FT Announcements

Stay up to date with the latest announcements from the Financial Times, including press releases, blogs, statements, highlights and videos.

Financial Times makes key Brexit appointments

21 July 2016: The Financial Times announces a string of new editorial appointments to further strengthen its coverage of Britain’s exit from the European Union, for a growing global readership.

 Read more >>

more …

FT Festival of Finance draws record crowd

Hosted by FT Alphaville, the third iteration of this event hosted over 100 speakers on five stages, tackling the debate on Brexit, tax havens, peak globalisation, the economic impact of shifting global demographics, China’s search for a new business model, Abenomics and much more.

 Read more >>

more …

FT Weekend hires columnists Nilanjana Roy and Philip Delves Broughton

 

  Read more >>

more …

FT hosts annual Summer Party in London 2016

“In a time of uncertainty, there is a flight to quality. In recent days, we’ve seen record traffic on FT.com, but these times are about more than commercial success. We need to think carefully about the future of our country.”

 

more …

Chinese and US banks dominate Top 10 World Ranking

29 June 2016: Chinese banks continue to dominate The Banker’s latest global ranking of Top 1000 banks, but they are showing signs of slowing down. Their profits fell 3.5% – the first drop since 2004 – and bad loans are on the rise, reflecting a weaker Chinese economy.

For the last few years China’s banks have dominated the ranking based on Tier 1 capital. This year Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) remains number 1 and China Construction Bank number 2, with 4 out of the top 5 places held by Chinese banks. Read more >>

more …

Financial Times powers marketing innovation through partnership with startup accelerator Collider

Over the course of the year, the FT will work with Collider on a structured programme for its product, technology and commercial teams, aimed at stimulating new ideas and answering questions around how to best serve clients and readers in the future. The programme will include:

Jon Slade, chief commercial officer at the Financial Times, said; “We’re thrilled to be announcing our partnership with Collider. The disruption of the publishing world, and in particular within advertising and marketing, creates wonderful opportunities for experimentation, and the startup environment can inspire much of the future fuel for our growth engines. Collider are experts at filtering and nurturing innovation in this space, and we’re really excited about working with the team. All businesses need to ensure that they have a consistent injection of energy, and the FT’s partnership with Collider further underlines the FT’s credentials and intentions around digital innovation.” Read more >>

more …

Financial Times to recognise excellence in fintech with new prize

The Financial Times one of the world’s leading business news organisations, is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 793,000. Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving half of total traffic.

more …

The New York Times and Financial Times Expand Digital Access Program to International Hotels 06/20/2016

Participating Hotels Offer Guests Unlimited Access to NYTimes.com and FT.com

NEW YORK, June 20, 2016 –The New York Times and Financial Times today announced that international hotels in select markets across Europe, Asia and the Middle East can now participate in their digital access program that allows participating hotels to provide their guests with unlimited access to NYTimes.com and FT.com on any device connected to the hotel’s network. Read more >>

more …

Financial Times announces top 300 registered investment advisers of 2016

The top advisers hail from 34 states and Washington, D.C. The choppy and unpredictable markets of 2015 took their toll, as 40 per cent of last year’s FT 300 firms do not appear on this year’s list, up from 30 per cent turnover in 2015.

And the FT 300 rely heavily on packaged investment products: the single biggest portion of the FT 300’s combined assets, 34 per cent, are invested in mutual funds, while another 17 per cent are in exchange traded funds (ETFs). Read more >>

more …

Longlists of Emerging-Market Writers, Filmmakers, Artists Announced for 2016 FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards

  Read more >>

more …

Highlights

FT History Timeline

125 years of FT history

How To Spend It

Website of worldly pleasures