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FT News Briefing

A rundown of the most important global business stories you need to know for the coming day, from the newsroom of the Financial Times. Available every weekday morning.

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  • 17.05.2021
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    The growing market for emotional recognition technology

    AT&T is nearing a deal to combine its content unit WarnerMedia with rival Discovery to create a media giant to compete in streaming, the insurance group Axa said one of its Asian business units was the victim of a “targeted ransomware attack”, and the EU plans to throw its weight behind a push to expand vaccine manufacturing in Africa. Plus, the FT’s European technology correspondent, Madhumita Murgia, explains why companies see potential in emotional recognition technology. AT&T nears deal to create $150bn streaming giant with Discovery https://www.ft.com/content/5aeba5f9-2e00-4cba-b9c7-e0431aad798b Axa’s Asian operations hit in ransomware attack https://www.ft.com/content/4443da60-6d90-4d27-b300-b0896425f99f? EU to back expansion of vaccine production capacity in Africa https://www.ft.com/content/d2a47c7e-0b00-4e31-92ab-cd3ff0b9070b Emotion recognition: can AI detect human feelings from a face? https://www.ft.com/content/c0b03d1d-f72f-48a8-b342-b4a926109452? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 14.05.2021
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    Why Elon Musk is focusing on bitcoin’s fossil fuel issues

    Airbnb’s first-quarter revenues showed a strong recovery in travel in the US as pandemic restrictions eased, and Netflix tries to adjust as it moves from streaming industry disruptor to defensive incumbent. Plus, Elon Musk rocked the cryptocurrency market when he announced Tesla will no longer accept bitcoin as payment. The FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why the electric carmarker’s CEO made the reversal. Airbnb says customers paying higher prices as travel demand rises https://www.ft.com/content/f7512415-46b2-4378-8356-2d1e2a8a760e? Netflix outpaced by the old media companies it sought to dethrone https://www.ft.com/content/48c06611-1c17-4941-96cc-b085dfe05cdf Elon Musk wakes up to bitcoin’s fossil fuel issues  https://www.ft.com/content/b917ec4f-8b57-45dc-82ba-960d82ad7974 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 13.05.2021
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    Consumer price data stokes inflation fears, US labour shortage

    US stocks suffered their worst losses in months and government bonds also fell after government data showed the US inflation rate jumped to a 13-year high, and the Colonial pipeline has resumed operations following last week’s ransomware attack. Plus, the FT’s Taylor Nicole Rogers discusses a labour shortage in the US that is making it hard for employers to find enough workers as the economy opens up. Wall Street ends lower as inflation debate intensifies https://www.ft.com/content/fd3abbb8-955a-46b3-bc45-9a4fb7b95265 Colonial pipeline resumes operations following ransomware attack https://www.ft.com/content/b6ac99ea-d7c6-49dd-b7d7-1284ce2e85c0? US employers struggle to find willing workers after pandemic year ft.com/content/52ecab21-c90d-4ee7-be7f-612da5355c77 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 12.05.2021
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    US companies announce record share buybacks, Covid hits India’s middle class

    Companies are dusting off share buyback plans after a blockbuster earnings season, and shareholders are rebelling against executive pay proposals. Plus, the FT’s New Delhi reporter, Jyotsna Singh, explains how India’s second surge is devastating the country’s middle class. Companies prepare share buyback bonanza as outlook clears https://www.ft.com/content/d7adb226-e9a6-4cd8-9049-35d55c211ca4 US investors revolt against executive pay in record numbers https://www.ft.com/content/50e73d21-3de5-4196-b124-7281ec7af828 Covid batters India’s aspiring middle classes https://www.ft.com/content/28e9c827-1131-4412-bafa-5e88eb211fc4? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 11.05.2021
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    Colonial pipeline hackers didn’t mean to create problems, UK services’ Brexit struggles

    The hacker group blamed for the ransomware attack on the Colonial pipeline insisted it only wanted to make money and did not want to cause problems for society, tech stocks tumbled on Monday as investors braced for further signs of inflation, and Vice Media is joining the streaming gold rush. Plus, the FT’s management editor, Andrew Hill, explains why businesses in the UK’s services sector trying to operate in Europe are encountering post-Brexit challenges. This episode features the song “Black Fur” by Elder Island. The song is licensed to Metropolis Recordings. We regret ‘creating problems’, say hackers behind the cyber attack on a key fuel pipeline https://www.ft.com/content/0afb53f0-f382-442a-9a32-02824ce8bb70 US tech stocks drop ahead of inflation data https://www.ft.com/content/9707595b-d708-4be3-917d-9ae1de04c707? Vice Media joins streaming gold rush in new bid for profitability https://www.ft.com/content/942bf107-3824-4611-b0f7-b4816d4ee2a5 UK’s services sector starts to count the real cost of Brexit https://www.ft.com/content/d0c10195-0e2e-4913-af74-3b7057163e3f? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 10.05.2021
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    US issues emergency powers to keep fuel flowing, CEO diversity promises

    The US government enacted emergency powers on Sunday in a bid to keep fuel supplies flowing after a cyberattack shut down a key pipeline, and European and US banks are split on whether to bring staff back to the office. Plus, the FT’s race and equalities correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, looks at how much US corporations have lived up to diversity promises they made after the police murder of George Floyd. US and Europe split on bringing bankers back to the office https://www.ft.com/547a4dc2-e11b-4e8f-b526-cbf135ba7b4d? Are CEOs living up to the pledges they made after George Floyd’s murder? https://www.ft.com/content/67e79b20-bc41-4cb0-992f-a28e3eaa5695 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 07.05.2021
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    Merkel opposes US move to waive vaccine IP, the drive behind the commodity supercycle

