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    Microsoft and Activision's shared virtual universe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 10:06

    The car industry has turned on France's plan to force manufacturers to attach the equivalent of a public health warning to their advertising, and US telecoms companies will delay their rollout of 5G services near airports. Plus, the FT's Chris Nuttall, explains why Microsoft's $75bn deal for Activision Blizzard makes sense. Mentioned in this podcast:Carmakers criticise French plan for health warning on advertsAT&T and Verizon limit 5G service near US airports after airlines' outcryActivision leverages itself into metaversePatriotic Gen Zs fuel pandemic jewellery boom in China#techFT newsletterThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    China applies brakes to Africa lending

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 8:08

    UK inflation is expected to rise to a 30-year high when December's data are released this week, Meta patent applications indicate how the Silicon Valley group intends to cash in on its virtual world with hyper-targeted advertising and sponsored content, Chinese lenders have grown more cautious about lending to African nations as some have reached the limit of their borrowing capacity and the prospect of defaults loom, and the Scottish government has awarded 25 gigawatts of offshore wind project development rights. Subscribe to the FT News Briefing on Apple Podcasts or SpotifyMentioned in this podcast:UK inflation set to hit 30-year high as rate rise expectations mountFacebook patents indicate how it intends to cash in on the MetaverseChina applies brakes to Africa lendingBig boost to UK offshore wind capacity from Scottish auctionThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Bain under fire for enabling South Africa corruption

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 9:15

    Pension cash for British Gas workers was used to buy Israeli cyberweapon developer NSO Group, European sales of electric cars overtook diesel models for first time in December, and the FT's Southern Africa correspondent Joseph Cotterill discusses Bain's role in state corruption in South Africa under former president Jacob Zuma. Subscribe to the FT News Briefing on Apple Podcasts or SpotifyStories mentioned in this podcast:British Gas pension cash used to buy Israeli spyware group NSOhttps://www.ft.com/content/8b427be6-1025-4295-a25c-16374da53b79European sales of electric cars overtake diesel models for first timehttps://www.ft.com/content/f1bdf1cf-8fc3-4b85-a4eb-7df716ebf0a9Bain & Co, tax and Jacob Zuma: a tale of ‘state capture' in South Africahttps://www.ft.com/content/b1bb5dd0-e7ce-4e15-ac48-05d2d990f6c7The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/eceaec7d-34cd-43ad-96e1-a77f6809e40a See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend: Tracey Emin: "I want to be a happy ghost"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 29:49

    This week, we've got two GOATs – that's Greatests Of All Time. Legendary artist Tracey Emin is starting an art school and studio compound in Margate, England, the seaside town where she grew up. On the week of her winning the Whitechapel Art Icon Award, we speak to Emin about the legacy she's building and examine the work that came before, from scandalous installations like “My Bed” to her more contemplative work. Then, the FT's wine columnist Jancis Robinson teaches us about the world of wine. Robinson was the first non-winemaker to receive the title of Master of Wine from the Institute of Masters of Wine, the world's most prestigious wine organisation.--------------Looking for a discount on an FT subscription? Use this link for special offers specifically for listeners of the show: http://ft.com/weekendpodcast--------------Want to say hi? We love hearing from you. Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap. --------------Links and mentions from the episode: – Louis Wise's interview with Tracey Emin for How To Spend It: https://www.ft.com/content/ffd55216-7751-43d3-9ad8-f495cb08d7c7–Tracey Emin's video “Why I Never Became a Dancer” (1995): https://www.artforum.com/video/tracey-emin-why-i-never-became-a-dancer-1995-49262 – Jancis Robinson's Wine Course (Youtube, 1995): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNahwe1nPHc&list=PL0smQshvSba5YYij7-R1HM-HT04woET9A – Jancis' latest column, “Bargain Burgundy”: https://www.ft.com/content/c59f4150-b431-4202-b7f3-60fab84ac4fb –Jancis on the truth about the wine world and diversity (no paywall): https://www.ft.com/content/3dc097fc-dbd8-4248-82e6-69d5acc1b169 --------------Original music by Metaphor Music. Mixing and sound design is by Breen Turner. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The London-Kazakhstan connection

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 10:37

    Google says it will spend $1bn to purchase its office building in London, Katie Martin explains why Ken Griffin selling a $1.2bn stake in his Citadel Securities is a big deal, and FT investigation correspondent, Tom Burgis, describes a British industry that caters to global elites who want to hide their wealth and manage their reputations. Subscribe to the FT News Briefing on Apple Podcasts or SpotifyMentioned in this podcast:Google bets on return to office with $1bn purchase of London buildingKazakhstan: violent clampdown highlights City of London's lucrative roleKen Griffin's Citadel Securities sells $1.2bn stake to Sequoia and ParadigmSecurity talks with US and Nato ‘unsuccessful', says KremlinTwitter Spaces: Russia's Geopolitical ambitions - 12pm ET/ 5pm GMT The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Environmental activists target top PR firms

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 9:14

    Boris Johnson suffered the toughest day of his premiership on Wednesday when he faced calls to quit after he admitted attending a Number 10 “bring your own booze” party during lockdown, the commodities boom has extended to nickel which reached its highest level in a decade, environmentalist activists are targeting public relations firms, and Beyond Meat has become one of the most shorted companies on US stock market. Subscribe to the FT News Briefing on Apple Podcasts or SpotifyMentioned in this podcast:Nickel hits 10-year high as electric vehicle production ramps upActivists target public relations groups for greenwashing fossil fuelsShort sellers pile into Beyond MeatBoris Johnson faces calls to resign after ‘bring your own booze' eventThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley.Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Fed's Big Shrink

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 9:22

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/afd4c412-780b-407a-8b5a-10175cf319fcA US judge says that the Federal Trade Commission can go ahead with a revised case seeking to break up Facebook, and the latest US inflation report is expected to show prices rose at their fastest pace in nearly 40 years. Plus, the FT's US markets editor, Eric Platt, explains how the Federal Reserve is expected to wind down its $9tn balance sheet after a pandemic largesse. Mentioned in this podcast:Facebook loses bid to dismiss FTC antitrust case a second timeUS inflation expected to rise at fastest pace in nearly 40 yearsFederal Reserve prepares to shrink $9tn balance sheet after pandemic largesseHot-water bottles are… hotThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    US shifts from the ‘war on drugs'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 9:40

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/d84a12a8-97da-4331-836b-391c25c8676bThe Federal Reserve's second-in-command has resigned after a trading scandal, companies raised more than $100bn on the bond market in the first week of this year, and Wall Street's biggest banks are set to report record profits. Plus, the FT's pharmaceutical correspondent, Jamie Smyth, discusses the latest controversy as the US shifts away from the ‘war on drugs'. Mentioned in this podcast:Fed's second-in-command resigns after trading scandalCompanies raise $100bn on global debt market in brisk start to 2022Wall Street banks set to report record profits for 2021Will overdose deaths force an end to the US ‘war on drugs'?The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Investors gear up for ‘gold rush' in metaverse hardware

