- Bank shouldn't even try to govern economic growth @ Financial Times - Wed 13 Jun, 2012 6:26 AM IST
From Mr Andrew Shouler.
- Tchaikovsky Suite No. 3, Lincoln Center, New York @ Financial Times - Thu 31 May, 2012 9:46 PM IST
Balanchine discovered in Tchaikovsky, his fellow Petersburger, romance and imperial elegance entwined - or at least following fast on one another. But in this odd, late ballet, the choreographer kept them ...
- Traders doubt easing will weaken yen Fri 27 Apr, 2012 1:50 AM IST
The yen strengthened against other big currencies ahead of a meeting of the Bank of Japan on Friday, as market participants grew cautious over how much extra monetary easing the central bank would announce....
- Companies aren’t to blame for every ill Financial Times - Wed 25 Apr, 2012 10:02 PM IST
Multinationals are so large and diverse that they are almost certain to suffer from daily accidents, frauds and other problems – especially if they are trying to innovate.
- Wealth management Fri 20 Apr, 2012 12:40 AM IST
It's hard to destroy a bank by giving rich people financial advice. Which may be why everyone tends to forget about wealth management during results and focuses on investment banking. But as Morgan Stanley ...
- Future looks bright as flexibility increases Thu 19 Apr, 2012 6:53 AM IST
At a time of rising unemployment, when men still vastly outnumber women in senior jobs, it might seem odd to be positive about the future for women at work. But there are many reasons for qualified optimism....
- Kodak: Snapshot of a humbled giant Financial Times - Tue 3 Apr, 2012 10:28 AM IST
The question remains: Why was Kodak unable, or unwilling, to jump on to the digital train – or at least dodge out of its path.
- Uruguay nurses accused of mass killing Tue 20 Mar, 2012 4:16 AM IST
MONTEVIDEO, March 19 - Health officials in Uruguay opened an investigation into the country's intensive care units on Monday after two male nurses were charged with killing 16 elderly patients.
- The wrong route for Britain's roads Tue 20 Mar, 2012 1:08 AM IST
In its desire to spruce up Britain's road network, the government has reached back into the 18th century for solutions. Back then, vexed by the poor condition of the nation's roads and the failure of local ...
- Taming of the traders @ Financial Times - Tue 20 Mar, 2012 12:15 AM IST
A loud roar of approval breaks out across the cavernous, crisp packet-littered trading floor in London's Canary Wharf, as robust US employment figures flash past the screens, causing a palpable ripple ...
- Dig a little deeper to discover the truth about Iran @ Financial Times - Fri 24 Feb, 2012 8:40 AM IST
From Mr Arthur J. Bauernfeind.
- Gambler? No, I'm a compulsive capitalist Financial Times - Thu 23 Feb, 2012 11:49 PM IST
Are entrepreneurs really just gamblers at heart? Some undertake ventures at long odds, but why do we do it?
- Texting revenues hit by web services Financial Times - Wed 22 Feb, 2012 10:37 PM IST
The growth of smartphone applications such as WhatsApp and Viber, and messenger services on handsets from BlackBerry and Apple, have eroded the use of text messaging in many countries.
- Sony puts faith in video game consoles Financial Times - Tue 21 Feb, 2012 9:41 PM IST
In a world full of iPhones and iPads, carrying a separate gadget just for games can seem anachronistic. Yet Sony is not ready to give up on portable gaming gear.
- Sacyr takes stock of different world @ Financial Times - Sun 19 Feb, 2012 9:32 PM IST
Strewn across modern day Spain are tens of thousands of half-built properties, the looming ruins of a debt-fuelled construction bubble that now seems to belong to a different world.
- The netiquette of working life Financial Times - Sat 18 Feb, 2012 1:19 AM IST
Is there a need for a code of etiquette when using newer forms of communication such as email, social networking and instant messaging?
- Stop demonising the wealth creators Financial Times - Fri 3 Feb, 2012 1:26 AM IST
Entrepreneurs are need for job creation, but do those who run their own businesses command respect? Are they admired, envied or resented?
- The best I can do for today’s youth is quit Financial Times - Tue 31 Jan, 2012 9:58 PM IST
In the next 10 years there will be 1.2bn young people looking for work and only 300m jobs to go around.
- Working with someone you will replace Financial Times - Tue 31 Jan, 2012 1:28 AM IST
Time spent working alongside the person you’re going to replace should be a chance to transfer knowledge and ensure the smoothest of handovers. But not everyone wants to help their successor.
- Male executives search for balance Financial Times - Tue 31 Jan, 2012 1:22 AM IST
For many 30- or 40-something male executives, work alone does not define life in the way it once did.
- Plan to raise epetition threshold Wed 16 Nov, 2011 1:26 AM IST
Ministers have proposed increasing the threshold by which epetitions have a chance of generating a Commons debate amid a flurry of high-profile campaigns.
- US charges man with spying for Syria @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 5:49 AM IST
A Syrian-born man has been arrested on charges of spying on Syrian protesters in the US on behalf of the government in Damascus, the justice department announced.