    Angela Merkel has expressed opposition to the Biden administration’s proposal to suspend intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines, and Norway’s Telenor has written off its entire $782m investment in Myanmar but will remain in the country. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains what is behind the commodities super cycle and what it could mean for inflation. Angela Merkel rejects US move to waive patents on vaccines https://www.ft.com/content/76a05a85-b83c-4e36-b04d-7f44f63e57b0  Telenor writes off $782m Myanmar business following coup https://www.ft.com/content/ba1f8db9-e2d1-4e45-80be-1f6f6fe1344b Broad commodities price boom amplifies ‘supercycle’ talk https://www.ft.com/content/1332da37-bf45-409f-9500-2fdac344d1dd Why we should all give up meat https://www.ft.com/content/1293516c-c17a-4a29-b969-55b6e6849b16 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 06.05.2021
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    US to support temporary suspension of Covid-19 vaccine patents, India’s coronavirus crisis is affecting global shipping

    Stocks of major vaccine makers were rattled on Wednesday after the US decided to support a plan to temporarily suspend the intellectual property rights for Covid-19 jabs, and India’s coronavirus crisis is hitting the international shipping industry. Plus, the FT’s leisure industries correspondent, Alice Hancock, talks about the European tourism industry’s hopes of emerging from the pandemic with a different kind of tourism. US backs plan to suspend Covid vaccine patents during pandemic https://www.ft.com/content/eca86f43-7127-4213-948d-3cc8d652805e India’s Covid surge rocks global shipping industry https://www.ft.com/content/cf40d764-6ab6-4638-bea6-594cc3cd5d53? Archegos prepares for insolvency as banks seek compensation for $10bn losses https://www.ft.com/content/8062ef53-790f-4470-99d5-265335a72334 Pandemic offers Europe’s tourism industry the chance of an upgrade https://www.ft.com/content/5f3328f4-b12e-4e5b-8dd2-bacfb73d40a6? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 05.05.2021
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    Yellen says US interest rates may have to rise, European central banks lag in gender equality

    Treasury secretary Janet Yellen said on Tuesday that US interest rates may need to rise so that the economy does not overheat, and US states and companies are offering all kinds of incentives to entice people to get vaccinated against coronavirus. Plus, there are very few women in top roles in European central banking and economics. Two of them spoke to the FT about their experiences and “hidden barriers” to gender equality in their field. Yellen says rates may have to rise to prevent ‘overheating’ https://www.ft.com/content/049f4a79-abff-4a6c-a7c1-13409e8f63ae Women central bankers want action on ‘hidden barriers’ to equality https://www.ft.com/content/0d1d2d4d-8bb8-42ce-b263-9863a1f377ed Beers and cash among incentives used to entice the ‘vaccine hesitant” https://www.ft.com/content/138f58a1-b472-452a-9daa-db0f5c885079 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 04.05.2021
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    US banks move to reduce deposits, the Spac bubble deflates

    A wave of cash flooding bank balance sheets has prompted some US lenders to advise corporate clients to move money out of deposits, and Apollo has bought Verizon’s media assets including Yahoo for $5bn. Plus, the FT’s mergers & acquisitions reporter, Ortenca Aliaj, explains why the Spac boom has deflated. Apollo buys Verizon media assets including Yahoo for $5bn https://www.ft.com/content/ef0992ec-1d4f-4030-95a9-d950e47338e1 Cash-rich US banks move to reduce corporate deposits https://www.ft.com/content/a5e165f7-a524-4b5b-9939-de689b6a1687 A reckoning for Spacs: will regulators deflate the boom? https://www.ft.com/content/99de2333-e53a-4084-8780-2ba9766c70b7? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 03.05.2021
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    Epic Games vs Apple, Serbs worry about pollution from Chinese investment

    The trial between Epic Games and Apple is set to kick off today, and the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is back in federal court. Plus, the FT’s southeast Europe correspondent, Valerie Hopkins, explains the love-hate relationships that Serbians have with Chinese investment in their country. ‘Fortnite’ maker goes to war over ‘Apple tax’ https://www.ft.com/content/293780f7-d2f8-4f3f-aa52-752c74e2d34d Why some tribes want to keep a controversial US pipeline open https://www.ft.com/content/7950dc72-2cf9-4960-9d28-7109ab7d4b85 Serbs fret over environmental costs of Chinese investment https://www.ft.com/content/b6b7bce4-f970-4eb6-ab26-0fadc552d148 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 30.04.2021
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    Amazon caps big week of tech earnings, Bafin’s Binance probe

    Amazon reported its second straight quarter of $100bn-plus sales, comfortably beating Wall Street’s targets, and the FT’s Elaine Moore looks at Apple’s results, which were boosted by iPhone sales. Also, the US government this summer will start sending monthly child allowances in an experimental effort to reduce child poverty. Plus, the FT’s markets editor explains how the big cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, landed itself in trouble with German regulators. Amazon reaps rewards of pandemic shift online https://www.ft.com/content/a2b05040-3164-46f3-8bd5-399e6214ea74 Apple: supercharged iPhone sales signpost $3tn valuation https://www.ft.com/content/eee8bca7-e7fb-4506-a0e2-579fa707de81 US embarks on first national child allowance experiment https://www.ft.com/content/cc2a0d8c-123e-4d36-b01a-55cd8a23a166 Regulators to examine crypto exchange Binance’s foray into equities https://www.ft.com/content/cfbd084f-a118-4090-8301-2e45eceac304 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 29.04.2021
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    Fed says no change to monetary policy, Credit Suisse’s new chair aims for turnround

