Welcome to The Financial Times
The Financial Times is universally acknowledged as the world's definitive business newspaper and is the flagship of the Financial Times group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pearson plc, the international media group. Its team of over 400 journalists across 5 continents presents political, economic and business news from a truly global perspective.
Since its foundation in London in 1888, the FT has kept its readers up-to-date on vital world business, financial, economic and political news. Now as then, its editorial policy is to present authoritative, accurate, insightful news and analyses, which are both objective and impartial.
Today the FT is printed at 22 print centres around the world, and, with over 1.6 million readers world-wide, is the first daily newspaper to sell more copies abroad than in its original home market.
As the most authoritative source of international news, comment and analysis, the Financial Times is required reading for decision-makers and opinion-shapers around the world.
The FT newspaper - What's in it for you...
The Financial Times now has 4 international editions to serve the needs of its readers in the UK, Continental Europe, the US and Asia, plus its award-winning website FT.com.
The European edition of the newspaper is distributed in Continental Europe, Middle East and Africa. It is printed Monday to Saturday at 5 strategically located print centres across Europe, as well as South Africa and Dubai.
Covering far more than just finance, the Financial Times gives you daily insight and information on the events and developments likely to affect your business.
Thanks to its extensive network of correspondents reporting from all the political and commercial nerve centres of Europe, the FT is widely regarded to be the authority on the European Union, the euro, and European corporate news.
Its aim is to sift through the ever-increasing sea of data and select information which is pertinent to you, edit it to give it a sense of priority, meaning and context - and deliver it in a timely and convenient way.
In short, the FT provides you with all the information you need to make the best decisions for your career, your business and your investments.
Inside the Financial Times
The newspaper is designed with the busy executive in mind so its clear structure takes you straight to the information you need. Section 1 of the weekday FT covers the latest world news with comment from expert columnists and thought-provoking analysis of the causes and implications of political and economic events. Section 2 focuses on international business news, company news and market data. The newspaper also features more than 100 surveys each year, which are included free inside your daily FT. The Weekend FT, published on a Saturday, provides entertaining and in-depth features on the arts, travel, sport, current affairs, fine wine, and much more.
For a concise briefing on the day's international affairs, start with the FT's daily coverage of major news and business events as they happen, including:
The FT's global financial coverage is unrivalled and relied upon by financial professionals the world over. The Companies & Markets section provides authoritative news articles, analyses, market reports, statistical tables and more. And the convenient sector and company index allows rapid access to information which effects your business.
The Financial Times brings you more than 100 high-value single-topic special reports and surveys on different countries, industries, investment opportunities, technologies, and more… It's world-class research in an easy-to-read format.
Saturday's edition sets the news agenda for the following week and is packed with thought-provoking and stimulating articles on big issues and interesting people. You can check on your global investments or relax with the latest in worldly pleasures, sophisticated styles and culture. Enjoy the most intelligent writing on everything from food and fashion, travel and technology, arts, books and hobbies.
Voted newspaper supplement of the year, our monthly glossy magazine is full of statement and aspirational style for active, affluent men and women of distinguished tastes. Chic and unashamedly glamorous, How to spend it showcases the ultimate in fashion, travel and lifestyle for those with serious spending power.