The World Cup, Harvard, Portuguese banking, Chinese property investing, email embarrassment, tech giants, and the pope: the most-read views of 2014 are an eclectic bunch. Following, in descending order, are the 10 articles with the highest readership on Breakingviews.com:
Three caveats. First, this is a snapshot not a scientific study: the data does not include Eikon and other Thomson Reuters platforms, or readership via syndication.
Second, the list excludes Reuters columns by our writers. The most-read of these was by Hugo Dixon: Independent Scotland won’t keep the pound
Third, the list is skewed because most of our content is subscription-only, but free pieces naturally attract more readers. The most-read piece behind the paywall was on fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) trading: Europe’s big bond traders lose out to Wall Street