    The Federal Reserve upgraded its view of the US economic recovery, but kept interest rates close to zero, Brussels has insisted it is putting in place tough new processes to ensure the EU’s unprecedented recovery fund is not frittered away and global health expert Abraar Karan talks about the current surge in coronavirus cases in India. Plus, the FT’s banking editor, Stephen Morris, explains how Credit Suisse got itself into so much trouble and whether it can dig itself out. Fed paints rosier picture of US economic recovery https://www.ft.com/content/296ae4e6-5e4e-44fc-8636-67e2ad38eee4 Brussels vows to apply tough rules to recovery spending https://www.ft.com/content/1b345e2a-e442-42df-b9ae-4e0bfe68dcbe? Credit Suisse: plotting a comeback after ‘costly mistakes’ took it to the brink https://www.ft.com/content/2cac83f5-9631-45ae-8080-586a6bc90d55 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 28.04.2021
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    Google’s big Q1, how to craft a New Deal for the young

    Google reported record first quarter earnings, and stock market listings around the world are running at their fastest pace this year. Plus, FT columnist Sarah O’Connor explains why millennials and Gen Z have been hit so hard by the pandemic, and what can be done to help them. Google ad boom sends profits to new record https://www.ft.com/content/c686458c-e544-4c50-990d-954b91d955ed Global IPOs run at fastest pace since 1995 https://www.ft.com/content/857c1286-d35e-404a-ae7c-8d04b7508810 ‘We are drowning in insecurity’: young people and life after the pandemic https://www.ft.com/content/77d586cc-4f3f-4701-a104-d09136c93d44 All over the world, the economic cost of the pandemic has been borne disproportionately by the young. This week the FT is hosting a series of live panel debates in which FT writers make the case for specific policies that would make the economy work better for young people – covering housing, pensions, jobs, education and the environment. Join us and share your own policy ideas, comments and questions to be part of the conversation Register free today at newdeal.live.ft.com . See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 27.04.2021
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    US donates AstraZeneca vaccine doses, the rise of OnlyFans

    The US will share up to 60m doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine with other countries, and Total has declared force majeure on its multibillion-dollar LNG development in Mozambique. Plus, the FT’s consumer industries reporter, Patricia Nilsson, talks about the celebrity and sex worker subscription site, OnlyFans, which has exploded in popularity over the past year. This episode features the song “Savage” by Meghan Thee Stallion, featuring Beyoncé. The song is licensed to 300 Entertainment. US plans to share 60m doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine https://www.ft.com/content/db461dd7-b132-4f08-a94e-b23a6764bdb3 Total declares force majeure on $20bn LNG project in Mozambique https://www.ft.com/content/841a63a7-e89a-45c8-b6b3-22b50e59b14c OnlyFans feels the lockdown love as transactions hit £1.7bn https://www.ft.com/content/6d4562f8-166f-4a89-a3cb-db97123a6cf0 Asahi shifts to no-alcohol beer after $20bn M&A splurge https://www.ft.com/content/abe2c9cb-c573-41bd-8ac1-42cf653fb3e5? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 26.04.2021
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    US offshore wind energy, the rise of Germany’s Green Party

    Chinese companies have raised a record $11bn on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq this year, vaccine makers have warned about the risks of giving up patent rights to their Covid-19 vaccines, the White House is expected to greenlight a wind power project off the Massachusetts coast. And Germany’s Green Party has a leader who symbolizes the image of a party that is riding a wave of popularity and could be swept into government this September. China stock sales in US surge to record despite delisting threat Vaccine makers say IP waiver could hand technology to China and Russia US offshore wind projects test strength of Joe Biden’s green jobs promise Germany’s ‘muesli eaters’ show new hunger for power See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 23.04.2021
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    The data invisibility of Asian Americans

    Joe Biden plans to announce a set of tax increases on the wealthiest Americans, and there has been a rally in the price of lumber due to demand from the housing market. Plus, the FT’s data journalist, Christine Zhang, explains how statistics can fail Asian American communities. Biden prepares to announce string of tax rises for richest Americans https://www.ft.com/content/a43d966e-b7d9-4ee1-bb77-2a6561dfda12 Lumber party: economic bounce fuels US wood price rally https://www.ft.com/content/202dada4-b188-4112-9689-6fec2924efb0 The data invisibility of Asian Americans https://www.ft.com/content/119b6ffb-bc5e-4632-bc0a-199be9cfb7e7 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 22.04.2021
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    US to propose big emissions cut by 2030, Huarong tests Beijing’s backing

    US President Joe Biden is set to announce his country’s steepest ever emissions cuts, Russia plans to pull out of the International Space Station by 2025, and Turkey’s opposition is asking where US$128bn in foreign exchange reserves has gone. Plus, the FT’s Shanghai correspondent, Tom Hale, explains why the corruption at Huarong Asset Management is creating headaches for Beijing. US to propose emissions cut of up to 50% by end of decade https://www.ft.com/content/32f5e2cd-4689-4434-9da0-d97d46673eaf? Huarong debacle tests Beijing’s resolve to bail out state groups https://www.ft.com/content/2aabfd64-6527-442f-b6fb-36c3804dcfc7 Russia to pull out of International Space Station in 2025 https://www.ft.com/content/a1518565-e643-42ae-a650-02e9c3bdd657 Turks chase missing billions in foreign exchange reserves https://www.ft.com/content/dee218ba-c102-4a2f-8042-e8c8601991cd? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 21.04.2021
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    Football clubs back out of Super League, Derek Chauvin found guilty in murder of George Floyd

    A jury in Minneapolis found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on three charges in the killing of George Floyd, TikTok is accused of illegally collecting personal data on millions of children in the UK and Europe. Plus, the FT’s sports editor, Murad Ahmed, has the latest in the European football upheaval and the decision by leading English clubs to back out of plans for a new Super League. Leaked Super League plans reveal goal of US-style football finances https://www.ft.com/content/e80299a4-8012-447a-8512-c24e149304b1 Defund the police: how a protest slogan triggered a policy debate https://www.ft.com/content/76a8080c-cca9-48cd-be81-891a75676adf TikTok sued on behalf of millions of European children over data concerns https://www.ft.com/content/02bb235f-f6f3-42be-a921-bc2c86b86271? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 20.04.2021
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    Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine could weigh on other programmes, Cuba’s future in a post-Castro era

