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    1. June 28, 2016

      Brexit: The Norway option is the best available for the UK

      The situation in Britain is messy but the way forward is not. There are, in fact, few alternatives to choose from. The...

    2. June 28, 2016

      Norway oil fund drops investment in Cairn and Kosmos

      Norway’s $835bn oil fund has excluded Cairn Energy of the UK and Kosmos Energy of the US from its portfolio over their...

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    1. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Merkel: no cherry picking deal for UK

      German chancellor Angela Merkel warned the UK that will be no “cherry picking” in its Brexit negotiations in her...

    2. June 27, 2016

      We now need a proper roadmap to quell corrosive uncertainty

      The electorate has made its choice. Financial markets have taken fright. British families and businesses are wondering...

    3. FT Alphaville

      June 27, 2016

      Nice banking passport you had there...

      ‘Passporting’, per Citi, “allows financial institutions incorporated in one member state to establish branches in other...

    4. Nick Butler

      June 27, 2016

      Brexit: the impact on UK energy policy

      At one level, the UK’s exit from the EU should have very little impact on the energy business. The price of oil, gas...

    5. June 23, 2016

      Norway holds rates as economy steadies

      Norway’s central bank has kept rates on hold at a record low of 0.5 per cent for the third consecutive month. Governor...

    6. Fast FT

      June 23, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Should I stay or should I go?

      So come on and let me know.   At last – at last – it is June 23, the day of the UK’s referendum on EU membership. For...

    7. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Denmark, Finland face recession risk from Brexit

      Nordic economies could suffer an economic downturn if Britain votes to leave the EU, with Finland and Denmark...

    8. FT Data

      June 22, 2016

      Datawatch: economic growth in the UK vs. non-EU countries

      The average annual GDP growth in the UK was about 2 per cent in the five years to the first quarter of 2016, higher...

    9. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: One more day

      Twenty-twenty-twenty-four hours to go, I wanna be sedated. Voting EU or vote to go-oh-oh, I wanna be sedated. Just get...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      June 20, 2016

      Piano on ice

      Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performs one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the Arctic...

    11. June 15, 2016

      Alternative EU trade models not in your interest, UK warned

      Business lobby groups from several of the countries that could provide a model for a post-Brexit UK have spoken out to...

    12. Brussels Blog

      June 13, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Brexit soft landing?

      The polls are tightening, markets are jittery, and Downing Street is so alarmed it is relyingon Gordon Brown to save...

    13. June 12, 2016

      Russia: Magnitsky’s bitter legacy

      The story of Sergei Magnitsky’s 2009 death became, for many in the west, an allegory of Vladimir Putin’s Russia —...

    14. June 12, 2016

      Norwegian oil fund’s contingency plans for war

      The $850bn Norwegian oil fund has drawn up contingency plans to protect its assets from extreme political events such...

    15. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Schäuble: Brexit could trigger referenda across Europe

      A British vote to leave the EU risks spreading the referendum contagion across a discontented Europe, Germany’s...

    16. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Norwegian inflation drifts further above target

      Inflation in Norway in May drifted higher above the Norges Bank’s inflation target – a factor that played into the...

    17. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      Det Norske shares bubble up 11% on BP deal

      Shares in Norwegian oil company Det Norske have gushed up 11 per cent after it revealed plans to acquire BP’s Norway...

    18. Fast FT

      June 10, 2016

      BP to combine Norwegian business with Det Norske

      BP’s business in Norway is to be combined with the operations of Det Norske, a Norwegian oil company that is almost 50...

    19. FT Alphaville

      June 8, 2016

      The petrodollar drawdown quantified

      To what degree is the collapse in oil prices responsible for the contraction in cross-border financial activity and...

    20. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      Domino's Pizza buys Nordic operations

      Domino’s Pizza is adding some more toppings to its business in Europe. Domino’s UK is spending £24m to acquire...

    21. June 1, 2016

      Ryanair retaliates against Norway air tax

      Ryanair is to close its main base in Norway and cut half of its flights to the Nordic country in retaliation at Oslo’s...

    22. FT Data

      May 27, 2016

      Eastern Europe has the largest population loss in modern history

      Eastern Europe’s population is shrinking like no other regional population in modern history. The population has...

    23. Fast FT

      May 27, 2016

      Norway reappoints central bank governor for another six years

      Forward guidance. Øystein Olsen, central bank governor of Norway, will serve another six years at the helm of the...

    24. Nick Butler

      May 23, 2016

      Has gas demand in Europe peaked?

      Can anything reverse the decline of natural gas as a source of primary energy in Europe? Gas demand in 2015, despite a...

    25. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Norway could still go negative says central bank chief

      Norway could join its Nordic peers by cutting interest rates below zero, the country’s central bank governor has said....

    26. May 18, 2016

      Statoil and Chevron lead pack in securing Norwegian oil licences

      Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Statoil have all secured licences to drill for oil off the coast of Norway, as companies...

    27. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Eurozone trade surplus nudges up as imports drop 2.7%

      The eurozone’s trade surplus with the rest of the world edged up to €22.3bn in March from €20.6bn the previous month,...

    28. May 16, 2016

      Companies listen when Norway’s oil fund shouts

      When the quiet one in the room suddenly shouts, people tend to listen. On that basis, the reserved and thoughtful...

    29. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      FirstFT vid: Nato 'vulnerable'; Norway to sue VW

      Top news, in one minute: More video...

    30. May 13, 2016

      Britain after Brexit would sacrifice access for independence

      Something important has emerged from the debate on the EU referendum in Britain: membership of the European Economic...

    31. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Oil bounce helps Norway keep rates on hold

      Norway has held fire on another interest rate cut, leaving its key deposit rate unchanged at 0.5 per cent in May. The...

    32. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Norway's economy bounces back; grows 1%

      Norway is back in business. The Norwegian economy bounced back in the first three months of the year, with GDP growing...

    33. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: cautious Cameron

      No (Conservative) daggers drawn. The prospect of a televised EU debate between David Cameron and Boris Johnson has...

    34. May 5, 2016

      Norway: Environmental hero or hypocrite?

      With killer whales swimming in the pristine fjord and sea eagles soaring above it, the scene offers a postcard-perfect...

    35. May 5, 2016

      Chile’s salmon sector hit by toxic algae bloom

      It has been a torrid time for the Chilean salmon industry. After a challenging 2015 where it faced low prices in...

    36. FT Data

      May 5, 2016

      Datawatch: female teachers and male principals

      About two in three teachers in secondary schools are female in the OECD countries, but they account for less than half...

    37. May 1, 2016

      Lib Dems fortress Shetland in danger of falling to nationalists

      If anywhere can resist the Scottish National party electoral tidal wave it should be Shetland, an archipelago almost...

    38. April 29, 2016

      Helicopter crashes off Norwegian coast, 13 people feared dead

      Up to 13 people are feared dead after a helicopter transporting oil workers crashed on Norway’s western coast in one of...

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