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

Disappointing Eurozone Producer Prices Underline ECB's Inflation Challenge

Disappointing Eurozone Producer Prices Underline ECB's Inflation Challenge

August producer prices slip more than expected, with energy prices leading the decline.

LVMH Bags Germany's Rimowa for $715 Million

LVMH Bags Germany's Rimowa for $715 Million

The luggage maker, known for the distinctive parallel grooves on its products, had revenue last year of more than $447 million.

Asian Markets Rise Before RBI Rate Call, Yen Decline Buoys Exporters

Asian Markets Rise Before RBI Rate Call, Yen Decline Buoys Exporters

The new Indian central bank chief is seen marginally more likely than not to leave rates unchanged at his first policy meeting.

U.K. Manufacturing PMI Eases Diminishing Brexit Slowdown Fears

U.K. Manufacturing PMI Eases Diminishing Brexit Slowdown Fears

The Markit PMI is the latest of a string of positive data that suggest the economy may have escaped the expected third-quarter stagnation.

European Stock Markets Rise; Pound Falls on Brexit Countdown, Henderson up on Janus Merger

European Stock Markets Rise; Pound Falls on Brexit Countdown, Henderson up on Janus Merger

The fund manager agrees on an all-stock fusion with Bill Gross' fund manager which would create an entity with $320 billion under management but no London listing.

Asian Stocks Recover, U.S. Futures Edge Higher as Deutsche Bank Worries Ease

Asian Stocks Recover, U.S. Futures Edge Higher as Deutsche Bank Worries Ease

A disappointing quarterly Tankan economic survey fans hopes of additional Bank of Japan stimuli.

Deutsche Bank Recovers as Cryan Downplays Retreat of 10 Hedge Fund Clients

Deutsche Bank Recovers as Cryan Downplays Retreat of 10 Hedge Fund Clients

Contagion from the bank continues to infect wider stock benchmarks.

European Stock Markets Dive; Commerzbank Down but Deutsche Bank Rises

European Stock Markets Dive; Commerzbank Down but Deutsche Bank Rises

The Euro Stoxx bank index falls more than 3%, while Germany's leading lender retreats from record lows.

Asian Markets, U.S. Futures Down as Deutsche Bank Fears Smother Financial Stocks

Asian Markets, U.S. Futures Down as Deutsche Bank Fears Smother Financial Stocks

Weak inflation and household spending data from Japan add to the negative sentiment.

German Inflation Rebounds to 16-Month High as Energy Prices Recover

German Inflation Rebounds to 16-Month High as Energy Prices Recover

The report will temper concern about slowing growth in the euro zone's largest economy.