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  1. August 21, 2014

    For the fans, by the fans – lessons from the new Doctor Who

    Miley Cyrus, the US pop singer, this month seriously underestimated the creative potential of fan engagement. A young man...

  2. August 21, 2014

    Australian horse breeders bridle at Anglo American mine plans

    Australian miners have already been blamed for a cripplingly high currency, environmental damage and possibly the demise of...

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  1. The A-List

    August 21, 2014

    Asia’s strategic choices: subtle or stark?

    In the consumer realm, Asia has always been about choices. Which smartphone, which brand of music, which kind of cuisine and...

  2. August 20, 2014

    End of Australia’s mining boom threatens Pilbara Cities plan

    In a dusty industrial estate next to the world’s biggest iron ore port in Western Australia’s remote Pilbara region,...

  3. August 19, 2014

    BHP Billiton’s spin-off is a turning point for mining industry

    BHP restructuring BHP Billiton’s asset spin-off is set to be seen as a turning point for the global mining industry: a...

  4. August 19, 2014

    BHP Billiton: imperial overstretch

    “The decline of Rome was the natural and inevitable effect of immoderate greatness . . . the stupendous fabric yielded to...

  5. August 19, 2014

    Australia and Indonesia to resume intelligence co-operation

    Australia and Indonesia are close to signing an agreement to end a rift over revelations last year that the Australian...

  6. August 19, 2014

    BHP’s spin-off will go with the flow

    It is appropriate that BHP Billiton’s demerger, codenamed Operation River, will result in what looks like a run-off vehicle....

  7. FT Alphaville

    August 19, 2014

    Taking the Billiton out of BHP (and UK shareholders) - Part II

    We have no idea if Andrew Mackenzie, the Scottish-born chief executive of BHP Billiton, is favour of independence. But UK...

  8. August 19, 2014

    Clive Palmer stirs up Sino-Australian relations

    Clive Palmer, the mining tycoon turned lawmaker, has thrown a spanner in Australia-Sino relations after launching a tirade...

  9. August 19, 2014

    BHP split calls time on mining boom years

    BHP Billiton is to break up one of the world’s largest collections of mining assets via a stock market spin-off, signalling...

  10. August 18, 2014

    BG jumps on gas production hopes

    Restored optimism about its production targets put BG Group among London’s biggest gainers. BG rose 1.4 per cent to £11.80...

  11. August 18, 2014

    Scotland comments boomerang on Australian PM

    He has been criticised in the past for offending women, gays and the Irish. Now Tony Abbott, Australia’s prime minister,...

  12. FT Alphaville

    August 18, 2014

    Global macroeconomic imbalances are shrinking (and not)

    The chart is from a recent IMF working paper. Don’t celebrate too quickly, though. Here’s a description of what has...

  13. FT Alphaville

    August 18, 2014

    Taking the Billiton out of BHP

    Nothing has been decided yet, but it looks increasingly like BHP Billiton is going to spin off its unwanted smaller assets...

  14. August 18, 2014

    Stocks advance as Ukraine worries ease

    Monday 21:00 BST. Global stocks started the week on a firm note amid easing concerns over the situation in Ukraine and a...

  15. August 15, 2014

    Women in Business - Gabriela Galvano, EMBA graduate

    Gabriela Galvano is an executive MBA graduate of IE Business School in Spain and team leader of Green Light, one of the...

  16. August 15, 2014

    Refining exposure to emerging markets

    Earlier this year I increased the notional fund’s investments in emerging markets. After a couple of years of...

  17. August 14, 2014

    The Rover – film review

    No zombies stalk the ruined future of the new Australian film The Rover. There are no familiar landmarks, no gutted Times...

  18. August 13, 2014

    Australian banks: great borrower grief

    Australia has not been in recession for 23 years. Stock in Commonwealth Bank of Australia changes hands at pricey 15 times...

  19. August 13, 2014

    Cathay profits fall short in face of competition

    Tougher competition has put pressure on Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific, with first-half profit failing to match...

  20. August 12, 2014

    Equity rally fades as geopolitical tensions linger

    Tuesday 21:00 BST. The global market mood was cautious on Tuesday as the longer term bullish trend confronted lingering...

  21. FT Alphaville

    August 11, 2014

    Is the Australian model in trouble?

    Officially, Australia has avoided recession for more than two decades — an impressive achievement for a small open economy...

  22. August 11, 2014

    EU plans Russia sanctions talks with Latin America countries

    The EU plans to hold talks with countries such as Brazil and Chile to dissuade them from stepping in to replace Europe’s...

  23. August 11, 2014

    Private equity prepares for Treasury Wine bid battle

    Private equity groups are preparing for a possible battle over the world’s largest listed winemaker after a second company...

  24. August 8, 2014

    First Person: ‘I used the world’s oldest fossil find as a doorstop’

    I was mustering sheep on our farm in South Australia when I found the fossil. It’s pretty wild and desolate out here, about...

  25. August 8, 2014

    Iron ore price hangs in the balance

    It is the big question hanging over the price of iron ore – how much high-cost supply in China and other countries will need...

  26. August 7, 2014

    The Inbetweeners 2 – film review

    Mindful we are discussing a film in which the faces of two of the four main cast members end up covered in the ejections of...

  27. FT Alphaville

    August 7, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Go long Harrods: This is the Russian government’s official decree banning food imports...

  28. FT Alphaville

    August 7, 2014

    Go long Harrods

    Click for the Russian government’s official decree banning food imports from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and the Kingdom...

  29. August 7, 2014

    Record iron ore production fuels Rio Tinto earnings

    Rio Tinto has flagged the prospect of material cash returns to investors after the Anglo-Australian miner announced...

  30. FT Alphaville

    August 7, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asia-Pacific equities were in decline for a third straight day, as investors braced for a possible conflict in...

  31. August 7, 2014

    Australian unemployment hits 12-year high

    Australia’s jobless rate has climbed to its highest level in 12 years, underlining the challenges faced by an economy in...

  32. August 7, 2014

    Ukraine worries keep pressure on stocks

    Thursday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks suffered further losses as concerns about the Ukraine crisis and uncertainty over...

  33. August 6, 2014

    Australia hires Dutch company for next phase of search for MH370

    Australia has appointed a Dutch company to lead the search of a remote part of the Indian Ocean identified by investigators...

  34. August 6, 2014

    Wall St steadies but nerves remain frayed

    Wednesday 21:00 BST. US stocks steadied after the previous day’s sharp sell-off but there was evidence of heightened risk...

  35. August 5, 2014

    Australia set to ban travel to terrorist hotspots

    Australia is planning sweeping changes to its national security laws in response to mounting concerns about the terrorist...

  36. August 5, 2014

    S&P 500 slides as Ukraine tensions build

    Tuesday 21:00 BST. A backdrop of intensifying concerns about the situation in Ukraine and renewed uncertainty over the...

  37. August 4, 2014

    El Niño affects FX as well as commodities

    “Currency forecasting is fraught with enough difficulties already,” says Adam Cole at RBC, “without making it subordinate to...

  38. August 4, 2014

    Thai baby dispute prompts Australian review of surrogacy laws

    Canberra is reviewing its laws on international surrogacy arrangements following the case of a sick baby boy who was...

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