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 9:52

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/51351f23-63b8-458c-9ee2-a7cbda43c287Nato has warned Moscow to abandon its belligerent foreign policy or face a military alliance steeled for conflict, frustration over corruption in Portugal is the hot button issue for voters in this month's election, and UK financial regulators plan to take a close look at cloud computing companies. Plus, the FT's Asia business editor, Leo Lewis, explains why investors are ready to pour money into metaverse hardware makers. West treads narrow path to common ground in Russia talkshttps://www.ft.com/content/a1311bb7-7083-4491-89d7-2912289ebe68Trust in Portugal's elite wanes over struggle to tackle corruptionhttps://www.ft.com/content/8a7b799e-2732-4979-ab49-c5cbf8587ce7Investors gear up for ‘gold rush' in metaverse hardwarehttps://www.ft.com/content/182bb2a7-b4e4-4d0d-8178-4cd9b4c225c4UK financial regulators to step up scrutiny of cloud computing giantshttps://www.ft.com/content/29405a47-586b-4c5a-b641-0f479b4cee1dM&S steals retail crown back from upstart online rivalshttps://www.ft.com/content/67ff963d-8883-47d6-ba69-f30721efd006The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend -- Happily ever after? Disney in the 21st century

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 27:10

    Happy New Year! Our first episode of 2022 is dedicated to one of the world's most powerful cultural forces: Disney. What happens when a company with that much influence just keeps growing? We visit Disneyland for a rare interview with CEO Bob Chapek, with FT reporters Chris Grimes and Anna Nicolaou. We explore where Disney Plus fits into the digital streaming wars. And Lilah speaks with a Disney expert, Sabrina Mittermeier, about how the company is reckoning with its prejudices 100 years into its history. --------------If you want a great offer on an FT subscription specifically for listeners, use this link: http://ft.com/weekendpodcast--------------Want to say hi? We love hearing from you. Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap. --------------Links and mentions from the episode: – Chris and Anna's profile of Bob Chapek, Disney CEO: https://www.ft.com/content/69e1cc1e-9c64-4000-b47f-a7e448107a5b – And their follow-up on the streaming wars: ​​https://www.ft.com/content/ae756fda-4c27-4732-89af-cb6903f2ab40– Dr. Sabrina Mittermeier's book, A Culture History of the Disneyland Theme Parks: https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/C/bo70345519.html–Follow Anna Nicolaou on Twitter @annaknicolaou–Follow Chris Grimes on Twitter @grimes_ce--------------Original music by Metaphor Music. Mixing and sound design is by Breen Turner. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    ‘Spec-tech is getting wrecked'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 9:05

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/4418eedc-e949-4d44-a517-55e73f2076f9Outgoing Federal Reserve vice-chair has blamed “inadvertent errors” for failing to disclose the full extent of his trading activity at the start of the pandemic, the FT's Katie Martin looks back on the first week of trading in 2022, and our Moscow and Central Asia reporter, Nastassia Astrasheuskaya, unpacks the protests in Kazakhstan and Russia's interest in helping its neighbour maintain stability.Fed trading scandal rekindled by disclosure from top officialhttps://www.ft.com/content/3bc91644-08e2-4cee-be2c-538d855cd675Kazakh protests are a warning for other ex-Soviet autocratshttps://www.ft.com/content/560b1b28-c180-40ec-b19a-ece58f214259US tech shares swing as investors assess Fed minutes and mixed datahttps://www.ft.com/content/76bd2194-ccf4-4029-b527-6d56d6c8465cTwitter Spaces: After the Capitol Riot, what role will civil unrest play https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1djGXPDOgrzGZ?s=20The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Corporate America after the Capitol insurrection

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 9:55

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/31290819-a321-496e-a995-4281198ec453Minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting show the US central bank gearing up for more aggressive tightening, tech stocks plummeted, Hong Kong is bracing for sharply higher food prices, and one of Germany's biggest utilities, Uniper, has been forced to seek €10bn of financing to avoid a cash crunch. Plus, the FT's US business editor, Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, talks about corporate America in the year since a mob of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol. Fed warns faster rate rises may be needed to tame soaring inflationhttps://www.ft.com/content/35766dd4-7da1-4064-9e60-79a714297c5aUniper secures €10bn of credit as gas prices surgehttps://www.ft.com/content/f8cdfafc-2ce4-4ad7-b8c4-98e6eaa6ce89Isolated Hong Kong faces higher food prices as pandemic restrictions bitehttps://www.ft.com/content/f31edc79-f7df-48d7-badf-5d074cb19afdUS companies under pressure to support voting rights pushhttps://www.ft.com/content/712d9e1a-68dc-451e-a094-0d7db570dfd7Twitter Spaces: After the Capitol Riot, what role will civil unrest play https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1djGXPDOgrzGZAudio from the January 6th Capitol riot provided by CSPANThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The small German city hosting BioNTech

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 8:52

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/cf9a801f-d99d-4703-a1dd-2219ee91f3faChinese banks rushed to meet their annual state-imposed lending quotas last month by buying up low-risk financial instruments, a divided EU has demanded a role in next week's negotiations with Russia over the Ukraine crisis, and travel stocks rose sharply on Tuesday. Plus, the FT's Frankfurt correspondent, Joe Miller, explains why the German city of Mainz wants to hang onto the vaccine maker BioNTech. Chinese banks buy up low-risk financial instruments amid concern over economyhttps://www.ft.com/content/70451eee-5163-4348-af1a-82656f7a50faTravel and leisure stocks surge as Omicron disruption fears fadehttps://www.ft.com/content/20ae6c32-2c03-45ad-af8d-b4310c5acce0EU demands seat at Ukraine talks as Russia prepares to meet US and Natohttps://www.ft.com/content/db2d642b-5068-40c3-a4c2-d3c330f3972bGerman city reaps tax windfall from BioNTech's Covid vaccine successhttps://www.ft.com/content/5a705ebc-ce1f-4525-8406-d2875a32c473The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The pandemic is messing with US labour market data

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 9:50

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/f1236902-0997-4028-8cd1-d50317d10abaA jury found Elizabeth Holmes guilty of conspiring to defraud investors in the failed blood testing start-up Theranos, Apple has become the first company to hit a market capitalisation of $3tn and US president Joe Biden is launching a crackdown on the country's largest meat producers. Plus, the FT's US economics editor Colby Smith explains why the country is struggling to measure jobs growth and the larger ramifications. Elizabeth Holmes found guilty in criminal fraud trialhttps://www.ft.com/content/8bde19f6-e8a5-4800-8882-fd799f0caac0Apple becomes first $3tn company after boost from pandemic demandhttps://www.ft.com/content/57f57303-82b9-49db-89ee-54888e1c714dBiden launches crackdown on largest US meat producershttps://www.ft.com/content/a180dc0d-0cfc-4321-91aa-c5772b4a8dc1US struggles to measure jobs growth as pandemic distorts labour market datahttps://www.ft.com/content/4f1155be-1a5f-4fd2-ba57-b15bdb273c00Mercedes breaks 1,000km barrier with electric-vehicle prototypehttps://www.ft.com/content/0017dfdf-c308-4e04-b4cb-8055568ddffeThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Forecasting the world in 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 9:42

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/f0ee8a8b-fab1-4fcc-a49e-864a7b2cf62eThe US chief medical adviser has warned of an “unprecedented” surge in Covid-19 cases, and Tesla smashed its own production and delivery records in the final months of last year. Plus, the FT's chief leader writer, Neil Buckley shares some of the FT's predictions when it comes to 2022's top stories. Omicron drives Covid infections in US to record highshttps://www.ft.com/content/a75a74a9-a017-4c5a-9cc9-fd9c76bac51fTesla dodges supply woes to deliver record number of new vehicleshttps://www.ft.com/content/ad6d68b0-0171-4f24-9076-d778babf6fedForecasting the world in 2022https://www.ft.com/content/8909b60f-01aa-4c16-b448-178e46ecb3c9The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber and Gavin Kallmann. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Who made up the metaverse?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 11:04

