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 Stock Benchmarks Rise on PMIs; Philips Gains as Margins Improve

European Stock Benchmarks Rise on PMIs; Philips Gains as Margins Improve

The health technology company keeps its full-year forecast intact as third-quarter figures show that its revenue is becoming more profitable.

Asian Stocks Mixed; Nikkei Up as Trade Data Beats Forecasts, PMI Rises

Asian Stocks Mixed; Nikkei Up as Trade Data Beats Forecasts, PMI Rises

Nintendo extends Friday's losses after a new console leaves investors underwhelmed.

European Week Ahead: GDP Data, Consumer Poll to Measure Brexit Damage

European Week Ahead: GDP Data, Consumer Poll to Measure Brexit Damage

Forward-looking purchasing managers' indices and earnings from beleaguered lender Deutsche Bank feature among the other release highlights.

Ericsson Falls on Prediction Mobile Broadband Woes Will Continue

Ericsson Falls on Prediction Mobile Broadband Woes Will Continue

The Swedish telecom equipment maker promises additional restructuring measures and predicts up to three more quarters of troubles.

Asian Markets Fall; Nintendo Drops as Investors Underwhelmed by New Switch Console

Asian Markets Fall; Nintendo Drops as Investors Underwhelmed by New Switch Console

The dollar rises against major currencies, while oil declines.

U.K. Retail Sales Stagnate in September, Defying Expectations of Growth

U.K. Retail Sales Stagnate in September, Defying Expectations of Growth

The government data put the quarterly growth rate above the second-quarter level, though economists see challenges ahead.

Roche Avastin Shortfall Pushes Quarterly Sales Below Forecasts

Roche Avastin Shortfall Pushes Quarterly Sales Below Forecasts

Shares in the stock decline only marginally as the pharmaceuticals group sticks with its full-year forecast.

Asian Stocks Rise, U.S. Futures Gain After Clinton Perceived as Victor in Final Presidential Debate

Asian Stocks Rise, U.S. Futures Gain After Clinton Perceived as Victor in Final Presidential Debate

Oil stocks including PetroChina and Cnooc are among the best performers, while Mitsubishi Motors continues to gain on expectations of a chairman role for the CEO of backer Nissan.

Man Group Shares Surge on Quarterly Inflows, Buyback News

Man Group Shares Surge on Quarterly Inflows, Buyback News

The hedge fund manager's new CEO also announces a $232 million deal for 'real assets' investor Aalto as part of its diversification drive.

Asian Stocks Mixed as China Snaps Cycle of Falling Factory Prices

Asian Stocks Mixed as China Snaps Cycle of Falling Factory Prices

Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing leaps on a positive profit prognosis, while SoftBank rises as it teams with Saudi Arabia to launch a tech fund.