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Chris Nuttall

Chris Nuttall

Award-winning journalist with more than 35 years' experience in newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and the internet at local, national and international levels. At the BBC for 17 years and has spent the past 15 with the Financial Times. Served as a foreign correspondent in Sri Lanka, Washington and Turkey as well as in a roving role for the BBC. Turned a late 1980s geeky interest into a professional focus on the internet and technology and was founding World Editor of the BBC News website and the BBC 's first Internet Correspondent.

Articles by Chris Nuttall

FT Opening Quote

June 30, 2016

Legal & General has brushed off the effect of the Brexit vote, Tory leadership nominations close at noon, Mark Carney speaks at 4pm. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign u…

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FT Opening Quote

June 29, 2016

Michael Sherwood of Goldman Sachs faces a grilling from MPs on BHS, house prices are up 5.1 per cent in June, says Nationwide, Dixons Carphone profits are up 17 per cent. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your earl…

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FT Opening Quote

June 28, 2016

They think it’s all over, but maybe not yet. Despite Brexit and England’s exit from the Euros, Redrow and Rolls-Royce are upbeat this morning and the pound has steadied. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early…

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FT Opening Quote

June 27, 2016

George Osborne has said he is staying on as chancellor and has put off plans for an emergency budget. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here.

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FT Opening Quote

June 23, 2016

Tesco sales are gaining momentum, the pound has hit a high for the year as voting begins in the UK’s EU referendum. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full ne…

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FT Opening Quote

June 22, 2016

David Cameron has promised a Remain dividend, Elementis has warned on profits. Hornby needs Airfixing. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here.

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FT Opening Quote

June 21, 2016

Hungarians have been having a say on sterling and the UK’s EU referendum, Whitbread sales have been given a Costa coffee boost. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for…

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FT Opening Quote

June 20, 2016

Sterling and markets are surging as sentiment swings back towards a Remain vote in the UK’s EU referendum. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter …

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FT Opening Quote

June 15, 2016

Sir Philip Green is about to face MPs over the collapse of BHS, George Osborne is warning of an emergency budget, Aveva’s talks with Schneider Electric have collapsed again. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your e…

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FT Opening Quote

June 14, 2016

Ashtead and Crest Nicholson have built some strong profits from the construction sector, Premier Farnell has agreed to a £615m Swiss takeover. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You …

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FT Opening Quote

June 13, 2016

Sterling is under pressure ahead of next week’s EU referendum, Sir Philip Green is set to be grilled by MPs on the collapse of BHS. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up…

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FT Opening Quote

June 9, 2016

Amazon is getting fresh with a UK grocery delivery service, RPC is buying British Polythene, Glencore has made a $625m stake sale. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up …

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FT Opening Quote

June 8, 2016

AO World losses have increased as it tries to expand in the UK and Germany, Sainsbury sales are down, Tesco is set to sell Giraffe. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up…

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FT Opening Quote

June 7, 2016

Shell sees more cost savings in its purchase of BG, esure may spin off gocompare, the CMA will investigate the Tullett Prebon-ICAP deal. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can si…

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FT Opening Quote

June 6, 2016

Mike Ashley faces Sports Direct questions from MPs on Tuesday, Janet Yellen makes a speech this evening, lobsters are on a luxury journey to restaurant tables. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mi…

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FT Opening Quote

May 31, 2016

Spread betting group IG says its punt on online advertising is paying off, Alliance Trust has confirmed RIT’s approach about a possible merger. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Oliver Ralph, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for…

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FT Opening Quote

May 26, 2016

Electra has a new activist CEO, Tate & Lyle profits have recovered, Brent crude is back above $50 a barrel. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter…

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FT Opening Quote

May 25, 2016

M&S full-year profits are down 18 per cent, Dixons Carphone has raised its guidance, Royal Mail has avoided new price controls. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for…

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FT Opening Quote

May 24, 2016

Kingfisher’s French sales are anaemic, Nationwide ‘s profits are up 23 per cent, the AA may sell its Irish business. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full n…

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FT Opening Quote

May 23, 2016

Ryanair’s profits growth is set to slow, Bayer has offered $62bn for Monsanto, MPs are looking into what happened at BHS. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the f…

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FT Opening Quote

May 19, 2016

A Rolls-Royce bribery probe has spread to Nigeria, Royal Mail has posted in-line profits, Aston Villa has been sold. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full n…

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FT Opening Quote

May 18, 2016

Burberry has been checked by weakening Chinese demand, Arm has bought Apical for $350m, Playtech is struggling to find a deal. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for …

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FT Opening Quote

May 17, 2016

LandSec is cautious ahead of the Brexit vote, Vodafone expects earnings to blossom from Project Spring, Premier Foods is back in the black. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can…

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FT Opening Quote

May 16, 2016

ICAP is renaming itself NEX, British Land profits are up 16 per cent, the CBI has cut its UK growth forecasts. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newslet…

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FT Opening Quote: HSBC stays in London

February 15, 2016

HSBC stays, Alliance Trust CEO goes, Brexit threats. This is Opening Quote. To receive it daily by email, sign up here. No wonder bank bosses are well paid. Ordinary folks would have struggled to work out which country was the best base for HSBC. Chi…

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FT Opening Quote

January 4, 2016

A New Year sell-off in China, a clarification from Sports Direct in the UK, a New Year robot resolution in the US. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full new…

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FT Opening Quote – Peppa in pink with Spielberg deal

December 17, 2015

Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One has made a deal with ET’s Steven Spielberg, AstraZeneca has revealed it will pay $4bn for Acerta Pharma. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by City Editor Jonathan Guthrie, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can …

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FT Opening Quote – Carpetright is getting it right

December 15, 2015

Carpetright is walking on thicker pile profits this morning, Imagination has been hit by a slowdown in chip and smartphone sales, the Aveva-Schneider Electric deal is off, but UBM has sold PR Newswire to Cision for $841m. FT Opening Quote, with comme…

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