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/693b3337-ce80-4150-866a-01e1c3730fadUS financial conditions are near the most accommodative on record even as the Federal Reserve has begun stepping up its exit from coronavirus crisis-era stimulus measures, and soaring US stock markets are masking a strong tide that is pulling down the share prices of hundreds of companies, and the FT's European technology correspondent, Madhumita Murgia, discusses science fiction's influence on technology and social attitudes towards technology, particularly artificial intelligence. US financial conditions remain easy even as Fed pulls back on stimulus https://www.ft.com/content/2c73b1f4-b8c1-415b-8df0-237eff180cb0US stock market advance masks treacherous undercurrentshttps://www.ft.com/content/d248d1af-261e-47c8-9a5f-0d264cb9f83bInto the metaverse: how sci-fi shapes our attitudes to the futurehttps://www.ft.com/content/2f35be37-9da8-4cf6-89b2-8488b36c5a63$10bn James Webb Space Telescope scheduled for Christmas Day launchhttps://www.ft.com/content/ebc84a97-961a-4ac0-bba1-678580d11a71The clips from the Metaverse story were from the 1984 movie The Terminator, the 1968 movie called 2001: A Space Odyssey, and the Japanese cartoon Astro Boy. The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    America's segregated banking

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 10:41

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/ee47c8a9-9e84-4e31-bcf0-2314be0b406fUS stock exchanges are increasing their efforts to attract new companies to fill the gap left by a decline in Chinese listings, and Turkey's lira jumped sharply after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a new savings scheme. Plus, the FT's US banking correspondent, Imani Moise, explains why black Americans struggle to get cheap bank loans. US Exchanges look elsewhere in Asia to replace lost Chinese listingshttps://www.ft.com/content/4800e080-816c-415c-8269-5268ab81b91aTurkey's currency surges after Erdogan unveils lira savings scheme - with Laura Pitel https://www.ft.com/content/5301a1ce-2658-4452-860c-4c19fbcaa037Race and finance: America's segregated banking sector - with Imani Moise https://www.ft.com/content/e63cbe88-6d46-4119-9067-e10a926c61c2Chinese investors pick luxury watches over houseshttps://www.ft.com/content/a9a34f94-9a49-4938-ae9e-ec4e6d2f4838The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Chile veers left

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 8:39

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/5e8d9be2-8efa-4339-b80a-53ffe0664ec1US retailers' supply chain problems are being exacerbated by computer programs known as “Grinch bots” that are buying up the most sought-after holiday gifts in split-second online swoops, Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime is relaunching its initial public offering in Hong Kong with the help of investment from state-backed entities after being blacklisted by the US, and in Chile a former student protest leader has won the final round of the presidential election as the Latin American country took a decisive shift to the left after several years of civil unrest.SenseTime's IPO rescued by Chinese state-backed funds - with Ryan McMorrow https://www.ft.com/content/71709423-0fe2-4028-b208-68cbd0b2bd30‘Grinch bots' buy up online goods during holiday shopping seasonhttps://www.ft.com/content/11e81aaa-9c7e-4099-b3c8-54f8adc9e5caChile election won by former student protest leader Gabriel Boric - with Michael Stott https://www.ft.com/content/fa9ba840-5d66-45e6-bf7a-2b8b4f6d9386The fight for the future of Chile https://www.ft.com/content/70981218-05a4-4685-86e0-a19b7cae7ff9The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The melody of a yield curve

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 8:24

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/b08546bc-7eee-4c25-9e5c-db458728e4c2US president Joe Biden suffered a blow to his efforts to pass his signature $1.75tn social spending bill when Joe Manchin, the pivotal Democratic senator from West Virginia, explicitly rejected the package, European countries are tightening restrictions to reduce the spread of Omicron after the Netherlands reimposed a strict nationwide lockdown on Saturday, and FT capital markets correspondent Tommy Stubbington explains why the yield curve is so important to investors using a musical interpretation of the all-important chart. European countries impose travel curbs to slow Omicron's spreadhttps://www.ft.com/content/3316b665-9bfa-4e7e-ae68-c46601950cefMillions to lose child benefit as Biden social spending bill is delayed - with Taylor Nicole Rogers https://www.ft.com/content/9f4f23ca-304f-4738-807f-17a24ca6e82cJoe Manchin says he will vote against Biden spending billhttps://www.ft.com/content/a979165a-fd1c-4b85-8604-28085e2c0c9bThe yield curve: why investors are watching closely - with Tommy Stubbington https://ig.ft.com/the-yield-curve-explained/VIDEO: Sonification: turning the yield curve into musichttps://www.ft.com/content/80269930-40c3-11e9-b896-fe36ec32aeceThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend—Predictions for 2022: Britney, flip phones and the metaverse

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 28:51

    It's the final FT Weekend episode of 2021, and we are marking the end of one unpredictable year and the start of another. What do you think will happen in 2022? Matt Vella, FT Weekend Magazine editor, joins Lilah to discuss listeners' cultural predictions. A lot of them had an air of nostalgia: Will Britney make a documentary about her life? Will flip phones make a comeback? Then, our pop critic Ludovic Hunter-Tilney teaches us the art of the perfect holiday playlist. --------------If you want a great offer on an FT subscription specifically for listeners (and not a bad Christmas gift!) use this link: http://ft.com/weekendpodcast--------------Thank you for listening to the show this year. We'll be back on January 8! What culture will you be reading, watching, listening to during the holidays? Say hi and let us know! Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap. --------------Links and mentions from the episode: –Two books by the late, great bell hooks: The Will to Change, and All About Love–The FT's Christmas roundup-(the complete guide to eating, drinking, giving and self-caring your way to a very merry holiday this year): https://www.ft.com/content/3d6c80dd-dbc3-4e0e-939f-b917aa401dfc Here are Ludo's reviews of his favourite albums of the year (all free to read):–The Weather Station: Ignorance https://www.ft.com/content/57aef341-cce1-4816-9939-3c71a3fe5edf –Nation of Language: A Way Forward https://www.ft.com/content/ed7f3da8-d033-4ca0-90c7-1b7e4b425a19 –Pharoah Sanders, Floating Points and the London Symphony Orchestra: Promises https://www.ft.com/content/c00c0655-013d-4d3b-8c7c-bf7dea47c1fc --------------Thank you to everyone who shared your notes, including: Andrei Berghianu from Romania, Olga Sihmane from Stockholm, Ashley Harris from Brooklyn, Lily Bland, Roger Ralph, Manish Prayaga, Helen Beedham, April from Los Angeles and so many more.--------------Original music by Metaphor Music. Mixing and sound design is by Breen Turner. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Bank of England's surprise rate rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 9:15

