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

German July Inflation Rate Accelerates to 0.4%

German July Inflation Rate Accelerates to 0.4%

The price growth beat expectations for a stagnant 0.3% inflation rate.

AstraZeneca Earnings, Sales Edge Above Forecasts

AstraZeneca Earnings, Sales Edge Above Forecasts

CEO Soriot says the company's pipeline is progressing well, and predicts a boost to full-year earnings from a decline in the pound.

Lloyds Steps up Cost Cuts Amid Brexit Uncertainty

Lloyds Steps up Cost Cuts Amid Brexit Uncertainty

The company beats first-half expectations though offers a smaller-than-expected dividend.

Credit Suisse Swings Back Into Black in Second Quarter

Credit Suisse Swings Back Into Black in Second Quarter

CEO Thiam delivers a cautious assessment of the outlook after wealth management helped propel quarterly earnings above expectations.

U.K. Economic Growth Tops Forecasts in Second Quarter

U.K. Economic Growth Tops Forecasts in Second Quarter

Preliminary GDP figures suggest the economy is better placed than previously thought to weather a post-Brexit-vote slowdown.