An independent committee of the board of Eurasian Natural Resources Corp has rejected a proposed buyout offer by the London-listed miner's billionaire founders.
From outdated, overcapacity ports to stalled road and rail projects, Indonesia's infrastructure is in a sorry state. The resulting traffic jams and transportation delays affect everyone from local commuters to international investors
Things are looking up, according to Mervyn King's final inflation report for the Bank of England. Gavyn Davies, chairman of Fulcrum Asset Management, tells Long View columnist John Authers that the strategy of his successor Mark Carney may well borrow a lot from the US Federal Reserve
Mutuals have exhibited a relatively strong performance over the past few years, gaining inroads into the mortgage-lending market.
This time it is different - for the first time in decades, the yen has fallen against the dollar for eight months running. But Ashraf Laidi, chief market strategist with City Index, tells Long View columnist John Authers that the yen will continue to sink
Containers transporting everything from shoes to aerospace parts make over 200m journeys a year by ship, truck and train. In the second video in the FT's 50 Best Business Ideas series, David Pilling, Asia Editor, explains why standardised containers revolutionised world trade by minimising transport costs For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
Staff at three of Amazon's logistics centres in Germany have gone on strike, as the trade union Verdi calls for more pay for the company's staff in the country. 850 workers had joined the picket lines by lunchtime, with more expected to join them later in the day. James Wilson, the FT's Frankfurt correspondent, reports on the causes of the industrial action, and the implications for the US retailer.
Vodafone is to receive $3.2bn in dividends from its 45 per cent stake in Verizon Wireless. Lex's Oliver Ralph and Nikki Tait discuss what Vodafone would do if Verizon buys out its stake. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video
Ibrahim Turhan, chairman and chief executive of the Istanbul stock exchange, talks to Ralph Atkins, capital markets editor, about plans to link up with the London Stock Exchange.