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/5355f6b9-ad94-401e-bedd-557a9e75b15fResidents of America's biggest cities are struggling to book vaccine appointments because of the rising wave of the Omicron coronavirus variant, and TPG is joining the wave of private equity groups that are going public. Plus, the FT's markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why investors were so taken aback by the Bank of England's rate rise yesterday. Americans rush for vaccine boosters ahead of Omicron wave - Kiran Stacey https://www.ft.com/content/ed003f92-98fc-41e5-9884-565ddfe05196France to block entry to UK tourists as Omicron surgeshttps://www.ft.com/content/9e84e155-2963-4d29-8331-cace0d022fa5TPG joins wave of private equity groups going public https://www.ft.com/content/8fd93e65-9cc5-4156-9489-214b7a8c44d2Bank of England raises key interest rate to 0.25% - with Katie Martinhttps://www.ft.com/content/eb35ea37-fb8b-43a7-9d30-d985c58e62d7Uefa picks US bank to lead €7bn football financing packagehttps://www.ft.com/content/25a79b68-ba14-466a-bffd-fcda2a1103a7The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. Topher Forhecz is the FT's executive producer. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Fed expects three interest rate rises for next year

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 9:18

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/5418e790-754e-4421-a7d2-99fd610466c3Federal Reserve officials expect to raise interest rates three times next year, and investors are piling into inflation-linked assets in a bet that consumer prices will continue to soar. Plus, the FT's law courts correspondent, Jane Croft, tells the tale of a money laundering conviction that started with garbage bags stuffed with cash. Fed officials expect three rate rises next year in hawkish pivot on inflationhttps://www.ft.com/content/834e773c-0bf6-4510-87d3-123a5d040c05Investors pour billions of dollars into inflation-linked assets - with Kate Duguidhttps://www.ft.com/content/76122770-a4ac-4cee-a045-fc1a298c1d5eNatWest fined £265m for money laundering failures - with Jane Croft https://www.ft.com/content/f080cc09-62bc-4898-9814-ee7759d80cd7M&S sues discounter Aldi over ‘copycat' Christmas gin https://www.ft.com/content/ffccedd3-db95-4e5e-8641-d0cb9caeff81The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The queen of the bull market faces her toughest test

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 9:07

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/9db04e62-720a-47b6-89a8-3fc0f383b489The US Federal Reserve is expected to announce a swift scaling back of its enormous stimulus programme and boost its expectations for interest rate increases next year, and the UK's Advertising Standards Authority has taken the crypto industry to task for “widespread” problems with misleading and irresponsible ads. Plus, Ark Invest's CEO, Cathie Wood, is known as the queen of the bull market. But the FT's asset management editor, Harriet Agnew, explains that Wood's concentrated bets on disruptive companies have left the pioneering ETF manager vulnerable. Fed poised to announce acceleration of stimulus taper - with Colby Smith https://www.ft.com/content/834e773c-0bf6-4510-87d3-123a5d040c05UK advertising regulator issues rebukes to crypto industryhttps://www.ft.com/content/b48040e5-d510-4ac8-9e6c-6af568e587adCathie Wood's Ark: a tech-driven bull market on steroids - with Harriet Agnew https://www.ft.com/content/67289726-85d3-47e2-9f1c-942f5f95d37dRentokil to buy US extermination specialist Terminix in $6.7bn dealhttps://www.ft.com/content/9182feea-3dd5-406b-8b70-d3e1e7090227The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The battle inside JPMorgan over A-Rod's millions

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 9:00

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/6c90116a-d978-4b3c-9fba-0b57b2a42aecThe US Department of Labor is investigating Apple over claims that it retaliated against an employee who complained of workplace harassment and unsafe working conditions, European gas futures rose 10 per cent on Monday after German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock said the Nord Stream 2 pipeline could not be permitted in its current form because it did not comply with EU law; and a senior banker at JPMorgan Chase is battling the bank and her colleagues who she says have been trying to poach her billionaire and multimillionaire clients. Apple faces probe over whether it retaliated against whistleblowerhttps://www.ft.com/content/973aae8d-21d9-4e84-8912-ead071c7935dEuropean gas prices rise after German concerns over Nord Stream 2 - with Guy Chazan https://www.ft.com/content/15a057f2-7647-496d-bcc6-6c4bcb836db6A baseball star in the ‘shark tank': inside JPMorgan's client poaching row - with Joshua Franklinhttps://www.ft.com/content/3b7ae6dc-b213-4463-b980-3b0401087187Harley-Davidson to spin off electric motorcycle divisionhttps://www.ft.com/content/0d290d5d-2f71-4991-928c-cc4518466f66The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Fast fashion's new superpower: Shein

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 10:02

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/99bcfb02-6de4-4658-9d7f-c210db884fdfThe cost of flying cargo around the world has reached record levels, and workers are demanding that gig economy companies explain their algorithms. Plus, the FT's retail correspondent, Jonathan Eley, explains how the Chinese company Shein became one of the world's biggest fast fashion companies and recently surpassed Zara to become the top fast fashion brand in the U.S.Air freight costs soar to record highhttps://www.ft.com/content/15b44fc9-5f86-4b28-ae05-a3233db13977Workers demand gig economy companies explain their algorithms - with Madhumita Murgia https://www.ft.com/content/95e7f150-b0f9-4602-8e5d-76a138b59851Shein: the Chinese company storming the world of fast fashion - with Jonathan Eley https://www.ft.com/content/ed0c9a35-7616-4b02-ac59-aac0ac154324Widening CEO-employee pay gap challenges ‘stakeholder capitalism'https://www.ft.com/content/7c9be0d8-d75b-45f3-8602-932ac25652b1The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend: A trip to our secret book vault. Plus: the best books of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2021 25:23

    This weekend, we're going behind the scenes of the FT's legendary Books of the Year roundup. Literary editor Frederick Studemann and deputy books editor Laura Battle take us into a secret room in the basement of the FT, where all the books sent in for review are kept behind lock and key. You'll leave this episode with a lot on your reading list, including recommendations from editor Roula Khalaf, FT weekend editor Alec Russell, chief economics commentator Martin Wolf and more.--------------If you want a $1 trial or 50% off a digital subscription, go to http://ft.com/weekendpodcast--------------Want to say hi? Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap.--------------We want your cultural predictions, wishes, or questions for 2022! Share them with Lilah and FT Magazine editor Matt Vella by Sunday, December 12. Open your phone's voice memo app, get close to the mic and say your name, location and your thoughts, then email it to ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. You can write to us, too. But you'll sound great on tape, we promise.--------------Links and mentions from the episode: –Roula Khalaf recommends Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe–Pilita Clark recommends The Hydrogen Revolution by Marco Alvira and How to Blow Up a Pipeline by Andreas Malm. Her whole climate list: https://on.ft.com/3DFcYLr –Alec Russell recommends Sentient by Jackie Higgins and Free by Lea Ypi–Edwin Heathcote recommends Public House: A Cultural and Social History of the London Pub. His whole architecture and design list: https://www.ft.com/content/37545da9-7142-408b-a0bb-e458079ebd53 –One of Edwin's favorite books of the past few years is Sandfuture by Justin Beal. Here's his review (free to read): https://www.ft.com/content/91a35024-4e41-4325-81ca-2373321ae4ff –Fred Studemann recommends Notes from Deep Time by Helen Gordon, The Passenger by Ulrich Boschwitz and Just the Plague by Lyudmila Ulitskaya–Laura Battle recommends Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen, Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan, and the audiobook of Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead. Her whole fiction list: https://www.ft.com/content/7a881a03-2462-459e-930c-f526e4e54449 –Martin Wolf's economics list: https://www.ft.com/content/25ca2b59-8047-4f9b-bf99-e7f7c15d8d51 –Explore the whole Books of the Year package: https://www.ft.com/booksof2021Original music by Metaphor Music. Mixing and sound design is by Breen Turner. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The markets shrug off Omicron

