17 Sep 2019

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Rise in Swedish unemployment deepens concerns over economy

Krona knocked by labour market data that add to recession fears

17 Sep 2019 10:11am GMT

German economic sentiment improves as fears ease over geopolitics

Zew survey results show biggest eurozone economy gloomier than long-term average

17 Sep 2019 10:00am GMT

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Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Brent crude ends 15% higher - its largest one-day percentage gain since 1988.

17 Sep 2019 6:41am GMT

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FirstFT: Today’s top stories

Your daily briefing on the news

17 Sep 2019 5:45am GMT

FT Future 25: Middle East

From Tehran to Cairo, businesses are tapping into the region's youthful, tech-savvy population. The inaugural FT Future 25 list has sought to identify companies that are disrupting their sectors and succeeding in a tumultuous region

17 Sep 2019 4:03am GMT

Middle East tech shines in tough neighbourhood

Innovative start-ups are defying region's economic and geopolitical challenges

17 Sep 2019 4:01am GMT

Can the United Nations put out the fire?

Allowing forests to burn is a crime against humanity

17 Sep 2019 4:00am GMT

Eurozone wakes up to ECB’s fiscal message

Mario Draghi has grown more forthright in urging governments to help boost growth

17 Sep 2019 4:00am GMT

Saudi attack comes at ill-favoured moment for global economy

Effect of sustained oil price rise could hit some countries' growth prospects

17 Sep 2019 4:00am GMT

Humility and ambition are needed to lift markets

Investors are uneasy about the global economy and impact of central bankers

17 Sep 2019 3:00am GMT

Singapore exports fall for sixth month in August

17 Sep 2019 1:02am GMT

Trump claims ‘initial’ tariff deal with Japan

US president fails to offer details of the agreement in statement to Congress

17 Sep 2019 12:10am GMT

16 Sep 2019

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Helium shortage: 'Prices just keep going up and up'

Why is there a shortage of the precious gas and how is it affecting firms?

16 Sep 2019 11:03pm GMT

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A fluid and crude awakening

Mike Mackenzie's daily analysis of what's moving global markets

16 Sep 2019 8:19pm GMT

Top US business lobbyist doubtful of interim China deal

Officials from both countries set to meet this week ahead of next round of talks in October

16 Sep 2019 6:04pm GMT

Saudi attack exposes world economy’s ‘Achilles heel’

Analysts say it could take months to fix damage at Abqaiq oil processing plant

16 Sep 2019 4:54pm GMT

ECB prepared to cut rates again, says its chief economist

Lane defends monetary stimulus package as backlash against criticism mounts

16 Sep 2019 4:02pm GMT

FirstFT: Today’s top stories 

Your daily briefing on the news

16 Sep 2019 3:10pm GMT

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Climate change: Germany's conservatives mull doubling air travel tax

Only domestic flights will be affected, say the Christian Democrats, who govern in a coalition.

16 Sep 2019 2:49pm GMT

Rise in teenage money mules prompts warnings

Cases of 14 to 18-years-olds who have allowed their bank accounts to be used grows by 73% in two years.

16 Sep 2019 12:19pm GMT

15 Sep 2019

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Saudi oil attacks: Iran condemns US 'deceit' after accusation

The US had said that Tehran was behind drone attacks on two Saudi oil sites, not Yemeni rebels.

15 Sep 2019 10:05pm GMT

14 Sep 2019

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Why thousands are flocking to corgi cafes

Corgi cafes are all the rage, with these dog-themed businesses popping up across Asia.

14 Sep 2019 11:50pm GMT

12 Sep 2019

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How bottled water became a million dollar idea.

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how bottled water became a million dollar idea.

12 Sep 2019 11:21pm GMT

How virtual reality is helping people with dementia

Virtual reality is being used to help people with dementia revisit their past.

12 Sep 2019 11:17pm GMT

Duchess of Sussex launches clothing line for women's charity

The Duchess of Sussex launches her new clothing line in support of a charity helping women find work.

12 Sep 2019 6:34pm GMT

Eurozone gets fresh help to bolster flagging growth

The European Central Bank cuts a key interest rate and re-starts quantitative easing.

12 Sep 2019 1:36pm GMT

Four-day work week unrealistic, says Labour-commissioned report

A Labour-commissioned report says people should work fewer hours, but capping their hours will not work.

12 Sep 2019 11:30am GMT

Electric cars are coming: new models unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt Motor Show offers a first look at the some significant new electric cars: An 8-seat Mercedes, the affordable ID.3 from Volkswagen, and a car that drove all the way to show from China.

12 Sep 2019 11:23am GMT

Trump delays tariff hikes on Chinese goods ahead of talks

The US president described the move as a "good will" gesture and comes ahead of fresh talks with China.

12 Sep 2019 2:20am GMT

11 Sep 2019

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'Women hit hardest by High Street job losses'

Jobs in shops have disappeared, while new roles in warehouses have mostly gone to men, a study has found.

11 Sep 2019 11:35pm GMT

China scraps some US tariffs ahead of trade talks

Cancer drugs and animal feed are among the 16 US imports that will no longer be hit by higher taxes.

11 Sep 2019 6:15pm GMT

California passes landmark gig economy rights bill

The law would mean the likes of Uber and Lyft would have to offer holiday and sick pay.

11 Sep 2019 6:14pm GMT

20 Sep 2018

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Micron Poised to Report Great Results, but the Outlook Matters More

Micron Poised to Report Great Results, but the Outlook Matters MoreAnalysts are starting to worry about DRAM pricing, predicting a rougher 2019.


