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  1. May 1, 2014

    Stressed investors seek periphery debt havens

    Have crisis-hit eurozone economies become havens for stressed investors? Even a few months ago, the idea would have seemed...

  2. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2013

    Eurozone liquidity and menacing straws

    Take one big pool of eurozone liquidity, insert straws and start sucking. We’ve already opined on the chances that...

  1. August 1, 2012

    Five-year Bunds sold for record low yield

    Germany sold €3.35bn of five-year debt at a record low interest rate amid investor uncertainty ahead of Thursday’s European...

  2. FT Alphaville

    April 20, 2012

    De-euroisation is (still) de problem

    Or, imagine foreign holdings of eurozone sovereign debt turning back the clock some 15 years… to before there was a...

  3. April 12, 2012

    Italy forced to pay higher yields on bonds

    Italy paid extra premiums to sell bonds, in a sign of investor worries over the possibility of a reawakening of the...

  4. February 28, 2012

    Demand drives Italian borrowing costs lower

    Italy enjoyed strong demand at bond auctions on Tuesday as yields fell to the lowest levels since last summer. Analysts said...

  5. FT Alphaville

    January 6, 2012

    Rabobank says go Dutch

    (We’ll get our coat) Since there’s a question-mark over who’s going to buy the circa €200bn of fresh eurozone sovereign debt...

  6. November 17, 2011

    Spain pushed to frontline of euro crisis

    Spain was thrust on to the frontline of the eurozone’s debt crisis on Thursday as investors forced its borrowing costs...

  7. November 17, 2011

    Spanish bond yields near critical level

    Spain on Thursday paid an average yield of 6.975 per cent to issue €3.6bn of 10-year bonds, nearing the 7 per cent level...

  8. September 18, 2011

    M&B’s acting chief distances himself from Lewis

    Jeremy Blood, the acting chief executive of Mitchells & Butlers, has sought to distance himself from Joe Lewis, the...

  9. September 5, 2011

    Nerves fray as Italian yields continue to rise

    Investor nerves are fraying once again in the eurozone debt markets. Italian bond yields have jumped for the past 11...

  10. June 17, 2011

    Overview: Turbulent week for eurozone

    Fears about a Greek sovereign debt default, and the resulting contagion through the rest of the eurozone’s periphery,...

  11. May 31, 2011

    Rescue hopes ease pressure on Greece

    The cost of borrowing for Greece and other peripheral economies fell amid increasing hopes that European policymakers are...

  12. February 9, 2011

    Soaring debt pushes Portugal towards bail-out

    Portugal’s cost of borrowing hit a euro-era high on Wednesday amid growing concerns that Lisbon will have to turn to...

  13. June 21, 2010

    Pershing Square backs Landry’s Restaurants buyout

    Pershing Square, the US activist investment fund, has agreed to support an increased offer to take private Landry’s...

  14. May 21, 2010

    Billionaire backs Borders with $25m

    Borders, the struggling US book retailer, said on Friday that it has received a $25m cash injection from Bennett LeBow, the...

  15. May 14, 2010

    Bar brawl bill

    As casualties of the board room brawl at Mitchells & Butlers, the four directors who were ousted are being compensated for...

  16. May 11, 2010

    Europe papers over the cracks

    It’s amazing what €750bn (£650bn) does and doesn’t buy. What it does buy is a bailout of PIIGS’ bonds. What it doesn’t buy...

  17. May 5, 2010

    Mortgage approvals still flat

    Lending to households and businesses proved weaker than expected in March, according to Bank of England data.Lending to...

  18. May 4, 2010

    Mortgage and business lending weaken

    Lending to households and businesses proved weaker than expected in March, according to the latest data from the Bank of...

  19. April 27, 2010

    British retailers report rising sales

    The effects of harsh winter weather on retailers appear to have abated, with gentle growth reported in the nation’s high...

  20. April 14, 2010

    Shaky start to US earnings season sets the tone

    Uncertainty about the unfolding US corporate earnings season and persistent worries about Greece's financial position made...

  21. April 13, 2010

    Overview: Shaky start to US earnings season sets tone

    Uncertainty about the unfolding US corporate earnings season and persistent worries about Greece’s financial position made...

  22. FT Alphaville

    March 29, 2010

    "Evidence of QE's effectiveness remains somewhat elusive"

    That’s the verdict from Richard McGuire, Senior Fixed Income Strategist at RBC Capital Markets on the matter of the Bank of...

  23. March 5, 2010

    M&B’s finance director resigns

    Mitchells & Butlers, one of the UK’s biggest pub operators, was dealt another setback on Friday following the abrupt...

  24. March 2, 2010

    Manufacturing offers hope amid lending worries

    New figures on bank lending offered a mixed picture of the British economy yesterday, although the message was tempered by...

  25. March 1, 2010

    Lending to private companies falters

    Lending to private non-financial companies fell in January, but another closely watched measure of the success of the Bank...

  26. February 17, 2010

    Overview: Investors heartened by improved US picture

    Growing confidence in the global recovery story and fading concerns about sovereign default on Wednesday helped stock...

  27. FT Alphaville

    February 12, 2010

    Pangs of gilt(s) - again

    Notice anything about the below chart, from RBC Capital Markets’ Richard McGuire? The graph plots the 11 largest eurozone...

  28. February 10, 2010

    Morcombe quits role of chief at Alphameric

    The chief executive of Alphameric, who had been under pressure from leading shareholder Joe Lewis, yesterday resigned from...

  29. February 9, 2010

    Morcombe quits as chief of Alphameric

    The chief executive of Alphameric, who had been under pressure from leading shareholder Joe Lewis, on Tuesday resigned from...

  30. January 29, 2010

    Joe Lewis sweeps the boardroom at M&B

    John Lovering promised to "put recent history behind us" as he took over the chairmanship of Mitchells & Butlers, following...

  31. January 28, 2010

    Lewis wins sweeping board victory at M&B

    John Lovering promised to “put recent history behind us” as he took over the chairmanship of Mitchells & Butlers, following...

  32. January 23, 2010

    Lewis plans to take stakes in more companiesacross Europe

    Joe Lewis, the Bahamas-based currency trader engaged in a boardroom battle with pub group Mitchells & Butlers, intends to...

  33. January 23, 2010

    Billionaire likely to call shots after M&B vote

    Joe Lewis was born in a pub, the Roman Arms in Bow, 73 years ago, although that does not make him an expert on the pub...

  34. January 22, 2010

    Billionaire likely to call shots after M&B vote

    Joe Lewis was born in a pub, the Roman Arms in Bow, 73 years ago, although that does not make him an expert on the pub...

  35. January 22, 2010

    Joe Lewis aims to expand European portfolio

    Joe Lewis, the Bahamas-based currency trader engaged in a boardroom battle with pub group Mitchells & Butlers, intends to...

  36. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2010

    A UK money supply shock

    Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon. Milton Friedman, A Monetary History of the United States 1867-1960...

  37. January 21, 2010

    Joe Lewis calls for strategy review at M&B

    Joe Lewis signalled a shake-up at Mitchells & Butlers, saying he was seeking a review of the pub company and a plan of...

  38. January 20, 2010

    Lewis seeks plan of action for M&B

    Joe Lewis signalled a major shake-up at Mitchells & Butlers, the pub group in which he is the leading shareholder, after...

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