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 10:52

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/699883ef-69b7-425f-a149-915268ccac82US consumer prices for November are expected to have increased at the fastest pace in nearly 40 years, and workers at a Starbucks in Buffalo, New York, have voted to become the coffee shop chain's first unionised store in the US. Plus, FT markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why investors are shrugging off the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. US consumer prices expected to log biggest annual gain since 1982 - with Colby Smith https://www.ft.com/content/f355feab-e9f0-4dfc-bcd7-1759983dfb16Markets: variant, what variant? - with Katie Martin https://www.ft.com/content/c9a674a8-a961-4f7b-be1f-7a6922526296Starbucks workers approve first US union at Buffalo store - with Taylor Nicole Rogers https://www.ft.com/content/99653893-e23a-47ef-be04-6076b7a6e5b3Sackler name to be removed from Metropolitan Museum of Art gallerieshttps://www.ft.com/content/2a898811-ddce-40fc-a736-f538ec31d58dThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Evergrande's endgame

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 9:49

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/f448826b-f40b-49be-824d-5795493cee5fThe Big Four accounting firms have recorded their strongest financial performance since the collapse of Enron, and Apple is tolerating a loose interpretation of its new privacy rules allowing app developers to collect data from its 1bn iPhone users for targeted advertising. Plus, the FT's Beijing Bureau chief, Tom Mitchell, explains how the Chinese government might orchestrate the slow-motion collapse of indebted property developer Evergrande. Big Four post strongest performance since Enron as advisory business booms - with Michael O'Dwyerhttps://www.ft.com/content/95a0c80b-1262-42c3-ac5b-bb693e06d3c4Apple reaches quiet truce over iPhone privacy changes - with Patrick McGeehttps://www.ft.com/content/69396795-f6e1-4624-95d8-121e4e5d7839Beijing seeks to orchestrate slow-motion collapse for Evergrande - with Thomas Hale https://www.ft.com/content/21acda99-ee35-4f6d-8cfa-017d55e1bb10The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Biden-Putin spar over Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 8:31

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/4f159e0e-06fa-4610-8768-4807a47b6fbeChina is preparing a blacklist that could tightly restrict the main channel technology start-ups use to attract international capital, and the US is pressuring Germany to block Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas in the event that Vladimir Putin invades Ukraine. Plus, the FT's hedge fund correspondent, Laurence Fletcher, talks about Elliott Management, one of the most “fearsome” activist hedge funds. China to tighten rules for tech companies seeking foreign moneyhttps://www.ft.com/content/7689489c-cdad-4596-a7c6-0774ed68bf5aUS demands halt to Nord Stream 2 if Russia invades Ukraine -with Max Seddon https://www.ft.com/content/d1ed75b0-338f-42f8-836b-f94cb00670caActivist investor Elliott attacks SSE over renewable energy plans -with Laurence Fletcher https://www.ft.com/content/68faf5d2-ae6a-4391-aa64-3ca8ace45715Chinese marriages fall to 13-year low as demographic crisis brewshttps://www.ft.com/content/f0fe5b5e-6a0f-4b39-b457-db07294c696fThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Researchers struggle to access Facebook data

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 8:58

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/0c162b9e-4c9a-40bf-ab48-a6d5f9830f6eA sustained rally in the price of carbon allowances could prompt UK government intervention, Germany's new government is prioritising climate goals, and the FT's European technology correspondent, Madhumita Murgia, reports on academics' struggles to access Facebook data that they need in order to find out more about the social effect of the company's platforms.Carbon price surge triggers UK market mechanismhttps://www.ft.com/content/4b4631ac-92fa-47da-9d81-1c01aa185cd0Olaf Scholz plots a way round Germany's debt rules - with Guy Chazan https://www.ft.com/content/7f035d83-a85f-4a42-b81c-0d61af37e4faInvestigating Facebook: a fractious relationship with academia - with Madhumita Murgia https://www.ft.com/content/1f409239-9e4a-4988-b6fa-cad4dbe7c344Ghosn brands Nissan ‘visionless' as electric vehicle plan falls flat https://www.ft.com/content/b7dd2398-a338-4fef-ad54-b1272e916651The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The Tesla-financial complex

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 10:23

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/6842cbfd-af06-459d-80cb-e62f68db910cSeveral of Toshiba's biggest shareholders accuse the conglomerate of failing to fully pursue talks with private equity buyers and plan to vote against a company proposal to split into three separate businesses, European auto suppliers say half a million jobs would be at risk under EU plans to effectively ban combustion-engine cars by 2035, and Tesla's outsized influence in financial markets may not be due to its market capitalization but what FT global finance correspondent Robin Wigglesworth calls the “Tesla-financial complex.” Toshiba shareholders accuse conglomerate of overlooking privatisation bidshttps://www.ft.com/content/f284fdaf-a900-4af4-920c-5c42091b19dbEuropean auto suppliers warn shift to electric would put 500,000 jobs at risk - with Joe Miller https://www.ft.com/content/1e0040c9-aab2-4881-828b-e992f23a9f3eThe ‘Tesla-financial complex': how carmaker gained influence over the markets - with Robin Wigglesworth https://www.ft.com/content/17f0cd1f-e751-4ddb-b13c-ea4e685b55c0Singapore suspends crypto exchange over spat with K-pop group BTShttps://www.ft.com/content/eea3a969-0dbd-4894-a049-1f566ef1660eThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Weekend: Seeing Princess Diana, with ‘Spencer' director Pablo Larraín

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 27:41

    Do we need another Princess Diana film? Maybe we do, actually. This weekend, we're talking about new ways to see old things. Lilah speaks with director Pablo Larraín, who our film critic calls ‘one of the most consistently interesting directors in cinema today'. He explains the creative process behind his new film Spencer, starring Kristen Stewart as Diana. Then, we ask the question: what is up with the House of Lords? The FT's political editor George Parker explains why one of the world's most prominent democracies has an entirely unelected house of legislature, with some seats passed down hereditarily to eldest sons.---------------------We want your cultural predictions, wishes, or questions for 2022! Share them with Lilah and FT Magazine editor Matt Vella by December 12. Here's what to do: Open the voice memo app on your phone. Get close to the mic and say your name, where you're from and your prediction, then email it to ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. You can write to us, too. But you're going to sound great on tape, we promise.---------------------Go to http://ft.com/weekendpodcast for a special discount on an FT subscription!---------------------Links from the episode: –Film critic Danny Leigh's interview with Pablo Larraín: https://www.ft.com/content/87efb3c2-82ee-11ea-b6e9-a94cffd1d9bf–Spencer review: https://www.ft.com/content/e05684d2-9161-4fdd-94cf-7d8f4576ffaa –George Parker on the House of Lords: https://www.ft.com/content/d5aebb99-0316-41a9-b19a-505713e4fb41–Last year's predictions — forecasting the world in 2021: https://www.ft.com/content/cbfe6821-c70b-4e4d-977b-979bfe929fd3 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Brazil's bullish finance minister