20 Sep 2018 3:55pm GMT

GE says four HA turbines in U.S. shut down due to blade problem

GE says four HA turbines in U.S. shut down due to blade problemGeneral Electric Co said on Thursday that four of its flagship power turbines in the United States have been shut down due to a problem with turbine blades that was discovered at an electrical power plant ...


20 Sep 2018 3:48pm GMT

Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock Traders

Friday Is Going to Be a Huge Day for Stock TradersTwo major market events that have the potential to send U.S. equity volumes sky-high will collide Friday. The first is the quarterly event known as "quadruple witching" -- when futures and options on indexes and individual stocks expire. The anticipated spike in turbulence will hit a market already roiled by rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China.


20 Sep 2018 3:41pm GMT

Under Armour to cut 400 more jobs in turnaround push, shares rise

Under Armour to cut 400 more jobs in turnaround push, shares rise"Competition still remains an issue," said Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail. Initial signs from channel checks and online sales are that Nike is also set to get a boost from a controversial ad campaign, launched earlier this month, featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick.


20 Sep 2018 3:39pm GMT

New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launch

New U.S. LNG projects, enough to double exports, on verge of launchNew U.S. liquefied natural gas terminals with enough capacity to double U.S. exports have either begun commissioning their facilities or are waiting for approval from the energy regulator, a review of their documents showed this week. Although long planned, the actual commissioning of plants has been a moving target in the past. It also opens the taps for large volumes to hit the spot market before long-term commercial contracts are formerly triggered.


20 Sep 2018 3:30pm GMT

The Canadian cannabis producer that was in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink is reportedly targeting a US IPO in October

The Canadian cannabis producer that was in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink is reportedly targeting a US IPO in OctoberAurora Cannabis is planning for a US initial public offering in October, the company's chief corporate officer said. The Canadian cannabis producer was reportedly in talks with Coca-Cola to make a CBD-infused drink. Marijuana stocks have been red-hot as of late.


20 Sep 2018 3:22pm GMT

Why Is Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Down Today?

Why Is Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Down Today?Shares of Nvidia (NVDA) were down more than 2% shortly after the open Thursday as investors reacted to a fresh research note from Morgan Stanley that raised questions about performance in the company's gaming division.


20 Sep 2018 3:12pm GMT

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event today

Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event todayListings for an Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and an Amazon Smart Plug were leaked ahead of a company event on Thursday. The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo speakers, which would also get stereo sound functionality, according to the leaked listings on Amazon UK first spotted by the website Pocket-lint. The Amazon Smart Plug would give basic Alexa functionality to devices plugged into it.


20 Sep 2018 2:54pm GMT

A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis' (RIV)

A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis' (RIV)Canopy Rivers, the venture-capital arm of Canopy Growth, made its debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange Thursday morning at $18.44 per share. The company, which makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies, in an attempt to become the "Google Ventures of cannabis," found its way onto the exchange via a reverse takeover with a company formerly known as AIM2 Ventures.


20 Sep 2018 2:50pm GMT

Will Amazon's New Sub Sink Sonos?

Will Amazon's New Sub Sink Sonos?Shares of Sonos have fallen 32% over the past seven trading days, and it might only get worse if Amazon's Echo Sub makes a splash ahead of the holiday shopping season.


20 Sep 2018 2:46pm GMT

How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the Carolinas

How Pepsi-Co, Tesla and Michael Jordan are helping the CarolinasAnheuser-Busch and other beverage makers donated cans of drinking water to victims of Hurricane Florence. Early estimates show that Hurricane Florence has left a $22 billion path of devastation in its wake, with $2.5 billion in insured losses so far. Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power in North Carolina, and flooding remains at dangerous levels.


20 Sep 2018 2:42pm GMT

SQM vs. Albemarle vs. FMC Corp.: Which Had the Best Lithium Results in Q2?

SQM vs. Albemarle vs. FMC Corp.: Which Had the Best Lithium Results in Q2?If you're interested in lithium stocks, this comparison should help you make investment decisions.


20 Sep 2018 2:00pm GMT

Is The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Worth US$45.96 Based On Intrinsic Value?

Is The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Worth US$45.96 Based On Intrinsic Value?How far off is The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, I am going to take a look at whether the stock isRead More...


20 Sep 2018 1:27pm GMT

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XS

It feels like Apple is being cheap by not including an important accessory with the $1,000 iPhone XSApple's new $1,000 iPhone XS doesn't come with a fast-charging brick. You'd need to spend $70 on the relevant accessories to fast-charge the $1,000 iPhone XS. With a starting price of $1,000, the iPhone XS should come with a fast-charging brick.


20 Sep 2018 12:59pm GMT

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn't just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer — she hopes they will

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn't just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer — she hopes they willLibby Leffler, a former Facebook executive and Google employee, is now the vice president of membership at SoFi. Leffler said she always expects job candidates to negotiate their job offer because it shows how they'll behave once they get hired. Negotiating a job offer is a notoriously harrowing process, especially if you've never done it before and assume the world will explode if you request a dollar more.


20 Sep 2018 12:58pm GMT

Nokia Launches Innovative Services to Boost Profitability

Nokia Launches Innovative Services to Boost ProfitabilityNokia's (NOK) end-to-end portfolio of products, services and licensing for wide-ranging customers will likely help it recover lost ground.


20 Sep 2018 12:51pm GMT