Jonathan Braude is a senior writer in The Deal's London bureau, where he covers M&A and private equity across the U.K. and Europe. He also provides early morning European markets coverage for TheStreet. Prior to joining The Deal, Braude was a writer, political reporter and columnist for the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong and, before that, worked in Brussels, covering the European Union and NATO. He has written for a number of print and broadcasting outlets including the BBC, The Times of London and Jane's Defense Weekly. Braude speaks German, French and Hebrew and reads Spanish and Dutch.
Recent Articles By The Author
Apple Is Leading a Resurgent Stock Market
With Chinese and Korean markets closed for the Lunar New Year, Japan was the center of attention in Asia and the nomination of Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda for another term helped support the market. European stocks also opened in positive territory
Danone Boasts Integration of WhiteWave is Progressing Well
French dairy giant Danone says it generated very strong sales growth in 2017, and helped by the acquisition of WhiteWave will focus on improved growth and margins in 2018.
Stock Markets Around the World Are Soaring Again
Japanese, Hong Kong and European markets continue Wednesday's Wall Street rally.
Nestle Says Organic Growth Disappoints, Better to Come in 2018
Swiss food giant Nestle delivers earnings that it says are below its own expectations, although still within the guided range. But it forecasts more encouraging growth in 2018 as it says it plans to keep its Gerber baby food business, while putting the Gerber life insurance unit up for sale and will not increase its stake in L'Oreal.
British Government to Restart Sale of Royal Bank of Scotland
Sales of the majority taxpayer-owned Royal Bank are set to start before March 2019 and could raise about $20 billion for the government over five years. But that's a fraction of what the government paid when it bailed the bank out in the financial crisis.
Volkswagen Drives Up Sales As Diesel Scam Hits Profit
German automaker VW takes another $3.0 billion write down on the cost of its diesel cheating scandal, yet the share rises on better sales forecast.
Blue Apron Rival HelloFresh Aims For Mouthwatering IPO Valuation
Blue Apron competitor HelloFresh sets pricing range for its November IPO, with target valuation of up to $1.76 billion
Daimler Shares Gain After Automaker Plans To Separate Car and Truck Divisions
Daimler wants to separate its Mercedes cars from its Daimler trucks and buses divisions, but has no plans to divest.
U.K. Inquiry Into Fox's Bid for Sky Inches Forward
The Competition and Markets Authority sets out the scope of its investigation into media plurality and the commitment to broadcasting standards and opens an inquiry to submissions by the public and rival companies.
Volkswagen Exec: We Aren't Amazon and Can't Send Cars in the Mail
The German carmaker is looking to sell cars online in Europe, in a bid to increase efficiency in its dealer network. Its relationship with the dealers is still stuck in 2002, when they were banned from selling online.