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

Asian Markets Shrug off Trump Slump; Futures, Mining Stocks Rise

Asian Markets Shrug off Trump Slump; Futures, Mining Stocks Rise

BHP and Rio Tinto gain as iron ore rises on excitement about the President-Elect's plan to ramp up infrastructure spending.

Dollar Plunges Against Yen, Surges Against Peso as Trump Holds Lead

Dollar Plunges Against Yen, Surges Against Peso as Trump Holds Lead

The U.S. currency hovers near its lowest point against the yen in more than two years, and rises to a record against the peso.

German Industrial, Trade Data Take Sheen off Growth-Engine Rep

German Industrial, Trade Data Take Sheen off Growth-Engine Rep

The disappointing indicators follow purchasing managers' indices last week that suggested the leading eurozone economy would power growth for the entire bloc.

Asian Stocks Mixed After Chinese Trade Data; U.S. Futures Soften

Asian Stocks Mixed After Chinese Trade Data; U.S. Futures Soften

Dollar-denominated Chinese imports and exports continue to contract, but at a slower pace than a month earlier.

Asian Stock Markets Rise, Futures Surge as Clinton Cleared by FBI

Asian Stock Markets Rise, Futures Surge as Clinton Cleared by FBI

HSBC gains in Hong Kong after third-quarter figures showed better-than-expected capital strength, while real estate stocks decline on news of slumping Chinese new home sales.

Global Week Ahead: Americans Vote and Bank of England's Carney Faces Lawmakers

Global Week Ahead: Americans Vote and Bank of England's Carney Faces Lawmakers

As evidence mounts that Germany is shouldering the eurozone growth burden, investors will be scrutinizing data from France and Italy.

Eurozone October PMI Cuts Feed Worries About Fourth-Quarter Growth

Eurozone October PMI Cuts Feed Worries About Fourth-Quarter Growth

French services-sector weakness prompts Markit to lower its initiate estimates for the composite and services indices.

China's Jianlin Thinks He Can Boost Dick Clark Revenue, Earnings

China's Jianlin Thinks He Can Boost Dick Clark Revenue, Earnings

The tycoon's Dalian Wanda conglomerate seals a $1 billion deal to buy the maker of Fox TV's 'So You Think You Can Dance.'

Asian Markets Slip Before U.S. Jobs Report; Takata Drops on New Bankruptcy Fears

Asian Markets Slip Before U.S. Jobs Report; Takata Drops on New Bankruptcy Fears

The air-bag maker is reported to be mulling a U.S. bankruptcy filing after mass product recalls.

Deutsche Bank bags China clearance for Hua Xia sale

Deutsche Bank bags China clearance for Hua Xia sale

Closure of the deal will give a sorely needed booster to the bank's capital raising efforts.