- Spotting the exceptionally talented @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 5:15 AM IST
The Rare FindSpotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else, By George Anders Penguin Portfolio, $26.95/£14.99
- Israel and Palestinians celebrate swap deal @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 4:48 AM IST
Israelis and Palestinians celebrated a prisoner exchange deal on Wednesday, while their leaders hoped the agreement would boost their popular support.
- TPG Capital in biofuel joint venture @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 4:47 AM IST
TPG Capital is backing M&G, an Italian engineering and chemicals company, in a joint venture to produce what it says is a world breakthrough in second-generation bioethanol, in which agricultural waste ...
- Quarter of US millionaires pay lower taxes @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 4:43 AM IST
A quarter of US millionaires pay lower taxes than some middle-class households, congressional researchers said, in a report that is bound to fuel the political battle over the taxation of the wealthiest ...
- Scottish boundary changes cut seven MPs @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 4:28 AM IST
Plans to cut the number of Scottish Westminster MPs from 59 to 52 at the next general election could prove a dilemma for the coalition government.
- Walmart has first US sales rise in two years @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 4:27 AM IST
Walmart, the world's largest retailer by revenues, said on Wednesday that the company produced its first quarter of rising US sales in more than two years, offering hope to investors that efforts to revive ...
- Bank approved Berezovsky's sheikh deal @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 3:57 AM IST
A "sham" transaction at the heart of a $6.5bn (£4.1bn) legal claim by Boris Berezovsky, a Russian oligarch exiled in London, against Roman Abramovich was given the go-ahead by a compliance officer ...
- Minister refused Southern Cross crisis talks @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 2:51 AM IST
Paul Burstow, the social care minister, was repeatedly warned last year about the problems at Southern Cross before it went bankrupt but refused requests to meet the care home company's chief executive ...
- Memo to Britain's top civil servant: strategy please @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 2:49 AM IST
Congratulations, Jeremy Heywood. You've got Britain's best public sector job. As head of the civil service, you'll have all the fun of being prime minister - but without losing your private life. You're ...
- Euro undaunted by Slovakian 'no' vote @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 2:42 AM IST
The euro extended its gains on Wednesday, undaunted by Slovakia's "no" vote on the extension to the eurozone bail-out fund and ratings downgrades to some of the region's banks.
- Eurozone 'outs' must stick up for the single market @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 2:36 AM IST
One of the European Union's greatest achievements has been to scrap non-tariff barriers to trade in goods and services. But the "single market" remains incomplete and faces new threats. The European ...
- Confusion over Fox's Sri Lanka trust @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 2:04 AM IST
A trust set up by Liam Fox to help Sri Lanka's development appears to have achieved nothing other than to pay for the MP's trips to the country, one of his allies has told the Financial Times.
- Activists aim to seize moment for change @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 1:54 AM IST
Activism by prominent shareholders is on the rise in the US, as beaten-down share prices and a renewed focus on streamlining companies give investors an opportunity to push for change at large companies....
- Lamprell warns of $14.3m overspend @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 1:38 AM IST
Shares in Lamprell slumped to a 13-month low as the oil and gas support services company warned of a $14.3m overspend on three of its boat contracts.
- Figures show brightening global grain outlook @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 1:13 AM IST
Global grain production is growing as farmers chase high prices, according to US government figures, suggesting food inflation pressures may abate in the months to come.
- Codelco plans to exercise Anglo Sur option @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 1:10 AM IST
Codelco, the Chilean state-owned copper producer, plans to exercise an option to buy 49 per cent of some of Anglo American's copper assets in Chile, and has lined up $6.75bn in financing to do so.
- Bulls in charge as S&P 500 hits 1,200 @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 1:03 AM IST
Wednesday 20.30 BST. After a cautious start, trading has turned broadly positive as investors seek to extend the strong risk asset rally of the past week.
- Small caps: Partner interest lifts Rockhopper @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 12:44 AM IST
Rockhopper Exploration rose 10.9 per cent to 212p after it received expressions of interest from companies looking to co-invest in its $2bn Sea Lion project.
- Change in Burma @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 12:40 AM IST
The Burmese government has released a significant number of political prisoners in the latest sign that reformers have seized the initiative. On Wednesday, between 100 and 300 political prisoners were ...
- Insurance plan to boost rescue fund's reach @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 12:24 AM IST
European policymakers are moving towards a plan that would enable the eurozone's €440bn rescue fund to insure investors against some losses on government bonds, arguing it presents the fewest legal and ...
- US homeowners not feeling boost from 'twist' @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 12:20 AM IST
Almost a month after from the Federal Reserve's launch of "Operation Twist", the latest emergency monetary easing aimed at reviving the US economy, and hopes of a big boost for homeowners have ...
- Bumi/Glencore: to the rescue @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 12:15 AM IST
One newcomer to the London Stock Exchange goes to the rescue of another. How frightfully decent. There is talk that commodities trader-cum-miner Glencore, which in May pulled off the year's most hyped ...
- Pimco: strategic reverse @ Financial Times - Thu 13 Oct, 2011 12:14 AM IST
The script calls for investors to pour derision on Bill Gross. It is hard to be quite so manifestly wrong as he has been. The facts speak for themselves; early this year he made a big song and dance about ...