Financial Times

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Financial Times
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Founded 1888
Headquarters London
Key People Lionel Barber, editor; Chrystia Freeland, US managing editor; Gary Silverman; US news editor
Twitter @FT

The Financial Times (FT) is a London-based business news organization. It was previously owned by Pearson PLC, but was acquired by Japan’s Nikkei Inc. for $1.2 billion in 2015.[1] The FT's news content is published in a printed broadsheet newspaper format and digitally at The newspaper version is printed on unique salmon colored paper.

The FT employs more than 600 journalists worldwide. The print version has a daily circulation of 287,895 and has over 5 million registered users, including 312,000 paid subscribers. Combined daily print and digital redaership is estimated at 2.1 million.[2]


  1. JP Morgan said to block FT site on concern over shared content. Bloomberg.
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Last modified on 22 February 2017, at 15:28