American restaurant chains have reigned, but some European innovators are gaining ground.
Volatility is the broker's friend and Matthew Lester is glad to see it making a comeback.
Has the time come for companies to appoint executives in charge of environmental issues?
Is the growth of "ethical" investing a real issue for finance, or part of reputation management and best left to public relations?
How one Russian company reckons it can convince the global investment community that it upholds state-of-the-art corporate governance standards.
Out of necessity, the top auction houses are acquiring a new financial discipline.
In an era of easy money, with increasingly complex debt packages, companies are finding new ways of insuring against a downturn.
Companies still like to follow the crowd but are widening their scope when planning R&D locations.
The shareholder tussles at Dutch media group VNU touched many of 2006's hot-button issues.
To beat expectations for its work on the London Underground, Steve Hurrell's company has mixed change management with detailed financial planning.