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  1. October 10, 2013

    UK student insurance scheme proposal raises concerns

    Higher-education students in the UK could end up with a surcharge on their fees if proposals to establish an education...

  2. January 21, 2013

    Overseas MBA students fall by a fifth

    The number of overseas students enrolling for MBA courses at British universities has fallen by a fifth since 2010, as tough...

  1. August 21, 2012

    Soros boosts Man United’s prospects

    Manchester United, one of the world’s leading sporting brands, has attracted an unlikely new supporter in George Soros, the...

  2. February 13, 2012

    Rally eases ‘pain trade’ for fund managers

    Greece be damned: For hedge fund managers, the pain of 2011 – the industry’s second worst year of the past twenty – is fast...

  3. December 12, 2011

    Business leaders fear effect of treaty opt-out

    David Cameron left the EU negotiating table last week without securing a single extra protection for the City, he has been...

  4. beyondbrics

    July 12, 2011

    Brazilian credit: big threat to growth

    Now it’s time for Neil Shearing of Capital Economics to weigh into the debate on the Brazilian credit bubble. On the...

  5. beyondbrics

    July 5, 2011

    Guido Mantega: What, me worry?

    Everything is fine in Brazil. The economy is not overheating, inflation is under control, investment and productivity are...

  6. February 23, 2011

    Fraga warns on Brazilian credit growth

    The former central banker who laid the foundation for Brazil’s boom by helping to slay inflation has warned that rapid...

  7. February 21, 2011

    Brazil may be heading for a subprime crisis

    Brazil has been on a credit binge – over the past 5 years credit growth has run at 2.4 times nominal gross domestic product....

  8. February 19, 2011

    Headhunters circle Kheraj

    While Naguib Kheraj’s exit from Lazard International after only six weeks at the bank has raised eyebrows among some in the...

  9. January 30, 2011

    Man Group launches fund using brokers’ tips

    Man Group, Europe’s biggest hedge fund manager, will on Monday launch a new exchange-traded fund designed to outperform...

  10. FT Alphaville

    September 21, 2010

    Something rotten in British football

    A speech by Paul Marshall, the co-founder of Marshall Wace, (and Manchester United fan) to the Liberal Democrat autumn party...

  11. FT Alphaville

    March 3, 2010

    Red Knights back Man Utd

    Backers behind the fledgling “Red Knights” group aiming to wrest control of Manchester United from the Glazer family have...

  12. March 3, 2010

    Red Knights' backers offer own cash to help take over Man Utd

    The wealthy backers behind the fledgling "Red Knights" group looking to wrest control of Manchester United from the Glazer...

  13. March 3, 2010

    Red Knights' backers pledge own cash to win Man Utd

    The wealthy backers behind the fledgling "Red Knights" group looking to wrest control of Manchester United from the Glazer...

  14. March 2, 2010

    Red Knights’ backers offer own cash for Man Utd

    The wealthy backers behind the fledgling “Red Knights” group looking to wrest control of Manchester United from the Glazer...

  15. March 2, 2010

    Goldman's O'Neill works on plan to buy Man United

    Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs' chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the club...

  16. March 1, 2010

    Jim O’Neill ponders move on Man Utd

    Jim O’Neill, Goldman Sachs’ chief economist, is drawing up a putative plan to wrest control of Manchester United, the club...

  17. February 13, 2010

    Quiet Palace fans

    Manchester United have plenty of powerful fans keen to marshal support for their team but Crystal Palace appear sadly...

  18. December 23, 2009

    University funding faces £500m cut

    English universities will have £500m less to spend next year than this in a move that increases pressure on the government...

  19. December 22, 2009

    Universities face £500m cut in funding

    English universities will have £500m less to spend next year than this in a move that increases pressure on the government...

  20. October 24, 2009

    Money and morals

    In a week when the papal embrace was extended, a private seminar led by Archbishop of Westminster Vincent Nichols was held...

  21. FT Alphaville

    September 7, 2009

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Comment: hedge funds show the way on bonuses The world’s finance...

  22. September 6, 2009

    Hedge funds show the way on bonuses

    The world’s finance ministers, meeting in London at the weekend, zeroed in on bonuses as the symbol of financial sector...

  23. June 6, 2009

    Cash in the hedge

    Hedge funds may have threatened this week to quit the UK over mooted changes in lending rules but the industry showed it...

  24. FT Alphaville

    May 18, 2009

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT,  Wolfgang Münchau: Germany needs more than an accounting trick After...

  25. May 17, 2009

    Europe’s classic exercise in closet protectionism

    If opponents of the European Union are looking for evidence of political meddling and overreach, they could hardly find a...

  26. February 12, 2009

    Bad managers fear hedge funds

    From Mr Christopher Miller. Sir, Paul Marshall presents a scientific argument that the ban on shorting was wrong (February...

  27. February 12, 2009

    Get off the road

    From Lord Oakeshott. Sir, Paul Marshall (“Now we know: the shorting ban was a mistake”, February 11) says banning hedge...

  28. February 10, 2009

    Now we know: the shorting ban was a mistake

    While UK regulation of hedge funds has much to commend itself in comparison with other financial centres, notably the US,...

  29. February 1, 2009

    US and UK oceans apart on regulation

    Hedge fund managers based in London feel vastly superior to their US counterparts when it comes to the standards they are...

  30. January 28, 2009

    MPs grill fund managers on bank shorting

    Some of Britain's most successful hedge fund managers yesterday heard MPs describe their industry as populated by "an...

  31. January 28, 2009

    Hohn gets shy

    There is something about public inquiries that turns some hedge fund bosses into mumblers. TCI hedge fund boss Chris Hohn...

  32. January 27, 2009

    Hedge fund managers endure grilling by MPs

    Some of Britain’s most successful hedge fund managers on Tuesday endured a hostile grilling at the hands of MPs who...

  33. October 7, 2008

    Call to end ban on short selling

    A group of Europe's largest hedge funds and investors in hedge funds called on the City watchdog to relax its ban on short...

  34. October 7, 2008

    Call to end ban on short selling

    A group of Europe's largest hedge funds and investors in hedge funds called on the City watchdog to relax its ban on short...

  35. October 6, 2008

    Call to end ban on short selling

    A group of Europe’s largest hedge funds and investors in hedge funds called on the City watchdog to relax its ban on short...

  36. Westminster Blog

    October 2, 2008

    Brown comes face to face with a short-selling hedgie

    A corporate networking group – Business for New Europe – had breakfast at No.10 this morning with Gordon Brown. Among its...

  37. September 30, 2008

    MPs’ fund benefits from falling prices

    Ministers and MPs, including those denouncing City “spivs” and “destructive” short selling, have invested in hedge funds...

  38. Westminster Blog

    September 29, 2008

    Short selling and Liberal Democrat hypocrisy

    Lord Oakeshott, Lib Dem Treasury spokesman, was horrified by the idea that Tory donors might have short-sold stocks, HBOS in...

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