Financial Times

  • Syria government supporters hack Financial Times May 18, 2013

    London: The Financial Times' website and Twitter feeds were hacked on Friday, renewing questions about whether the popular social media service has done enough to tighten security as cyberattacks on the news media intensify. The Syrian Electronic Army, an online group that supports Syrian President Bashar alAssad, was behind the incident...
  • ProAssad hackers attack Financial Times May 17, 2013

    London: The website and Twitter feed of British newspaper the Financial Times were hacked on Friday, apparently by the "Syrian Electronic Army", a group of online activists who say they support Syrian President Bashar alAssad. The group posted links on the newspaper's Twitter feed to a YouTube video, uploaded on Wednesday,...
  • Tata denies using strong words against PM December 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Tata Sons on Saturday issued a clarification denying that group Chairman Ratan Tata had used words such as 'venal' business environment or accused the government of 'inaction' in media interviews. "Tata Sons clarifies that in Ratan N Tata's interview with (a leading British financial) daily, he spoke about coherence...
  • Financial Times pulls its apps from Apple store September 1, 2011

    London: The Financial Times has pulled its iPad and iPhone apps from Apple's App Store after losing a battle to keep control of customer data obtained through subscriptions. Apple has recently begun to insist that subscriptions to apps that it hosts must go through its own store, giving Apple ownership of...
  • S&P President Sharma stepping down: report August 23, 2011

    Sydney: The President of Standard & Poor's, Deven Sharma, is stepping down, just a few weeks after the ratings firm issued a controversial downgrade of US government debt, the Financial Times reported. Citing people familiar with the matter, the FT said Sharma would be replaced by Douglas Peterson, chief operating officer...
  • Top newspapers ready to charge online, but how? December 6, 2010

    New York/London: Three of the world's most influential newspapers have finally come to terms with the notion that charging readers online is the only way to survive. There is far less agreement on how to go about that, the publishers of The New York Times, The Times of London and the...
  • Indian American wins FT/Goldman Sachs award October 28, 2010

    London: A book analysing the flaws in economy that led to the current financial crisis by an Indian-origin professor of finance at the University of Chicago has won the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award for 2010. The 30,000 pounds prize was on Wednesday night awarded...
  • ArcelorMittal still 'fully committed' to India October 5, 2009

    Brussels: ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, said on Monday it remained committed to building steel plants in India, but could abandon existing plans and look for a different site. "We remain fully committed to India," a spokesman for the group said, though ArcelorMittal needed to keep its options in the country...
  • I'm my own man; Sonia doesn't constrain me: PM April 1, 2009

    London: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said Sonia Gandhi’s management of the Congress doesn’t “constrain” him and she has taken a “burden” off him. "I am not constrained by the fact that the Congress party's management is looked after by Mrs (Sonia) Gandhi," he told the Financial Times newspaper in London. "It...
  • Indian B-school ranks 20 in list of global top 100 January 29, 2008

    Mumbai: One of India's premier business schools – ISB in Hyderabad - has made it to number 20 in the top 100 global B-schools in London’s Financial Times list. The 6-year old institute’s ranking has made it pip the likes of IIMs and even it's parent school – US-based Kellogg...
  • Hillary to win polls, Mush may lose job: report January 1, 2008

    London: Hillary Clinton, the former First Lady of US, will be the next US president while there is a possibility of Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf losing his job by the end of the year, a media report claimed today. "Barring a remarkable upset, the Democratic nominee will win the election," the...
  • China Shakes the World of business October 27, 2006

    New York: China Shakes the World, a book comparing the emergence of China's economy with US economic growth in the 19th century, won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year award on Thursday. The book by James Kynge, former Beijing bureau chief of the Financial Times, explores how...
  • Financial Times eyes Indian mkts October 3, 2006

    New Delhi: The financial markets today may be lacking excitement but the Financial Times of London wants to publish from India. It is pushing for a change in government policy that allows only 26 per cent FDI in print media. CNN-IBN reports that coming in solo might be almost...