Stephen Foley has been named business editor at Nikkei Asia, the English-language version of Nikkei.
He previously was deputy U.S. news editor at the Financial Times. Nikkei owns the Financial Times.
Foley was a U.S. investment correspondent for the Financial Times, covering the asset management industry, hedge funds and institutional and retail investment issues. Previously, Foley was a markets correspondent for the FT, covering bond and credit derivatives, market developments, regulatory reform and their impact on the wider economy.
Prior to joining the FT, Foley was the associate business editor of The Independent where he covered the credit emergency and U.S. business issues in New York.
Before this, he covered the UK financial exchange and the pharmaceuticals business for The Independent in London. In March 2009, he was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards.
Foley holds a degree from Cambridge University just as a certificate in Newspaper Journalism from City University in London.