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  1. July 28, 2014

    Sankaty to buy JPMorgan debt portfolio for $1bn

    Sankaty Advisors, the credit arm of Bain Capital, is paying more than $1bn for the debt portfolio of JPMorgan’s principal...

  2. July 25, 2014

    Lead jumps to highest in eight months

    Lead ballooned to an eight-month high on Friday as the recent rally in base metals prices showed no sign of ending. The...

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  1. July 25, 2014

    A captain should be pitch perfect at a multitude of skills

    This is not the first time Alastair Cook’s captaincy has been called into question. In January the talented opening batsman,...

  2. July 25, 2014

    Tamil boat people to land on Australian shores

    A boat load of asylum seekers left adrift for almost a month in the Indian Ocean is to land in Australia after beleaguered...

  3. July 25, 2014

    S&P 500 retreats from record high

    Friday 21:00 BST. US and European equities took a step back at the end of a week that saw Wall Street hit record highs as...

  4. July 24, 2014

    Iron ore miners ramp up output to offset price weakness

    Iron ore is under renewed pressure with the price of the key steelmaking ingredient falling for a sixth consecutive session....

  5. July 24, 2014

    Newcrest warns of up to A$2.5bn writedown

    Newcrest Mining expects to write down the value of its assets by up to A$2.5bn (US$2.4bn), less than a year after reporting...

  6. July 23, 2014

    Japanese trading houses look to sell Australia coal assets

    Two Japanese trading houses are trying to sell their stakes in a big Australian coal project, in a further sign of a...

  7. July 23, 2014

    S&P 500 at record high as earnings please

    Wednesday 21:00 BST. A further fading of geopolitical concerns and some well-received earnings reports from Apple and...

  8. July 23, 2014

    BHP mines record level of iron ore

    BHP Billiton mined a record amount of iron ore in the 12 months to July, beating its own forecasts, and said production...

  9. July 22, 2014

    Apache Corp: acres and dollars

    Its namesake tribes might have sympathy: Apache Corporation is in a war over territory. Activist investors want the US oil...

  10. July 21, 2014

    Tiffany chief Kowalski steps aside after 15 years at the helm

    Tiffany & Co chief executive Michael Kowalski has announced his retirement after 15 years at the helm of the US luxury...

  11. July 21, 2014

    British America’s Cup team undeterred as Australians pull out

    Britain’s Ben Ainslie Racing on Monday underlined its commitment to contest the next America’s Cup after Team Australia, the...

  12. July 21, 2014

    MH17 crash: Obama warns Russia of isolation

    Barack Obama has warned Russia it risks further international isolation if it does not intervene directly with the...

  13. July 20, 2014

    Dropbox steps up international expansion

    Dropbox, the fast-growing US cloud storage company, is embarking on a new phase of international expansion as it tries to...

  14. July 20, 2014

    MH17 crash: West pressures Putin over access to MH17 crash site

    The leaders of Britain, France and Germany on Sunday called on President Vladimir Putin to ensure that pro-Russia...

  15. July 20, 2014

    Australia’s $1.7tn private pension system faces sweeping reforms

    Australia’s highly regarded private pension system faces sweeping reform following a sharply critical report into the fees...

  16. July 19, 2014

    Australia threatens Russian president Vladimir Putin with G20 summit ban

    Australia has threatened to try and block Russian president Vladimir Putin from attending a G20 summit in November if Moscow...

  17. July 18, 2014

    Grapes of worth

    Usually when I send one of these articles to my editor at FT Weekend Magazine, I ask for its subject to be made very clear...

  18. July 18, 2014

    Investing in wine? It’s a mug’s game

    Rowan Gormley, 51, launched Naked Wines, the crowdfunded online wine retailer, in December 2008. The company is based in...

  19. July 18, 2014

    Aids experts were passengers on crashed Malaysian flight

    Some of the world’s leading medical researchers and Aids experts, who were on their way to an international Aids conference...

  20. July 17, 2014

    Adapt trade policy to reflect globalisation, economic bodies warn

    Countries need to do more to adapt trade policies to reflect the 21st century realities of globalisation and international...

  21. July 17, 2014

    Australia abolishes tax on carbon emissions

    Australia has become the first country to repeal a national carbon tax in a move that threatens to isolate the country amid...

  22. July 17, 2014

    Australia smoking rates tumble after plain packaging shift

    Smoking rates in Australia fell at their fastest pace in more than two decades, following the introduction of the world’s...

  23. July 16, 2014

    Wind turbine fire risk highlighted by researchers

    Wind farms have long been blamed for blighting views and killing birds but now it is claimed they are also a bigger fire...

  24. July 16, 2014

    Boart Longyear: short life?

    Boart Longyear claims a history of 120 years. The company is the biggest producer and operator of the drills used by miners...

  25. FT Alphaville

    July 16, 2014

    How to build an empire, the full Murdoch timeline

    Step one, inherit. Keith Rupert Murdoch, second of four children, was born in Melbourne, Australia on March 11, 1931. In...

  26. July 16, 2014

    Rio Tinto and Fortescue ramp up iron ore production

    Two of the world’s largest iron ore producers have revealed sharp increases in output, showing why prices of the bulk...

  27. July 16, 2014

    Qantas to remain Australian but foreign ownership limits eased

    Australia has opened the door for foreign investors to take a larger stake in Qantas, but the national carrier will remain...

  28. July 15, 2014

    F35 Farnborough trip halted after engine fire

    The world’s largest military procurement project, Lockheed Martin’s F35 fighter, suffered a severe embarrassment on Tuesday...

  29. July 14, 2014

    A world without water

    The River Nar, a minor waterway about 100 miles north of London, is barely known to the average Briton. And at first glance,...

  30. July 14, 2014

    Zinc lifted by falling stocks and supply concerns

    Zinc has reached its highest level in almost three years, lifted by ongoing concerns about mine supply and falling warehouse...

  31. July 14, 2014

    Sports Direct leads stronger FTSE 100

    Sports Direct led London’s main market benchmark higher on Monday on expectations it would announce plans to expand its...

  32. July 14, 2014

    Aecom and URS to create engineering design force with $4bn deal

    Aecom, the US engineering design company, has agreed a deal to buy rival URS for $4bn in cash and shares, creating a new...

  33. July 13, 2014

    Asia fund passport plans require reform

    Critically important tax issues need to be addressed to ensure the success of plans to promote cross-border fund sales in...

  34. July 11, 2014

    Chart that tells a story . . . financial literacy

    What does this chart show? It compares levels of financial literacy in 15-year-old children with the amount of financial...

  35. July 11, 2014

    The search for a distinctive Australian architectural style

    Writing in The Bulletin magazine in October 1989, Harry Seidler, the architect who brought international modernism to...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    July 11, 2014

    Welcoming Abe to Papua New Guinea

    Ness Kerton/AFP/Getty Local children wave Japanese flags as Shinzo Abe, Japan’s prime minister, arrives in Port Moresby,...

  37. July 11, 2014

    ICE at pains to take cotton global

    Almost monthly, commodity exchanges announce plans for a new futures contract. Not all of them work. Some take forever to...

  38. The World

    July 10, 2014

    World's most expensive cities for expats

    For those expats bemoaning the cost of a burger in Geneva or rent in Tokyo, it could be worse. They could be living in...

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