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

Actelion Soars as Johnson & Johnson 'Makes Takeover Proposal'

Actelion Soars as Johnson & Johnson 'Makes Takeover Proposal'

The Swiss biotech was last year reported to be a target of Shire.

Asian Markets Rise; Japan Notches up Seventh Day of Gains

Asian Markets Rise; Japan Notches up Seventh Day of Gains

Another month of falling "core" consumer prices keeps a Bank of Japan rate cut on the agenda.

German Ifo Business Climate Index Holds Firm, Signals Fourth-Quarter GDP Pickup

German Ifo Business Climate Index Holds Firm, Signals Fourth-Quarter GDP Pickup

The expectations component of the index unexpectedly declines though companies' assessment of the current situation improves.

Remy Cointreau Toasts U.S. 'Momentum,' China Growth

Remy Cointreau Toasts U.S. 'Momentum,' China Growth

Shares in the company rise as it beats first-half profit expectations.

Asian Markets Mixed; Japanese Indices Pull Away as Yen Falls

Asian Markets Mixed; Japanese Indices Pull Away as Yen Falls

The dollar strengthens against the currencies of most trading partners after Fed minutes and strong durable goods figures.

Eurozone November PMIs Point to Fourth-Quarter GDP Acceleration

Eurozone November PMIs Point to Fourth-Quarter GDP Acceleration

The IHS Markit surveys reveal healthy new orders and jobs growth.

Asian Stock Markets Move Higher; Mining Gains Lift Australian Indices

Asian Stock Markets Move Higher; Mining Gains Lift Australian Indices

Emerging market currencies including the rupee and the Malaysian ringgit slip further against the dollar.

Asian Stocks Join Global Rally Despite Trump, Earthquakes; Futures Rise

Asian Stocks Join Global Rally Despite Trump, Earthquakes; Futures Rise

Miners and oil companies pull indices higher ahead of next week's OPEC meeting.

Asian Stocks Mixed as Hopes of OPEC Curb Bolster Oil

Asian Stocks Mixed as Hopes of OPEC Curb Bolster Oil

Japanese shares rise as the yen weakens against major currencies, though stabilizes against the dollar.

Global Week Ahead: Post-Brexit Black Holes and 'Mother Merkel's' Election Bid

Global Week Ahead: Post-Brexit Black Holes and 'Mother Merkel's' Election Bid

Politics takes center stage as U.S. prepares for Thanksgiving.