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 9:47

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/e596c61d-a93c-48e6-8a16-c3b67d1f3f17Saudi Arabia has agreed to keep increasing monthly crude oil production following a charm offensive by Biden administration officials, the US is delaying a deal to remove Trump-era tariffs on UK steel and aluminium, and Brazil's economy has entered a technical recession but its finance minister remains bullish about his economy. Plus, FT Weekend deputy editor, Esther Bintliff, talks about the magazine's 2021 list of the 25 most influential women. Opec+ sticks with oil supply increase after US overture to Saudi Arabiahttps://www.ft.com/content/ef94213b-4b7f-44de-903e-1b48d35213abBrexit fears hold back US-UK trade dealhttps://www.ft.com/content/608e5634-9894-449d-9a09-4f903f0e7169Brazil's finance minister vows ‘fight to the end' to save reformshttps://www.ft.com/content/933c9809-4055-4c3b-b14a-00700630e5bbThe FT's 25 most influential women of 2021https://www.ft.com/womenof2021The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Iran's looming water crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 9:20

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/79f693ec-50d9-42d0-94af-b8b5d9d8d931The US-based Women's Tennis Association says it will suspend its tournaments in China over Beijing's handling of tennis star Peng Shuai and her sexual assault allegations; the rapid growth of multi-manager hedge funds has unleashed a fierce battle for talent and driven compensation for top traders sky-high; a local dispute in France over an offshore wind farm has spiralled into a polarising national election issue; and Iran's historic city of Isfahan has been the site of big protests over a shortage of water. WTA suspends tennis tournaments in China over Peng Shuai casehttps://www.ft.com/content/c827fb41-e5fe-49cf-a31c-aa99b4a56d2eHedge funds wage pandemic battle for talent https://www.ft.com/content/241505c0-daf8-4ea7-b727-b0ba774c00faFrance: the battle over wind power stirs up the electionhttps://www.ft.com/content/29cb5f2b-9b09-49bf-b306-c3a782191f6cIranian water protests a ‘wake-up call' for regimehttps://www.ft.com/content/1f484ccb-794c-4122-bd29-be15e75fe0bbThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Stock market fragility

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 10:20

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/5810c0fd-5325-4b58-93d6-4790d00956adJay Powell signalled his support for a quicker withdrawal of the Federal Reserve's massive asset purchase programme, and the world's biggest clothing retailer, Inditex, has named the 37-year-old daughter of its founder as the company's new chair. Plus, Robin Wigglesworth, the FT's global finance correspondent, explains why markets might be more fragile than many people think. Powell signals support for quicker ‘taper' of Fed's bond buying schemehttps://www.ft.com/content/181021d7-9dc4-4a55-a8e9-d5ae26e8e5c1Markets are more fragile than investors thinkhttps://www.ft.com/content/c25bd7df-0f13-4bb1-94b3-e36ed8fb2b97Inditex shares fall after it appoints founder's daughter as chairhttps://www.ft.com/content/57283cb1-20d8-43a7-85aa-6ca59a49099cMorrisons ditches soya for insects in chicken feed to hatch carbon neutral eggshttps://www.ft.com/content/ce180ed3-67c5-4e47-91e3-32049866cae1The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Jack Dorsey exits Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 9:19

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/b6aa92ea-4a07-4423-acbe-deacad5313a5Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey stepped down as the company's chief executive on Monday, and an activist investor has called on commodities giant Glencore to spin off its thermal coal business. Plus, the FT's global pharmaceutical correspondent, Hannah Kuchler, explains how Pfizer came to dominate the market for Covid jabs and what the concerns are about the company's market power. Activist calls on Glencore to spin off coal assetshttps://www.ft.com/content/6f5a8c43-76d4-4843-a15e-47bc767ec6d8Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter chief executivehttps://www.ft.com/content/bf45fd08-51d1-41bb-82cd-b3157a5da055The inside story of the Pfizer vaccine: ‘a once-in-an-epoch windfall'https://www.ft.com/content/0cea5e3f-d4c4-4ee2-961a-3aa150f388ecThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Nations race to contain the Omicron variant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 8:35

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/f39ef841-2756-40c4-9da5-487316beac2eCountries are imposing new lockdowns and travel restrictions to try and contain the new Omicron coronavirus variant, and the UK's competition regulator is expected to try and reverse Meta's acquisition of online gif platform Giphy. Plus, the FT's Tehran correspondent, Najmeh Bozorgmehr, offers a view from Iran as the country prepares to sit down with Western powers in Vienna this week for talks intended at reviving the moribund nuclear accord. Nations race to contain Omicron variant as more cases detectedhttps://www.ft.com/content/2da44fcf-99f7-43a8-b4b0-c3c1d4782cf3UK regulator expected to block Meta's $400m Giphy dealhttps://www.ft.com/content/662c8e3f-4909-4bec-9131-c0237bb4897dIran's Raisi under pressure to deliver as patience frayshttps://www.ft.com/content/6ea22507-55c2-47d1-95c0-111ef1496163Ghislaine Maxwell trial set to shed light on Epstein misdeedshttps://www.ft.com/content/58d5b0f8-c711-4bc8-b51a-6ce00bbeeeeeThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend: Eat, drink and be merry

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 26:42

    What do you think of when you hear the words ‘British food'? This week, to celebrate the FT Weekend Magazine's food and drink holiday special, we're digging in. Food critic Tim Hayward praises modern British cuisine and challenges his compatriots to be proud of their food culture. Our team visits one of the last standing eel and pie shops in London to explore how culinary traditions survive. Then, Lilah learns a great holiday cocktail from one of Brooklyn's best mixologists, Shannon Mustipher, author of Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails and the first African-American bartender to write a cocktail recipe book in 100 years. If you want a great discount on an FT subscription or a $1 month-long trial, go here: http://ft.com/weekendpodcast --------------------------Links from the episode:— Tim Hayward on how Britain overcame its culinary cringe: https://www.ft.com/content/5e718d4e-140f-4991-9dd1-2779d64732c5— Tim in this weekend's Magazine Food and Drink Special, about the merry hell of Christmas: https://www.ft.com/content/fb718958-a556-42bb-9ac9-33b394f8fc52 — The 25 best hotel bars in the world, including Lilah's recommendation: https://www.ft.com/content/a51b0215-344e-4aa0-b3b4-c5a78ddd8299— Shannon Mustipher's book, Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails: https://www.rizzoliusa.com/book/9780789335548/— You can explore the whole magazine issue here: https://www.ft.com/magazineShannon's cocktail: Tha God's Honest Truth, inspired by El Diablo1.75 oz Casa Dragones Tequila Blanco, 1 oz Ginger Beer (with low sugar content, like Fever-Tree), .75 oz Hisbiscus Syrup, .75 lemon Juice. Combine all but ginger beer in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled Collins glass. Tip off with ginger beer, garnish with a lime wheel, then serve.Sorrel (Hisbiscus) Syrup500 ml water, 500 ml sugar, 2 -3 cinnamon sticks, 5 whole cloves. In a saucepan, toast the cinnamon and cloves for 2 minutes, until aromas are released. Add the water and bring to a soft boil (don't over-boil). Add the sugar, reduce to a low simmer and whisk briskly to dissolve. Add ¾ cup dried hibiscus and simmer for 30-45 minutes, until desired flavor extraction is achieved. To serve: Strain out the solids and chill prior to use.--------------------------Want to say hi? Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap. Mixing and sound design by Breen Turner, with original music by Metaphor music. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Biden's strategic political reserve

