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

European Stocks Rise; Oil Producers Cheer OPEC Deal, Deutsche Bank Recovers

European Stocks Rise; Oil Producers Cheer OPEC Deal, Deutsche Bank Recovers

Energy stocks rise even as oil prices give up initial gains.

Asian Stocks Rise; Oil Groups Gain on Surprise OPEC Accord

Asian Stocks Rise; Oil Groups Gain on Surprise OPEC Accord

An agreement to curb output boosts producers including Cnooc, China Petroleum and Inpex.

Deutsche Bank Shares Rise After Germany Denies Hatching Rescue Plan

Deutsche Bank Shares Rise After Germany Denies Hatching Rescue Plan

The German Finance Ministry says talk of it preparing a last-resort plan to take a 25% holding is wrong.

RBS Reaches $1.1 Billion Settlement With U.S. Credit Unions Over Mortgage-Backed Securities

RBS Reaches $1.1 Billion Settlement With U.S. Credit Unions Over Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Edinburgh lender's shares rise, despite the array of lawsuits and investigations it still faces.

Deutsche Bank Sells U.K. Abbey Life Unit to Phoenix for $1.2 Billion

Deutsche Bank Sells U.K. Abbey Life Unit to Phoenix for $1.2 Billion

Shares in the lender pare early gains amid new talk, denied by at least one party, of a potential state rescue.

Asia Stocks Mixed; Postal Savings Bank of China Flat in IPO Debut

Asia Stocks Mixed; Postal Savings Bank of China Flat in IPO Debut

Japanese indices drop, with banks and insurers among the decliners, and U.S. futures edge lower.

Jianlin's Wanda Vies for Golden Globes Producer Dick Clark

Jianlin's Wanda Vies for Golden Globes Producer Dick Clark

The TV production group could reportedly be valued at up to $1 billion.

Asian Markets Mixed, U.S. Stock Futures Rise After Presidential Debate

Asian Markets Mixed, U.S. Stock Futures Rise After Presidential Debate

The dollar rises against the yen and the euro after Clinton emerges as the "winner" in the first-round clash.

German Business Confidence Rebounds in September

German Business Confidence Rebounds in September

A trio of indicators from research institute Ifo runs counter to weak recent purchasing managers' indices and industrial output numbers.

Arnold Palmer: World Loses Brand as Well as Sportsman

Arnold Palmer: World Loses Brand as Well as Sportsman

The sporting legend earned 22 more times last year than his total winnings as a professional golfer.