Monthly Archives: March 2010

Are complaints about ISA transfers justified? Has much further can gold fever go? And is there any way to avoid the 5 per cent stamp duty?

 

FT technology correspondent Joseph Menn reports on the problems besetting google and yahoo in China, plus the cyber attacks on Vietnamese activists who oppose Chinese mining investment

 

Last week’s European Council was not a solution but a fudge. The IMF cannot save Europe

 

What proportion of a population is ready to give up its landline phones in favour of using only a mobile? Plus part two of our series on getting the best out of an IT team

 

The FT’s Moscow bureau chief Charles Clover reports on terrorist attacks in the Russian capital’s metro system

 

Most successful people have had big lucky breaks at birth and a succession of smaller ones thereafter

 

The party that deserves to win the UK election must craft a narrative that creates opportunity out of disappointment, says Martin Wolf

 

It’s a stamp duty holiday – but who qualifies? Plus, ISAs and tax planning

 

With an election looming, and little fiscal room for manoeuvre, the FT analyses Alistair Darling’s 2010 Budget. With Chris Giles, Nick Timmins and Chris Cook. Presented by Robert Shrimsley

 

The government is offering a delayed return to fiscal stability, with details still to be filled in. Is that good enough? No, says Martin Wolf