    The concerns that led to a halt in Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine rollout could damage confidence in the company’s longer-term vaccines programme, and Apple will allow the social media app Parler to return to its app store. Plus, Miguel Diaz-Canel has been confirmed as the new head of Cuba’s Communist party. The FT’s Latin America editor, Michael Stott, discusses the island’s future in the post-Castro era. Johnson & Johnson’s Covid setback risks damaging its vaccine programme https://www.ft.com/content/0d085dde-cc02-4bad-8bbb-e2ad498e1ebf? Apple says Parler can return to App Store https://www.ft.com/content/98c83613-18e9-427d-b41c-76176dcedf94? Exit of Cuba’s last Castro brings curtain down on revolutionary era https://www.ft.com/content/ac9e2bb1-2830-400e-921d-470f1f6f45e8? UK regulator gives green light to delivery drone trials https://www.ft.com/content/66487d88-a6b3-4e46-9b8a-00e38e93d3af? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 19.04.2021
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    A tournament to compete with the Champions League, is Clubhouse worth $4bn?

    Consumers around the world have stockpiled an extra $5.4tn of savings since the coronavirus pandemic began, and many of Europe’s wealthiest football clubs have agreed to join a breakaway “Super League” competition. Plus, the FT’s Lex columnist Elaine Moore discusses whether the audio chat app, Clubhouse, has staying power. Global savers’ $5.4tn stockpile offers hope for post-Covid spending https://www.ft.com/content/8cbfe40d-1ce1-4dc6-bcb2-1314b77b9443? Top European football clubs sign up to breakaway Super League https://www.ft.com/content/4cbef20a-7599-4580-82aa-2af383bd0f5a Reach for the stars: what Clubhouse can learn from TikTok https://www.ft.com/content/84b3879b-f3bb-4138-a688-e3ed4179d45b HSBC top brass forced to hot desk as HQ scraps executive floor https://www.ft.com/content/4984410c-e6fe-41d6-9d66-67ee54188f38? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 16.04.2021
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    Markets rally on strong economic data, investors react to Biden’s sanctions on Russia

    Global equities reached new heights and Treasuries rallied sharply on Thursday on the back of upbeat economic data in the US, and Dubai has become the first city to sign a contract with an autonomous taxi manufacturer. Plus, US president Joe Biden imposed new sanctions on Moscow on Thursday. The FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains how investors reacted. Global stocks hit record highs on strong economic data https://www.ft.com/content/c1ee361d-6ee6-4697-ba8a-865542bb4704 Biden imposes tough new sanctions on Moscow https://www.ft.com/content/b2bf1be3-a10c-4963-9deb-8a6b319e9363 Dubai strikes deal with Cruise to roll out self-driving taxis https://www.ft.com/content/33f3f86b-2558-4344-98b0-5c3cd529e93f Flying cars finally prepare for take-off https://www.ft.com/content/3ca1338d-3c31-4c70-ac09-12a0870212e3? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 15.04.2021
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    US bank profits surge, Deutsche Bank recovers, Suez Canal officials seize ship

    Three of the largest US banks beat profits expectations on Wednesday on the back of a strengthening US economy, and Egyptian authorities have seized the container ship that blocked the Suez Canal as they seek compensation of more than $900m from the Ever Given’s owners. Plus, the FT’s deputy editor, Patrick Jenkins, discusses Deutsche Bank’s turnaround after years as the “sick bank of Europe.” Boom on Wall Street powers US bank profits https://www.ft.com/content/5cc8f198-345f-4a21-997f-acc841c7b39b Deutsche Bank dodges bullets and goes mainstream https://www.ft.com/content/0c478d11-6ed2-4c68-870d-3d0e97f76745? Ever Given seized as Egyptian authorities seek $900m compensation https://www.ft.com/content/25b347bc-4c03-464a-b6c3-ed72bacc12e2? Ponzi mastermind Bernard Madoff dies aged 82 https://www.ft.com/content/e88fdde2-440a-4a77-8a20-d2116309d84a See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 14.04.2021
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    Eurozone’s economy proves resilient, Toshiba buyout battle

    Coinbase prepares to be the first leading cryptocurrency exchange to list on a US stock market, and the eurozone economy is showing signs of adapting to coronavirus lockdowns. Plus, the FT’s private capital correspondent, Kaye Wiggins, discusses the corporate drama surrounding the private equity bidding for Japan’s Toshiba. Coinbase listing set to capitalise on crypto bull run https://www.ft.com/content/06d98c02-f5da-45e8-a0f5-20e3bfd64879 Eurozone’s economy shows signs of adapting to lockdowns https://www.ft.com/content/b756bab9-43a7-49c6-a3de-c98e891a0aea? Resignation of Nobuaki Kurumatani comes as KKR also prepares to mount offer for Japanese conglomerate https://www.ft.com/content/65a3b3b0-c68e-4312-a29b-d0b90d8cf011 LVMH benefits from demand for luxury goods in US and China https://www.ft.com/content/9c892b85-9ae2-4ef9-8e42-9a09baf3492b See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 13.04.2021
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    UK to launch probe into Cameron and Greensill, US states turn to online betting for tax revenue

    Boris Johnson has commissioned an independent inquiry into the lobbying scandal involving David Cameron and Greensill Capital, and the $5bn-valued cyber security technology company, Darktrace, has set out plans to float in London. Plus, the FT’s US sports business correspondent, Sara Germano, explains why US states have suddenly embraced online sports gambling. UK government to announce independent probe into Cameron and Greensill https://www.ft.com/content/ade87a61-b1e1-433a-a79f-25fc6b9a0aaf Mike Lynch-backed Darktrace sets out plans to list in London https://www.ft.com/content/01c49998-05d2-4ed4-b324-febfaef3a110 ‘The market is going bananas’: Governors back online betting to plug black holes in state budgets https://www.ft.com/content/bb04b14c-e215-4ae8-a655-2bf85fcb73c0? Virgin Atlantic boss warns on long-term hit to business travel https://www.ft.com/content/b8766e60-1a20-41ee-871d-6b97dbee71e8 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 12.04.2021
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    David Cameron breaks Greensill silence, investors brace for corporate tax hikes

