North Korea's television station issues a stark warning for foreigners to evacuate South Korea. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
Haruhiko Kuroda, president of the Asian Development Bank, has been confirmed as the Japanese government's choice to become the next governor of the Bank of Japan. The FT's David Pilling profiles Mr
Prospects for the pharmaceuticals industry look good for 2013 thanks to an increase in drug approvals and growth in emerging markets. Lex's Stuart Kirk and Vincent Boland consider what's in store for the sector in the year ahead.
Global mis-selling scandals, from mortgages in the US to pensions in the UK, have cost the financial industry billions.
PTT Exploration and Production of Thailand has just raised $3bn to fund its overseas expansion. Lex's Oliver Ralph and Vincent Boland discuss the growing challenge from emerging markets energy companies to the oil majors
Unemployment in Spain is at a generational high of 25 per cent hit by the financial and sovereign debt crises. Luis Garicano, professor of economics and strategy at the London School of Economics discusses with FT leader writer Ferdinando Giugliano what the government should do to reduce unemployment in Spain.
He has been touted as the best man for the job, but what exactly can Mark Carney expect when he takes on the role of governor at the Bank of England next year? DeAnne Julius, former MPC member, and Chris Giles, economics editor, lay out some of the challenges to the FT's Seb Morton-Clark
New regulations and the eurozone sovereign debt crisis are pushing banks to shore up their balance sheets and retrench. Some banks have had only sporadic access to public debt markets and have taken full advantage of cheap funding from the European Central Bank. Issuance is muted but there are signs of life in the European CMBS market.
China is still where the money is in the art world in spite of a slowdown this year.
While South Korea continues to establish itself as a growing Asian economy, some of the country's banks are struggling to go global. The FT's Simon Mundy talks to Euh Yoon-dae, chief executive and chairman of KB Financial Group, about the challenges faced by the country's banks and what the financial services sector can expect from the upcoming presidential election. For more video content from the Financial Times visit: http://www.ft.com/video