Lex: premium commentary

Lex is the FT’s premium daily business and finance column. It is the oldest and arguably the most influential column of its kind. Writers in London, New York, San Francisco and Hong Kong highlight global risks and opportunities with wit and brevity. 

The asset class is going out of style, at least in the view of most US companies

Watchdog’s guidance puts advisory firms on notice while avoiding heavy-handed new regulation

Of the two Hong Kong conglomerates, Cathay’s parent is more vulnerable to China frictions

Shares should continue to enjoy a fair wind and a following sea

Focus on professional clients gives mortgage lender an advantage over its rivals

Few have more to lose than mainland Chinese investors if financial hub falters