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      Size is not all when it comes to a post-Brexit trade deal

      It is obvious. As the fifth-largest economy in the world, of course Britain would get a good trade deal with the EU and...

    2. May 2, 2016

      ‘The City’, by Tony Norfield

      It is not every day you read a book about global finance by a banker who quotes Lenin approvingly on page two. But then...

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    1. Doing Business in the Arab World

      We look at the general business picture in Saudi Arabia, with a separate feature on th...
    2. The Business of Whisky

      After a decade of strong growth - in which producers invested in new distilleries or e...
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    1. May 1, 2016

      Canadian pharma group raises price of NHS eye drug 14-fold

      The National Health Service has been stung by a Canadian drugs group that has heavily increased the prices of some...

    2. April 29, 2016

      Trump or Clinton? What would they mean for investors?

      The misplaced fears of early recession in February have given way to a better mood, as I hoped would happen. The...

    3. April 28, 2016

      Economists for Brexit challenge consensus

      The consensus among economists that Britain’s departure from the EU would damage its economy was broken on Thursday...

    4. April 28, 2016

      Brazil’s political turmoil hangs over agricultural markets

      Corruption, conspiracy accusations and an impeachment battle — the turmoil surrounding Brazilian politics has not been...

    5. April 26, 2016

      Making a late bid to make it in India

      To get to the industrial estates on the outskirts of India’s capital, the best way is by Delhi Metro, since the broad...

    6. April 25, 2016

      EU-US trade: Five reasons why a deal looks difficult

      US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday called for negotiations for a controversial new...

    7. April 24, 2016

      The revenge of globalisation’s losers

      Globalisation is failing in advanced western countries, where a process once hailed for delivering universal benefit...

    8. April 24, 2016

      Obama and Merkel unite over trade deal

      Barack Obama and Angela Merkel have called for talks over a transatlantic trade deal to be completed this year as fears...

    9. April 23, 2016

      Obama tells young British adults to reject isolationism and cynicism

      Obama visits the UK Barack Obama has told an audience of young British adults to reject pessimism, isolationism and...

    10. April 22, 2016

      Obama gives powerful warning against Brexit

      Barack Obama has delivered a stinging rebuke to supporters of a British exit from the EU, saying that if the UK left...

    11. April 21, 2016

      US says Britain’s EU referendum threatens transatlantic pact

      The US is concerned that Britain’s June referendum on EU membership and political problems elsewhere in Europe are...

    12. April 21, 2016

      At Work with the FT: Emma Marcegaglia, BusinessEurope president

      Emma Marcegaglia’s desk is about 6 metres long and covered with piles of paper. It is also surrounded by a group of her...

    13. FT Alphaville

      April 20, 2016

      On HM Treasury's Brexit analysis...

      A guest post by Peter Doyle, economist and former IMF staffer _______ I very much hope—and expect—that Brexit will be...

    14. Brussels Blog

      April 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The immaculate relocation

      This is Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    15. April 17, 2016

      Nuts and bolts of Treasury’s view of Brexit

      The Treasury will publish details of its long-term economic assessment of EU membership on Britain’s economy and...

    16. April 15, 2016

      Brexit would cut foreign direct investment by fifth, report says

      Flows of foreign direct investment into the UK would fall by more than a fifth if it votes to leave the EU, costing...

    17. Fast FT

      April 15, 2016

      FDI to UK would fall by over a fifth on Brexit:LSE

      Flows of foreign direct investment into the UK would fall by over a fifth if the country left the European Union,...

    18. April 15, 2016

      How an activist approach on trade could stimulate global demand

      The debate on trade has taken an ominous turn. In many countries trade is under siege, raising the threat of a spike in...

    19. April 14, 2016

      China eliminates subsidies for its exporters

      China has agreed to eliminate a wide range of subsidies for its exporters following a US complaint to the World Trade...

    20. April 11, 2016

      If anti-globalisation prevails, what should investors do?

      Worldwide stocks plunged again on Friday, completing the worst month on record as trade wars with both China and Mexico...

    21. April 10, 2016

      Global trade should be remade from the bottom up

      Since the end of the second world war, a broad consensus in support of global economic integration as a force for peace...

    22. April 8, 2016

      China’s robot army set to surge

      China’s uptake of industrial robots is set to rise rapidly in the coming years as higher labour costs and the...

    23. April 7, 2016

      US politics is closing the door on free trade

      Donald Trump wants to slap punitive tariffs on China. Hillary Clinton opposes the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership...

    24. April 7, 2016

      Global economy faces fifth year of weak trade growth

      The global economy will see its fifth consecutive year of subpar growth in international trade this year, marking its...

    25. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      World trade growth to remain subdued in 2016:WTO

      The global economy will see its fifth consecutive year of subpar growth in international trade this year in what would...

    26. April 6, 2016

      Brexit economics offer no solution for Britain’s steel industry

      Brexit campaigners have wasted no time in arguing that the crisis gripping the steel industry is further evidence that...

    27. The World

      April 6, 2016

      White House Countdown: Say cheese

      After a 10-day lull in the primary calendar, we are back to the races with Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican...

    28. April 5, 2016

      The high cost of settling for the ‘new mediocre’

      The panic that gripped global markets at the start of the year has dissipated. Fears of the US economy sinking into...

    29. April 5, 2016

      Donald Trump’s protectionism has a good pedigree

      The central feature of Donald Trump’s economic philosophy is protectionism. He supports a variety of measures to...

    30. April 1, 2016

      China’s steelmakers face own trouble at mill

      This year, the future looked bleak for Baosteel, the listed arm of China’s state-owned Baosteel Group, the country’s...

    31. March 31, 2016

      Tata Steel and Port Talbot: five key questions

      How many jobs are at risk? Tata Steel UK employs 15,000 people, and all of those jobs are directly imperilled by the...

    32. March 30, 2016

      The Brexiteers’ magical thinking on global trade

      Those advocating Britain’s exit from the EU, the world’s largest exporterand importer, would have you believe a number...

    33. March 29, 2016

      Cargill loses head of $2bn cotton unit

      Cargill, the world’s largest agricultural commodities trader, has parted ways with the head of its $2bn cotton division...

    34. FT Alphaville

      March 29, 2016

      Charles Kenny on trade adjustment, deindustrialisation, development and more (full transcript)

      Alphachatterbox is available on Acast, iTunes, and Stitcher. Our newest longform episode is a conversation with Charles...

    35. March 24, 2016

      Trump, trade and ‘the China shock’

      It hasn’t escaped the notice of pundits that the political iconoclasts Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have something...

    36. March 24, 2016

      In charts: what Donald Trump gets wrong about China and US jobs

      Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has built his presidential campaign on one main economic pillar: that the US...

    37. March 23, 2016

      Donald Trump wants America to withdraw from the world

      The damage a President Trump could do to the American republic is thankfully limited. A president is not a king. There...

    38. March 22, 2016

      Nigel Lawson rejects trade reprisals in event of Brexit

      Nigel Lawson, until recently the chairman of a campaign for Britain to leave the EU, said the UK should not reciprocate...

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