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  • Comment on FT articles and share academic notes with your class and a global community of students and business schools
  • 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.

Oct 2, 2014

Banks pull out of dozens of benchmarks after rate-rigging scandals

Withdrawals in wake of Libor and forex problems could leave investors blind. For banks, most submissions to benchmarks are costs rather than a revenue generating activity

Oct 2, 2014

New York and London vie for crown of world’s top financial centre

For now, the largest New York-listed banks by market capitalisation dwarf their London-listed rivals and the city remains the undisputed global king of equities

Oct 2, 2014

SaskPower to launch C$1.4bn carbon capture and storage project

Coal industry hopes SaskPower plant will be the first of many projects to prove that coal does not need to be phased out in order to ward off climate change

Oct 2, 2014

France and Italy push for fiscal leniency

The move by the eurozone's second- and third-largest economy to relax their deficit targets is likely to meet resistance in Berlin

Oct 2, 2014

Siemens pays top price in pursuit of American dream

Chief executive regards it as a priority to refocus the group by tapping into the flourishing market for capital goods in the US energy sector. By acquiring Dresser-Rand, Siemens is doing exactly that

Oct 2, 2014

Bonus feature: Power of the 'mummies' key to Nestlé’s strategy in DR Congo

Hervé Barrère, the global consumer group's Congo director, believes women traders hold the key to understanding local tastes and purchasing decisions

Oct 2, 2014

Bonus video: China must resist cheap money temptation

With its property market slowing, Beijing may end up having to lower rates, says independent economic adviser George Magnus

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