Financial Times


Financial Times
(abbr TheFT)
Britain’s most important financial newspaper. It is published every day except Sunday, and has a lot of news about companies, stocks and shares. It is read mainly by business people and people who invest money in the financial markets. It is printed on pink paper and is sometimes called the ‘pink ’un’. The Saturday paper has a colour magazine.

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Morning daily newspaper published in London.

Founded in 1888, it competed for many years with four other finance-oriented papers, finally in 1945 absorbing the last of them. Known as one of England's best papers, it specializes in reporting international business and financial news while maintaining an independent editorial outlook. Printed as a broadsheet on distinctive pink newsprint, it has had a strong influence on the British government's financial policies, and its circulation is one of the world's highest among financial newspapers.

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▪ British newspaper
      morning daily newspaper published in London that has had strong influence on the financial policies of the British government. It is known as one of England's (United Kingdom) superior daily newspapers.

      Founded in 1888 by James Sheridan and his brother, the Financial Times competed for many years with four other finance-oriented papers, finally in 1945 absorbing the last of these, the Financial News (founded in 1884). The Financial Times has specialized in reporting business and financial news while maintaining an independent editorial outlook. On occasion it has attacked the financial policies of the British government. Circulation of the Financial Times is said to be one of the world's highest among financial newspapers, second only to that of The Wall Street Journal. Printed as a broadsheet on distinctive pink paper, the Financial Times is the only paper in England providing full daily reports on the London Stock Exchange and world markets.

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Universalium. 2010.

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