    Former British prime minister David Cameron has admitted he made mistakes over his government lobbying for Greensill Capital, leading Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is expanding its investment in chips, and Microsoft is on the verge of acquiring the voice technology pioneer, Nuance. Plus, the FT’s US equities correspondent, Aziza Kasumov, discusses US equities investors’ concerns about US president Joe Biden’s tax proposals. Cameron admits mistakes as he breaks silence on Greensill https://www.ft.com/content/da2a2686-1efa-4fd4-bee4-79cc9d9a89a2 Huawei rival Xiaomi steps up chip ambitions amid US pressure https://www.ft.com/content/2fadf021-91c5-4553-aecd-33e4439e99ab? Wall Street investors look warily at gathering tax ‘storm’ https://www.ft.com/content/02f874f8-f5e3-4deb-908c-c709633821bb Microsoft nears deal to buy voice tech pioneer Nuance for $16bn https://www.ft.com/content/a36dd469-e521-4ce7-9351-ddc8f6b5cb42? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Amazon on course to defeat union effort, Goldman’s Deliveroo move

    Amazon looked on course to defeat a historic effort by workers to unionise an Alabama warehouse, and companies and countries around the world are weighing the Biden administration’s global corporate tax plan. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains Goldman Sachs’ purchase of £75m of Deliveroo shares after the UK food delivery group’s disappointing initial public offering last month. Amazon vote count shows Alabama unionisation effort trailing https://www.ft.com/content/df3eeb04-d03e-4048-ab81-248c7a9fce4e Goldman Sachs bought £75m of Deliveroo shares to prop up IPO price https://www.ft.com/content/bf75f260-33d8-42ea-85c3-6482aa1fb2ff A grand bargain: how the radical US corporate tax plan would work https://www.ft.com/content/b358ebca-4097-4cd6-bc7f-8e9d8f069250 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    US corporate tax offer to the world, ShareChat valued at $2.1bn, Vaccitech IPO

    The start-up that owns the biotechnology behind the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine has confidentially filed for an initial public offering in the US, Indian social media group ShareChat has raised more than $500m to grow its popular short-video app Moj, and Austrian activist Max Schrems has filed a privacy complaint against Google in France. Plus, the FT’s Washington bureau chief James Politi has details on the US’s offer to the rest of the world to tax multinational companies. US offers new plan in global corporate tax talks https://www.ft.com/content/847c5f77-f0af-4787-8c8e-070ac6a7c74f Biotech start-up behind AstraZeneca vaccine files for US listing https://www.ft.com/content/ff260c57-66f9-474b-9643-7640dc918009 ShareChat valued at $2bn in wake of TikTok ban https://www.ft.com/content/3a5e44e2-b2c0-4f37-9c4a-f51c6ef46eb6? Max Schrems accuses Google of illegally tracking Android users https://www.ft.com/content/4617cc99-3ed2-49e1-b97f-db4f1b45b5db? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    EMA to probe Sputnik vaccine, Renesas Electronics, Brazil crises

    The EU drug regulator will launch an investigation next week into whether clinical trials of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine contravened ethical standards, and Japan’s national champion, Renesas Electronics, is being forced to diversify due to the pressures brought on by the chip industry. Plus, the FT’s Latin America editor, Michael Stott, explains how president Jair Bolsonaro lost his grip of Brazil. EU regulator to probe ethical standards of Sputnik vaccine trials https://www.ft.com/content/50031165-1f46-446b-be9a-36d553805fec? Chip industry pressures spur Renesas to diversify https://www.ft.com/content/c583fe71-4556-4ef9-9367-a175a2033767 Brazil’s coronavirus nightmare: ‘Bolsonaro is more isolated than ever’ https://www.ft.com/content/55713895-2423-4259-a222-f778f9587490 Nematodes the latest casualty of post-Brexit trade glitches https://www.ft.com/content/888658ea-9b33-454e-bac5-c9d4a59eb201? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 06.04.2021
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    Janet Yellen proposes global corporate minimum tax, the Taiwanese company at the heart of the global economy

    US Treasury secretary Janet Yellen is calling on other countries to join the US in setting a corporate global minimum tax, and bond investors who took big risks at the outset of the pandemic are enjoying big returns. Plus, the FT’s greater China correspondent, Kathrin Hille, discusses how a little-known chip company that dominates the global semiconductor industry is navigating political tensions. Yellen calls for global minimum corporate tax https://www.ft.com/content/79023ff2-c629-429c-8a34-16bf68b4ea15 Investors scoop up huge returns from companies’ crisis-era bonds https://www.ft.com/content/2de01274-bf03-4788-ab94-c26189b9baea? TSMC: how a Taiwanese chipmaker became a linchpin of the global economy https://www.ft.com/content/05206915-fd73-4a3a-92a5-6760ce965bd9 GameStop shares fall after it announces plan to sell $1bn in stock https://www.ft.com/content/ddc11198-f162-484c-9131-a7a0b0346178? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Computer chip shortage, corporate America caught between US and China

    The boom in Bitcoin mining is having an unintended consequence: it has driven up the cost of computer chips. Plus, the FT’s US-China correspondent, Demetri Sevastopulo, explains how China’s repressive treatment of its Uyghur Muslims is affecting Western brands who do business in the country. Bitcoin mining boom adds to chip price inflation https://www.ft.com/content/d5c121c8-aefc-48d5-a3bf-6e581ccb5762 Western brands caught between US and China over human rights https://www.ft.com/content/a0be4094-2aba-4275-a3ca-ec5e58cc5032? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Biden’s $2tn infrastructure plan, Deliveroo’s IPO flop, Black Americans in finance

