.2bn in satellites

    Inmarsat, the communications provider, is to invest $1.2bn (£751m) in a new fleet of next-generation satellites, despite...

  12. January 16, 2010

    GM pumps $930m more into Opel

    General Motors has injected €650m ($930m) into Opel-Vauxhall while it negotiates a €3.3bn financing package from European...

  13. January 15, 2010

    GM pumps $930m more into Opel

    General Motors has injected €650m ($930m) into Opel-Vauxhall while it negotiates a €3.3bn financing package from European...

  14. November 25, 2008

    Hedge funds steer clear of currencies

    Hedge fund investors pounded by the plummeting value of sterling have abandoned currency hedges. That move has been taken...

  15. November 24, 2008

    Hedge funds steer clear of currencies

    Hedge fund investors pounded by the plummeting value of sterling have abandoned currency hedges. That move has been taken...

  16. November 22, 2008

    Bell tolls for listed hedge funds

    'Permanent capital' is turning out to be not so permanent after all for dozens of hedge funds, which raised close to £10bn...

  17. November 21, 2008

    Bell tolls for listed hedge fund

    “Permanent capital” is turning out to be not so permanent after all for dozens of hedge funds, which raised close to £10bn...

  18. September 27, 2008

    Private investors stay sitting on the hedge

    Wealthy private investors have not rushed to sell out of funds of hedge funds (FoHFs), say brokers, in spite of the price...

  19. September 26, 2008

    Private investors stay sitting on the hedge

    Wealthy private investors have not rushed to sell out of funds of hedge funds (FoHFs), say brokers, in spite of the price...

  20. September 5, 2008

    C&W break-up talk sparks speculations

    A widely expected break up of Cable & Wireless, the UK telecommunications group, is most likely to take the shape of a...

  21. September 5, 2008

    C&W break-up talk raises speculation group could be sold

    A widely expected break up of Cable & Wireless, the UK telecommunications group, is most likely to take the shape of a...

  22. August 20, 2008

    Scepticism rises as BT fails to impress

    Ian Livingston could hardly have got off to a worse start. At the presentation of his first set of results as BT chief...

  23. August 2, 2008

    Telecom stocks can't live up to comparisons to utilities

    They were supposed to be the stocks for widows and orphans. They were supposed to chuck off bucketloads of cash and enjoy...

  24. August 1, 2008

    On London: Telecom stocks can’t live up to comparisons to utilities

    They were supposed to be the stocks for widows and orphans. They were supposed to chuck off bucketloads of cash and enjoy...

  25. June 30, 2008

    Bid withdrawal powers France Telecom

    Telecoms stocks lifted European bourses to higher ground on Monday as the bruising second quarter drew to a close. Credit...

  26. June 30, 2008

    France Telecom jumps after pulling bid

    France Telecom shot higher on Monday after withdrawing its offer for Nordic telecoms operator TeliaSonera. France Telecom...

  27. June 6, 2008

    France Telecom chief on mission to woo sceptics

    Didier Lombard did his best yesterday to persuade sceptical investors about the merits of France Telecom's informal...

  28. June 6, 2008

    Teliasonera advances after snubbing bid

    European equity investors suffered a blow yesterday after Jean-Claude Trichet, governor of the European Central Bank, said...

  29. June 6, 2008

    US data do a job for Eurofirst

    Equity investors suffered a blow yesterday after Jean-Claude Trichet, European Central Bank governor, said the bank might...

  30. June 5, 2008

    France Telecom on mission to woo sceptics

    Didier Lombard did his best to persuade sceptical investors about the merits of France Telecom’s informal takeover offer for...

  31. June 5, 2008

    ECB hits European investors

    European equity investors suffered a blow on Thursday when Jean-Claude Trichet, governor of the European Central Bank, said...

  32. May 14, 2008

    Telefónica Q1 profits up 22%

    Telefónica claimed it was seeing “the green shoots” of recovery at its German mobile phone business, as the Madrid based...

  33. May 14, 2008

    Carphone could be target for acquisition

    Carphone Warehouse's telecommunications business could become an acquisition target if it fails to buy Tiscali, the...

  34. May 14, 2008

    Carphone loses race for Tiscali

    Carphone Warehouse's telecommunications business could become an acquisition target if it fails to buy Tiscali, the...

  35. May 13, 2008

    Carphone could be bid target

    Carphone Warehouse’s telecommunications business could become an acquisition target if it fails to buy Tiscali, the...

  36. March 28, 2008

    Boussard & Gavaudan to add London listing

    The first hedge fund to float in Amsterdam plans to add a London listing, in a boost for the London Stock Exchange's...

  37. February 23, 2008

    Hedge funds opened up for private investors

    Private investors are finally to be allowed access to hedge funds through UK retail products, under changes to the...

  38. February 22, 2008

    Hedge funds opened up for private investors

    Private investors are finally to be allowed access to hedge funds through UK retail products, under changes to the...

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