The Financial Times will launch a special report on ‘G20: Pittsburgh 2009.’ The report will be published in all global editions of the FT on Thursday 24th September 2009, to coincide with the start of the summit.
As talk of economic recovery becomes more commonplace in economic discourse and media headlines today, the world economy remains in an undeniably fragile state. Global economic coordination is as vital as ever to combat the effects of soaring unemployment rates, record deficits and use of unorthodox monetary policies. This means that the economic and historical significance of September’s G20 meeting will be truly paramount, especially as the summit must devise a worldwide exit strategy that includes solutions not only to financial stress but also to longstanding global imbalances.
The Financial Times today announced the launch of its iPhone application, initially available as a free download from Apple’s App Store. The app combines clean and fast access to Financial Times content with iPhone’s unique user interface.
The new app is compatible with any iPhone running iPhone OS 3.0 and on all iPod touch models. In addition to access to all Financial Times news and analysis, the application provides all users with unique markets data and a currency converter. It also takes advantage of the innovative Multi-Touch user interface of iPhone and iPod touch making charts clear and easy to navigate, the ability to switch between portrait and landscape modes and location awareness. By simply rotating the device users will gain access to a global map with indicators highlighting changing stock figures around the world. Articles are also automatically cached in the device’s memory so that users can continue reading content even if they are offline.
The Financial Times and Guardian have embarked on an industry first with a unique joint recruitment advertising solution for senior public sector positions. Advertisers who place a non-finance senior public sector job in SocietyGuardian will have the choice to extend their campaign reach and run the same ad in the Financial Times newspaper Companies & Markets section on a Wednesday and on the Business Leaders page in Executive Appointments on a Thursday.
Combining the Financial Times unrivalled reach of the C-suite audience and the Guardian’s dominance of the public sector, this new opportunity will enable advertisers to reach 370,000 job seeking senior professionals from both the public and private sectors – more than any other quality newspaper.