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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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