Latest FT Press Releases

  • FTChinese celebrates tenth anniversary

    Aug 31st, 2015

    FTChinese was launched August 31, 2005, with a small team in Beijing. Today, the business has staff in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and London, providing news and information to China’s top business executives and decision makers.

    FTChinese boasts nearly 2.4m registered users, a ten per cent increase on last year. The news site also has 4.4m followers across its key social media channels, including Sina Weibo, Tencent Microblog, WeChat and more.


  • FT appoints Demetri Sevastopulo Washington bureau chief

    Aug 6th, 2015

    6 August 2015: The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Demetri Sevastopulo (@DimiSevastopulo) as Washington bureau chief, to lead the FT’s coverage of US politics and policy and the 2016 presidential election. He will assume the role with immediate effect.

    US managing editor Gillian Tett said: “Demetri is one of our most experienced reporters and editors and we are delighted that he will lead our world class DC team at a pivotal time in American politics. He knows the town and its stories well, having begun his FT career in Washington more than a decade ago, reporting on the Pentagon, CIA and Washington business.”


  • FT hosts second annual festival of finance with Camp Alphaville

    Jul 7th, 2015

    FT Alphaville editor and Camp Alphaville founder Paul Murphy said: “Camp Alphaville is a place for all the world-class strategists, economists, financiers, asset managers and academics who read Alphaville but never get a chance to meet outside the office to discuss some serious ideas. But there’s no reason it can’t be in a fun setting. This is the future of finance conferences – tents, igloos, robots and all.”

    See our full coverage of Camp Alphaville here.


  • Financial Times Reveals the Top 300 Independent Registered Investment Adviser Firms of 2015

    Jun 18th, 2015


    NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 – The Financial Times (FT) today released the Financial Times Top 300 Independent Registered Investment Advisers (RIA) of 2015. The ranking of top U.S. RIAs was developed in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of the FT that provides business intelligence on the investment management industry.


  • 2015 FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards Winners Announced

    Jun 11th, 2015

    LONDON, June 11, 2015: The Financial Times and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced the winners of the 2015 FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards.

    This year’s programme marked a decade of collaboration between FT and IFC on global awards initiatives that have highlighted ground-breaking, commercially viable solutions to today’s development challenges. For 2015, special attention was given to initiatives that address pressing structural needs in rapidly growing urban areas. A total of 191 entries were received from 167 organisations involving projects in 140 countries.


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