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  • Bring subjects to life with up-to-date news and information, connecting current events with course principles
  • Equip students with the international experience and awareness needed to implement global strategy and work in cross-cultural environments

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Below is a list of featured content recommended for you to read and comment on.

Jul 1, 2015

Eurozone rejects Greek request for bailout extension

Final rejection of a bailout extension was delivered against the backdrop of an escalating financial crisis in Athens two days after the government imposed capital controls and shut local banks

Jul 1, 2015

Apple loses appeal over ebooks case

Court upholds ruling that group worked with publishers to raise prices. In 2013, the Department of Justice accused Apple of leading a conspiracy with publishers to fix ebook prices when it entered the market with the launch of the iPad and its iBooks app in 2010

Jul 1, 2015

Petrobras chief pledges revolutionary focus on the investor

Bendine talk of ‘shareholder value’ promises fresh approach. The Brazilian oil company would reduce its capital expenditure programme, one of the biggest in the world, by 37 per cent to $130bn over the next five years

Jul 1, 2015

Foreign groups battle for Indian ecommerce

Technology companies are piling in, seeking to replicate the dominance they enjoy in home markets. The country is especially attractive to the likes of US powerhouses Google, Facebook and Twitter, as they seek to expand into Asia

Jul 1, 2015

Indonesia households feel pinch amid search for new growth engine

Factories are shedding jobs and fuel subsidy cuts, much praised by economists, have ignited inflation, which rose to more than 7 per cent year-on-year in May just as households began gearing up for the Ramadan festivities

Jul 1, 2015

FT Investigations: The dictator's wife (2/4)

A mountain of iron ore in west Africa has sparked a corruption investigation spanning three continents - and threatened an Israeli tycoon's hope to mine some of Guinea's riches. Listen, for free, to the second instalment of a four-part podcast series

Jul 1, 2015

Bonus feature: Deutsche Bank - John Cryan’s clean-up job

Investors say the incoming chief executive will need to instigate a management clear-out to restore trust. Germany’s biggest bank is facing its deepest crisis of confidence in a generation

Jul 1, 2015

Bonus video: Sony’s perplexing capital issue

The company is raising $3.6bn, its first public share issuance in a quarter of a century — but why not raise it via debt? Lex's Lucy Colback and Robert Armstrong try to make sense of the group's strategy

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