Laura Board

Laura Board is The Deal’s international editor. Based in London, she leads a team producing news and features on corporate finance and regulation from Brussels to Brisbane. Board joined the The Deal shortly after its 1999 launch from the Financial Times. Before that, she worked at Bloomberg News in Frankfurt and London and at Retail Week. She speaks French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Recent Articles By The Author

Chinese Data Underwhelm, Point to Private Investment Weakness

Chinese Data Underwhelm, Point to Private Investment Weakness

News of a slowdown in fixed-assets investment growth accompanies disappointing figures on industrial output, retail sales and bank credit.

European Stock Markets Mixed; Moeller-Maersk Rises on Capital Expenditure Cuts

European Stock Markets Mixed; Moeller-Maersk Rises on Capital Expenditure Cuts

The E.U.'s statistics arm confirms second-quarter eurozone growth halved to 0.3%.

Eurozone Second-Quarter GDP Growth Halves, as Expected, to 0.3%

Eurozone Second-Quarter GDP Growth Halves, as Expected, to 0.3%

Better-than-forecast German data was offset by a surprise stagnation in Italy, leaving the overall figures unchanged from a July 29 estimate.

Zurich Insurance First-Half Profit Beats Forecasts

Zurich Insurance First-Half Profit Beats Forecasts

Recently arrived CEO Greco wants to accelerate cost cuts.

European Markets Mixed; Zurich Insurance, Henkel Rise on Earnings

European Markets Mixed; Zurich Insurance, Henkel Rise on Earnings

Oil continues to slide, while house builders take a battering in the U.K. after a report of slowing house price growth.