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FINANCIAL TIMES News, Feb 18, 2013

Man Group set for management shake-up
Financial Times
Details of the changes have been announced to senior staff in a memorandum, a copy of which was seen by the Financial Times. “The new executive ... Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share; Clip ...
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G20 agrees to avoid currency wars
Financial Times
... of the G20 were evolving at the same pace and ready to take on the G7 commitments. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.
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Calling For Reform In the FT's MBA Program Rankings
Huffington Post (blog)
Late last year the Financial Times contacted me to complete their annual MBA survey, which just came out at the end of January. The self-reported alumni data constitute a large percentage of a school's overall score. I couldn't submit it though. I ...
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Only one in three wants UK to stay in EU
Financial Times
Given an in-out referendum on EU membership tomorrow, 50 per cent would vote “out” against 33 per cent “in” and 17 per cent who would not vote either way, according to the poll by Harris Interactive for the Financial Times. Mr Cameron, who had resisted ...
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Yen resumes slide after G20 meeting
Financial Times
... flooding the market with liquidity. As it is, they're pretty much justified in taking this stance.” Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email ...
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Financial Times Turns 125
Adweek
The U.K.-bsaed FT is using the occasion to offer a special rate on full-page congratulatory ads and a special $125 subscription offer on Feb. 13. There are some fanciful aspects, too: Hot-air balloons in the paper's signature pink color will fly over ...
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Conoco allowed to restart Penglai block
Financial Times
... the environmental requirements of the new development plan. Copyright The Financial TimesLimited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share; Clip ...
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G20 finance chiefs take heat off Japan
Financial Times
... in Washington. Additional reporting by Ben McLannahan and Jonathan Soble in Tokyo. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.
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Net wisdom
Financial Times
Let me go further: only 1 per cent is of value to the intelligent general reader, by which I mean the demographic that, in the mainstream media world, might look to the Economist, the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs or the Atlantic for information ...
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Banks face threat of portable accounts
Financial Times
“If the government looks at it again after a few years and if it doesn't seem to work – or the banks haven't implemented it with full gusto – then we will look at alternatives,” he told the Financial Times. “That would include bank account portability ...
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US electronics engineer Shane Todd was found hanging in his Singapore ...
Financial Times
Security and technology experts consulted by the FT reviewed the project plan and all noted its civilian and potential military applications. Robert York, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara ...
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Swiss account frozen over Heinz trades
Financial Times
The SEC dropped its investigation without taking any action. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share; Clip · Reprints ...
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Broker draws Tullett into Libor scandal
Financial Times
Tullett Prebon has been drawn into the Libor scandal after an individual at the interdealer broker was implicated in conversations about rigging the yen Libor rate, the Financial Times has learnt. The broker is referred to anonymously in documents ...
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Rolls-Royce names next chairman
Financial Times
“Ian has been tested under brutal fire at BP and done a terrific job,” John Rishton, Rolls-Royce's chief executive, told the Financial Times. Eighteen days after Mr ... Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web ...
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Talks over price threaten nuclear aims
Financial Times
The Treasury has decided to make an opening offer to EDF of £80 per megawatt hour, the FT has learned, while EDF is holding out for a price of just below £100/Mwh – about twice the current wholesale price of power, according to people familiar with the ...
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Treasury minister warns against 'fiscal nimbyism'
Financial Times
“We can't have any fiscal nimbyism,” he told the Financial Times. “Just because you take a strong position in favour of deficit reduction does not mean that you can then protect your own ... Indeed, the “fiscal nimbyism” tag is almost certainly aimed ...
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Tunisia yearns for answers over Belaid murder
Financial Times
The interior ministry refused a request by the Financial Times for an interview about the investigation. Mistrustful of the government, which is led by the Islamist Nahda party, a group of lawyers has created a 120-person independent commission of ...
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Berlusconi defends need for bribery
Financial Times
We are worried because disaffection and rage are spreading fast across Italy,” Mr Bersani told theFinancial Times while campaigning in Avellino. “This rage has to ... Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web ...
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G20 in search of recovery
Financial Times
As the Financial Times has long argued, austerity is necessary for countries with record-high deficits and reliant on mobile investors. But economies with relative ... Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web ...
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Repercussions of the Monte dei Paschi bank scandal are resonating far beyond ...
Financial Times
Regulators told the Financial Times that the bank was the most at risk in Europe of full or partial nationalisation. MPS denied this and said it was ... Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share; Clip ...
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Horsemeat scandal prompts EU health tests
Financial Times
“We thought this would ensure that food manufacturers really had to get a grip on their supply chains,” Ms Willmott told the Financial Times, arguing that the rules might have helped to prevent the current scandal. “There was a big lobby from the food ...
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Europe and Japan still failing to fly
Financial Times
... first quarter of 2009,” Insee said. Additional reporting by Alexandra Stevenson in London. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to ...
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Gazprom rejects Kiev gas contract plea
Financial Times
“I can't imagine in my wildest dreams that Ukraine will refuse to fulfil its obligations,” Mr Medvedev told the Financial Times. “The principle of 'take or pay' ... Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web ...
