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View from the C-Suite: SBICAP seeks Indian summer

Investment bank SBICAP is betting on India's economic rise and international expansion, using its knowledge of the country to facilitate crossborder capital flows and business engagement.

Merton serves up an investment alternative in London

Merton serves up an investment alternative in London

The location for the world-renowned Wimbledon tennis tournament, the south-west London borough of Merton is looking to also be known as an investment hub. The local council is flagging up the area's young, educated workforce, while at the same time creating an environment that these residents can both work and play in.

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Hitachi Rail on a roll in UK

Lucrative contracts across England and Scotland have brought Hitachi Rail to the UK, investing millions in a manufacturing facility and creating 700 jobs.

UK remains top FDI destination in Europe: UKTI

The UK’s FDI outlook remains positive, according to a report from UK Trade and Investment. 

Start-up spaces for FDI

How could the rise of shared office space affect the world of FDI?

In recent years, co-working environments have gained huge popularity among start-ups. Michal Kaczmarski asks whether shared office spaces can also become a viable alternative for foreign companies entering new markets.

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Coming into land: which airport will win the UK airport extension?

With the imminent release of the Airport Commission's final report on where additional airport capacity should be developed in the UK, Roz Hanna reports on the two contenders for runway extensions – Heathrow and Gatwick – and explores other ways in which the country could boost its connectedness. 

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Edinburgh's financial technology focus enhances innovation reputation

Edinburgh's global reputation as an innovative city has been enhanced in recent years by a number of digital and financial technology companies either launching within its boundaries or choosing to locate there. Natasha Turak looks at the secrets behind the Scottish capital's success. 

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HSBC banks on Birmingham

HSBC has decided to move its ringfenced head office, and 1000 employees, from London to Birmingham, the UK's second city. Michal Kaczmarski looks at the reasoning behind this decision.

UK city leaders make case for devolution

Speaking at the annual international property show Mipim in March, several UK council leaders expressed their desire for devolution of English regions.

Cautious optimism towards M&A in 2015

While 2014 was a strong year for mergers and acquisitions, companies are taking a cautious approach to deal making in 2015, according to experts speaking at an M&A Research Centre event held in London in February. 

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