China reported better than expected export figures for December, yet the Hang Seng barely budged.
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.
It's time to be more positive about Europe, according to Simon Quijano-Evans, chief economist, Europe, Middle East and Africa at ING. He explains to FT leader writer Martin Sandbu how a positive political message will boost consumer confidence as has been seen in emerging economies. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit www.FT.com/video
FT manufacturing editor Peter Marsh visits the wing factory of Airbus/EADS at Broughton in north Wales. There he learns how the factory works on a process of continuous innovation in technology, and he assesses the impact on skills and jobs across the UK. For more video content from the Financial Times, visit www.ft.com/video
Ask any business leader or management expert what defines the best technology companies and the ability to innovate will be top of the list. The FT's Ravi Mattu reports on how openness, collaboration and agility are the lifeblood of a new high-tech innovation revolution.
The so-calledSilicon Roundabout in London's East End is peppered with the internet companies of the moment such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.
F1 is changing its formula -- the sport will introduce a set of regulations in 2014 which will bring in new technologies, more efficient engines and updated cars. But can the teams afford it?
Widely regarded as Latin America's most successful economy, Chile finds itself at a crossroads. A rising middle class has brought with it developed country-style challenges, most lately highlighted by student protests turned violent.
Rising costs of materials, skills shortages, economic uncertainty - in turbulent times manufacturers face challenges at every turn. John Murray Brown, Midlands correspondent, reports from Birmingham, the UK's manufacturing heartland, on what companies there are doing to mitigate risk.
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