    Wall Street touched a record high Wednesday as the White House released details of President Joe Biden’s multi trillion-dollar US stimulus plan, and the food delivery app, Deliveroo, closed down 26 per cent in its first day on the public market. Plus, the FT’s US labour and equalities correspondent, Taylor Nicole Rogers, explains why there are fewer black Americans in financial leadership positions than there were a decade ago. Tech stocks power Wall St to record ahead of Biden stimulus speech https://www.ft.com/content/d7a93cb5-f9f1-485a-8b39-1e7a12a97790 Disaster strikes as Deliveroo becomes ‘worst IPO in London’s history’ https://www.ft.com/content/bdf6ac6b-46b5-4f7a-90db-291d7fd2898d Share of Black employees in senior US finance roles falls despite diversity efforts https://www.ft.com/content/887d064a-bd5e-4ce6-9671-9057e12bd5c7 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    IMF head issues warning, Russia’s Arctic trade route, Amlo’s progress

    The head of the IMF has warned that the world should be ready for an emerging market debt crisis as the global economy emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, and Russia is using the Suez Canal incident to promote its own Arctic shipping route. Plus, the FT’s Mexico and Central America correspondent, Jude Webber, explains why Mexico’s citizens are willing to give president Andrés Manuel López Obrador a second chance. Prepare for emerging markets debt crisis, warns IMF head https://www.ft.com/content/487c30f4-7f21-4787-b519-dde52264d141? Russia seizes on Suez blockage to promote merits of Arctic route https://www.ft.com/content/47b4cca2-b673-4763-95b4-555bd03a948a ‘In love with bad ideas’: López Obrador takes Mexico back to the future https://www.ft.com/content/b2537ad5-d72e-4b72-885b-01ceb543c253 Germany and Canada could host NFL games in 2022 season https://www.ft.com/content/12b7a706-cf5e-4623-997c-be0d04d68f27? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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  • 30.03.2021
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    Biden’s Taiwan shift, US companies see inflation, Archegos hits big banks

    The Biden administration is sticking with a Trump administration policy that will make it easier for US diplomats to meet with Taiwanese officials, and US companies say they are feeling the bite of inflation. Plus, the FT’s global finance correspondent, Robin Wigglesworth, explains why banks might be more careful with hedge fund leverage after the meltdown of Archegos Capital Management. US to make it easier for diplomats to meet Taiwanese officials https://www.ft.com/content/05d67774-fdf7-41ae-b17e-a8f2fe8e9f6f? US companies sound inflation alarm https://www.ft.com/content/f0bbed31-bea8-4542-b953-096762d2e59f Archegos poses hard questions for Wall Street https://www.ft.com/content/89b560ec-212c-4e82-b52e-c3e1408a9e6b Volvo Cars revamps parental leave as it aims to increase female manager https://www.ft.com/content/aea0105b-b432-4f5c-8425-9fe78bddb5f8? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Mysterious trades, Suez Canal ripples, Amazon union vote

    The private investment firm Archegos Capital was behind billions of dollars worth of share sales that captivated Wall Street on Friday, the head of the Suez Canal Authority has warned that there is no timeline for freeing the 220,000-tonne container ship that has blocked one of the main arteries of global trade, and Amazon workers in Bessemer wrap up a potentially historic unionization vote. Traders brace after fire sale of stocks linked to Archegos https://www.ft.com/content/2542af81-9e93-4d05-a0b9-26c0f6aab6f3 Suez Canal head warns stricken cargo ship may need unloading https://www.ft.com/content/d452362c-b38d-4786-a2fb-14254df49dec The ultimate David and Goliath story: the fight to open a union at Amazon https://www.ft.com/content/a7ee3ec0-f59d-4188-899f-34ceecf7f026? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    EU leaders clash over vaccines, UK debt, Ant Group fees

    European leaders clash over vaccine distribution at a marathon virtual summit, holders of UK government bonds are suffering the worst quarter in at least two decades as Britain’s economic prospects brighten, Jack Ma’s Ant Group demands bigger fees to rebuild valuation after pulled IPO, and comfort foods like doughnuts and mac and cheese proved popular during the pandemic. EU leaders clash over vaccine distribution in tense summit https://www.ft.com/content/486a65fe-0608-4230-b9d5-c990f10d5be8 Investors in UK government bonds suffer worst quarter for two decades https://www.ft.com/content/0ea28218-7296-4b09-9cae-4b84a27a9e0c Jack Ma’s Ant demands bigger fees to rebuild valuation after pulled IPO https://www.ft.com/content/e6d0dffe-a691-484e-9c3e-434d1553a3d6 Pandemic comfort food offers too much solace https://www.ft.com/content/74497d5f-4bf4-4031-b424-b70a4547d23c ? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    EU-UK vaccine tensions, grounded ship blocks Suez canal

    British and European officials on Wednesday issued a joint statement saying they’d discussed developing a “reciprocally beneficial relationship” to tackle Covid-19, after a top official in Brussels accused the UK of “vaccine nationalism”; a grounded container ship has blocked traffic in one of the world’s most critical shipping passages; and the rush to produce hydroelectric power in the Himalayas is adding to a crisis already exacerbated by climate change. UK and EU move to calm tensions over access to vaccines https://www.ft.com/content/da800a0d-cd27-48d1-a06f-d0c49599c5d2 Suez Canal blocked after huge container ship runs aground https://www.ft.com/content/eec9f3a6-2817-45f5-b007-a290f3e530c6 Facebook says Chinese hackers tried to spy on Uyghur dissidents https://www.ft.com/content/70b94c78-474a-475a-b242-924f6b11929f Crisis in the Himalayas: climate change and unsustainable development https://www.ft.com/content/387f5b4d-69cd-45f6-b0fc-69d659381109 Nationwide to allow all office-based employees to ‘work anywhere’ https://www.ft.com/content/b4692568-0f60-4a32-9f86-fad222f319ff ? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    EU-China diplomatic row imperils market access deal

