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    1. February 10, 2016

      EU vote: Lloyd’s of London says Brexit will damage business

      The London insurance market, estimated to be worth £30bn a year, will be damaged if Britain votes to leave the EU,...

    2. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      US stocks follow Europe into the red

      Not the way American investors wanted to start the day. US stocks dropped almost 1 per cent after the opening bell in...

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    1. 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...

    2. February 4, 2016

      EU pushes China to cut back steel sector

      The EU’s top trade official has called on Beijing to cut overcapacity in its steel industry, promising new measures to...

    3. February 3, 2016

      Cameron’s EU deal: what the UK has — and has not — secured

      David Cameron is claiming that his draft EU deal delivers the “substantial change” he wanted to see in Britain’s...

    4. 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,...

    5. January 31, 2016

      Global steel industry expected to return to growth

      The global steel industry is expected to edge back into growth this year in spite of waning Chinese demand, at a time...

    6. January 29, 2016

      Brussels puts tariffs on Chinese rebar steel

      Brussels has imposed tariffs on a type of steel from China to try to defend Europe’s manufacturers from a flood of...

    7. January 29, 2016

      Iran is back in business

      Iran is moving quickly to shake off the effects of a decade of international isolation and years of crippling sanctions...

    8. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      EU imposes new tariffs on Chinese steel imports

      The European Union has signaled a tougher approach to the bloc’s growing steel industry crisis announcing the...

    9. January 25, 2016

      Fears flurry of claims over UK’s EU membership will dismay public

      A confusing flurry of claims and counter claims about the benefits of Britain’s membership of the EU will only serve to...

    10. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      Japanese trade growth weaker than expected

      Japanese imports and exports contracted more than expected in the final month of 2015, but led to the overall trade...

    11. January 24, 2016

      Iran plans to buy 114 Airbus jets on Rouhani’s Europe visit

      Iran is planning to sign a contract with European aircraft maker Airbus to buy 114 planes in what would be the first...

    12. January 20, 2016

      Law firms prepare for Brexit bonanza

      The City’s largest law firms have assembled dedicated teams to advise on the widespread consequences of Britain’s...

    13. January 18, 2016

      EU foreign ministers state opposition to Israeli settlement policy

      European foreign ministers hit out at Israeli settlement policies on Monday in a contentious statement that exposed the...

    14. January 18, 2016

      Irish pubs fight for the right to serve pints on Good Friday

      Oliver Hughes is in the bizarre position of being an Irish entrepreneur who is forced to shut his business for one day...

    15. Fast FT

      January 18, 2016

      Tata Steel confirms further job losses in UK

      Tata Steel has urged Europe to step up its response to “unfairly traded” steel imports as the Indian group confirmed...

    16. January 17, 2016

      Tata’s Port Talbot faces 750 job cuts

      The crisis in Britain’s steel industry deepened with news that Tata Steel is planning about 1,000 job cuts, as cheap...

    17. January 17, 2016

      Foreign law firms rap South Korea over new bill

      South Korea has become embroiled in a diplomatic dispute with the US and the UK over planned restrictions on foreign...

    18. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      EU trade data highlight US/Russia split

      Europe’s trade with the rest of the world grew in November 2015, compared to the previous year, Eurostat said on...

    19. January 14, 2016

      Sugar: beet up

      Sugar from beets was a product of the Napoleonic wars. Investors could be forgiven for wondering if that was the last...

    20. January 13, 2016

      Brussels delays deciding on status of China as ‘market economy’

      The European Commission has ducked the opportunity to decide whether to grant China “market economy” status. A...

    21. beyondbrics

      January 12, 2016

      Ukraine in 2016: good news and bad news

      This year, Ukrainians can look forward to progress in their favour in relations with Russia and with the European...

    22. Fast FT

      January 8, 2016

      German trade picks up; exports rise 7.7% on year

      The euro area’s trade engine kept humming in November, with German exports rebounding from an October lull and imports...

    23. January 7, 2016

      Eurozone unemployment rate falls to lowest since October 2011

      An improvement in the eurozone’s jobs market provided some respite from the gloom of global stock markets on Thursday,...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 6, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      John Lewis has shown listed retailers how to have a good Christmas, Topps Tiles sales are up and Card Factory has a new...

    25. January 5, 2016

      Orange/Bouygues: two-step

      France’s Sun King, Louis XIV, loved ballet so much he often danced in his own performances. His highness would have...

    26. January 4, 2016

      UK and Irish companies most optimistic in EU

      Companies in the UK and Ireland are the most optimistic in the European Union going into 2016, despite the prospect of...

    27. January 1, 2016

      The hard-headed case for the UK to stay in the EU

      A Conservative majority at the general election, a growing economy and an opposition in disarray. In other...

    28. January 1, 2016

      Russia initiates legal proceedings against Ukraine over $3bn debt

      Russia has formally initiated legal proceedings against Ukraine over the non-payment of a $3bn debt, setting the stage...

    29. December 28, 2015

      Europe split over whether to grant China market economy status

      At the end of October, Li Keqiang, China’s premier, toasted Angela Merkel. He and the German chancellor cheerily...

    30. December 28, 2015

      US warns Europe over granting market economy status to China

      Washington has warned Brussels against granting China ‘market economy status’, saying the long-sought trade concession...

    31. December 27, 2015

      Economists warn of threat to eurozone from higher US rates

      Interest rate rises by the US Federal Reserve could prove a mixed blessing for the eurozone economy as an expected...

    32. December 27, 2015

      Eurozone economists’ survey 2016: Brexit

      Number of respondents: 29 Anonymous Brexit will never happen. If it were to happen, I would expect a slight positive...

    33. December 23, 2015

      Hague’s Brexit stance angers Eurosceptics

      David Cameron has been accused of deploying former Tory leaders Lord Hague and Sir John Major to make the case for...

    34. December 22, 2015

      Poland’s new government aims to reassure investors over policies

      Poland’s new ultraconservative government has sought to reassure investors fretting about the country’s lurch to the...

    35. December 22, 2015

      Tata Steel moves towards offloading European arm

      Tata Steel has moved closer towards offloading part of its struggling European arm after stepping up talks with UK...

    36. beyondbrics

      December 22, 2015

      Mexico and the UK: sharing the best they have to offer

      As 2015 draws to a close, Mexico and the UK can look back on 12 months of enriching exchanges as part of their Dual...

    37. December 21, 2015

      Eurozone austerity fanning populist flames, says Renzi

      Matteo Renzi, Italy’s centre-left prime minister, has warned that German-driven eurozone austerity policies are fanning...

    38. December 19, 2015

      World Trade Organisation moves on from stalled Doha round

      Trade ministers from around the world have put what may be the final nail in the coffin of the long-stalled Doha round...

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