from Edward Hadas:

Nikkei joins demographic denial cult

By Edward Hadas
July 29, 2015

Why did Nikkei buy the Financial Times? As my colleague Rob Cox points out, the best explanation is demographic. Thanks to minimal immigration and a small number of children, the population of the Japanese group’s home market is shrinking by about 30 percent each generation. Many companies that want to grow – as shareholders and managers generally expect big firms to do – have to look abroad for expansion.

from Breakingviews:

The Economist’s elite owners seek elite print run

July 28, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from Breakingviews:

BP is making the best of a bad situation

July 28, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Tide flows against UK’s pro-EU campaigners

July 24, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

BBC needs good pruning, not root-and-branch change

July 16, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: The world’s hardest central bank job

July 16, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Rob Cox: The (bank) resolution will be televised

July 9, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Heathrow offers quaint lessons in infrastructure

July 1, 2015

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from Breakingviews:

Subject financial fiefs to modern Magna Carta

June 15, 2015

Companies in the 21st century can learn from 13th century England. Overmighty, overpaid CEOs are the new King Johns held to account, sort of, by the barons of fund management. What’s needed is more respect for finance’s neglected yeomanry: ordinary savers. Financial fiefs should be subjected to a modern Magna Carta.

from Breakingviews:

UK blithely signs up to Germany’s worst idea

June 10, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.