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 10:24

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/5074f2b1-fd14-490a-9234-3027d565adc9President Joe Biden has authorised the release of 50m barrels of oil “over the coming months” from the US strategic petroleum reserve in a move co-ordinated with China, India, Japan, South Korea and the UK to drive down fuel prices and FT Video journalist and producer Donell Newkirk discusses his FT documentary on the evolution of the music industry. US to release 50m barrels of oil from reserves - with Derek Brower https://www.ft.com/content/4e7f2590-1a4f-4792-9e64-eafabdef6534How to make money in the music business - with Donell Newkirk https://www.ft.com/video/cae8ce65-9639-4c9d-978c-b5759d0774f5Radiohead's interactive ‘exhibition' pushes music and games into new territoryhttps://www.ft.com/content/eb18c19a-d568-4436-991c-d4e302a3cdc0The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    China's game-changing hypersonic technology

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 11:34

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/e83a0e51-9195-4c95-8f0b-263f97794302Joe Biden has nominated Jay Powell to serve a second term as chair of the Federal Reserve, opting for continuity as the US economy grapples with persistently high inflation and a patchy labour market recovery; China's hypersonic weapons test in July included a technological advance that enabled it to fire a missile as it approached its target travelling at least five times the speed of sound, a capability no country has previously demonstrated and one that caught Pentagon scientists off guard. Joe Biden nominates Jay Powell for second term as Fed chairhttps://www.ft.com/content/9e9540a2-2ba8-4e0e-84d8-a1945c20453aChinese hypersonic weapon fired a missile over South China Sea, Pentagon struggles to understand how Beijing mastered technologyhttps://www.ft.com/content/a127f6de-f7b1-459e-b7ae-c14ed6a9198cUber to sell cannabis to customers in Canadahttps://www.ft.com/content/22855150-d04c-4f43-adb1-f066c170555aThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    The growing problem of space junk

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 10:19

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/db10452c-ddf2-445a-a28f-34253506c142Saudi Arabia has an ambitious goal to increase domestic military production as part of Crown Prince Mohammed's plan to diversify the oil-dependent economy, video game maker Electronic Arts and football governing body Fifa are in a bitter dispute over the value of the Fifa name that could end their lucrative sports licensing partnership, and the FT's international business editor Peggy Hollinger says Russia's destruction last week of one of its old satellites adds to the risk of debris colliding with spacecraft. EA and Fifa's 30-year video game union at risk in battle over name - with Murad Ahmedhttps://www.ft.com/content/433c3af7-6ea1-4c7f-ab94-94a431aec2d4Russian satellite debris is a wake-up call for emerging space industry - with Peggy Hollinger https://www.ft.com/content/c27d6560-8641-4f0c-926b-8278de737206The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend: The art of conversation, with Ruby Wax

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 33:35

    FT Weekend is a weekly Saturday show that brings the best of our Life & Arts journalism into audio form. You can follow it on its own feed at 'FT Weekend'. This week, we talk about conversation. Columnist Enuma Okoro explores what makes certain conversations feel good. Lilah and US Managing Editor Peter Spiegel chase the mystery of who actually wrote the US constitution along with esteemed historian William Ewald. And Ruby Wax, the iconic celebrity interviewer of the 90s, tells us how she got stars good and bad—from the Spice Girls to Bill Cosby—to open up and show us who they really are.Links from the episode: — The FT's best books of 2021 (paywall): https://www.ft.com/booksof2021— Enuma Okoro on the art of conversation: https://www.ft.com/content/7ea1d669-a490-418e-a4a0-5aa04175657a — Watch Lilah's full conversation with Ruby Wax: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E317YWBFyws — Watch a lecture by UPenn law and philosophy professor William Ewald, on forgotten founding father James Wilson: https://vimeo.com/521928817— Ewald's published articles about Wilson: https://scholarship.law.upenn.edu/do/search/?q=author_lname%3A%22Ewald%22%20AND%20author_fname%3A%22William%22 Want to say hi? Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap. If you want a great discount on an FT subscription or a $1/£1/€1 month-long trial, we've got you: http://ft.com/weekendpodcast Mixing and sound design by Breen Turner, with original music by Metaphor music. ‘Yankee Doodle' was performed by Carrie Rehkopf. Clips of Ruby Wax are from BBC. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Euro drama in currency markets

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 10:21

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/896cc408-68c4-4fd1-960b-85bb18843384Ford and General Motors said on Thursday that they are improving links with semiconductor manufacturers to improve their supply of electronic chips as the car industry confronts a shortage. Some foreign companies are still investing in Turkey despite the country's ailing economy. Plus, the FT's markets editor, Katie Martin, explains why the euro is losing value against the US dollar and why it could potentially make inflation worse. Ford and GM pursue ties with semiconductor groups to boost chip supplyhttps://www.ft.com/content/06252ac7-5b10-45d8-834f-c7180722bda0Euro hit by bets ECB monetary policy will diverge from major peers - with Katie Martin https://www.ft.com/content/f09a8ba8-c196-46d0-8fe7-15d6ae64364fTurkey defies warnings and cuts interest rateshttps://www.ft.com/content/2db0434d-2851-4485-850d-06cfca32ff22FT News Briefing wins Gold and a People's Lovie Awards:https://winners.lovieawards.com/?_ga=2.160925368.480629916.1637093197-697055072.1634666649#!p=118The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    EV market capitalisations go bonkers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 9:12

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/eb7eaf32-597e-403a-bb3c-71290113ad92US President Joe Biden has called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether the country's biggest oil companies are engaged in “potentially illegal conduct”, the euro fell to its lowest level in 16 months this week as currency markets bet on divergence between the ECB and other major central banks. Plus, the market capitalisation of electric vehicle upstart Rivian has surpassed that of VW and FT global motor industry correspondent Peter Campbell explains why investors are piling into EV shares. Joe Biden demands probe of ‘potentially illegal conduct' in oil sector - with Lauren Fedor https://www.ft.com/content/66df689f-8a8e-4adb-a57a-664142c8be46Euro hit by bets ECB monetary policy will diverge from major peershttps://www.ft.com/content/f09a8ba8-c196-46d0-8fe7-15d6ae64364fEV maker Rivian eclipses Volkswagen in value while Lucid overtakes Ford - with Peter Campbell https://www.ft.com/content/a0575122-404d-4d11-b54b-f1af77733a4eStaples Center in Los Angeles to be renamed Crypto.com Arena - with Sara Germanohttps://www.ft.com/content/0e4af0d3-0ae9-48c5-8aee-9a1a9a5721a4The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    On trial in the Vatican

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 10:03

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/e08f700a-75e9-427d-b360-2a7c99c3fb24Joe Biden and Xi Jinping have agreed to hold talks aimed at reducing tensions as US anxiety grows over China's expanding nuclear arsenal and its recent test of a hypersonic weapon, Germany's energy regulator said it had “temporarily suspended” certification of the Kremlin-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline, and today a high stakes trial involving the Holy See's investments in a London property development is set to resume in a court in the Vatican. US and China agree to hold talks on nuclear arsenalshttps://www.ft.com/content/6e8ad43b-0bb8-4d03-b768-dcb534589841Germany suspends certification of Nord Stream 2 pipeline - with Erika Solomonhttps://www.ft.com/content/a5141b69-0655-48b2-a53a-76d841b02702Vatican cardinal goes on trial in landmark financial corruption case - with Miles Johnson https://www.ft.com/content/9ead42bd-d6bb-4b02-b160-00cfd0e400f3UK ad watchdog investigates ‘meme coin' Floki Inu's London marketing blitzhttps://www.ft.com/content/741bc6ac-74cc-405b-a9f3-93d2a98bfecaThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Shell shifts HQ to the UK

