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    1. February 10, 2016

      Chinese buyers bid $1.2bn for Norway’s Opera

      China’s increasingly active private equity sector has swooped on Norway, joining hands with a pair of trade buyers to...

    2. February 8, 2016

      One fitness measurement for all your exercise goals

      One of the drawbacks of the fad for wearable health trackers is that the numbers they record to show what physical...

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    1. February 5, 2016

      Britain still has an important role to play in Europe

      Let’s be frank: David Cameron was never going to achieve a fundamental restructuring of Britain’s relationship with the...

    2. February 4, 2016

      EBA head warns on Brexit consequences

      The head of one of Europe’s regulatory watchdogs has warned that the UK would be left without a voice to shape future...

    3. February 4, 2016

      Immigration curbs take shine off Nordic reputation for tolerance

      Danish moves to confiscate asylum seekers’ cash and jewellery; Norwegian officials deporting migrants over a freezing...

    4. February 4, 2016

      Norway’s oil fund steps up pressure on multinationals

      Norway’s $810bn oil fund has revealed that it voted against proposals from some of the world’s biggest companies —...

    5. Brussels Blog

      February 2, 2016

      Next week's EU "gas package": pleasing everybody or nobody?

      Miguel Arias Cañete, the EU’s energy commissioner, will have to choose his words carefully next week. On February 10,...

    6. January 29, 2016

      A dog-sled adventure in Arctic Norway

      Somewhere around lunchtime the sunrise turned into a sunset, but it was impossible to tell when the one ended and the...

    7. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      FirstFT - History's most audacious scam

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Where we’re going, we don’t need roads...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      January 28, 2016

      Frozen train

      An old locomotive train that was used for transporting coal is preserved as a monument at Ny-Alesund, in Svalbard,...

    9. January 28, 2016

      Welcome to the new oil order

      The airwaves and Twitter are full of commentary about how Saudi Arabia, the rest of Opec and Russia can balance the...

    10. Fast FT

      January 27, 2016

      Norway's oil fund backs Vonovia's Deutsche Wohnen bid

      Norway’s powerful oil fund said on Wednesday that it was backing Vonovia’s hostile takeover bid for rival German...

    11. January 24, 2016

      Eldar Saetre, Statoil’s reluctant chief executive

      The first time Eldar Saetre was offered the job of chief executive at Statoil, he declined. Instead, the former finance...

    12. January 22, 2016

      The List: Five unusual claims to fame

      After 83 days of consecutive rainfall, residents of Eglwyswrw in south-west Wales had gone from wishing it would end to...

    13. January 20, 2016

      Cato Syversen, chief executive, Creditsafe

      Tattoos, holidays and talent competitions. Some of the workplace cultural practices at Creditsafe sound almost cultish....

    14. January 18, 2016

      Norway’s offshore drilling fight with EU a cautionary tale for UK

      A stubborn dispute between Brussels and Norway about offshore oil drilling has highlighted the pressure on even non-EU...

    15. January 13, 2016

      A tale of two fisheries: Fortunes of Norway and Chile diverge

      This is the tale of two salmon producers and how the pervasive fingers of market economics pry into even the more...

    16. Fast FT

      January 13, 2016

      Norwegian house price growth moderates

      Here’s some more food for thought for Norwegian policymakers. House prices growth in Norway, whose economy is feeling...

    17. January 12, 2016

      Schibsted digital drive rewrites script for squeezed press groups

      Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp controls Australia’s most popular property website. Axel Springer has two of Germany’s...

    18. January 12, 2016

      Nokkie vulnerable amid commodity squeeze

      The so-called commodity currencies are under the cosh as base metals stumble and oil prices flirt with $30 a barrel....

    19. January 11, 2016

      Trading false promises for a post-Brexit Britain

      That Britain’s business leaders overwhelmingly want to stay in the EU, even if half would prefer a purely economic...

    20. Fast FT

      January 11, 2016

      Chocolate prices help to melt Norwegian inflation

      Monthly inflation in Norway fell at the fastest clip since mid-2013, data for December showed. The country’s consumer...

    21. Fast FT

      January 7, 2016

      Sales and operating profit drop at Cargill

      Cargill suffered a decline in operating profit across all four of its main reporting divisions as results flagged in...

    22. Fast FT

      December 18, 2015

      Fast Europe Open: Fed rally fades but fallout continues

      The monetary policy ripples following the Federal Reserve’s decision to lift interest rates are starting to radiate...

    23. Fast FT

      December 17, 2015

      Norway rates decision lifts krone

      Norway’s krone is defying the global trend for a stronger dollar after the country’s central bank stopped short of...

    24. Fast FT

      December 17, 2015

      Norway keeps interest rates on hold at 0.75%

      And in other central bank decisions… Norway’s Central Bank has decided to keep its main interest rate on hold at 0.75...

    25. December 11, 2015

      Repsol and Statoil agree asset swap deal involving US shale

      Repsol on Friday unveiled an asset swap with Statoil that will involve selling a stake in America’s shale producing...

    26. December 10, 2015

      Sweden's low inflation: Blame holidays and vegetables

      Sweden is a fully paid up member of the negative interest rates club, but it just can’t kick inflation higher. New data...

    27. December 9, 2015

      International E&P: story time

      In hard times, cash flow is everything, and hope goes for cheap. These are undoubtedly hard times for oil producers....

    28. December 2, 2015

      Central banks battle rising currencies as euro weakens

      For a select group of central bank governors, the year is threatening to end as it began — fending off unwelcome...

    29. December 1, 2015

      Saudi Aramco in drive to buy locally made equipment

      Saudi Arabia’s oil company on Tuesday unveiled plans to ramp up the amount of goods and services it buys locally, in a...

    30. November 30, 2015

      Norway urges EU assurances on gas output

      Norway, the EU’s most reliable external supplier of gas, is seeking assurances that the bloc will remain committed to...

    31. November 24, 2015

      Dollar-peg exporters stung by oil rout

      Oil and much of the foreign exchange market are miserable bedfellows. The close relationship between falling commodity...

    32. November 19, 2015

      Cargill boss MacLennan moves to stamp his mark

      It’s almost two years since David MacLennan took over as the ninth chief executive of Cargill, one of the world’s...

    33. November 18, 2015

      Trafigura made $4.3bn of direct payments to state oil cos

      Trafigura, one of the world’s biggest commodity traders, made direct payments of $4.3bn to state oil companies in 2013,...

    34. November 17, 2015

      Statoil abandons Alaska oil projects

      Statoil has followed Royal Dutch Shell in abandoning its exploration projects in Alaska, dealing another big blow to...

    35. November 15, 2015

      Watchdogs attempt to force trackers out of closets

      There is a growing body of academic evidence to suggest that closet tracking — a form of mis-selling whereby funds...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      November 13, 2015

      Aurora in Norway

      The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights illuminate the night sky near the town of Kirkenes in northern Norway ...

    37. November 11, 2015

      Telenor suspends CFO amid VimpelCom corruption probe

      Telenor was plunged further into crisis after the Norwegian state-controlled telecoms operator suspended its finance...

    38. FT Alphaville

      November 11, 2015

      The euro was pointless

      It’s easy to forget now, but the single currency wasn’t created purely as a political project. Many economists in the...

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