- Financial Times hosts inaugural FT Africa Summit
Oct 7th, 2014
The Financial Times hosted its inaugural FT Africa Summit in London this week. FT editor Lionel Barber and Africa editor Javier Blas chaired the event, sub-titled ‘Consolidating the Continent’s Rise’. It featured keynote presentations and high-level panels involving finance ministers, investors and business leaders with an interest in Africa. More than 275 delegates gathered at Claridge’s Hotel to discuss the issues affecting this rapidly developing region as it cements its position in the global economy.
Lionel Barber said: “Africa has become a magnet for international investors and has a vibrant business and financial markets sector. The FT has a dedicated team of journalists working from four bureaux across the continent and our new Africa Summit demonstrates our commitment to covering this important region, giving a platform to the leaders who are driving the rise of Africa’s economic power.”Continue reading: Financial Times hosts inaugural FT Africa Summit
- FT journalist honoured at Headlineauto Awards 2014
Oct 6th, 2014
Henry Foy, Motor Industry Correspondent for the Financial Times, took home multiple honours at the 2014 headlineauto Journalism and PR Awards, which celebrate journalistic excellence in writing about the automotive industry.
Foy was voted both National Newspaper Writer of the Year, awarded to someone who has demonstrated a great understanding of the industry, and Business Writer of the Year, awarded to a journalist who has unearthed the best business stories and presented them in an engaging and insightful way — one of the most highly-contested categories.Continue reading: FT journalist honoured at Headlineauto Awards 2014
- FT shortlisted for Comment Awards 2014
Sep 25th, 2014
The Financial Times has been shortlisted for the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards, which celebrate the achievements of the UK’s finest and most influential print and online commentators and their editors. The FT has earned an impressive 10 nominations in 8 categories:
The winners will be announced at a breakfast ceremony on 25th November in London. The full shortlist can be found here.Continue reading: FT shortlisted for Comment Awards 2014
- Financial Times hosts Autumn Party in New York
Sep 24th, 2014
On Tuesday, September 23, the Financial Times welcomed 175 guests to a reception on The Roof at the Viceroy Hotel in New York.
Hosted by Editor Lionel Barber, US Managing Editor Gillian Tett and Deputy CEO and Global Commercial Director Ben Hughes, the event celebrated new developments at the FT, including the refresh of the 126-year-old pink paper and Tett’s appointment.Continue reading: Financial Times hosts Autumn Party in New York
- Financial Times and McKinsey announce shortlist for 2014 Business Book of the Year Award
Sep 24th, 2014
24 September 2014: The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company today publish the shortlist for the 2014 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Now in its tenth year, the award is an essential calendar fixture for authors and the global business community alike and recognises a title that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.
For this year’s shortlist, the distinguished judges have chosen the six most influential business books in 2014:Continue reading: Financial Times and McKinsey announce shortlist for 2014 Business Book of the Year Award