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Financial Times

The Financial Times is a UK-based business news organization that is printed internationally and provides news, comments, data, and analysis for the global business community.

Overview

The Financial Times was originally published in 1888 in London; it was a daily newspaper that focused exclusively on financial news. Today, it it is an internationally printed newspaper and online news source. The FT covers all topics, though it is still primarily focused and esteemed for its coverage of business and finance, as well as its editorial outlook. Since the 1890s, the newspaper has been identifiable by its distinctive pink paper, a design element that remains on the digital platform today. The Financial Times is currently available online through subscription and features a USA Edition, UK Edition, Middle East Edition, European Edition, and Asian Edition.

The Financial Times employs more than 2,300 people, including employment of 700 journalist in forty different countries. The Financial Times not only functions as a newspaper, but has also evolved to offer a wide range of personal and commercial services.

The Financial Times has been recognized for its dependability on financial news and its independent editorial views, and slogans throughout the years have reflected these values. Their original 1988 motto, "Without fear, without favor," is still featured on the page. While the famed "No FT, no comment" slogan introduced by Ogilvy & Mather in 1982, was replaced in 2007 by their current slogan "We live in Financial Times".

The Financial Times Group

The Financial Times, FT Specialist, Alpha Grid, FT Chinese, Longitude and Headspring make up the Financial Times Group. The FT group provides services in branding, marketing, consulting, education and specialized research. The Financial Times Group is currently owned by the Japanese media company Nikkei.

Timeline

2018
The FT's operating profit was 25 million pounds ($33 million) in 2018 and operating revenue was 383 million.
2015
The FT Group is purchased by Japanese media company Nikkei
2002
For pay features and subscriptions for The Financial Times are introduced online.
1995
The FT's website makes it debut.
1994
The Financial Times starts publishing the lifestyle magazine "How to Spend It."
October 16, 1957
A controlling stake in the Financial Times is purchased by the company Pearson.
1945
The Financial Times absorbs Financial News, its top competitor at the time.
October 16, 1919
The Berry Brothers, who already own the Sunday Times, acquire the Financial Times.
1888
The Financial Times is founded by James Sheridan and his brother.

Patents

Further Resources

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

A Brief History of the Financial Times

David Kynaston

2010

Financial Times refreshes its newspaper for the digital age

Web

September 17, 2014

How to... read the news

Financial Times

Web

March 31, 2017

News

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Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Huawei Technologies USA
June 16, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Technologies USA, in partnership with Financial Times, will bring together experts for a webinar titled: "How Should Privacy...
Manish Singh
June 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Countless popular websites including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, Stack Overflow, GitHub, gov.uk and news outlets the Guardian, the New York Times, BBC, Financial Times are currently facing an outage. Typically glitches at a vital internet infrastructure service provider prompts a wide outage of this nature. An apparent glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN provider, is thought [...]
Dominick Reuter
May 31, 2021
Business Insider
According to documents seen by the Financial Times, 60% of the world's largest food company's portfolio does not meet nutritional standards.
Connor Perrett
May 30, 2021
Business Insider
The app will now rank both original and shared stories equally instead of prioritizing original content, sources told the Financial Times.
Red Oak Compliance Solutions
May 25, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Red Oak Compliance Solutions, a leader in advertising compliance technology for the financial services industry, has been named to The...
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