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Facebook admits it was victim of hackers
Financial Times
Facebook did not return calls or emails from the Financial Times on February 1 asking whether it had been affected by a security breach. Facebook said it had ... Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share ...
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Tax avoiders face Whitehall contracts ban
Financial Times
The Financial Times revealed on Wednesday the tactics used by some of the world's biggest IT companies that supply the government to make sure their corporation tax bills stay low. Other sectors, including water companies and other strategic ...
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Kenyan growth foreseen if violence avoided
Financial Times
“Orderly elections could . . . trigger a very positive scenario in which foreign investors pour in and accelerate growth and lay down the basis for the transformation of the Kenyan economy . . . into an emerging market economy,” Domenico Fanizza ...
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Apple claims Einhorn holding investors hostage
Financial Times
... called “creative”. Greenlight did not have an immediate comment on the Apple legal filing. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to ...
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Vodafone eyes bid for Kabel Deutschland
Financial Times
Vittorio Colao, Vodafone chief executive, told the Financial Times last week that the company was continuing to look at the cable market in Europe. He said the ... Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web ...
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EU sets ambitious US trade pact deadline
Financial Times
... motivation on the European side is bigger than on the American side,” Mr Paemen said. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.
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FT at 125: The world in focus
Financial Times
The story of the newspaper's first 100 years is best told by David Kynaston in The Financial Times: A Centennial History. In the subsequent 25 years the FT became a truly global organisation. In 1997-98 we expanded intrepidly in the US, while also ...
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Finmeccanica appoints chief executive
Financial Times
... head of AgustaWestland when the helicopter sale was agreed with India in 2010. Copyright TheFinancial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.
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Japan remains mired in recession
Financial Times
... weeks of this month, at 0.76 per cent. Additional reporting by Ben McLannahan in Tokyo. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to ...
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IT groups' tax accounts face scrutiny
Financial Times
The public accounts committee has confirmed that it is considering calling in some of the IT sector's biggest companies, as a Financial Times investigation into nine government suppliers shows they use a range of methods to keep taxes low, including ...
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PRESS DIGEST - Financial Times - Feb 18
Reuters
PRESS DIGEST - Financial Times - Feb 18. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. Barclays ducks Qatar questions, takes $1.6 billion mis-selling hit. Tue, Feb 5 2013. UPDATE 4-Barclays ducks Qatar questions, takes $1.6 bn mis-selling hit. Tue ...
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Comcast in $16.7bn NBCUniversal buyout
Financial Times
Comcast is paying $16.7bn for NBCUniversal, the broadcast, cable channels and film studio business, and $1.4bn for 1.4m sq ft of space at GE's 30 Rockefeller Plaza building in midtown Manhattan and CNBC's headquarters in New Jersey.
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Tata Steel losses higher than expected
Financial Times
Koushik Chatterjee, group chief financial officer at Tata Steel, told the Financial Times: “The demand contraction in Europe [in the quarter] has been pretty significant, even structurally so.” Falling demand again outpaced Tata Steel's cost-cutting ...
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Balsillie sheds BlackBerry stake
Financial Times
... largest shareholder, with a stake of almost 10 per cent, according to Bloomberg data. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web.
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Iran claims conversion of uranium to fuel
Financial Times
“Iran hopes to play the Vienna card against the New York card,” a senior western diplomat in Tehran told the Financial Times. Mr Mehmanparast said it ... Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share; Clip ...
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A bookworm's quest to spread the word
Financial Times
Room to Read stands out for insisting on matched funding by communities to ensure maximum local support and sustainability; a reluctance to use expatriates or buy Jeeps for field-staff; and innovative approaches to growth, including the use of ...
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Spain's 'bad bank' builds capital
Financial Times
Sareb has struggled to attract genuine foreign investment on attractive terms, with the bad bank last week rejecting an offer to buy €100m in equity from the US funds Centrebridge, Cerberus and Fortress, according to a letter seen by the Financial ...
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Anastasiades leads Cyprus presidency poll
Financial Times
... nationalist leader and former foreign minister George Lillikas, who won 24.9 per cent. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post to the ...
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Horse cull by cash-strapped owners
Financial Times
Warsaw has said it has so far found no evidence its processors were to blame. Copyright TheFinancial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles fromFT.com and redistribute by email or post to the web. Share ...
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G7 fails to defuse currency tensions
Financial Times
... officials have stated that the country's monetary policy is not intended to devalue the yen. Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2013. You may share using our article tools. Please don't cut articles from FT.com and redistribute by email or post ...
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Buffett and Brazil tycoon make Heinz offer
Financial Times
Financial Times · ft.com > Companies > Retail&Consumer >. Food & Beverage. Search Advanced search · Sign in Site tour Register Subscribe. Welcome Subscribe Your account Site tour Sign out. Email address. Password. Forgot password? Remember me ...
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Financial Times celebrates 125th anniversary | Talking Biz News
FT editor Lionel Barber said, “The Financial Times has been the gold standard ... The campaign features an image of a rolled up Financial Times newspaper and ...
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