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 9:46

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/fe1805b2-ef2f-48b4-9ca3-37e8c5f82e11The use of brand new “virgin” plastics by some of the world's largest brands has peaked and is on track to fall significantly by 2025, US coal prices have jumped to their highest level in more than 12 years. Plus, the FT's business columnist, Helen Thomas, explains why Royal Dutch Shell is leaving Amsterdam for the UK. Global brands' use of ‘virgin' plastics on track for significant drop by 2025https://www.ft.com/content/c4a4e31d-dbe2-4a54-b059-88d175bef5f2​​US coal prices jump to highest level since 2009https://www.ft.com/content/180e4544-6448-48d2-a347-5f9d27b43d61Dutch government scrambles to keep Shell in Netherlandshttps://www.ft.com/content/6339b89b-af46-480f-b34e-8c7fb6ae1e60Oatly shares tumble as plant-milk maker warns on revenueshttps://www.ft.com/content/a17345bc-9306-44ca-8e6c-26fc071166ccThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Brexit drama 2.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 10:43

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/42928696-226a-4d50-9a49-4ee16f8b107fBeijing has accused the EU of risking damage to world supply chains by throwing up regulatory and trade hurdles to foreign businesses, and the COP26 UN climate summit in Glasgow led to an agreement among 197 countries on new rules for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. Plus, the FT's EU correspondent, Andy Bounds, explains Article 16 and why the Brexit deal could unravel over Northern Ireland. China accuses the EU of threatening global tradehttps://www.ft.com/content/9c9dbc9e-1d33-4e41-9c79-b0df51cd678eCOP26 agrees new climate rules but India and China weaken coal pledge - with Emiliya Mychasuk https://www.ft.com/content/c891d4af-f80b-48f0-8b6f-a8763655c936Northern Ireland Brexit deadlock: what is Article 16 and what happens if it is triggered? - with Andy Bounds https://www.ft.com/content/b09a58c0-27fb-4453-a6a0-1f2cd74b9ea2Premier League closes in on record sale of US TV rightshttps://www.ft.com/content/1cb410ac-983d-43da-bd1e-e4faa808d157The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    FT Weekend: How to live forever

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 28:18

    FT Weekend is a weekly Saturday show that brings the best of our weekend journalism into audio form, with everything from culture and food and the arts, to nuanced questions and big ideas. In this episode, we ask the question: what does it mean to defy death? Rock climber Leo Houlding tells us about his terrifying family holidays, scaling vertical cliff-faces with his two young kids. We also explore radical life extension with science writer Anjana Ahuja. How close are we scientifically to extending the human lifespan to 150 or 200? What are the implications when we get there? And do we really want to live forever? PLUS: inside the luxury life extension market, with How to Spend it writer Tiffanie Darke. Links from the episode: — Leo Houlding's extreme family holiday in Wyoming's wild west: https://www.ft.com/content/0bcba30a-bb46-4bc1-8a7d-9166dc43a5e8 — Anjana Ahuja on whether we can live forever: https://www.ft.com/content/60d9271c-ae0a-4d44-8b11-956cd2e484a9 — Inside the life extension market, with Tiffanie Darke: https://www.ft.com/content/867e647b-c0e8-4aeb-9777-fedff7ec3476 Want to say hi? Email us at ftweekendpodcast@ft.com. We're on Twitter @ftweekendpod, and Lilah is on Instagram and Twitter @lilahrap. If you want a great discount on an FT subscription or a $1/£1/€1 month-long trial, we've got you: http://ft.com/weekendpodcast Mixing and sound design by Breen Turner, with original music by Metaphor music. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Facebook's whistleblower goes to Europe

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 9:32

    Toshiba has ruled out pursuing a deal to take the whole company private and is set to reveal a plan to split the business in three, and Facebook's whistleblower is calling on the UK and EU to do more to control online harm. Plus, the FT's markets editor, Katie Martin, will dive into the latest US inflation report and Elon Musk's sale of 10 per cent of his Tesla shares. Toshiba rules out deal to take whole group privatehttps://www.ft.com/content/045c6366-3c54-4462-89b4-95246122c948?Facebook whistleblower warns UK and EU to do more to control online harm with Madhumita Murgia https://www.ft.com/content/dcc9c9bf-2abe-4167-aaac-efc067d5a359VIDEO: Facebook whistleblower on 'harmful but legal' content | FT interviewhttps://www.ft.com/video/19aaadc2-a12a-4404-81c7-384a6c63fb49Inflation is bad, but not worse - with Katie Martin https://www.ft.com/content/201ab9be-60f5-4ed1-88be-58639e89f4c8Elon Musk offloads nearly $5bn in Tesla shareshttps://www.ft.com/content/c88eaf9f-6d56-4cb3-9fd5-22847835f73bThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Inflation bites Biden

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 9:36

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/7d4a1b33-d4a4-4bff-a305-23c082be7c57US consumer prices jumped in October at the fastest pace in three decades, and shares of electric truck startup Rivian soared on its first day of trading. Plus, the FT's Latin America editor, Michael Stott, explains why Colombia's president is castigating cocaine users for their role in destroying the Amazon rainforest. US consumer prices rise at fastest pace in three decades - with Colby Smithhttps://www.ft.com/content/5a5a7e5f-4207-4de1-9432-002f96de67bbElectric vehicle start-up Rivian soars on stock market debut - with Dave Leehttps://www.ft.com/content/e2fb010f-0d29-4e80-8ad7-797973d463f7Colombia's president says cocaine users culpable in Amazon destruction - with Michael Stotthttps://www.ft.com/content/375f07cd-4c3b-404a-b812-1b81dca7c1c7Disney's streaming growth disappoints in fourth quarterhttps://www.ft.com/content/9d8fedd1-36db-45c8-8596-dce1905ec6f7The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Big investors get tougher with companies over climate change

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 10:35

    Read a transcript of this episode on FT.comhttps://www.ft.com/content/5656f24c-a8db-4626-bd6f-c2ab0aa4aa8cGeneral Electric plans to break into three separate companies after years of trying to respond to flaws in its business model exposed by the financial crisis, China's President Xi Jinping is paving the way for his unprecedented bid for a third term in power. Plus, the FT's investment correspondent, Attracta Mooney, explains why a growing number of asset managers are getting tougher on companies in their portfolios to address climate change. 30-day free trial of the Moral Money newsletter: http://www.ft.com/cop26podcastGE to split into healthcare, energy and aviation companies - with Andrew Edgecliff-Johnsonhttps://www.ft.com/content/fb73e702-e885-4c20-8857-ddd29dc623afXi lays groundwork for third term by adopting Mao and Deng's power play - with Tom Mitchell https://www.ft.com/content/71b165a6-052d-4d7d-9006-e2e757f40d98Stay or sell? The $110tn investment industry gets tougher on climate - with Attracta Mooney https://www.ft.com/content/ee08d61d-4c98-4398-9971-93036d67e91eThe FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon and Marc Filippino. The show's editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Gavin Kallmann and Michael Bruning. The show's theme song is by Metaphor Music. The FT's global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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