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    1. April 28, 2016

      Facebook’s special shares are a mistaken invention

      Few shareholders of Facebook would contend that Mark Zuckerberg, its founder, has been anything other than a visionary...

    2. April 28, 2016

      India blocks visas for China dissidents

      India has revoked or refused to grant travel visas to at least three opponents of the governing Chinese Communist party...

    1. April 27, 2016

      Leave camp balks at growing activist role of Europe’s highest court

      Theresa May, the home secretary, said this week Britain should leave the European Convention on Human Rights, a 1953...

    2. April 26, 2016

      Brexit: the first 100 minutes

      If Britons opt to leave the European Union in June, predictive articles entitled “Brexit: the first 100 days” will...

    3. FT Alphaville

      April 26, 2016

      Markets Live: Tuesday, 26th April, 2016

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:09 on 26 Apr 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

    4. April 26, 2016

      Cobham shares fall 20% after profit warning

      Shares in Cobham fell 20 per cent on Tuesday morning after the British aerospace and defence specialist warned on...

    5. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Playing defence: Cobham shares drop 20%

      Shares in UK aerospace specialist Cobham have swooned in response to a profits warning. The company said earlier this...

    6. Fast FT

      April 26, 2016

      Cobham lines up £500m rights issue after 'slow start'

      Aerospace and defence specialist Cobham has warned on profits and plans to cut debt and costs following a slow start to...

    7. April 15, 2016

      Is your personal scandal juicy enough for the tabloids?

      Poor Andy Warhol. If only he’d had a law degree. Yes, some people will have their 15 minutes of fame. But what Warhol...

    8. April 15, 2016

      Why Ian McEwan speaks for England

      Seeing people march through his city against the Iraq war, it is their gleeful certainty that unnerves Henry Perowne,...

    9. April 8, 2016

      Vallourec launches €1bn capital raising

      Struggling French steel pipes manufacturer Vallourec on Friday launched a rights issue and convertible bond sale to...

    10. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      Vallourec launches crucial €1bn capital raise

      It’s not only the UK’s steel industry that’s in trouble. Vallourec, the French steel producer that recently said it...

    11. FT Alphaville

      March 18, 2016

      Markets Live: Friday, 18th March, 2016

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:14 on 18 Mar 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy PMMorning...

    12. March 16, 2016

      Delta Lloyd wins vote on rights issue after last-minute support

      A last-minute change of heart from a rebel shareholder has helped Delta Lloyd to win a vote on a contentious €650m...

    13. Fast FT

      March 15, 2016

      Qube and Brookfield consortium snare Asciano

      Arrivederci, Asciano. This looks to be the last hurrah as a consortium led by rival Qube and Canada’s Brookfield have...

    14. Fast FT

      March 14, 2016

      Delta Lloyd rights issue vote can proceed – Court

      A Dutch court has dealt a blow to rebel shareholders of insurance group Delta Lloyd. Highfields Capital and Fubon...

    15. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      Delta Lloyd faces new opposition to rights issue

      Dutch insurer Delta Lloyd has been dealt a further blow as another major shareholder came out against its proposed...

    16. March 8, 2016

      Delta Lloyd faces perfect storm of capital demands and regulation

      Take one Dutch insurance company. Stir in legal battles with its regulator and its largest shareholder. Add a new...

    17. March 6, 2016

      ArcelorMittal strives to raise its game

      Nearly 10 years ago, Lakshmi Mittal was basking in the glow of victory. The Indian steel tycoon had won an epic tussle...

    18. Fast FT

      March 4, 2016

      US investor looks to block Delta Lloyd rights issue

      Highfields Capital has launched formal legal action against Delta Lloyd in an effort to block the Dutch insurer’s €650m...

    19. FT Alphaville

      March 4, 2016

      Markets Live: Friday, 4th March, 2016

      This Markets Live session ended at 12:05 on 4 Mar 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy, Neil Collins...

    20. March 3, 2016

      Delta Lloyd rights issue row intensifies

      A shareholder battle over Delta Lloyd’s €650m rights issue intensified on Thursday when fund manager Highfields took...

    21. Fast FT

      March 3, 2016

      Delta Lloyd investor demands delay in rights issue vote

      The largest shareholder in Delta Lloyd has taken the first steps toward legal action against the Dutch insurer....

    22. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      Top Delta Lloyd shareholder knocks rights issue plan

      Delta Lloyd’s largest shareholder has launched an attack on the Dutch insurer’s plan to raise €650m in a rights issue....

    23. February 25, 2016

      Civil liberties group director condemns Eurosceptics’ tactics

      Eurosceptic politicians are using human rights as a “scapegoat” to advance their cause of leaving the EU and raising...

    24. February 24, 2016

      Delta Lloyd: mental accounting

      The aphorism “‘to give with one hand and take with the other” is widely thought of as violating a law of rationality....

    25. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      Delta Lloyd halves rights issue; shares jump 12%

      Delta Lloyd shares leapt as much as 12 per cent at the start of trading this morning as shareholders rejoiced that the...

    26. February 24, 2016

      Delta Lloyd cuts rights issue to €650m after shareholder pressure

      Delta Lloyd is to dramatically cut the size of its proposed rights issue following opposition from shareholders. The...

    27. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      Delta Lloyd cuts planned rights issue to €650m

      Delta Lloyd is to dramatically cut the size of its proposed rights issue following opposition from shareholders. The...

    28. February 18, 2016

      Apple’s misjudgment over San Bernardino

      Ever since Edward Snowden revealed the extent of mass surveillance of private communications by the US and UK...

    29. February 18, 2016

      By cracking down, Sisi risks a new uprising in Egypt

      Giulio Regeni, an Italian graduate student in Egypt studying trade unions, went out to meet a friend in Cairo on...

    30. February 17, 2016

      Even good leaders should know when to quit

      Like many African leaders, Yoweri Museveni preached democracy even as he was seizing power through the barrel of a gun....

    31. February 12, 2016

      Saipem rights issue leaves banks holding stock

      The investment banks which helped Saipem raise €3.5bn from shareholders this week have been forced to stump up more...

    32. February 5, 2016

      ArcelorMittal to raise $3bn to cut debt

      ArcelorMittal plans to raise $3bn through a rights issue to bolster its balance sheet after losses rose sevenfold in...

    33. February 5, 2016

      Centuries after Great Schism, Pope and Patriarch to meet

      A Roman Catholic Pope and the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church will hold their first meeting since the Great...

    34. January 28, 2016

      Capital markets make slowest start to a year in over a decade

      Global capital markets have had their slowest start to the year for more than a decade as companies have retreated to...

    35. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Lonmin cuts 5,000 jobs and trims production

      Lonmin, the South Africa-focused platinum miner that recently raised $396m with a massively discounted rights issue,...

    36. January 27, 2016

      Government loses legal challenge to ‘bedroom tax’

      The government has lost a high-profile legal challenge to the “bedroom tax” brought by a domestic abuse victim and the...

    37. January 24, 2016

      FT MBA Challenge: help to tackle human trafficking

      Behind the political arguments now raging about migrant workers and refugees, there is an alarming and more distressing...

    38. January 23, 2016

      Small-cap Week, January 23

      Ferrexpo, the Ukrainian maker of iron ore pellets, was among the week’s sharpest fallers after Investec Securities...

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