With the Chinese government recently announcing a swathe of economic reforms, it remains to be seen whether bureaucracy is turning off foreign investors

China must open its doors to rest of world

With the Chinese government recently announcing a swathe of economic reforms, it remains to be seen whether bureaucracy is turning off foreign investors

Despite being the youngest and smallest car manufacturer in the US, Tesla is currently valued at more than General Motors and Fiat. What sets the company apart from the rest?

What’s Tesla’s secret?

Despite being the youngest and smallest car manufacturer in the US, Tesla is currently valued at more than General Motors and Fiat. What sets the company apart from the rest?

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Olympics catalyst for Rio redevelopment

Rio de Janeiro is getting a face lift, courtesy of investors attracted to the city by the World Cup and Olympic Games. Rita Lobo finds out that not all urban redevelopment is welcomed by the local population

Where do the rich live? We round up the top 5 nations with the most billionaires in the world

Top 5 countries with billionaires

Where do the rich live? We round up the top 5 nations with the most billionaires in the world

Obama’s proposal to expand earned income tax credit signals his administration’s intent to lift the US’ lowest earners out of poverty and incentivise work

Obama’s EITC plans would lift half a million out of poverty

Obama’s proposal to expand earned income tax credit signals his administration’s intent to lift the US’ lowest earners out of poverty and incentivise work

The JOBS Act has been well received by small businesses, and for good reason; however, the long awaited Title III has thus far come up spectacularly short

How legislation is changing the crowdfunding landscape

The JOBS Act has been well received by small businesses, and for good reason; however, the long awaited Title III has thus far come up spectacularly short

Facebook’s $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp became its 45th buyout. We count down eight other young companies that the social media giant quickly snapped up

Zucker Punch: 8 Facebook acquistions to remember

Facebook’s $19bn acquisition of WhatsApp became its 45th buyout. We count down eight other young companies that the social media giant quickly snapped up

Central bank transparency has increased these past two decades since the former MI6 agent Richard Tomlinson made public the consequences of secretive monetary policy

Central bank transparency: a delicate balancing act

Central bank transparency has increased these past two decades since the former MI6 agent Richard Tomlinson made public the consequences of secretive monetary policy

US deficit cut by almost half, according to CBO

Agency announces deficit expected to drop to lowest since 2007, before rising again from 2016

With public attitudes towards bankers at an all-time low, the financial services industry has reason to be concerned about reputation management

Investment bankers: have we got them all wrong?

With public attitudes towards bankers at an all-time low, the financial services industry has reason to be concerned about reputation management

Finance chiefs from the group of leading economies have told the US that they must ratify long-proposed IMF reforms by the end of the year, or the other members will move forward without them

G20 urges US to stop pussyfooting over IMF reforms

Finance chiefs from the group of leading economies have told the US that they must ratify long-proposed IMF reforms by the end of the year, or the other members will move forward without them

Glencore Xstrata's Las Bambas project in Peru is set to go to a Chinese consortium and fetch almost $6bn in cash for the Anglo-Swiss multinational

Glencore sells Peruvian copper mine for $6bn

Glencore Xstrata’s Las Bambas project in Peru is set to go to a Chinese consortium and fetch almost $6bn in cash for the Anglo-Swiss multinational

One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

Activist investor Carl Icahn continues to make demands

One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

A sharpened focus on corporate social responsibility has given rise to a legal framework by which non-financial performance can be measured

Beyond corporate profits and towards new model capitalism

A sharpened focus on corporate social responsibility has given rise to a legal framework by which non-financial performance can be measured

Good employees are becoming a hot commodity as the asset management industry continues to expand along with the recovering global economy. Hiring the right managers however, might prove easier said than done as stealth hiring tactics start to emerge

Asset managers in high demand as economy recovers

Good employees are becoming a hot commodity as the asset management industry continues to expand along with the recovering global economy. Hiring the right managers however, might prove easier said than done as stealth hiring tactics start to emerge

Silicon Roundabout, London’s technology hub, has been talked up by the government, but it is little more than a marketing exercise?

Silicon Roundabout: is London’s tech hub a silly con?

Silicon Roundabout, London’s technology hub, has been talked up by the government, but it is little more than a marketing exercise?

Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis

Big US banks protest against call for higher capital levels

Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis

Increasing capital requirements are pushing banks to find new revenue streams such as wealth management, which with its fee-based advice and wealthy clients is quickly becoming a new industry favourite

Wealth management ‘the growth engine’ of banks – study

Increasing capital requirements are pushing banks to find new revenue streams such as wealth management, which with its fee-based advice and wealthy clients is quickly becoming a new industry favourite

The irresistible call of the world’s biggest deposit of iron ore is forcing the Swedish city of Kiruna to move two miles east, signalling a new beginning for its citizens. But can this groundbreaking project succeed with so much at stake?

Moving Kiruna: what does it take to relocate a city?

The irresistible call of the world’s biggest deposit of iron ore is forcing the Swedish city of Kiruna to move two miles east, signalling a new beginning for its citizens. But can this groundbreaking project succeed with so much at stake?

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