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. 

It is very rare to see a private equity firm give back money

Menu innovation is not just for entrepreneurs

The real test for the social network is whether it can produce a more convincing growth plan

Woes affecting other property sectors may have caught up with warehouse specialist

The deposed boss has paid the price for failing to deliver on a turnround plan

After settling their legal dispute, the tech juggernauts are free to deal with their other problems

The benefits of scale are reflected in a deluxe valuation