Vincent Boland

Vincent Boland

Khalaf, the first female editor of the FT, to succeed Barber

Khalaf, the first female editor of the FT, to succeed Barber

Last week, in a much-anticipated announcement, the FT said that Lionel Barber would step down as editor in January after 14 years

Visionary or thug: would you buy oil shares from this man?

Visionary or thug: would you buy oil shares from this man?

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has high hopes for Aramco’s stock market listing, but potential investors may baulk at the idea of buying into one of the world’s most repressive states

Buffett’s billion-dollar dilemma: so much money, so little choice

Buffett’s billion-dollar dilemma: so much money, so little choice

Warren Buffett, the king of investors, has so much cash he doesn’t know what to spend it on. So why is his Berkshire Hathaway vehicle underperforming on the stock market?

The 1989 revolution has still to run its curious course

The 1989 revolution has still to run its curious course

As Britain prepares to leave the union, Poland may find its time as an economic power has come

Fiat-Peugeot merger would create a giant, but cuts must follow

Fiat-Peugeot merger would create a giant, but cuts must follow

Of all the pursuits in which mankind is engaged, none is as cut-throat as making cars. Carmakers ...

Mind the gap: executives can’t ignore public anger over huge pay packets

Mind the gap: executives can’t ignore public anger over huge pay packets

Shareholders should be sensible when determining salaries for company bosses. If they are not, governments may step in to allay voters’ concerns

The Spanish may have stopped remembering to forget Franco

The Spanish may have stopped remembering to forget Franco

“We are closing a dark chapter of our history,” prime minister Pedro Sánchez said recently

The fund manager who fell to earth

The fund manager who fell to earth

As recently as four months ago, Neil Woodford was a rock star of the finance world. Now his name is a byword for spectacular failure. So what happened?

Macri likely to walk the plank as Argentina continues to flounder

Macri likely to walk the plank as Argentina continues to flounder

In 2015, Mauricio Macri was elected president of Argentina on a wave of optimism that he was the ...

When it comes to banks, bigger is not always better

When it comes to banks, bigger is not always better

The global trend is for larger and fewer banks. But as they get bigger, so does their chance of failure in the era of negative interest rates

Draghi in crosshairs of Euro banking bigwigs as he embarks on final lap

Draghi in crosshairs of Euro banking bigwigs as he embarks on final lap

Jerome Powell, the chair of the US Federal Reserve, is not the only central banker under fire for allegedly getting monetary policy wrong

Polish mortgage-holders gain some ground in their battle against banks

Polish mortgage-holders gain some ground in their battle against banks

Irish victims of the tracker mortgage scandal may be relieved (or not) to learn that they are not alone in their fight with their country’s banks

Hong Kong hovers on the brink

Hong Kong hovers on the brink

The street protests that have brought Hong Kong to a tipping point could seriously damage China’s image internationally

Once more unto the impeach

Once more unto the impeach

Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky have pushed Democrats to redouble their impeachment efforts. But does the US leader have anything to worry about or could this debacle actually play out in his favour?

Looking for the essence of Brexit? Try Monty Python, only sadder

Looking for the essence of Brexit? Try Monty Python, only sadder

It may have the air of a surreal comedy sketch, but Britain’s attempt to leave the EU has left it at risk of becoming a failed state