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
U.K. Second-Quarter GDP Growth Confirmed at 0.6%
Construction output is revised downwards in the Office for National Statistics' second take on the data.
German, French Consumer Confidence Picks Up in August
Above-forecast German figures suggest consumers are unfazed by Brexit and the terror threat, while the French uptick comes as a separate report confirms second-quarter GDP stagnation.
Japanese Stocks Fall as Deflation Worsens; Futures Tread Water Before Yellen
Core Japanese consumer prices fall by 0.5% from a year earlier, marking the largest decline in more than three years and raising pressure on the Bank of Japan.
Germany's Ifo Business Climate Index Unexpectedly Falls in August
The report follows the release of declining purchasing managers' indices for the eurozone's leading economy.
Stop & Shop Owner Ahold Delhaize Reports 'Good Momentum' After Merger
The grocer plans to sell an additional 10 U.S. stores and announces above-forecast quarterly results for the Ahold business.