    The escalation of a diplomatic row between the EU and China could imperil a market-access deal meant to be the cornerstone of future relations between Brussels and Beijing, Facebook’s CEO prepares for a grilling by US lawmakers over misinformation, and the Wall Street asset management group BlackRock has pushed for more diversity but now faces criticism for lack of an inclusive workplace. Sanctions row threatens EU-China investment deal https://www.ft.com/content/6b236a71-512e-4561-a73c-b1d69b7f486b ? Facebook: the billion dollar bot problem https://www.ft.com/content/5242c34f-f7fc-4005-9b49-49674cedeb71 BlackRock under pressure to live up to its promises on diversity https://www.ft.com/content/6476e681-4154-43a6-93e4-f5c86ae30dd9 The battle for the pub at the end of the world https://www.ft.com/content/01fd588f-ad0a-4fe2-a370-78d1169fcd28 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Turkey investors shaken by central bank governor firing

    Investor confidence in Turkey is shaken by the shock dismissal of the head of the central bank and the appointment of a new central banker with unorthodox ideas on how to tackle the country’s economic challenges, the increased production of the Covid-19 vaccine is creating shortages of other medicines, and Goldman Sachs bows to workplace complaints by junior bankers. Turkey’s lira tumbles after Erdogan sacks central bank chief https://www.ft.com/content/6be3efd1-a8e9-47a8-abac-966db2d3cf93 Push to make Covid vaccines causes US drug shortages https://www.ft.com/content/b3ac261e-2675-4679-9356-53aa6d812ad7 David Solomon commits to Saturdays off for Goldman Sachs bankers https://www.ft.com/content/58ca979f-3110-4613-8f85-81d8704cd4ad See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Global equities surge, Broadway woes, India tries to tackle job shortage with new hiring rules

    Investors have injected almost $170bn into global stocks over the past month, Broadway’s theatre workers are still waiting for curtains to lift, and India’s job shortage prompts the northern state of Haryana to adopt new rules that require companies to hire residents from that state. Investors inject almost $170bn into global stocks in 4 week https://www.ft.com/content/88ab1525-02d3-4cf7-83ef-cfc00322d2b3? Outlook darkens for Europe’s virus-stricken economy https://www.ft.com/content/e818cea3-998f-4eef-ac0f-8f11894ac9af A year without Broadway https://www.ft.com/content/e79fa5e2-146a-4112-99d6-410f5d40778f Hiring quotas the latest headache for companies investing in India https://www.ft.com/content/e09ccb12-57bc-414d-9318-8ed48dfffe6f Berlin theatres stage comeback with Covid-compliant initiative https://www.ft.com/content/a728eafd-e595-46d8-a568-2fdee4fde01d See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    EU countries to restart AstraZeneca use, Biden's hardline on China, airline lift-off

    Europe’s biggest countries are set to resume using the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine after the EU drugs regulator said the jab was safe, and the US is taking a tough stance as members from the Biden administration meet with Chinese officials in Alaska. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why investors are reboarding airline stocks. EU drugs regulator backs ‘safe and effective’ AstraZeneca vaccine https://www.ft.com/content/c83944d5-ad26-415f-bf34-1eba428beeb9 US signals tough stance ahead of first meeting with China https://www.ft.com/content/b8af8a5b-591d-4721-8a6c-4da5481f3348? Airlines tap stock and bond markets as they prepare for surge in bookings https://www.ft.com/content/2a4d69a9-3f3d-4e0e-8e82-6794bca1888a See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Fed upgrades growth forecast, how Stripe became Silicon Valley’s most valuable company

    Federal Reserve officials sharply upgraded their growth forecasts for the world’s largest economy, and Microsoft is investigating a recent cyber attack and whether security companies that it works with leaked details about vulnerabilities in its software. Plus, the FT’s global tech correspondent, Tim Bradshaw, explains how Stripe became Silicon Valley’s most valuable private company. Fed sharply upgrades US growth forecast to 6.5% for 2021 https://www.ft.com/content/3d7704d3-a312-4294-95bc-90233f469ccd Microsoft investigating security groups for leaks to hackers https://www.ft.com/content/171e9ea6-96d7-4ffa-ad9f-6ed6a7ddb118? How Stripe became Silicon Valley’s most prized asset https://www.ft.com/content/9bfda026-df9d-42e4-8679-c26a072e0522 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    EU to propose Covid-19 travel certificate, EU and US drift apart economically

    Brussels is to propose the creation of a Covid-19 certificate to allow EU citizens to travel inside the bloc, and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is bringing money laundering charges against NatWest. Plus, the FT’s Frankfurt bureau chief, Martin Arnold, explains how the economies of the US and EU are drifting apart. Brussels to propose Covid certificate to allow EU-wide travel https://www.ft.com/content/ed6e9de4-f48e-4d74-97d1-ee80ab8f1a2f FCA brings money laundering charges against NatWest https://www.ft.com/content/df2aea12-265e-4a71-aead-bef65eb78ec7 Mind the economic gap: Europe and the US are drifting further apart https://www.ft.com/content/0e9396cf-13b2-4034-ab09-c2366c264f91 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    China’s tech giants test way around Apple’s new privacy rules, US airline CEO optimism

