- FT hosts Alphaville Pub Quiz in New York
Nov 21st, 2014
- Financial Times announces top 100 US women financial advisers of 2014
Nov 19th, 2014
NEW YORK, 19 November 2014: Today the FT launches its inaugural Financial Times 100 list which recognises the top women financial advisers across the US. The FT 100 was developed in collaboration with Ignites Research, a subsidiary of the FT that provides specialised content on asset management.
The top advisers hail from 25 states and Washington, D.C.The average adviser has 24 years experience and manages $1.8 billion worth of assets. This elite group embodies some of the leading trends in the investment management industry: 40 per cent work in the fast-growing independent Registered Investment Adviser sector; 19 per cent are based in New York City, the nation’s top wealth center; and 56 per cent offer holistic financial planning services.Continue reading: Financial Times announces top 100 US women financial advisers of 2014
- Simon Mundy
Nov 12th, 2014
Simon Mundy was appointed our Seoul Bureau Chief in 2012. He is responsible for covering all facets of South Korea and North Korea, from economics and politics to business and finance. He was previously a companies reporter in London, covering technology, telecoms and UK financial companies.
- Victor Mallet
Nov 12th, 2014
Victor Mallet is the Financial Times’ South Asia Bureau Chief, based in New Delhi. He covers India’s economy, politics and foreign relations. He is also responsible for overseeing our coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Prior to this role, he spent four years as Madrid bureau chief, and before that he was the editor of the FT’s Asia edition.
- Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty wins the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2014
Nov 11th, 2014
11 November 2014: The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company today announce that Thomas Piketty has won the 2014 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award (www.ft.com/bookaward) for Capital in the Twenty-First Century, published by Belknap Press and Harvard University Press. The book is an account of the historical evolution of inequality in advanced economies, presenting key economic and social patterns uncovered through an analysis of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eighteenth century.
The award, which recognises the book that provides ‘the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues’, was presented this evening to Thomas Piketty’s editor Ian Malcolm in London by Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times and chair of the panel of judges, and Dominic Barton, global managing director of McKinsey & Company. Keynote speaker at the ceremony was Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC.Continue reading: Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty wins the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2014