Over a quarter of the world’s top two million business influencers regard the FT as Europe’s most influential media brand (25.4%), followed by CNN (24.7%), and BBC World News (23.9%). The FT was also identified as having the highest brand reach of any international publication in Europe, (53%)*.
Globally, FT readers control 54% of the available business expenditure budget measured by GBI. 80% of FT readers in the US are classified as C-Suite, and in Asia 32% of FT readers are considered to be high net worth individuals.
The Financial Times today released the Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Advisers of 2016, recognizing the top financial advisers who specialize in serving defined contribution (DC) retirement plans. The second annual list was developed in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of the FT that provides specialised content on asset management.
The average FT 401 adviser has 18 years of experience advising DC plans and manages $950 million in DC plan assets. They hail from 41 states and Washington, D.C.; California had the most advisers on the list, followed by New York and Texas.
The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company today publish the shortlist for the 2016 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Now in its twelfth year, the award is an essential calendar fixture for authors and the global business community alike. Each year it recognises a work which provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.