    US airlines are optimistic about the industry after more people flew in the US this past weekend than any time since the start of the pandemic, and companies are turning to tree planting to appeal to eco-conscious consumers. Plus, the FT’s Patrick McGee explains why some of China’s biggest technology companies are testing a tool to bypass Apple’s new privacy rules. China’s tech giants test way around Apple’s new privacy rules https://www.ft.com/content/520ccdae-202f-45f9-a516-5cbe08361c34 US airline chiefs express optimism after busy spring travel weekend https://www.ft.com/content/08f16182-a8ef-495a-a249-90b68f096e36 Saplings fly off the shelves as consumer brands turn green https://www.ft.com/content/522e9f1e-711d-40c0-b265-2998c9194fd3? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Stripe valuation soars to $95bn, businesses in the pandemic, private data use in the pandemic

    The payments provider, Stripe, is now worth $95bn after its latest round of fundraising, and more than 4.4m Americans have created businesses during the pandemic. Plus, the FT’s innovation editor, John Thornhill, gives highlights from the latest episode of his Tech Tonic podcast, which looks at two countries where citizens have been comfortable with how their government used some of their private data during the pandemic. Stripe valuation soars to $95bn after latest fundraising https://www.ft.com/content/b9949a88-6c09-4de5-92e7-73994bb2b62f The Covid entrepreneurs: Americans start millions of new businesses https://www.ft.com/content/400ae372-0cb2-48bb-8767-7986848ed9a6 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Australia vaccine funding, Sinopharm’s global push, ECB accelerates stimulus

    Canberra is contemplating investing in a A$1bn biopharmaceutical plant to reduce its dependence on imports of critical medicines, China’s state-backed pharmaceutical group, Sinopharm, wants more governments to buy its Covid-19 vaccine, and Spain is set to become the first EU country to amend its laws to give some gig economy workers employee rights. Plus, the FT’s markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why the European Central Bank will accelerate its bond buying programme. Australia considers funding vaccine maker to curb reliance on imports https://www.ft.com/content/483e6275-6d27-433c-9cbc-6918f2c916c6?edit=true Spain to grant gig delivery workers employee rights https://www.ft.com/content/73be294b-a43d-4387-aced-7b5cb0d91007? Sinopharm faces battle to turn Covid vaccine into a global success https://www.ft.com/content/99c7a9de-fc11-45ab-890b-f6733ccb4186 ECB pledges to step up pace of stimulus to counter market sell-off https://www.ft.com/content/bd7ccf1d-3b07-4f13-9a14-68692ef84e95 Rise of the retail army: the amateur traders transforming markets https://www.ft.com/content/7a91e3ea-b9ec-4611-9a03-a8dd3b8bddb5 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Martin Wolf looks back at the pandemic one year later

    President Joe Biden is eyeing a multi-trillion-dollar infrastructure package for the US. Plus, the FT’s chief economics commentator, Martin Wolf, examines how well governments and economic policymakers have handled the economic crisis stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    US congress to vote on $1.9tn stimulus bill, scaling up green hydrogen, Coupang’s IPO

    The OECD said on Tuesday that president Joe Biden’s $1.9tn US stimulus programme will boost the global economic recovery, the pandemic is being blamed for lower birth rates across Europe, and the IPO of South Korean ecommerce group, Coupang, is being clouded by worker deaths. Plus, the FT’s energy correspondent, Nathalie Thomas, explains the current surge of interest in green hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels. Biden stimulus will boost global recovery, says OECD https://www.ft.com/content/7f7d4b7d-028a-41a6-b11e-8320173ae4bc Covid pandemic blamed for falling birth rates across much of Europe https://www.ft.com/content/bc825399-345c-47b8-82e7-6473a1c9a861? Coupang’s New York listing clouded by worker deaths https://www.ft.com/content/a90749a2-5f5d-4789-8215-fd4168a50813 The race to scale up green hydrogen https://www.ft.com/content/7eac54ee-f1d1-4ebc-9573-b52f87d00240 Curaleaf bets on more liberal Europe with $300m deal for cannabis producer https://www.ft.com/content/8dffd932-0ecb-444f-9cc0-079466c7b997? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower, Greensill files for administration, Apollo merges with Athene

    Stocks declined on Monday with shares of technology companies leading Wall Street lower, and the stricken supply chain financier, Greensill Capital, files for administration. Plus, the FT’s private capital correspondent, Mark Vandevelde, breaks down the $29bn merger between Apollo Global Capital and Athene Holding. Wall Street dragged lower by tech stocks and pandemic beneficiaries https://www.ft.com/content/e4420f17-c0ac-4cd4-807d-4549f5de9bfa? Apollo to merge with Athene creating $29bn conglomerate https://www.ft.com/content/e9ba5f23-9777-4730-a59b-d0c4d1fb510c Greensill files for administration and warns of GFG ‘defaults’ https://www.ft.com/content/db5bc46a-57cc-4c7d-a6fe-47f5a59412d4 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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    ECB probes Greensill fallout, commercial property muddles through, TikTok in Myanmar

    The European Central Bank has asked lenders for details of their exposure to Greensill Capital and its key client GFG Alliance, US president Joe Biden will hold a summit with Japan, India, and Australia to find ways to counter China’s influence, and TikTok is removing videos uploaded by Myanmar soldiers. Plus, the FT’s New York correspondent, Josh Chaffin, explains why lenders have been lenient towards commercial property owners during the pandemic. ECB quizzes banks over exposure to Greensill and Gupta https://www.ft.com/content/68ea9df2-aa69-4a0b-9462-d3ed6491cee6? Joe Biden enlists ‘Quad’ allies to counter China https://www.ft.com/content/a481167f-c362-4bd9-a9e9-7fd5944e5ea4 TikTok on alert after it becomes outlet for Myanmar soldiers https://www.ft.com/content/73847311-2aec-4555-ada0-56833da6bdf4 Property and the pandemic: the great reckoning that never seems to arrive https://www.ft.com/content/084f94e8-84a8-4966-a38b-fcb0b5e6171e See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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