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    1. December 13, 2011

      Foreword: eastern promise

      For decades during the cold war, central and eastern Europe appeared to be frozen in time. Today, news flows in from the...

    2. October 18, 2011

      Foreword: Growing pains

      The world is becoming increasingly crowded. Later this month, the planet’s seven billionth human inhabitant will be born –...

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    1. Polo 2012

      A look at polo around the world: the state of the game in various countries, its stars...
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    1. July 22, 2011

      Adolfo Cambiaso: Polo’s poster boy down but not out

      On a bright Monday morning earlier this month, at the Berkshire polo farm that is his base for the English summer, the...

    2. June 14, 2011

      How remittance funds move around the world

      Created by Ben Catchpole. Research: Matthew Pountney. Edited by Robert Orr and Riaan Wolmarans Photo: Getty...

    3. June 14, 2010

      Emerging Europe: economic indicators and case studies

      Use our interactive map to view main economic indicators of central and eastern European countries, as well as case studies...

    4. May 18, 2010

      Rio ready for Olympic challenge

      Eduardo Paes, mayor of Rio de Janeiro, tells the FT how the 2016 Olympic Games can be a catalyst for major changes to the...

    5. March 5, 2008

      First London set for maiden buy

      First London Securities is today expected to complete its first acquisition since last year's Plus Markets listing. The...

    6. January 30, 2008

      Depth of equity pools becomes more clear

      One of the biggest drivers behind the recent bull market for equities is quickly losing its influence. Between 2003 and the...

    7. January 30, 2008

      Non-UK listings on Aim increase

      The total value of international groups to list on London's junior equities market in the past quarter exceeded that of...

    8. December 5, 2007

      Burren hopes for higher bid

      Hopes of a higher bid for Burren Energy, the oil and gas exploration company, were lifted yesterday following a report in...

    9. October 11, 2007

      LSR eyes $1.5bn dual listing

      LSR Group, a Russian real estate and building materials group, is planning to raise up to $1.5bn from a dual listing in...

    10. September 1, 2007

      Still waiting to deliver as promised

      ReneSola's failure to match its own lofty ambitions has contributed to a 60 per cent slump in its valuation in a month....

    11. August 24, 2007

      On London: Too early to pat central bankers on back

      Can I see a few rays of sunshine peaking through the clouds? Calm down, this isn’t a bank holiday weather forecast....

    12. July 21, 2007

      Resolution and Friends explore merger deal

      Resolution Life - the specialist investor in life assurance funds that no longer writes new policies - and Friends...

    13. June 11, 2007

      Isle of Wight Festival, Newport, Isle of Wight

      The Rolling Stones’ first UK festival gig for 31 years was always going to be a big event. On Sunday night, headlining at...

    14. May 16, 2007

      ISoft board backs IBA offer

      Directors of iSoft, the struggling healthcare software group, last night formally recommended a £140m takeover by IBA...

    15. March 24, 2007

      Trans-Siberian sale faces opposition

      A group of investors in Trans-Siberian Gold has urged shareholders to reject plans to sell the company's "jewels in the...

    16. October 24, 2006

      NEWLY INCORPORATED ASTINWAY BUYS 14% OF CHARIOT

      A mystery investor has become the largest shareholder in Chariot, the troubled lottery operator, writes Robert Orr....

    17. September 28, 2006

      Hosking lifts stake in Whitehead Mann

      The founder of Marathon Asset Management has raised his stake in Whitehead Mann, the recruitment consultant considering a...

    18. September 23, 2006

      Marine equipment proves to be a growth area

      Raymarine has emerged as a leading manufacturer and distributor of marine radar and electronic equipment to the leisure...

    19. August 26, 2006

      US acquisition worries seem overdone

      A prolonged slump in Ashtead shares has seen the stock lose close to half its value in four months, wiping £550m from the...

    20. July 22, 2006

      Inquiry into Canary Wharf bank death

      A police investigation has begun after a man fell to his death from a balcony inside Citigroup's Docklands headquarters in...

    21. June 28, 2006

      Turbulence fuels share-buying spree

      Recent market turbulence prompted bargain-hunting European executives to buy up shares in their own companies in unusually...

    22. June 3, 2006

      VEDANTA SET TO BE FIFTH SUCCESS FOR 'CITIZEN SOLDIER' HANNAM

      The entry of Vedanta Resources into the blue chip club would be the fifth FTSE 100 success notched onto the belt of Ian...

    23. May 24, 2006

      JPMorgan boosts cash equities team

      JPMorgan is boosting its European cash equities desk by hiring six new vice-presidents, including three from Dresdner...

    24. May 23, 2006

      JPMorgan hires on cash equities front

      JPMorgan has moved to boost its European cash equities desk by hiring six new vice-presidents, including three from...

    25. May 20, 2006

      Many debutants opt to bite the bullet

      This week's market turbulence could disrupt what is normally one the busiest periods for flotations, some bankers fear,...

    26. May 6, 2006

      Camec raises £100m for buys

      Central African Mining & Exploration, one of the largest mining companies on Aim, has raised £100m to fund new...

    27. April 20, 2006

      GOWRIE-SMITH COMES BACK WITH RIFT OIL

      Ian Gowrie-Smith has brought an oil exploration group to Aim, just three months after being ousted as chairman of...

    28. September 23, 2005

      Oxford St site has £300m price-tag

      A prime Oxford Street site has been put up for sale with a price tag of more than £300m. The site at 33 Cavendish Square is...

    29. September 17, 2005

      It's dog eat dog on the board

      Playing Monopoly may seem an inappropriate way for 25 property professionals to spend a Thursday afternoon when they should...

    30. July 25, 2005

      Rentokil has shown commitment to shareholder value

      From Mr Ron Spinney. Sir, Robert Orr's article "Research finds share price and pay out of step" (July 20) is misleading in...

    31. February 17, 2005

      Tribunal upholds FSA decision

      An appeal tribunal has backed a decision from the Financial Services Authority to refuse an application made by three...

    32. February 1, 2005

      Ukraine still rated high-risk investment

      Ukraine continues to rank alongside Iraq, Afghanistan and North Korea as one the riskiest countries in the world for foreign...

    33. January 27, 2005

      Financial services deals set to rise

      This year will herald an upturn in deal-making in the global financial services industry, with 40 per cent of senior chief...

    34. January 27, 2005

      Crackdown 'harms UK business edge'

      "Gold plating" of European Union money laundering legislation means it can take 10 times longer for a foreign-owned...

    35. January 22, 2005

      British Land in Broadgate move

      British Land has proposed a £2.1bn refinancing of the Broadgate office complex in the City of London, which the property...

    36. January 22, 2005

      Evolution may make special payment

      Evolution, the niche investment bank, could return cash to shareholders in the form of a special dividend. A share buy-back...

    37. January 6, 2005

      Singer sells motor loan book

      Singer sells motor loan book Singer & Friedlander, the merchant bank, is selling its consumer motor loan book to Close...

    38. December 31, 2004

      Green to head UK banking at HSBC

      Stephen Green, chief executive of HSBC, is to become chairman of the group's UK banking arm, replacing Sir John Bond. Sir...

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