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  1. August 24, 2014

    The euro is a scapegoat for the blunders of politicians

    With the Brussels rentrée, the eurocrats and their political masters around Europe’s national capitals return to the task of...

  2. August 20, 2014

    Russia helps lower crude prices

    Russia, the self-styled humanitarian nation trucking aid to Ukraine, is affecting the oil price. However, the effect is not...

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  1. August 18, 2014

    Possibility of ‘Brexit’ threatens London’s prospects

    By this time of year, wealthy bankers in the City of London have usually jetted off to their summer holiday destinations....

  2. August 17, 2014

    US banks plan ahead for UK exit from EU

    Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans to move some London-based activities to Ireland to address concerns that...

  3. August 14, 2014

    EU to pressure Egypt and Turkey on Russia food embargo

    Egypt and Turkey are set to join Latin American nations in facing heightened diplomatic pressure from the EU, which insists...

  4. August 14, 2014

    Rosneft asks Moscow for $42bn

    Rosneft has asked the Russian government for as much as Rb1.5tn ($42bn) in support, in a clear sign of the growing cost of...

  5. August 13, 2014

    Europe’s peach growers feel pain of Russian sanctions

    Josep Presseguer had already dispatched 350 tonnes of peaches and nectarines on the road to Russia when the Kremlin...

  6. FT Alphaville

    August 12, 2014

    Welcome to Russia's Hunger Games

    Given that modern-day warfare must at some point involve drones or autonomous vehicles, it makes sense that modern-day...

  7. 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...

  8. August 8, 2014

    UK business concern grows over damaging trade war with Russia

    High Street retailers are becoming increasingly concerned about the prospect of a damaging trade war between Britain and...

  9. August 8, 2014

    Export surge lifts China trade surplus to record high

    China recorded its biggest ever monthly trade surplus in July as exports surged and imports contracted, suggesting stronger...

  10. August 7, 2014

    EU stands ready to support farmers from sanctions fallout

    Russian food Moscow’s ban on western food imports poses a grave challenge to the EU, although European pig farmers have...

  11. August 7, 2014

    Russian sanctions and the west

    Since the US and its European allies ramped up sanctions on Russia last week in response to its persistent destabilisation...

  12. August 7, 2014

    Russian consumers prepared to swallow food ban

    Russian food Less than 24 hours after Vladimir Putin issued а blanket ban on western meat, dairy and other produce, Dmitry...

  13. August 5, 2014

    Johnson to challenge Cameron on Europe exit

    London mayor Boris Johnson, a likely future contender for the Conservative leadership, will on Wednesday challenge the prime...

  14. beyondbrics

    August 5, 2014

    Guest post: Russia's response to western sanctions

    By Andrew Foxall of the Henry Jackson Society The “stage three” sanctions announced by the US and the European Union against...

  15. August 4, 2014

    Germany seeks to limit investor protection to save trade deal

    Germany is pushing for curbs on the ability of investors to sue governments in the EU’s imminent trade accord with Canada,...

  16. August 3, 2014

    Ukraine crisis threat to European earnings

    No sooner does one danger subside than another takes it place. Investors in European companies could be forgiven for feeling...

  17. August 3, 2014

    Europe delivers earnings growth for the first time in three years

    For the first time in three years, Europe’s companies are delivering earnings growth. But the good news risks being...

  18. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Is living on the dole bad for you? - What are academics good for? - The other aging of America:...

  19. July 31, 2014

    Indian objections sink WTO deal

    Efforts to salvage a landmark World Trade Organisation deal collapsed on Thursday after India refused to drop its...

  20. July 31, 2014

    Swiss to get vote on EU links

    Switzerland’s voters will be offered a chance to vote again on the country’s often-strained relationship with the EU, the...

  21. July 31, 2014

    Q&A: Last-ditch efforts to save WTO deal

    Diplomats were scrambling to find a compromise that would satisfy Indian demands and allow the World Trade Organisation to...

  22. July 30, 2014

    Challenges for business in Scottish independence, says Barclays

    A vote for Scottish independence in September’s referendum could have a modestly negative impact on the UK stock market,...

  23. July 30, 2014

    Russia attacks EU sanctions and warns of higher energy bills

    Russia lashed out at the EU for imposing broad sanctions against key sectors of its economy and warned that Europeans would...

  24. July 29, 2014

    Sanctions on Russia are a ‘big concern’ for European businesses

    The deepening impact on Europe’s companies of the Ukraine crisis was brought into sharp focus with the warning by BP on...

  25. July 29, 2014

    Business presses India to drop objections to trade deal

    Business groups have called on India to drop its objections to an international deal to ease the flow of goods through...

  26. Nick Butler

    July 27, 2014

    Independence light - Scotland deserves better

    Last week I wrote about the forthcoming independence referendum in Kurdistan. To move from events there to what is happening...

  27. July 27, 2014

    Europeans urge US to push power button on trade deal

    Ask anyone in European business what the most daunting longer-term issues confronting them are and it is unlikely to take...

  28. Brussels Blog

    July 24, 2014

    Leaked Russia sanctions memo: the details

    Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, chairs a security council meeting at the Kremlin this week Although the sanctions...

  29. FT Alphaville

    July 24, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Izzy wonders if monopolies are ever a good thing and whether, if corporate monopolies...

  30. beyondbrics

    July 23, 2014

    Opinion: domesticating Russia

    Of course, it all goes back to Peter the Great at the turn of the eighteenth century. On the one hand, the Russian Tsar...

  31. FT Alphaville

    July 22, 2014

    On Russian sanctions and Belgian beer...

    Given that Russian subjects are reportedly being force fed a diet of Putin-esque mis-information over the downing of...

  32. July 20, 2014

    Europe must impose financial sanctions on Russia

    When tragedy strikes, we care about how it happened and why it happened. Economic consequences should be secondary. The...

  33. July 18, 2014

    Putin’s credibility lies amid the wreckage of flight MH17

    When Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was blown out of the clear sky over Ukraine by a surface-to-air-missile it was, without...

  34. beyondbrics

    July 18, 2014

    Guest post: Using the Brics Bank to dilute the US dollar zone

    By Akshay Mathur, Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations The New Development Bank launched this week in Brazil by...

  35. July 13, 2014

    Italy accused of blocking tougher sanctions on Russia

    For much of the six-month stand-off over Ukraine, diplomats have described the west’s fitful response to Russian tactics as...

  36. July 10, 2014

    EU pledges to protect NHS in US trade talks

    Britain’s National Health Service and other European public health programmes are set to be carved out of a proposed...

  37. July 10, 2014

    Ford and Fiat-Chrysler call for EU reform

    European carmakers have called for reform of the EU as a new leadership takes shape in Brussels, demanding a radical rethink...

  38. July 10, 2014

    US and EU unions criticise transatlantic trade deal

    The largest trade unions in the US and EU are calling for protections for online privacy and the dropping of special...

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