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    1. 10 hours ago

      Rosneft rejects case for oil output cuts

      The most powerful figure in Russia’s oil industry on Wednesday signalled his steadfast opposition to combining with...

    2. 14 hours ago

      Akzo Nobel paints sober picture in wake of market challenges

      Shares in Akzo Nobel plumbed a one-year low on Wednesday with the owner of the Dulux brand cautioning that the economic...

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    1. 16 hours ago

      Death in Aleppo, victory in Russia, havoc in Europe

      We watched in disbelief as Aleppo’s citadel was ravaged by fire, the grand mosque’s minaret was blown off and the...

    2. 17 hours ago

      Carlsberg beats expectations on rising Asian sales

      Carlsberg made more profit last year in Asia than in eastern Europe for the first time as the Danish brewer seeks to...

    3. Fast FT

      18 hours ago

      Rosneft adds 'robots' to list of oil crash culprits

      The head of Rosneft, the Kremlin-controlled oil company, has blamed ‘robot’ traders and producers in the Middle East...

    4. Fast FT

      20 hours ago

      Akzo Nobel shares suffering as it paints sober outlook

      Shares in Akzo Nobel are taking a hit in early trading after the specialty chemicals group painted a sober outlook for...

    5. Fast FT

      23 hours ago

      Carlsberg results trump expectations on rising Asia

      Carlsberg beat expectations in the fourth quarter, the Danish brewer and drinks company saying its Asian operations are...

    6. February 9, 2016

      Syria’s future lies in its neighbours’ hands

      The Syrian army’s success at Aleppo was something Russia had been waiting for since the start of its military...

    7. February 9, 2016

      Brussels seeks to compel EU states to share gas in crises

      Brussels will seek to compel EU countries to send gas supplies to stricken neighbours in times of emergency as part of...

    8. FT Data

      February 9, 2016

      Low oil prices are helping household demand for durable goods

      Low oil prices are bad news for oil producing countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia, as well as for oil companies and...

    9. February 8, 2016

      United Russia shores up defences as public mood darkens

      When Galina Karelova, a senior politician at United Russia, addressed grassroots officials at Russia’s ruling party’s...

    10. February 8, 2016

      ‘Kremlin’s banker’ faces UK jail sentence

      Sergei Pugachev, the man once known as the Kremlin’s banker, is facing a possible jail sentence after a High Court...

    11. beyondbrics

      February 8, 2016

      A chance for Putin

      In the spring of 1987, I flew to Moscow with a team of several dozen US officials to negotiate what would become the...

    12. Tech blog

      February 8, 2016

      #techFT - US military's big tech upgrade

      Salty Dog is the shape of things to come in US military technology, Facebook’s Free Basics has been banned in India,...

    13. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      India consolidates growth lead over China

      India has consolidated its lead as the world’s fastest growing large economy, with real gross domestic product rising...

    14. February 7, 2016

      US military: Robot wars

      When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay...

    15. February 7, 2016

      Russia plans first bond issuance since sanctions

      Russia is exploring international bond issuance for the first time since the war in Ukraine sparked sanctions from the...

    16. February 6, 2016

      EU governments call on Brussels to tackle China over steel

      A group of governments including the UK and Germany have urged the EU to step up its fight against cheap steel from...

    17. February 5, 2016

      Ban blames Russia for collapse of Syria talks

      Devastating Russian air raids in Syria last week caused the collapse of peace talks in Geneva, said UN...

    18. February 5, 2016

      Central Asian migrants give Moscow the cold shoulder

      A thaw in Moscow has melted more than half of January’s snowfall, leaving locals to navigate puddles of slush and...

    19. February 5, 2016

      Russia and China: friends with benefits

      Lei Daijun can barely believe he is here. Standing in Red Square, the 74-year-old former teacher from central China...

    20. February 4, 2016

      Oil: From boom to bailout

      Since the start of the 21st century the South American nation of Suriname, population 540,000, has been riding a...

    21. February 4, 2016

      Syria peace hopes fade with Russian-backed push for Aleppo

      Officially, Syria’s peace talks may be “paused”, but restarting them looks near impossible as Syria’s Russian-backed...

    22. February 4, 2016

      A debt default may be Venezuelans’ best hope

      Azerbaijan has called for help from the International Monetary Fund. Nigeria is turning to the World Bank. Russia and...

    23. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Tata Steel slumps to hefty third quarter loss

      India’s Tata Steel, which has been in the spotlight in the UK after making thousands of job cuts at its British...

    24. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      FirstFT - The London that might have been

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Conservative commerce Are the...

    25. February 3, 2016

      Syrian peace talks fall apart as Assad forces advance on Aleppo

      Fraught Syrian peace talks have fallen apart just days after opening, with the UN special envoy suspending negotiations...

    26. February 3, 2016

      Global gas market braced for price war

      Could Gazprom be about to start a price war in the global gas market? With the prospect of a wave of US liquefied...

    27. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      US crude inventories climb for fourth consecutive week

      US crude futures briefly turned negative after the latest data showed a larger than expected build in crude and...

    28. The World

      February 3, 2016

      Data shed new light on EU migration

      It is time to stop the panic-mongering and put Europe’s refugee and migrant crisis into a sensible perspective. Across...

    29. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Oil dictates play, Syngenta

      European markets are set to drop this morning as oil prices took another leg lower during the Asian session on...

    30. February 2, 2016

      Oil renews slide as production cuts prove elusive

      Oil prices fell on both sides of the Atlantic on Tuesday, with US crude dipping below $30 a barrel, as a deal between...

    31. February 2, 2016

      Tories back away from human rights pledge

      The government has backed away from an election promise to scrap European human rights legislation, with Michael Gove...

    32. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Emerging market currencies whacked by global gloom

      Emerging market currencies have been taking a beating today, as the resumption of the oil rout and commodities slide...

    33. 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,...

    34. February 2, 2016

      Russia: grim and bear it

      There is a well-worn path followed by energy exporting countries after a commodity slump. The currency comes under...

    35. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      WTI back below $30 as oil rout resumes

      WTI, the US crude oil benchmark, has dropped back below $30 a barrel as the oil price recovery is stopped dead in its...

    36. Brussels Blog

      February 2, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Russian budget buster

      Welcome to Tuesday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    37. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Venezuela and Rosneft: little progress to show on oil

      A lot of talk, little sign of action. Venezuela’s oil minister Eulogio del Pino knocked on Rosneft chief Igor Sechin’s...

    38. FT Alphaville

      February 2, 2016

      Negativity all the way down

      Not sure how many more pixels you’ll tolerate us spilling on the BoJ’s move negative, but this from Simon Derrick at...

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